This BFI Compendium edited by James Bell charts a course through the other worlds, future visions and altered states of sci-fi film and television, taking us from the magical invention of early cinema and onwards past the flying saucers, forbidden planets and Martian invaders of 1950s Cold War sci-fi.
The first in-depth overview of Anderson s filmography, guiding readers through his life and career. Previously unpublished photos, artwork, and ephemera complement a book-length conversation between Anderson and award-winning critic Matt Zoller Seitz.
Paul McAuley traces Brazil's production and critical reception, analyses its retro-futuristic imagery and inventive sequences, and unpicks the narrative's intricate web of accident, coincidence and allusion.
By Charlotte and Peter Fiell. A well designed pictorial collection of the essence of Scandinavian creativity from furniture, metalware, glass, textiles and ceramics as well as commercial products from companies like Hasselblad, IKEA, Lego, Saab.
By Dominic Bradbury. This definitive survey of one of the most popular, collectable and dynamic periods of international design offers a rich overview of all aspects of the subject. It covers furniture, lighting, glass, ceramics, textiles, product design, industrial design, graphics and posters, as well as architecture and interior design.
With hundreds of rare photographs, set sketches, and original renderings showcasing films of every era and genre, author Cathy Whitlock offers movie fans a backstage pass to 100 years of Hollywood’s most memorable film sets.
The 20th century was a rich period of beautiful, innovative design and produced many classics frequently featured in films. Includes more than 90 of the most desirable and iconic pendant lights, table lamps, floor and wall and ceiling designs from the last century.
SciFiNow is the ultimate magazine for the sci-fi, fantasy or horror fan. Written by fans, for fans, SciFiNowexplores the latest developments in science fiction, horror and fantasy, satisfying the ever-growing demand for the Sci-Fi genre in TV, film and literature and providing a stylish monthly guide to fantasy entertainment.
Published monthly by the British Film Institute, Sight and Sound is the film magazine for discerning fans and the go-to guide for film culture, with extensive coverage of international cinema past and present. It casts aside the celebrity gossip and hype found in most film magazines and instead focuses on insightful features and excellent journalism, celebrating the very best of world cinema.
Fully restored edition of Anthony Burgess' original text of A Clockwork Orange, with a glossary of the teen slang 'Nadsat', explanatory notes, pages from the original typescript, interviews, articles and reviews. And WHAT A BOOK COVER!
No holes barred and a thoroughly good read. Based on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over two years - as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues
A lively chronicle of Pixar Animation Studios' history and evolution, and the “fraternity of geeks” who shaped it. With the help of John Lasseter and visionary businessman Steve Jobs, Pixar has become the gold standard of animated filmmaking.
This behind-the-scenes spectacular of 2001: Space Odyssey sheds light on senior production designers and special-effects experts, who together with the intricate mastermind of Kubrick himself, revolutionized science fiction and the art of cinema.
By Christopher Frayling (who most certainly knows his stuff). This stunning tome is a previously unseen look behind-the-scenes at the making of this most legendary of science fiction classics. An in-depth examination of the complete, largely unpublished archive of art director Harry Lange's designs, concepts, roughs and photographs.
This book examines visionary architecture in films by focusing on original set designs from filmmakers across Europe and the United States. The book begins with expressionistic and psychological sets for films, such as "The Cabinet of Dr Caligari" (which had a profound effect on F&F Founder Paula Benson when seeing it as a teenager) and moves on to experimental depictions of the anticipated modern city in films such as "Metropolis".
Tim Palen, chief brand officer and president of worldwide marketing at Lionsgate, is an award-winning fine-art photographer. Photographs from The Hunger Games is a deluxe volume of Palen's portraits which capture each character with intimacy and transform the high-octane adventure of the films into exquisite visual art
The ultimate guide to films. Whether an avid film buff or just enjoy settling down to a movie every now and then, the Radio Times Guide to Films 2016 has something for you. Featuring in-depth reviews for more than 24,000 films (an increase of 1,000 films compared to last year's edition).
Ephraim Katz’s celebrated cinema Bible, The Film Encyclopedia now includes new, thorough coverage of independent films, the artistic and technical aspects of filmmaking, and the trends that lie close to the heart of today’s movie buff. Cinephiles will delight in new entries ranging from Sophia Coppola and Wes Anderson to The Lord of the Rings and Captain America.
Via a metal tin reel package, step into the world of cinema - the films, the directors, the genres and the styles. Profiling 100 of the world's most influential directors and 100 key cinematic works, this book takes you through the changing experience of cinema from the earliest silent movies to the modern 3D cinematic phenomenon and covers every national school of film-making from Hollywood to Bollywood.
A trusted source of information, elegance and wit, providing an insider's view of high society, high fashion and high culture with a uniquely British sensibility. Save up to 59% when you subscribe online via the button below.
American magazine offering satire on all aspects of life, popular culture, politics, entertainment and public figures. Divided by reoccurring segments such as TV and movie parodies it's also well known for perfecting the art of the hand drawn film reviews.
Clever, creative and quirky advice from the world’s best designers and architects complied by Holly Becker, American freelance journalist, design consultant, stylist and founder the decor8 blog. With over 1,000 inspirational design ideas from the likes of Kelly Hoppen, Jonathan Adler and Abigail Ahern you will learn the essential tools of the interior design trade.
Internationally acclaimed interior design sensation, Miles Redd is known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. This lavishly illustrated volume features a diverse selection of his unique interiors, an inspiration to anyone interested in spirited, eclectic design.
Acclaimed worldwide for his eclectic and highly personal interiors that mix style and comfort with adventure and art, Lars Bolander showcases a stunning selection of his compelling interiors, sharing his unique inspirations and giving us glimpses into his creative process.
Charles and Ray Eames are among the most important designers of the 20th century, and the story of the Eames Office is that of visual and material culture in the post-war, modern period. This book charts the history of their inspiring and prolific world and brings together key works and ideas explored at the Eames Office throughout its extraordinary history.
A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. We're a big fan of the author and colour expert Kassia St Clair - particularly her regular insightful column in Elle Decoration. This new book promises much inspiration and she even wrote a guest feature for us on Stranger Things to coincide with her book launch.
Furniture and modernist fans will love this comprehensive monograph on the world famous architect and designer Marcel Breuer. With his beginnings in Bauhaus, Breuer went through his career designing houses, furniture and public buildings that attracted the eye and still retain their impressive, sculptural nature.
Houseplants have never been hotter and award-winning interior landscape designer Ian Drummond's new book is an inspiration. He picked out his favourite plants in the movies for Film and Furniture. Read the feature >
by Film and Furniture Founder, Paula Benson. This week I learned a lot about magazines, MacGuffin’s and the kitchen sink (drama). The MacGuffin A MacGuffin is an object or device in a film or a book which serves as a trigger for the plot. This plot device often has little or no narrative explanation and…