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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 31 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book How Does It Feel? A Life of Musical Misadventures by Mark Kermode
    How Does It Feel? A Life of Musical Misadventures - by Mark Kermode

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781474608992 | ISBN 10: 147460899x

    The hilarious, self-deprecating, blissfully nostalgic memoir of adored film critic Mark Kermode's riotous attempts to become a popstar.   Following a formative encounter with the British pop movie Slade in Flame in 1975, Mark Kermode decided that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies by Rick Edwards and Dr Michael Brooks
    Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies - by Rick Edwards and Dr Michael Brooks

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786492234 | ISBN 10: 1786492237

    A Sunday Times Book of the Year A New Scientist Gift Pick "Bright, nerdy and funny! Of course I loved it."(Dara Ó Briain) Can we resurrect dinosaurs? Is a Martian holiday good for your health? Can we build a time machine? (And more important ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grip of Film by Richard Ayoade
    The Grip of Film - by Richard Ayoade

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571316564 | ISBN 10: 0571316565

    Gordy LaSure’s passionate about film. He eats film, he drinks film, and sometimes he’ll even watch a film. But most of all he loves talking to people about film: whether a comely student with low confidence and a father complex, a Studio ‘devel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Backwards & in Heels: The Past, Present and Future of Women Working in Film by Alicia Malone
    Backwards & in Heels: The Past, Present and Future of Women Working in Film - by Alicia Malone

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781633536173 | ISBN 10: 1633536173

    "...but don't forget that Ginger Rogers did everything he (Fred Astaire) did, backwards and in high heels."(Bob Thaves) Women in film: When it comes to early Hollywood and the women who worked in it, it can be tough to sort out the exact truth. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Female Trouble: A Queer Film Classic by Chris Holmlund
    Female Trouble: A Queer Film Classic - by Chris Holmlund

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781551526836 | ISBN 10: 1551526832

    The first title in the Queer Film Classic series to focus on the work of legendary director and cinematic camp icon John Waters, best known for the underground classic Pink Flamingos and his later more commercial works such as Crybaby, starring Johnn ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gilliamesque: A Pre-Posthumous Memoir by Terry Gilliam
    Gilliamesque: A Pre-Posthumous Memoir - by Terry Gilliam

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782111085 | ISBN 10: 1782111085

    Now is probably as good a time as any to make a full confession...   Telling his story for the first time, the director of Time Bandits, Brazil, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The Fisher King, 12 Monkeys and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alex Cox
    Alex Cox's Introduction to Film: A Director's Perspective - by Alex Cox

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781843447467 | ISBN 10: 1843447460

    Picasso apparently said, "When critics get together, they talk about theory. When painters get together, they talk about turpentine.' That has been my experience, as far as film and film studies are concerned. Critics, academics, and theoreticians ta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Film Stars Don
    Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool - by Peter Turner

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509818211 | ISBN 10: 1509818219

    On 29 September 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed in a Lancaster hotel and was refusing medical attention. He had no choice but to take her into his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Political Animals: The New Feminist Cinema by Sophie Mayer
    Political Animals: The New Feminist Cinema - by Sophie Mayer

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784533724 | ISBN 10: 1784533726

    Feminist filmmakers are hitting the headlines. The last decade has witnessed: the first Best Director Academy Award won by a woman; female filmmakers reviving, or starting, careers via analogue and digital television; women filmmakers emerging from S ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wes Anderson Collection by Matt Zoller Seitz, illustrated by Max Dalton
    The Wes Anderson Collection - by Matt Zoller Seitz, illustrated by Max Dalton

    £21.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780810997417 | ISBN 10: 081099741x

    This New York Times bestselling overview of Wes Anderson's filmography features previously unpublished behind-the-scenes photos, artwork, and ephemera, with an introduction by Michael Chabon. Writer/director Wes Anderson guides movie/television c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ayoade on Ayoade: A Cinematic Odyssey by Richard Ayoade
    Ayoade on Ayoade: A Cinematic Odyssey - by Richard Ayoade

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571316533 | ISBN 10: 0571316530

    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, Ayoade examines Ayoade ful ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Arab Filmmakers: Political Dissent and Social Critique by Josef Gugler (Editor)
    Ten Arab Filmmakers: Political Dissent and Social Critique - by Josef Gugler (Editor)

