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100 Reasons to Love Audrey Hepburn
75 128

Beautifully illustrated with over 75 full-color images. Fashion goddess. UNICEF heroine. Givenchy s twinkly-eyed muse. There will never be another actress quite like Audrey Hepburn. Her enchanting turns as Ann "Roman Holiday's" spirited p

Editors of Plexus

1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

Dimery, Robert

101 Gangster Movies You Must See Before You Die
150(Ht mm) 116(Wdt mm) 416

From the early Prohibition-era classics of Mervyn LeRoy and William A. Wellman to the mean streets and Mafiosi of Francis Ford Coppola, Brian de Palma, and Martin Scorsese, 101 Gangster Movies You Must See Before You D

Schneider, Steven Jay

101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die
150(Ht mm) 116(Wdt mm) 416

Whether it be internal demons, real-life vampires, anonymous serial killers, crazed spouses, vengeful ghosts or Satan himself, horror films have gripped audiences and filmmakers alike since the very beginnings of cinem

Schneider, Steven Jay

101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die
150(Ht mm) 116(Wdt mm) 416

If you want to know your Degoba from your Delos or your Ming from your Morlock, if you can't decide whether to eat Soylent Green or in Mos Eisley's Cantina, or if you simply want to try to comprehend 2001:A Space Odyss

Schneider, Steven Jay

50 Greatest Westerns
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 288

Author Barry Stone has served his apprenticeship as a western movie geek and aficionado. The Magnificent Seven, The Wild Bunch, Red River - for 50 years the western has been the only genre in a life that 'just ain't bi

Stone, Barry

Action Posters To Blow You Away

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Animation: The Global History

Furniss, Maureen

Audrey 100

A large-format and luxurious edition of the most compelling collection of photographs of Audrey Hepburn ever taken, with a museum quality, ready to frame print of an iconic Audrey Photograph. Audrey Hepburn's family has chosen the images for t

Fontana, Ellen

Audrey: The 50s
292(Ht mm) 228(Wdt mm) 256

A stunning photographic compilation showcasing Audrey Hepburn's iconic career in the 1950s-the decade that solidified her place as one of the world's greatest stars in film and fashion. Devoted to her most influential

Wills, David

Ayoade on Ayoade
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 320

In this book Richard Ayoade - actor, writer, director, and amateur dentist - reflects on his cinematic legacy as only he can: in conversation with himself. Over ten brilliantly insightful and often erotic interviews, A

Ayoade, Richard

colour illustrations 256

KA-POW! This is the book Bat-Fans have been waiting for! For the first time, the classic 1960s TV series starring Adam West and Burt Ward as the dynamic duo Batman and Robin gets the lavish, in-depth coffee table book tr

Garcia, Bob

Behind the Scenes at Downton Abbey: Official Series 4 Tie-in
240(Ht mm) 170(Wdt mm) 288

A lavishly illustrated book full of images from the new series including those stunning 1920s costumes, which will delight the millions of devoted Downton fans. Step inside the prop's cupboard or the hair and make-up t

Rowley, Emma

Brigitte Bardot
31 black & white halftones 184

Brigitte Bardot's rise from fashion model and film starlet to global celebrity was meteoric and unprecedented: after her breakthrough role in Et Dieu ...crea la femme in 1956, audiences the world over rushed to see

Vincendeau, Ginette

Cinema - The Whole Story

"Cinema: The Whole Story" takes a close look at the key time periods, genres and key works in world cinema. It places the burgeoning world of cinema in the context of social and cultural developments that have taken place since its beginning

Kemp, Philip, Frayling, Christopher

Cinema Sex Sirens
colour photos 160

A celebration of the last great era of the cinematic sex siren - a time when the cultural revolution resulted in unprecedented liberation in the treatment of nudity on screen. The Sixties and Seventies was an era when actres

Worral, Dave, Pfeiffer, Lee

Cinematic Legacy of Frank Sinatra
302(Ht mm) 228(Wdt mm) 304

In a film career spanning more than five decades, Frank Sinatra proved to be a roulette wheel of constantly spinning talent, the likes of which Hollywood has rarely seen. Film history is filled with stars created by th

