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Tarantino: A Retrospective

Hardback, 01/09/2017, £24.95

Laurel and Hardy Encyclopedia

Paperback, 10/07/2008, £12.99

Hitchcock & the making of Marnie

Hardback, 02/01/2003, £25.00
Hitchcock's 1964 psychological thriller "Marnie" generated wider critical controversy than any other film of his career. This study details the film from conception to postproduction and marketing, showing the film-making process in action, with production details and participants' oral history.

Films of Peter Weir

Paperback, 19/10/2006, £8.99
Peter Weir is, without doubt, one of the most important Australian film directors of all time. This book takes an in-depth look at the career of a filmmaker who has, over the course of 30 years, put together a substantial and much-loved body of work. It illustrates how Peter Weir brings a consistent vision to his films.

Short-Fiction Scenario

Paperback, 17/11/2017, £16.99

On the Detective Story

Paperback, 17/11/2017, £16.99

On Disney

Paperback, 17/11/2017, £16.99

Mummy's Boy

Paperback, 03/03/2011, £13.99
An incredibly moving story of fatherhood and family - good and bad - from the star of Eastenders and Gavin and Stacey

JFK, Nixon, Oliver Stone & Me - An Idealist's Journey from Capitol Hil

Hardback, 29/08/2002, £20.50
This is the memoir of a former Congressional staffer who left DC for Hollywood and a job with Oliver Stone, hoping to help make politically engaged films and a difference, and found himself instead in a universe ruled by greed, paranoia, narcissism, competition, alcohol and drugs.

Jean-Jacques Beineix

Paperback, 13/12/2001, £12.99
This volume examines the films of Jean-Jacques Beineix. His work is placed within the context of the 1980's and each film is discussed in detail, including the controversies surrounding them, while attempting to analyze the films for their intrinsic interest.


Paperback, 01/02/2005, £10.00
Focuses on a century of film. This book argues that - after the century of Chaplin and Pol Pot, Monroe and Hitler, Stalin and Mae West, Mao and the Marx Brothers - film and history are inextricably intertwined. It presents the author's thoughts on film theory, cinematic technique, film histories, as well as the video revolution.

Walter C. Mycroft : The Time of My Life

Paperback, 25/04/2006, £22.99
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Luchino Visconti

Paperback, 01/03/2003, £14.99
Aristocrat and Marxist, master equally of harsh realism and sublime melodrama, Luchino Visconti (1906-1976) was without question one of the greatest European film directors. This book studies the director and includes the last three films that Visconti made before his death.

Very breast of Russ Meyer

7, 15/09/2004, £12.99

David Cronenberg

7, 26/09/2005, £14.99

Ayoade on Ayoade

Paperback, 02/07/2015, £9.99
Featuring over ten insightful and interviews, the author, an actor, writer, director, and amateur dentist - reflects on his cinematic legacy as only he can: in conversation with himself.

Bertrand Blier

7, 01/06/2001, £9.99
This complete study of Bertrand Blier's work to date, traces his career from the early 1960s until the present, outlining the forms, themes and style which dominate in his work, and challenging the many labels that have been used to describe both the corpus of films and the man himself.

Joseph Losey

Paperback, 11/03/2004, £15.99
A career-length study of Losey's British films, this text incorporates film theory of the past 20 years into an analysis of Losey's work in an accessible format for both students and film enthusiasts.

Jim Jarmusch: Music, Words And Noise

Paperback, 15/04/2015, £18.00
The first book to examine the films of Jim Jarmusch from a sound-oriented perspective. The three essential acoustic elements that structure a film - music, words and noise - propel this book's fascinating journey through his work, including Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Down By Law (1986), Dead Man (1995), and Only Lovers Left Alive (2013).

Simone Signoret : The Star as Cultural Sign

Paperback, 01/06/2004, £19.99
Susan Hayward charts the career of Simone Signoret, one of the great French actresses of the 20th century.

Francois Truffaut & friends

Paperback, 15/02/2006, £16.95
Drawing on "Jules and Jim" and other films by Francois Truffaut, the author provides an in-depth examination of the multifaceted relationship between Truffaut and Henri-Pierre Roche, the French writer and art collector. The book also moves beyond Truffaut's films to explore the intertwined lives and works of other famous artists and intellectuals.

Complete Cinematic Works

Hardback, 12/01/2003, £24.00

Mike Hodges

Paperback, 10/10/2001, £3.99

Iron Man

7, 07/01/2005, £14.99

Cinema of Kathryn Bigelow

Paperback, 15/01/2003, £16.99

Roger Corman

Paperback, 01/01/2003, £3.99

Hal Hartley

Paperback, 03/01/2003, £3.99

Daniel Craig

Paperback, 06/11/2008, £8.99

Cinema of Sally Potter

Paperback, 30/04/2009, £16.99

Bernardo Bertolucci

07/08/2008, £17.99

Alfred Hitchcock

Paperback, 07/04/2016, £8.99
Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would plan great voyages, using railway timetables to plot an exact imaginary route across Europe. So how did this fearful figure become the one of the most respected film directors of the twentieth century? This book answers this question.

