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    Edward Ross

    Filmish

    $34.00

    Edinburgh-based cartoonist Edward Ross uses comics to illuminate the ideas behind our favourite films. In Filmish, Ross's cartoon alter-ego guides readers through the annals of cinematic history, introducing us to some of the strange and fascinating concepts at work in the movies. Each chapter focuses on a particular theme - the body, architecture, language - and explores an eclectic mix of cinematic triumphs, from A Trip to the Moon to Aliens. Sitting within the tradition of bestselling non-...

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    Magazine B: Netflix

    $32.90

    Ever since diving head first into the home entertainment market with a subscription-based DVD-by-mail operation, Netflix has constantly sought to improve the user experience through their user-specific movie recommendation algorithms. By introducing streaming in 2007 and removing the conventional constraints of time and place, Netflix has redefined the way we watch movies and television. Magazine: 138 PagesProduct Dimensions: 170 x 240 mmISBN: 9791160360028 Published by Magazine B

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    Magazine B: Star Wars

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    The first Star Wars film was released in 1977. Over the past four decades, this chronicle of galactic war and adventure has established itself as an American pop culture icon, generating tremendous revenue and attracting an enormous fandom across the globe. During that time, Star Wars has grown into a universe all its own, spawning TV series, video games, toys, and theme parks. The audio and visual technologies used in the films have also provided a foundation for Industrial Light & Magic...

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    Magazine B: YouTube

    $32.90

    In 2005, three employees at PayPal came together to cofound YouTube, an online platform where users could upload and share video content with a quickly growing audience. YouTube encouraged the average internet users to tap into their creativity and equipped them with the powerful tool of video streaming, resulting in an endless content library that caters to all tastes and a gargantuan online media presence for the website. Going the extra mile to share ad revenue with creators, YouTube has f...

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    Spoke Art Gallery

    My Neighbor Hayao

    $51.00

    Beloved by millions, praised by film critic Roger Ebert as "the best animation filmmaker in history," and referred to as the "Japanese Walt Disney," Hayao Miyazaki is known for his sense of whimsical adventure, deep reverence for nature, and strong female characters. As a prolific creator, his influence and admirers include Steven Spielberg, Wes Anderson, and Akira Kurosawa. Curated by Spoke Art Gallery, My Neighbor Hayao features work from more than 250 artists in celebration of the acclaime...

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  • Hayao Miyazaki

    Starting Point

    $26.00

    In the first two decades of his career, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki laid the groundwork for his legendary movies. Starting Point is a collection of essays, interviews, and memoirs that go back to the roots of Miyazaki's childhood, the formulation of his theories of animation, and the founding of Studio Ghibli. Before directing such acclaimed films as Spirited Away, Miyazaki was just another salaried animator, but with a vision of his own. Follow him as he takes his first steps on the road to suc...

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  • Salka Viertel

    The Kindness Of Strangers

    $32.00

    A memoir about showbiz in the early 20th century that travels from the theaters of Vienna, Prague, and Berlin, to Hollywood during the golden age, complete with encounters with Franz Kafka, Albert Einstein, and Greta Garbo along the way. Salka Viertel’s autobiography tells of a brilliant, creative, and well-connected woman’s pilgrimage through the darkest years of the twentieth century, a journey that would take her from a remote province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire to Hollywood. The Kindn...

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    Hayao Miyazaki

    Turning Point

    $46.00

    The second volume of legendary animation director Hayao Miyazaki’s career memoir continues with essays, interviews, and discussions about some of his most popular films, including Spirited Away and Ponyo. In the mid-1990s, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki moved from success to success as his work found an audience outside of Japan. His animated films of the era, including Princess Mononoke, Howl’s Moving Castle, and Ponyo, were internationally lauded, and Miyazaki won an Academy Award in 2003 for his...

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