    £20.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780253016522 | ISBN 10: 0253016525

    Ten Arab Filmmakers provides an up-to-date overview of the best of Arab cinema, offering studies of leading directors and in-depth analyses of their most important films.  The filmmakers profiled here represent principal national cinemas of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Subject of Film and Race: Retheorizing Politics, Ideology, and Cinema by Gerald Sim
    The Subject of Film and Race: Retheorizing Politics, Ideology, and Cinema - by Gerald Sim

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781623567538 | ISBN 10: 162356753x

    The Subject of Film and Race is the first comprehensive intervention into how film critics and scholars have sought to understand cinema's relationship to racial ideology. In attempting to do more than merely identify harmful stereotypes, research on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Derek Jarman: Super 8 by James Mackay
    Derek Jarman: Super 8 - by James Mackay

    £19.95   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780500517321 | ISBN 10: 0500517320

    A brilliantly edited selection of stills from Derek Jarmans many short Super 8 films, curated and commented on by some of the biggest names in contemporary art and cinema.  One of the most influential filmmakers of the late 20th century, Der ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spike, Mike, Slackers & Dykes: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema by John Pierson
    Spike, Mike, Slackers & Dykes: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema - by John Pierson

    £18.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780292757684 | ISBN 10: 0292757689

    The legendary figure who launched the careers of Spike Lee, Michael Moore, and Richard Linklater offers a no-holds-barred look at the deals and details that propel an indie film from a dream to distribution. ... more

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  • Cover image of book World Film Locations: Liverpool by Jez Conolly  and Caroline Whelan (Editors)
    World Film Locations: Liverpool - by Jez Conolly and Caroline Whelan (Editors)

    £15.50   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781783200269 | ISBN 10: 178320026x

    Outside of the capital London, no other British city has attracted more film-makers than Liverpool. Sometimes standing in for London, New York, Chicago, Paris, Rome or Moscow, and sometimes playing itself or a version of its own past in Beatles bio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Danny Boyle: Creating Wonder by Amy Raphael
    Danny Boyle: Creating Wonder - by Amy Raphael

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571301867 | ISBN 10: 057130186x

    How did the director of acclaimed cult British films become an Oscar-winner and the driving force behind the defining cultural moment of 2012, the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympic Games?   In this revelatory career-length biography, prod ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rough Guide to 21st Century Cinema: The Essential Companion to 101 Modern Movies by Adam Smith
    The Rough Guide to 21st Century Cinema: The Essential Companion to 101 Modern Movies - by Adam Smith

    £4.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781405385374 | ISBN 10: 1405385375

    Celebrate the centurys finest movies in The Rough Guide to 21st Century Cinema, a lavishly illustrated homage to the worlds best movies of this new era of cinema.  The best 101 films: a run down of the finest films of the millenium from Hol ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Toxic Genre: The Iraq War Films by Martin Barker
    A Toxic Genre: The Iraq War Films - by Martin Barker

    £26.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745331294 | ISBN 10: 0745331297

    Over the last five years, a cycle of films has emerged addressing the ongoing Iraq conflict. Some became well-known and one of them, The Hurt Locker, won a string of Oscars. But many others disappeared into obscurity. What is it about these films tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Route Irish by Paul Laverty and Ken Loach
    Route Irish - by Paul Laverty and Ken Loach

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781901927474 | ISBN 10: 1901927474

    Fergus met Frankie on his first day at school and theyve been in each others shadow ever since. As teenagers they skipped school and drank cider on the ferry over the River Mersey, dreaming about travelling the world.  In September 2004 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everything You Wanted to Know About Lacan But Were Afraid to Ask Hitchcock by Slavoj iek (Editor)
    Everything You Wanted to Know About Lacan But Were Afraid to Ask Hitchcock - by Slavoj iek (Editor)

    £18.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844676217 | ISBN 10: 1844676218

    Hitchcock gets onto the analysts couch in this extraordinary volume of case studies. The contributors bring to bear an unrivaled enthusiasm and theoretical sweep on the entire Hitchcock oeuvre, analyzing movies such as Rear Window and Psycho. St ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reel Power: Hollywood Cinema and American Supremacy by Matthew Alford
    Reel Power: Hollywood Cinema and American Supremacy - by Matthew Alford

