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By Jonathan Griffin (trans)

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9781681370248 | New York Review of Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $14.95

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9781101875391 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 3, 2015, cover price $24.95

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9781101910849 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 10, 2017), cover price $16.95

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Product Description: Ripped from the pages of Empire magazine, the first collection of film critic, film historian and novelist Kim Newman’s reviews of the best and worst B movies.  Some of the cheapest, trashiest, goriest and, occasionally, unexpectedly good films from the past 25 years are here, torn apart and stitched back together again in Kim’s unique style...read more

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9781783299393 | Titan Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Ripped from the pages of Empire magazine, the first collection of film critic, film historian and novelist Kim Newman’s reviews of the best and worst B movies.

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From the classic, low-budget Flash Gordon Saturday matinee serials of the 1930s and '40s to mammoth blockbusters like Star Trek and 2001: A Space Odyssey, filmdom's most imaginative contributions to science fiction are vividly recaptured in this compelling book. With intriguing insights from film critics and a wealth of factual details from historians and academics, general editor Stephen Jay Schneider has brought together the data, the drama, and the passions that have inspired movies about time travel, close encounters, distant planets, extraterrestrial monsters, alien invasions, and the many other story ingredients that enliven science fiction films. Plot summaries, cast and credit listings, and 200 dramatic illustrations recapture unforgettable moments from sci-fi hits that include Alien, The Andromeda Strain, The Empire Strikes Back, The Fly, The Incredible Shrinking Man, Planet of the Apes, Silent Running, The Thing, and many, many others. Illustrations include dramatic still shots from the films and memorable movie posters. Here is a reference volume that belongs on the bookshelf of every film buff and science fiction fan.

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9781845436551 | Apple Pr Ltd, October 1, 2016, cover price $14.95
9780764141256 | Barrons Educational Series Inc, April 1, 2009, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: From the classic, low-budget Flash Gordon Saturday matinee serials of the 1930s and '40s to mammoth blockbusters like Star Trek and 2001: A Space Odyssey, filmdom's most imaginative contributions to science fiction are vividly recaptured in this compelling book.

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Product Description: All major living writers, new and established, are covered and the characteristics of their different styles of writing are considered. The writers are also mapped across all regions of England as well as Scotland, Wales and Ireland...read more

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9781843446408 | Old Castle, October 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: All major living writers, new and established, are covered and the characteristics of their different styles of writing are considered.

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Vampires, monsters, sadistic psychopaths, serial killers, vengeful ghosts, and Satan himself have been frightening and entertaining filmgoers for generations. This comprehensive, chronological film guide summarizes the 101 most important horror movies ever produced, from the 1922 silent classic Nosferatu to the low-budget, 1999 Sundance Film Festival hit, The Blair Witch Project. General editor Stephen Jay Schneider presents film summaries, reviews from a wide array of critics, cast and credit lists, and film production notes. The book's 200 illustrations include unforgettable still shots from the movies as well as iconic film posters. Horror film buffs who open this book will renew their chilling memories of Hitchcock thrillers like Psycho and The Birds, revisit Dr. Frankenstein's castle with Boris Karloff, haunt the sewers of Paris with Lon Chaney's Phantom of the Opera, and recall Anthony Hopkins' most chilling role in The Silence of the Lambs. 101 Horror Movies is international in scope, and covers films from Japan, Russia, Italy, Germany, France, and Australia. Fans of horror movies will want to see all 101 films before they die--and they'll also want to own this entertaining and informative book.

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9781845436568 | Apple Pr Ltd, October 1, 2016, cover price $14.95
9780764141249 | Barrons Educational Series Inc, April 1, 2009, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Vampires, monsters, sadistic psychopaths, serial killers, vengeful ghosts, and Satan himself have been frightening and entertaining filmgoers for generations.

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Product Description: Complete set volumes 1-9. 58th edition. A Videohound Reference.
By Gale (corporate author)

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9781410324894 | 58 edition (Gale Group, September 30, 2016), cover price $998.00 | About this edition: Complete set volumes 1-9.

