by Mark Thise
The ultimate film reference (and trivia) book, Hollywood Winners and Losers features almost 900 separate entries for every actor and actress ever to be nominated for an Academy Award. From icons to would-be superstars and the forgotten faces that ...
by Anh Do
Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. But nothing - not murderous pirates, nor the imminent threat of death by ...
<p>In creating and developing the new genre of the televised novela, a one-hour long dramatic serial, the Brazilian television industry grew, in less than 15 years, from an insignificant player in the international market to one of the largest, ...
by Harpo Marx
The Marx Brother who never spoke--Harpo Marx--expounds upon his life and times in Hollywood and on the vaudeville stage in this funny, affectionate, and poignant autobiography as told to journalist Rowland Barber.
by Gretel Killeen
When a clairvoyant tells Gretel Killeen that she has only days to live, she is forced to look back on all the most important things in her life. High on her list is the man with whom she has shared her longest relationship, Jimmy. Theirs is a ...
by Brian Sibley
Packed with exclusive behind-the-scenes photographs, this official illustrated guide tells the detailed story of the making of the highly anticipated new film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, directed by Peter Jackson. Enter Bilbo Baggins' ...
by Aissa Wayne & Steve Delsohn
In John Wayne: My Father, Aissa Wayne delves into her father's childhood, his film career, and his life off the screen. The result is an affecting portrait that offers a new perspective on one of America's most enduring hero's humanity.
The Search for Style
by John D Mitchell
Love, Loss and Moving Forward
by Lisa Niemi Swayze
LISA NIEMI and PATRICK SWAYZE were married for thirty-four years. They first met as teenagers at his mother’s dance studio—he was older and just a bit cocky; she was the beautiful waif who refused to worship the ground he walked on.
The Making of Robert Altman's Masterpiece
by Jan Stuart
In an advance review that in itself is now legendary, Pauline Kael called Nashville: The funniest epic vision of America ever to reach the screen. When the film was released in 1975, Altman had already established himself as a film director with ...
by Michael Caine & Michael Caine
It's been a long journey for Maurice Micklewhite - born with rickets in London's poverty-stricken Elephant & Castle - to the bright lights of Hollywood.With a glittering career spanning more than five decades and starring roles which have earned ...
A Raisin in the Sun and Other Theatrical Improbabilities
by Philip Rose
A veteran Broadway producer, Philip Rose here recalls the challenges and controversy he faced in bringing to the stage such ground-breaking shows as A Raisin in the Sun, Purlie Victorious, and The Owl and the Pussycat. Rose's experiences with ...
A 50-Nation Study of Entertainment Television
by Anne Cooper-Chen
Games in the Global Village compares and contrasts television game shows in fifty countries. These shows have a blank-slate quality that makes them ideal for comparing entertainment television across borders.<br> Game shows can run the gamut of ...
by Jim Kitses & Gregg Rickman
An essential guide to the Western film, this lavishly illustrated collection of writings on Western movies covers close to a century of American cinematic achievement and spans almost a half-century of essays, commentary, and interviews.
A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room
by Geoff Dyer
Geoff Dyer, described by the Daily Telegraph as 'possibly the best living writer in Britain', takes on his biggest challenge yet: unlocking the film that has obsessed him all his adult life. Magnificently unpredictable and hilarious (and surely ...
by Cyndy Hendershot
Paranoia, the Bomb, and 1950s Science Fiction Films argues that sf films of that era open a window on the cultural paranoia that characterized 1950s America, a phenomenon largely triggered by the discovery and use of nuclear weapons during World ...
A Complete Guide
by Martha Mollison
Producing Videos has been called the 'bible' of video making. It offers a comprehensive and user-friendly guide to all aspects of video production - from using a camera to the chapter on distribution. All the elements of video production are ...
by Gerald Stone
Since his arrival in Australia from the United States in the early 1960s, Gerald Stone has been at the forefront of Australian news media from working on such legendary programs as 'This Day Tonight' to founding executive producer of '60 Minutes'.
by Alain Silver & James Ursini
This book begins with seminal essays, several dating back to the 1950s, that uncover the roots of the genre and explain its wide-ranging, indestructible appeal. These writings include, among many others, 'The Horror of It All' by Hollis Alpert ...