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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

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With over 1.75 million copies sold worldwide, this book is a must-have for all movie lovers. This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Selected and authored by a team of international film critics, every profile is packed with details, plot summaries and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film's history. Each entry offers a fresh look at some the greatest films of all time. This all-new edition has been updated with:


  • New films that span the globe
  • Detailed, full-color images
  • Key quotations from the movies
  • More movie posters than ever
  • Up-to-date facts and movie trivia
Learn the complete history of filmmaking, from silent-era sensations such as D.W. Griffith's controversial The Birth of a Nation to recent Oscar nominees like Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Mad Max: Fury Road. Discover little-known facts about Hollywood's most memorable musicals, greatest dramas, noteworthy documentaries, screwball comedies, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and more. Movie lovers of all stripes will thoroughly enjoy this must-have compilation.

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The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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The Movie Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world.

From classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, The Movie Book brings the world's most influential films to life with its illustrative design. Unforgettable quotes, film stills, and original posters and memorabilia transport you to the world of each film, while narrative timelines and infographics explore central themes, characters, actors, and directors.

Relive classics of the silent era, such as Nosferatu, along with wartime greats like Casablanca, transformative New Wave films such as Lawrence of Arabia and Easy Rider, and modern masterpieces like Do the Right Thing, City of God, and Gravity. Each movie is placed in the broader context of the industry and its key players, making it an invaluable resource for any film fanatic.

The Movie Book zooms in on the best cinematic masterpieces of all time and is a must-have for anyone with a passion for films and the history of cinema.

Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics, along with straightforward and engaging writing, to make complex subjects easier to understand. These award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.

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The Art of Horror Movies: An Illustrated History (Applause Books)

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This magnificent companion to ÊThe Art of HorrorÊ from the same creative team behind that award-winning illustrated volume looks at the entire history of the horror film from the silent era right up to the latest releases and trends.Through a series of informative chapters and fascinating sidebars chronologically charting the evolution of horror movies for more than a century profusely illustrated throughout with over 600 rare and unique images including posters lobby cards advertising promotional items tie-in books and magazines and original artwork inspired by classic movies this handsomely designed hardcover traces the development of the horror film from its inception and celebrates the actors filmmakers and artists who were responsible for scaring the pants off successive generations of moviegoers!Edited by multiple award-winning writer and editor Stephen Jones and boasting a foreword by director and screenwriter John Landis (ÊAn American Werewolf in LondonÊ) this volume brings together fascinating and incisive commentary from some of the genre's most highly respected experts. With eye-popping images from all over the world ÊThe Art of Horror MoviesÊ is the definitive guide for anyone who loves horror films and movie fans of all ages.

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The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together

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From such cult hits as Raising Arizona (1987) and The Big Lebowski (1998) to major critical darlings Fargo (1996), No Country for Old Men (2007), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Ethan and Joel Coen have cultivated a bleakly comical, instantly recognizable voice in modern American cinema. In The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together, film critic Adam Nayman carefully sifts through their complex cinematic universe in an effort to plot, as he puts it, some Grand Unified Theory of Coen-ness. The book combines critical textbiography, close film analysis, and enlightening interviews with key Coen collaboratorswith a visual aesthetic that honors the Coens singular mix of darkness and levity. Featuring film stills, beautiful and evocative illustrations, punchy infographics, and hard insight, this book will be the definitive exploration of the Coen brothers oeuvre.










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Eat What You Watch: A Cookbook for Movie Lovers

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Many of our favorite movies come with a side of iconic food moments: the elaborate timpano from Big Night, Charlie Chaplins dancing dinner rolls in The Gold Rush, the orgasmic deli fare from When Harry Met Sally, or the redemptive birthday cake from Sixteen Candles. In this cookbook, author Andrew Rea (of the hit YouTube channel Binging with Babish) recreates these iconic food scenes and many more. With recipes from more than 40 classic and cult films, Eat What You Watch is the perfect gift for both movie buffs and home cooks who want to add some cinematic flair to their cooking repertoire.