Ratpack Confidential

Paperback, 03/06/1999, £6.99
The first biography of the Rat Pack - Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop et al - the original Swingers. Brilliant and beautifully written story of their rise and fall, and their connections with the Kennedys and the Mafia.

You're Him Aren't You?

Hardback, 29/06/2006, £14.99
Populated by familiar names and productions, You're Him, Aren't You? is Paul Darrow's own story of his life and career. It covers his association with Blake's 7 - how he was cast, his experiences of making the show, what has happened since and his memories of Terry Nation, the cast and the crew.

Bollywood Babylon: Interviews with Shyam Benegal

Paperback, 01/03/2006, £15.99
Shyam Benegal is one of India's major film directors. A career spanning more than forty years includes documentaries and television programs as well as over twenty feature films. This book features interviews, which cover Benegal's life and work and, in doing so, present a history of Indian cinema.

Claude Chabrol

7, 07/10/1999, £9.99
Claude Chabrol has made more than 50 films in a career spanning 40 years. This account traces the development of his film style from the experimental period of the Nouvelle Vague to the mature thriller of the 1970s and the work of the 1990s.

Diane Kurys

7, 18/02/1999, £11.99
This analysis of the cinema of Diane Kurys describes her unsentimental reconstructions of the lives of girls and women in post-war France which established her as a real presence in contemporary French film-making. It traces her career from actress to author-director-producer of her own films.

Claire Denis

Paperback, 24/06/2004, £11.99
This is the first book on the celebrated films of director Claire Denis ('Chocolat', 'Beau Travail', 'Trouble Every Day'), one of the most remarkable filmmakers to come to prominence in the last 20 years. An essential read for students and specialists in contemporary French cinema.

Louis Malle

8, 26/08/2004, £11.99
This book analyses one of France's most controversial directors. It discusses Louis Malle's treatment of topics such as fascism, incest, child prostitution and the Holocaust. It is the first work published on the director in the English Language.

Coline Serreau

7, 10/12/1998, £11.99
Original and concise reading of Coline Serreau's films, and an in-depth introduction to the female director whose work transcends the boundaries between amateur and mainstream cinema. Appraisal of her work puts her films within the social, cultural and political context of France since 1968

Luc Besson

7, 29/01/1998, £9.99
Luc Besson is considered one of the hottest international properties to emerge from the new wave of French film directors in the 1980s. This is a study of Besson's film-making career to date, placing the films within their socio-historical and political context.

Hollywood Interviews:

Paperback, 01/08/2006, £10.00
Brings together five of the contemporary auteur directors - Francis Ford Coppola, Brian de Palma, Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood and Tim Burton - and the directorial team of the Coen brothers. This work features interviews that catch each director at a crucial juncture in their development.

Word Made Flesh

7, 28/10/1995, £24.50
An expanded and updated study of the thematic concerns and the underlying humanism and morality in Scorsese's films. Contains individual chapters on fifteen Scorsese films, the most complete Scorsese filmography available, and a host of illustrations.

Leos Carax

Paperback, 23/10/2003, £11.99
A study of the "enfant terrible" of French cinema. The ingredients and influences of Carax's films (including "Les Amants du Pont Neuf" and "Pola X") are examined: Paris, pop music, flanerie, amour fou, mannerist and neo-baroque aesthetics, "Nouvelle Vague" and contemporary naturalist cinema.

Growing up with Audrey Hepburn

Paperback, 02/01/2003, £15.99
Featuring reseach into the experience of British women who have admired her in the 1950s, 1960s and the 1990s, this is a study of Audrey Hepburn's star persona and films, which suggests that the flexibility of Hepburn's image has contributed to her enduring appeal.

Starring Michael Caine

Paperback, 07/08/2003, £15.99

Marguerite Duras

Paperback, 16/05/2002, £9.99
This study of Duras cinema, examines such films as "India Song", "Le Camion", and "Nathalie Granger". It provides an introduction to her films, and locates them in their autobiographical as well as social and historical context, with an empahasis on gender issues.

Anagrams of desire

Paperback, 23/01/2003, £15.99
Divided into three sections on radio, film and television, the book's interdisciplinary approach is underpinned by reference to exclusive interviews with the directors and producers with whom Carter collaborated, giving a unique insight into processes of adaptation and the technologies of media production.

Cinema of Oliver Stone: Art, Authorship and Activism

Paperback, 31/08/2016, £15.99
An insightful study of the master filmmaker's work, enriched by unprecedented access to the director himself.

Celluloid Ceiling: Women Film Directors Breaking Through

Paperback, 20/04/2014, £15.99
A global overview of the history and progress of women film directors around the world. With over 20 contributors including directors, writers, critics, producers, academics and fans. Includes exclusive interviews with leading female directors and industry insiders. Essential resource for film students, gender studies courses and film fans alike.

Authorship And The Films Of David Lynch

Paperback, 28/02/2012, £16.99
This important new contribution to studies on authorship and film explores the ways in which shared and disputed opinions on aesthetic quality, originality and authorial essence have shaped receptions of Lynch's films. It is also the first book to approach David Lynch as a figure composed through language, history and text.


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