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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
A Portrait of the Ang Lee Film

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This elegantly illustrated moviebook captures the beauty, spirit, and extraordinary talents behind the latest film from Sense and Sensibility director -- an epic love story and a thrilling action drama set against the breathtaking landscapes of ancient China, filmed entirely  [ more ]

  
Revolution Televised
Prime Time and the Struggle for Black Power
by Christine Acham
Hardcover
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After a decadelong hiatus, African Americans once again began appearing regularly on television in the 1960s. Bill Cosby costarred on I Spy, Sammy Davis Jr. briefly hosted a variety show, and in 1968 Diahann Carroll debuted in the title role  [ more ]

  
Never Have Your Dog Stuffed
And Other Things I've Learned
by Alan Alda
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He's one of America's most recognizable and acclaimed actor, a star on Broadway, an Oscar nominee for The Aviator, and the only person to ever win Emmys for acting, writing, and directing, during his eleven years on M*A*S*H. Now Alan  [ more ]

  
Why We Make Movies
Black Filmmakers Talk about the Magic of Cinema
by George Alexander
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Did you know that the highest grossing film in Miramax history was directed by a black filmmaker? Or that despite the fact that African Americans make up 12 percent of the US population they, as a group, comprise over 20  [ more ]

  
Woody Allen on Woody Allen - Revised Edition
by Woody Allen
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Over the course of his long directing career, Woody Allen has portrayed contemporary American life with an unmistakable mixture of irony, neurotic obsession, and humor. Woody Allen on Woody Allen is a unique self-portrait of this uncompromising filmmaker that offers  [ more ]

  
The Devil Finds Work by James Baldwin
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In an incisive look at racism in cinema, Baldwin analyzes films such as Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and The Exorcist, offering a vision of America's self-delusions and deceptions. Here are our loves and hates, biases and cruelties, fears and  [ more ]

  
The Man Who Heard Voices
Or, How M. Night Shyamalan Risked His Career on a Fairy Tale
by Michael Bamberger
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In 1999, filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan exploded onto the cinema scene with his supernatural thriller The Sixth Sense, which garnered major acclaim and raked in massive box office numbers around the globe. Since then, his phenomenal commercial and critical success  [ more ]

  
Belushi by Judy Belushi-Pisano
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On the day he turned thirty, John starred in America?s number-one movie (Animal House), starred in the number-one late-night show (Saturday Night Live) and had recorded the number-one album (Briefcase Full of Blues). All from a guy who was never  [ more ]

  
The Coen Brothers by Ronald Bergan
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Blood Simple, Barton Fink, Raising Arizona, Miller's Crossing, Fargo, Hudsucker Proxy, and The Big Lebowski -- moviegoers either love the Coen brothers or they hate them. Those who love them believe they have made some of the most innovative, entertaining,  [ more ]

  
Down and Dirty Pictures
Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film
by Peter Biskind
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It wasn't so long ago that the Sundance Film Festival was an inconsequential event somewhere in Utah, and Miramax was a tiny distributor of music documentaries and soft-core trash. Today, of course, Sundance is the most important film festival this  [ more ]


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