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VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever 2019: The Complete Guide to Movies on VHS, DVD, and Hi-Def Formats

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Containing the most extensive listing of movies available on home video and DVD - more than 29,000 in all - and a multitude of cross-referencing within its seven primary indexes and two guides, each new edition includes 1,000 new movies, expanded indexing, a fresh new introduction and more of the beloved categories. Videos A-Z features full plot summary and review. Indexes include Catergory, Kibbles, and Series, Awards, Director, Writer and Cast.



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Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies

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This beautifully illustrated atlas of beloved movies is an essential reference for cinephiles, fans of great films, and anyone who loves the art of mapmaking.

Acclaimed artist Andrew DeGraff has created beautiful hand-painted maps of all your favorite films, from King Kong and North by Northwest to The Princess Bride, Fargo, Pulp Fiction, even The Breakfast Clubwith the routes of major characters charted in meticulous cartographic detail. Follow Marty McFly through the Hill Valley of 1985, 1955, and 1985 once again as he races Back to the Future. Trail Jack Torrance as he navigates the corridors of the Overlook Hotel in The Shining. And join Indiana Jones on a globe-spanning journey from Nepal to Cairo to London on his quest for the famed Lost Ark. Each map is presented in an 9-by-12-inch format, with key details enlarged for closer inspection, and is accompanied by illuminating essays from film critic A. D. Jameson, who speaks to the unique geographies of each film.

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Turner Classic Movies: The Essentials: 52 Must-See Movies and Why They Matter

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Showcasing 52 Essential films from the silent era through the 1980s, Turner Classic Movies invites you into a world filled with stirring performances, dazzling musical numbers, and bold directorial visions that mark the greatest moments in film history.
Since its inception on Turner Classic Movies in 2001, The Essentials has become the ultimate series for movie lovers to expand their knowledge of must-see cinema and discover or revisit landmark films that have had a lasting impact on audiences everywhere.
Based on the TCM series, The Essentials book showcases fifty-two must-see movies from the silent era through the early 1980s. Readers can enjoy one film per week, for a year of stellar viewing, or indulge in their own classic movie festival. Some long-championed classics appear within these pages; other selections may surprise you. Each film is profiled with insightful notes on why it's an Essential, a guide to must-see moments, and running commentary from TCM's Robert Osborne and Essentials guest hosts past and present, including Sally Field, Drew Barrymore, Alec Baldwin, Rose McGowan, Carrie Fisher, Molly Haskell, Peter Bogdanovich, Sydney Pollack, and Rob Reiner.
Featuring full-color and black-and-white photography of the greatest stars in movie history, The Essentials is your curated guide to fifty-two films that define the meaning of the word "classic."

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The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made: An Indispensable Collection of Original Reviews of Box-Office Hits and Misses (Film Critics of the New York Times)

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From the first talkies to modern blockbusters, The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made collects the original reviews of the most popular and influential films exactly as they appeared in print, creating a fascinating history of nearly a century of cinema.

Written by such acclaimed critics as Vincent Canby, Janet Maslin, Elvis Mitchell, and others, the film reviews featured in this indispensable volume cover black and white classics, Technicolor musicals, widescreen extravaganzas, genre favorites, art films, and foreign masterpieces with honest and thought-provoking assessments that reflect the eras in which they were initially released.

With critiques of beloved European and Asian films by directors such as Truffaut, Fellini, Almodovar, and Kurosawa appearing beside Hollywood milestones from Kubrick, Spielberg, Hitchcock, and Welles, this book traces the careers of these groundbreaking filmmakers, and encapsulates the evolution of the medium and film criticismmaking this an invaluable resource for any movie fan.

Special Features and Extras Include:

* Full cast and production credits for every movie
* The 10 Best lists for every year starting in 1931
* Genre index: action/adventure; animated; comedy; crime/mystery/suspense; documentary; drama; horror; musical; mystery; science fiction; western
* Foreign language film country of origin index



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Bohemian Rhapsody: The Official Book of the Movie

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Bohemian Rhapsody will look at all aspects of the making of the Queen biopic and the story of Freddie Mercury and Queen. Forward by Brian May and Roger Taylor.

The author has full access to key cast and crew members who recount how Freddie Mercury (and Queen's) story was brought to life. See how 1970s London, Live Aid and many other pivotal moments and places in the history of the band were recreated for the film, with then-and-now imagery highlighting how carefully the people, events, music and costumes were recreated for this hotly anticipated movie.










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