Wills, David, Dr (State University of New York, Albany Louisiana State University State University of New York, Albany State University of New York, Albany Louisiana State University State University of New York, Albany State University of New York, Alb


One of the most comprehensive and lavish books on the history of motion pictures,The Classics explores the history of many of Hollywood's greatest films in the 20th century. Showcasing over 600 photographs of much-loved films, actors and dir

Whiticker, Alan

Complete Woody Allen
78 color & 53 b/w photos 192

A complete look at the extensive, ageless, unparalleled filmography of Woody Allen. Writer, actor, director, comedian, author, and musician, Woody Allen is one of the most culturally and cinematically influential fil

Bailey, Jason

Dad's Army: The Story of a Very British Comedy
(2 x 8pp b/w plate sections), With index 304

The story of the greatest British sit-com and its enduring appeal. When we laugh at Dad's Army we laugh at ourselves, and nearly fifty years after it was first broadcast, millions of us are still laug

McCann, Graham

Daniel Craig
150 colour photographs 176

Daniel Craig: The Illustrated Biography looks at the life of this notoriously private actor, including his film and television appearances, his two-year marriage to Fiona Loudon, his long-standing relationship with Hei

Ogle, Tina

Directing the Camera
600+ Images 232

The first half of this book is devoted to teaching a systemized approach that can be used to design the very best moving shot for any dialogue scene, no matter how complex or long. Bettman's "Five Task" approach enables the aspir

Bettman, Gil

Disney During World War II

Disney During World War II encompasses the full range of material created by the Disney studio during the war, including ground-breaking training and educational films for the military and defence industries, propaganda and war-themed shorts

Baxter, John

Fairest One of All
illustrations 320

In 2012 Disney will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Snow White movie, a beloved classic and an important milestone in film history. This book, created with the Walt Disney Family Foundation, run by Walt's daughter, i

Kaufman, Professor J B, Bear, Mariah, M.A.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Newt Scamander
203(Ht mm) 203(Wdt mm) 48

Peer inside Newt Scamander's enchanted suitcase, encounter marvellous creatures, roam the streets of 1920s New York City and meet Newt's fascinating friends! Learn all about Newt Scamander and the incredible film from J

Bros, Warner

Federico Fellini : Masters of Cinema Series

Federico Fellini (Italy, 1920-1993) is a major figure in the history of cinema, who created his own highly personal and baroque cinematic language. He had his first major success in 1954 with "La Strada", in which his wife and favourite actr

Quintana, Angel


Sure, everybody loves the movies. But how much do these movie enthusiasts really know about them? In this groundbreaking book, noted film critic Chris Barsanti gives readers the most entertaining crash course in good film in a book - one mov

Barsanti, Chris

Future Noir The Making of Blade Runner
Hardback 464 pages.

Sammon, Paul M.

Good, the Bad and the Multiplex

If blockbusters make money no matter how bad they are, then why not make a good one for a change? How can 3-D be the future of cinema when it's been giving audiences a headache for over a hundred years? Why pay to watch films in cinemas that

Kermode, Mark

Grace Kelly A Life in Pictures
Hardback 208 pages.

Takes a look at one of the world's most enduring and glamorous icons, Grace Kelly, one of Hollywoods brightest stars. This book includes a detailed biography and over 160 pictures and contact sheets. It also included images a

Verlhac Pierre Henri Dherbier Yann Brice

Grand Budapest Hotel Collection
250 colour illustrations 256

Wes Anderson's eighth feature film, a meticulously crafted, visually resplendent matryoshka-doll caper set primarily in an alternate-history version of 1930s Europe, The Grand Budapest Hotel is, perhaps, the fullest

Seitz, Matt Zoller, Washburn, Anne

Her Again

Her Again is an intimate look at the artistic coming-of-age of the greatest actress of her generation, from the homecoming float at her suburban New Jersey high school to her star-making roles in The Deer Hunter, Manhattan, and Kramer vs. Kr

Schulman, Michael

Horror Movie Freak

This fun and engaging book recommends and explores the fright flicks all horror fans need to see to ascend to the level of a true horror freak. Selected by a panel of judges, independent filmmakers and writers, the salute to horror movies in

Sumner, Don

Into the Dark (Turner Classic Movies)
Color photos throughout, B&W illustrations throughout 336

You know film noir when you see it: the shadowed setting; the cynical detective; the femme fatale; and the twist of fate. Into the Dark captures this alluring genre with a cavalcade of co

Vieira, Mark A.

