Books on Film

The Screenwriter’s Roadmap: 21 Ways to Jumpstart Your Story

The Screenwriter’s Roadmap: 21 Ways to Jumpstart Your Story

| December 17, 2012

Screenwriting is one of the hardest aspects of filmmaking, which makes writers take their creative input and conform it to an solid format and structure. While its certainly easy for anyone to claim they’re a screenwriter, if they’ve written anything in the format, it takes true skill, hard work and dedication to master the art […]

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Standup Guys: A Generation of Laughs by John DeBellis

Standup Guys: A Generation of Laughs by John DeBellis

| December 3, 2012

John DeBellis should be famous.  Far from a household name, he’s shared the company with Larry David, Richard Lewis, Jerry Seinfeld, Gilbert Gottfried, Bill Maher, Andy Kaufman, Woody Allen, Eddie Murphy, and plenty others whose presence is more instantly recognizable than his own.  He even wrote some jokes for Rodney Dangerfield and sketches with Billy […]

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If You Like Quentin Tarantino…by Katherine Rife

If You Like Quentin Tarantino…by Katherine Rife

| November 19, 2012

For those that love the films of Quentin Tarantino, part of the joy is to see how the man is going to assemble his latest film, through all sorts of homage and tribute that he pays to various films and genres that he loves so much. Most people probably don’t know that he does this, […]

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The Great Showdowns, by Scott C.

The Great Showdowns, by Scott C.

| October 11, 2012

Since the beginning of time, there has been struggle. The epic clash of being against being. Han vs the green fellow. Chief Brody vs the very large shark. John McClane vs broken glass, and many, many more… Scott Campbell’s acclaimed Great Showdowns series, showing strangely good- natured confrontations between his favorite movie characters, finally gets the book collection […]

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Silhouettes From Popular Culture, by Olly Moss

Silhouettes From Popular Culture, by Olly Moss

| October 11, 2012

Born in the UK in 1987, Olly Moss has quickly become “one of the most in demand and influential pop culture artists in the world today” (Slashfilm). Titan Books are delighted to announce the acquisition of worldwide rights to publish a lavish hardback collection of Moss’s sought-after series depicting popular characters from films, television and […]

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The Art and Making of Hotel Transylvania

The Art and Making of Hotel Transylvania

| October 11, 2012

The Art and Making of Hotel Transylvania is the be-all, tell-all book about Sony Pictures Animation’s computer-graphics and 3-D Hotel Transylvania animated feature, to be released on 28 September.  The book is written by Tracey Miller-Zarneke, a voice actress on Disney’s Meet the Robinsons, assistant production manager on The Emperor’s New Groove and Chicken Little, and the author of the making-of art […]

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Zombie Cat: The Tale of a Decomposing Kitty

Zombie Cat: The Tale of a Decomposing Kitty

| October 4, 2012

Okay, so maybe Zombie Cat isn’t a “Book on Film,” or a “Book about Film,” or even a “Book Adapted from a Film.” But bear with me here. It is a book, I can assure you of that much, and it does, at the very least, make passing reference to one of the most beloved […]

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All of the Emperor’s Men: Kurosawa’s Pearl Harbor

All of the Emperor’s Men: Kurosawa’s Pearl Harbor

| September 23, 2012

There have been many occasion’s where a film director has been replaced on a project because it has spiraled out of control. From Richard Donner’s firing on Superman II to Anthony Mann’s Spartacus, which eventually was handed over Stanley Kubrick, there have been plenty of times in film history where filmmakers and producers have clashed […]

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An Askew View 2: The Films of Kevin Smith by John Kenneth Muir

An Askew View 2: The Films of Kevin Smith by John Kenneth Muir

| September 13, 2012

John Kenneth Muir had the right idea when he decided to update his previous book on Kevin Smith’s work called An Askew View.  While the first book covered Smith’s first five films, this sequel extends the coverage to include Smith’s second five films.  With the first edition salvaged as the first half of the book, […]

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Leonard Maltin’s 2013 Movie Guide

Leonard Maltin’s 2013 Movie Guide

| August 28, 2012

Leonard Maltin’s 2013 Movie Guide is a whimsical tale about a loveably quixotic old man who quests to see every movie ever made in all the land.  Also, there’s probably a dragon or something he has to slay… Seriously though, Leonard Maltin is an American institution.  He’s been putting out his movie guide every year […]

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