Books tagged: Guides & Reviews

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Saving the World

By Lynette Porter

This insightful collection of essays weighs in on the incredible appeal of the new hit show Heroes and why it has attracted such a diverse anddevoted following. Featuring archetypal characters with a twist?including a time traveler, a painter prophet, a schizophrenic stripper, ... Read more

Saving the World

By Lynnette Porter, David Lavery, and Hillary Robson

This insightful collection of essays weighs in on the incredible appeal of the new hit show Heroes and why it has attracted such a diverse and devoted following. Featuring archetypal characters with a twist?including a time traveler, a painter prophet, a schizophrenic stripper, ... Read more

Son of the 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen

By Richard Crouse

With Titles that draw from the depths of obscurity, this collectionfeatures thoughtfully selectedessaysdevoted to such films as Wladyslaw StarewiczÓ³ 13-minute masterpiece The CameramanÓ³ Revenge (1912), the existential reinvention of the Western genre in El Topo (1970), ... Read more

Son of the 100 Best Movies You`ve Never Seen

By Richard Crouse

With titles that draw from the depths of obscurity, this collection features thoughtfully selected essays devoted to such films as Wladyslaw Starewicz’s 13-minute masterpiece The Cameraman’s Revenge (1912), the existential reinvention of the Western genre in El Topo (1970), ... Read more

Spotted

By Crissy Calhoun

Best friends, boyfriends, high school and haute couture ? Gossip Girl has gone from a guilty pleasure to becoming the show everyone is talking about, from Rolling Stone to Vanity Fair, from gossip columnists to President Obama. From its not-so-humble beginnings as a bestselling ... Read more

The Doctors Are In

By Graeme Burk & Robert Smith?

Get acquainted with the eccentric alien known as the Doctor

From his beginnings as a crotchety, anti-heroic scientist in 1963 to his current place in British pop culture as the mad and dangerous monster-fighting savior of the universe, the titular character of Doctor Who has ... Read more

The Lord of the Films

By J. W. Braun

A unique scene-by-scene breakdown of all of the Lord of the Rings movies, this guide provides in-depth analysis of the live-action trilogy and other related films, alongside games, puzzles, and interviews with the filmmakers. Each scene is explored in four different ways: a ... Read more

The Making of the Potterverse

By Edward Gross

Over the past decade, the magic of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series has spread across the globe, touching the imagination of hundreds of millions of people of all ages. From the 1997 U.K. publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone through the summer 2007 theatrical ... Read more