It's Only a Movie
Illustrations 352

In "It's Only a Movie," the incomparable Mark Kermode takes us into the weird world of a life lived in widescreen. Join him as he gets lost in Russia on the trail of a low-budget horror flick, gasp as he's shot at in Hollywood

Kermode, Mark

James Bond Archives

"Bond, James Bond." Since Sean Connery uttered those immortal words in 1962, the most dashing secret agent in the history of cinema has been charming and thrilling audiences worldwide. This impeccably British character created by author Ian


Jaws: Memories from Martha's Vineyard
colour photos throughout 312

Packed with previously unseen photographs, and complete with a Foreword by Steven Spielberg, "Jaws: Memories from Martha's Vineyard" is one of the most impressive behind the scenes books ever produced, and is a must-

Taylor, Matt, Spielberg, Steven

Joy of Cinema: For Those Who Love the Silver Screen
60 black & white illustrations 160

'No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings.' Ingmar Bergman This miscellany, packed with fascinating film history, a treasury of trivia and in-depth exploration of the

Tarrant, Graham

Leonard Maltin's 2013 Movie Guide
201(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 1646

More than 16,000 capsule movie reviews, with more than 300 new entries

New More than 13,000 DVD and 13,000 video listings.
New Up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying

Maltin Leonard

Live From New York
16pp b/w photos 800

When first published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, LIVE FROM NEW YORK was immediately proclaimed the best book ever produced on the landmark and legendary late-night show. In their own words, un

Shales, Tom and Miller, James Andrew

Martin Scorsese in Ten Scenes
150 images 144

From the violent mob tale and surreal dark comedy to the restrained period piece and Hollywood blockbuster, the five-decade career of Martin Scorsese has been compellingly varied. Recognised as one of the most innovative and excit

Grierson, Tim

Mary Ellen Mark: Seen Behind the Scene
168 264

Since the 1960s Mary Ellen Mark has worked on over 100 film sets as what the film studios call a 'special stills photographer', making thousands of documentary photographs of life behind the scenes, rather than the conventional still pho

Mark, Mary Ellen

Monsters in the Movies

Which 1932 film is considered the first feature-length zombie movie?Learn everything there is to know about special effects in films and what it goes into designing iconic monsters that still show up in nightmares in "Monsters in the Movies,

Landis, John

Movie Doctors
234(Ht mm) 174(Wdt mm) 352

The surgery is now open...For over a decade, Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode have been sharing their film expertise with each other (and occasionally the odd listener) on the airwaves. Now they are donning their surgical s

Mayo, Simon, Kermode, Mark

Moving Innovation
75 b&w photos 376

Computer graphics (or CG) has changed the way we experience the art of moving images. Computer graphics is the difference between Steamboat Willie and Buzz Lightyear, between ping pong and PONG. It began in 1963 when an MIT gra

Sito, Tom

Mr. Robot

Step inside the frontlines of the hit TV show Mr. Robot with this new in-world fiction book by series creator and showrunner Sam Esmail and series writer Courtney Looney--the first and only book to tie in to USA's Golden Globe(R) Award-winn

Esmail, Sam, Looney, Courtney

Orry Kelly

Orry Kelly, Miss Weston's Protege tells the incredible story of one of Hollywood's greatest designers. Using never before seen materials, photographs and letters, Robert Parkinson has compiled years of research into one of the most detailed

