In this quick-witted portrait, Ackroyd reveals something more: a lugubriously jolly man fond of practical jokes, who smashes a once-used tea cup every morning to remind himself of the frailty of life. Iconic film stars make cameo appearances, just as Hitch did in his own films.
A tie-in with the popular Turner Classic Movies series and a new edition of a TCM Library favorite, The Essentials Vol. 2 presents an even more intriguing, engrossing, and outstanding collection of must-see movie viewing.
At last, the definitive book about perhaps the best cabin crew dramedy ever filmed: View From the Top starring Gwyneth Paltrow. In Ayoade on Top, Richard Ayoade, perhaps one of the most 'insubstantial' people of our age, takes us on a journey from Peckham to Paris by way of Nevada and other places we don't care about.
This work looks both at stars who attained worldwide fame through the Hollywood cinema, and those whose contribution is primarily to the national cinema. The essays and introductory discussion range over the whole history of British stardom from circa 1910 onwards.
The graphic novel by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith reinvigorated the horror comic genre, and their tale is a blockbuster movie. This illustrated screenplay edition offers the complete shooting script for "30 Days of Night", plus behind-the-scenes production photos, interviews with the cast and crew, and conceptual film art and storyboards.