Archive for Items Categorized 'Movies', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Michael G. Farrow
You don’t have to be from Altoona, Pennsylvania to find something interesting in this look at the entertainment palaces—and dives—of a bygone era. The author may overwhelm the general reader in a sea of facts and minutia, but his contribution to film scholarship cannot be ignored.
by David Thomson
From movie to TV to smartphone screen, from communal to solitary consumption, the author examines 100 years of moving pictures changing life as we know it.
by Tracy Hickman
A novel about the man behind the mask, the man who has no superpowers but uses his wits and his considerable resources to be, well, a detective.
by M. Todd Bennett
The film theater and the geopolitical theater come together in a book that explores how movies affect pubic opinion.
by Mark Cotta Vaz
Meet the caped crusader and his primary toy, the Batmobile. From its comic book origins to today’s Hollywood blockbuster all the various models are examined.
by John Heitmann
It’s complicated . . . what aspect of life is not affected by the car? It’s a big topic and this little book can get you started.