Parkinson, Robert

Play All

Television and TV viewing are not what they once were-and that's a good thing, according to award-winning author and critic Clive James. Since serving as television columnist for the London Observer from 1972 to 1982, James has witnessed a r

James, Clive

Pythons' Autobiography By The Pythons

Over 40 years ago, a group of five Englishmen - and one wayward American - rewrote the rules of comedy. MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS, an unheralded, previously unseen half-hour show of sketches, hilarities, inanities and animations, first ap

(Estate), Graham Chapman and Cleese, John and Gilliam, Terry and Idle, Eric and Jones, Terry and Palin, Michael and McCabe, Bob

Revolution Was Televised: From Buffy to Breaking Bad - the People and the Shows That Changed TV Drama Forever
210(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 400

One of New York Times Book Critic Michiko Kakutani's 10 Favourite Books of the Year

One of Hollywood Reporter's 12 Best Hollywood-Related Books of the Year


Sepinwall Alan

Saturday Night Live. The Book

On October 11, 1975 at 11:30 pm, NBC viewers who tuned in to the network's new late night show saw a sketch featuring John Belushi repeating, in a thick foreign accent, nonsensical phrases about wolverines being read to him by head writer Mi

Castle, Alison

Sci-fi Posters From Beyond The Stars

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248(Ht mm) 191(Wdt mm) 224

This comprehensive and revealing book explores the fictional life of Sherlock Holmes and that of his real life creator, Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle's adventures featuring the genius Sherlock Holmes heralded the rise of t

Fido, Martin

Star is Born: The Moment an Actress Becomes an Icon
100 colour photos 400

Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Deneuve...Feted, adored and desired, successful movie actresses are icons of modern culture. But what was it that made them true stars? Was it looks, talent, drive, personality -

Tiffin, George

Star Trek Book

Celebrate 50 years of Star Trek and explore one of the greatest science fiction universes ever created with The Star Trek Book. Boldly go where no one has gone before to discover all things Star Trek. Explore every era of the Star Trek movi


Superhero Posters To Save The World

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Tarzan on Film
full colour illustrations 224

In this authoritative volume, writer and historian Scott Tracy Griffin traces the development of the history-making Tarzan franchise, from the motion-picture industry's early silent and serials, through the high poi

Griffin, Scott Tracy

Television: A History in 100 Programmes
197(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 304

An entertaining and illuminating celebration of televisual history by cultural historian Phil Norman For decades, television occupied a unique position in the national imagination. By today's standards the 'box' was ti

Norman, Phil

Turner Classic Movies: The Essentials
Color photos throughout, B&W photos throughout 288

Showcasing 52 Essential films from the golden age to the present, Turner Classic Movies invites you into a world filled with stirring performances, dazzling musical numbers, and bold directorial

Arnold, Jeremy, Osborne, Robert


Uncredited examines how opening sequences in films, classic and contemporary, act as hooks to draw the viewer into the film, showing frame by frame how graphics, type and animation are used to create atmosphere, set tone, and lend impact to

Solana, Gemma, Boneu, Antonio

Unusual Suspects
250(Ht mm) 195(Wdt mm) 232

The Unusual Suspects is a list of 104 feature films which Ginnane believes an awareness, and knowledge of, may alleviate much of the need for a conventional film school based curriculum for emergent producers, director

Ginnane, Antony I., Stratton, David

Very Courageous Decision
8-page colour plates section 384

The behind-the-scenes story of one of the most successful and admired sitcoms of the 1980s In 1977 the BBC commissioned a new satirical sitcom set in Whitehall. Production of its first series was stalled, however

McCann, Graham

World Film Locations: Paris

"World Film Locations: Paris" presents reviews of 46 film scenes in their encounters with Parisian topography as it intersects with characters, plots, and narrative. The imagined Paris which has for centuries haunted the collective unconscio

Block, Marcelline

Zombies on Film

The first and only book to chronicle popular culture's greatest and most terrifyingly intriguing monsters in the very medium their bloody, shuffling, brain-hungry characteristics were shaped-at the movies! The zombie genre has been built by

Inguanzo, Ozzy