    £21.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745329826 | ISBN 10: 0745329829

    Hollywood is often characterised as a stronghold of left-liberal ideals. In Reel Power, Matthew Alford shows that it is in fact deeply complicit in serving the interests of the most regressive US corporate and political forces. Films like Transfo ... more

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  • Cover image of book 50 Years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the Best GLBTQ Films Ever Made by Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince
    50 Years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the Best GLBTQ Films Ever Made - by Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince

    £19.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781936003099 | ISBN 10: 1936003090

    As late as 1958, homosexuality couldnt even be mentioned in a movie, as proven by the elaborate lengths the producers of Tennessee Williams's swampy Cat on a Hot Tin Roof took to evade the obvious fact that its hero, Paul Newman, was playing it gay. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Guerilla Film Makers Pocketbook by Chris Jones, Genevieve Jolliffe and Andrew Zinnes
    The Guerilla Film Makers Pocketbook - by Chris Jones, Genevieve Jolliffe and Andrew Zinnes

    £18.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781441180780 | ISBN 10: 1441180788

    If you've never made a film before, this amazing book will tell you:   * How other young film makers made their first movie and found massive success * How to take your great ideas and turn them into great films * How to build a team to ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book X-Films: True Confessions of a Radical Filmmaker by Alex Cox
    X-Films: True Confessions of a Radical Filmmaker - by Alex Cox

    £19.99   hardback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781845115661 | ISBN 10: 184511566x

    Philip French has called Alex Cox, 'British Cinema's oldest enfant terrible'; it's a description that its recipient fully approves of. He is a radical, international, independent filmmaker, who is also an insightful commentator on cinema now, and exp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Independent Cinema by D.K. Holm
    Independent Cinema - by D.K. Holm

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781904048701 | ISBN 10: 1904048706

    Just what is independent cinema? D. K. Holm aims to define a term all too carelessly used both by media commentators and marketers, and distinguish it from categories such as avant-garde, underground, experimental or art films, with which it is o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reading "Brokeback Mountain" Essays on the Story and the Film by Jim Stacy
    Reading "Brokeback Mountain" Essays on the Story and the Film - by Jim Stacy

    £37.50   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780786430444 | ISBN 10: 0786430443

    This collection offers fifteen critical essays on Annie Proulx's short story Brokeback Mountain and its controversial film adaptation by screenwriters Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana and director Ang Lee.  Each essay explores the short story, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The View From Here: Conversations with Gay and Lesbian Filmmakers by Matthew Hays
    The View From Here: Conversations with Gay and Lesbian Filmmakers - by Matthew Hays

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781551522203 | ISBN 10: 1551522209

    The history of gay and lesbian cinema is a storied one, and one that became much larger with the recent success of Brokeback Mountain, Capote, and Transamerica. But the history of gay and lesbian filmmakers is its own story. In The View from Here, qu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East by Gonul Donmez-Colin
    The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East - by Gonul Donmez-Colin

    £24.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781905674107 | ISBN 10: 1905674104

    The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East contains twenty-four essays, each concerning an individual film, with a geographical scope that runs from Morocco all the way to Iran. The volume explores not just established film cultures such as those ... more

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  • Cover image of book Filming the Modern Middle East: Politics in the Cinemas of Hollywood and the Arab World. by Lina Khatib
    Filming the Modern Middle East: Politics in the Cinemas of Hollywood and the Arab World. - by Lina Khatib

    £17.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781845111915 | ISBN 10: 1845111915

    Today the world's media have a pressing need to understand and interpret the modern Middle East. In this timely book, Lina Khatib examines how contemporary American cinema and the cinemas of the arab world contribute to this global preoccupation in t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Video for Change: A Guide for Advocacy and Activism by Edited by Gregory, Caldwell, Avni and Harding
    Video for Change: A Guide for Advocacy and Activism - by Edited by Gregory, Caldwell, Avni and Harding

    £19.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780745324128 | ISBN 10: 0745324126

    Filmmaking - at its best - has the capacity to transform the way people think, and create real social change. This book shows how activists and human right campaigners can harness the power of images and stories for their own purposes - it's a step-b ... more

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