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Presents a collection of essays that combine history, analysis, and love for movies covering such films as 'All About Eve,' 'Casablanca,' 'Lawrence of Arabia,' and 'Schindler's List.'

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9780226403984 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 28, 2016, cover price $27.50
9780767910323 | 1 reprint edition (Broadway Books, March 1, 2002), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of essays that combine history, analysis, and love for movies covering such films as 'All About Eve,' 'Casablanca,' 'Lawrence of Arabia,' and 'Schindler's List.

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9780767910385 | Reprint edition (Three Rivers Pr, November 1, 2003), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of essays that combine history, analysis, and love for movies covering such films as 'All About Eve,' 'Casablanca,' 'Lawrence of Arabia,' and 'Schindler's List.

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9780767910453 | Broadway Books, April 9, 2002, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: This beautifully illustrated book revisits the classic film The Iron Giant, with unprecedented access to rarely seen development art and storyboards from the Warner Bros. archives.In director Brad Bird’s beloved and critically acclaimed 1999 movie The Iron Giant, an inquisitive young boy named Hogarth Hughes forms a powerful friendship with a robot visitor from outer space...read more

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9781608878888 | Insight Editions, September 20, 2016, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This beautifully illustrated book revisits the classic film The Iron Giant, with unprecedented access to rarely seen development art and storyboards from the Warner Bros.

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9781608877874 | Insight Editions, August 2, 2016, cover price $39.99

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9781844579150 | British Film Inst, July 29, 2016, cover price $17.95

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9780857685681 | Titan Books, August 2, 2016, cover price $39.95

Product Description: This work offers more than 500 comprehensive three to five-star entries (three stars=good; four stars=excellent; five stars=masterpiece.) A brief synopsis of each film is given, followed by cast and production information, stills from these outstanding films, and a rating system for children (Recommended, Acceptable, Cautionary, Unacceptable)...read more

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9781589798571 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 16, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This work offers more than 500 comprehensive three to five-star entries (three stars=good; four stars=excellent; five stars=masterpiece.

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9781589798557 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 16, 2016, cover price $19.95

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9781589798595 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 16, 2016, cover price $19.95

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By Gale (corporate author)

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9781410324146 | Gale Group, June 3, 2016, cover price $240.00

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Product Description: Awesome, weird and wonderful flicks from four corners of the globe Praise for Marc Fennell 'Witty, irreverent and fun ...' Good Reading 'Gold!' Cleo 'A film companion with a difference' Daily News Which nation is best equipped to survive a zombie apocalypse? Why do obese moustachioed Tamil action stars make the best politicians? What fictional country links Predator, Commando and Die Hard 2? Planet According to the Movies is your official armchair guide to our tiny, weird planet as projected on cinema screens...read more

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9780733334085 | Harper360, May 24, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Awesome, weird and wonderful flicks from four corners of the globe Praise for Marc Fennell 'Witty, irreverent and fun .

A stunning behind-the-scenes look at the making of Legendary Pictures’ and Universal Pictures’ Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal, and based on Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft, the highest grossing role-playing video game series of all time.The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.So begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice in which war has many faces and everyone fights for something. World of Warcraft holds the Guinness World Record for most popular MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) ever and has grossed more than 11.5 billion dollars since it was released. Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal tells the full story of the incredible creative journey that brought Blizzard Entertainment’s beloved epic adventure of world-colliding conflict to the big screen. Filled with stunning concept art, unit photography, and visual effects breakdowns, this book also features insightful interviews with the incredible cast and crew, as they share the secrets behind bringing war-torn Azeroth to life.Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Jones, the film—starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky, and Daniel Wu—is a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment, and Atlas Entertainment production. The movie premieres June 10, 2016.

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9781608875566 | Insight Editions, June 7, 2016, cover price $45.00
9780062466792 | Harper Design Intl, June 7, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A stunning behind-the-scenes look at the making of Legendary Pictures’ and Universal Pictures’ Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal, and based on Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft, the highest grossing role-playing video game series of all time.

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9781942801931 | Reprint edition (Floating World Comics, May 10, 2016), cover price $24.95

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