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Author: David Thomson | Narrator: David Thomson
Release Date: March 23, 2021
From the celebrated film critic and author of The Biographical Dictionary of Film--an essential work on the preeminent, indispensable movie directors and the ways in which their work has forged, and continues to forge, the landscape of modern film.Di...
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Author: Jeanine Basinger | Narrator: Erin Bennett
Release Date: November 05, 2019
Irresistible and authoritative, The Movie Musical! is an in-depth look at the singing, dancing, happy-making world of Hollywood musicals--an essential audiobook for anyone who's ever laughed, cried, or sung along at the movies.Leading film ...
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Author: Geoff Dyer | Narrator: Roy MacMillan
Release Date: February 12, 2019
Geoff Dyer's earlier book on film, Zona, was about Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker, so it was perhaps inevitable that he should next devote his unique critical and stylistic energies to Brian G. Hutton's Where Eagles Dare. A thrilling Alpine adventure sta...
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Author: David Thomson | Narrator: David Thomson
Release Date: January 29, 2019
In this wholly original work of film criticism, David Thomson, celebrated author of The Biographical Dictionary of Film, probes the many ways in which sexuality has shaped the movies—and the ways in which the movies have shaped sexuality. Explo...
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Author: Adam Nayman | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: September 11, 2018
A playfully critical journey through the Coen brothers' filmographyFrom such cult hits as Raising Arizona (1987) and The Big Lebowski (1998) to major critical darlings Fargo (1996), No Country for Old Men (2007), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Ethan...
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Author: Nancy Schoenberger | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: October 24, 2017
John Ford and John Wayne, two titans of classic film, made some of the most enduring movies of all time. The genre they defined—the Western—and the heroic archetype they built still matter today.   For more than twenty years John For...
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Author: Becky Aikman | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: June 27, 2017
A lively and revealing behind-the-scenes look at the making of one of history's most controversial and influential movies, drawing on exclusive interviews with the cast and crew.“You’ve always been crazy,” says Louise to Thelma,...
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Author: Peter Ackroyd | Narrator: Gildart Jackson
Release Date: October 25, 2016
A gripping short biography of the extraordinary Alfred Hitchock, the master of suspense. Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. A...
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Author: Jean Stein | Narrator: Various
Release Date: February 09, 2016
An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles from the author of the contemporary classic Edie  Jean Stein transformed the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie: American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Wa...
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Author: Shawn Levy | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: October 28, 2014
REMARKABLE BIOGRAPHY OF AN ICON There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparallele...
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Author: Rita Moreno | Narrator: Rita Moreno
Release Date: March 05, 2013
In this luminous memoir, Rita Moreno shares her remarkable journey from a young girl with simple beginnings in Puerto Rico  to Hollywood legend—and one of the few performers, and the only Hispanic, to win an Oscar, Grammy, Tony and two Emm...
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Author: Shawn Levy | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: May 05, 2009
Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning actor with the legendary blue eyes, achieved superstar status by playing charismatic renegades, broken heroes, and winsome antiheroes in such revered films as The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance ...
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