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Turan, Kenneth.

Summary: "As a child in 1950s Brooklyn, Kenneth Turan often turned to television programs like "Million Dollar Movie" on WOR-TV. Featuring a much-loved theme song from Gone with the Wind, "Million Dollar Movie" would run one feature film twice a day, every day, all week. It was there that he developed a life-long love of the world of the movies. One of the most discerning critics writing today, Kenneth...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 TUR

Sepinwall, Alan

Summary: "While working at the Newark Star-Ledger, Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall created a popular column debating the merits of then-current television. Eventually they went on to successful careers as critics elsewhere, but the debate raged on and now comes to an epic conclusion in TV (THE BOOK). Alan and Matt have established The Pantheon of top TV shows using a complex, obsessively...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.45 SEP

Wood, Michael

Summary: Michael Wood, one of our most versatile critics, has given us a compact study of Hitchcock that deftly melds biography and criticism. He gives us the life, from a provincial suburb of London to the most posh precincts of Los Angeles, and a fabled career that began as a designer of title cards in the silent film era. He reads the films as visual texts, studying their plots to tease out their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HITCHCOCK, ALFRED WOO

Tippins, Sherill.

Summary: "An icon of American artistic invention, the Chelsea Hotel has been, since its founding by a French socialist utopian in 1884, a cultural dynamo lodged in the very heart of uber-capitalist New York City. Sherill Tippins, author of the acclaimed February House, delivers a lively, masterly history of the Chelsea and of the successive generations of artists who have cohabited and created there,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.94 TIP

Jaglom, Henry

Summary: "Based on long-lost recordings, a set of riveting and revealing conversations with America's great cultural provocateurThere have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died. The tapes, gathering dust in a garage, did indeed exist, and this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 JAG

Apatow, Judd

Summary: "Before his name became synonymous with a new style of comedy; before he had written, directed, or produced his first movie or TV show; before he and his roommate Adam Sandler were performing stand up at dive bars in LA; before all that, Judd Apatow was a kid in Syosett, Long Island who was utterly obsessed with comedy. At 16, he started hosting a radio show for his local high school station,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792 APA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 792 APA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 792.7 APA

Taylor, Chris

Summary: As journalist Chris Taylor shows, Star Wars might never have been such a wild success if not for the eclectic cast of writers, editors, sound engineers, and marketers who labored behind the scenes to bring George Lucas’s vision to life and sell it to a skeptical public. Essential reading for Star Wars fans or anyone interested in the business of entertainment, How Star Wars Conquered the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4 TAY

Catmull, Edwin E.

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Summary: "In 1986, Ed Catmull co-founded Pixar, a modest start-up with an immodest goal: to make the first-ever computer animated movie. Nine years later, Pixar released Toy Story, which went on to revolutionize the industry, gross $360 million, and establish Pixar as one of the most successful, innovative, and emulated companies on earth. This book details how Catmull built an enduring creative culture...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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Eyman, Scott

Summary: "A revelatory biography of the enduringly popular John Wayne that draws on more than 100 interviews as well as exclusive access to the files of Wayne's film production company to answer the question why he became and remains an iconic American figure"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.43 WAYNE, JOHN EYM

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WAYNE, JOHN EYM

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Wayne 2014

Moore, Roger

Summary: "In a career that spans over seven decades, Roger Moore has been at the very heart of Hollywood. Of course, he's an actor and has starred in films that have made him famous the world over; but he's also a tremendous prankster, joker and raconteur. Despite the fact that he is well known as one of the nicest guys in the business, on and off the screen he has always been up for some fun. In this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press, an imprint of Roman & Littlefield 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOORE, ROGER MOO

Stein, Jean.

Summary: "An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles by the author of the contemporary classic Edie; Jean Stein influenced the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie : American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol 'superstar' Edie Sedgwick. Now, in West of Eden, Stein turns her lens toward the city Sedgwick came from--Los Angeles--and a mythic cast of fortune...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 STE

Cohen, Richard M. (Richard Martin)

Summary: "Nora Ephron, one of the most famous writers, film makers, and personalities of her time is captured by her long-time and dear friend in a hilarious, blunt, raucous, and poignant recollection of their decades-long friendship. Nora Ephron (1941-2012) was a phenomenal personality, journalist, essayist, novelist, playwright, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, and movie director (Sleepless in Seattle;...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EPHRON, NORA COH

Summary: After young Lucas shoots some ants with his water pistol they retaliate with a secret potion that shrinks him to their size.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY ANT

Newcott, Bill.

Summary: Finally, an end to the old complaint, "There's nothing to watch!" Since 2002, AARP's Movies for Grownups has been celebrating movies with special appeal for the 50+ audience through reviews, film festivals, private screenings, and a weekly TV series. Now, in the first-ever Movies for Grownups book, MFG creator Bill Newcott selects the 100 essential films for those who love great cinema.The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: RosettaBooks 2015

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Bissell, Tom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 791.43 Bis

Aikman, Becky

Summary: ""You've always been crazy," says Louise to Thelma, shortly after she locks a police officer in the trunk of his car. "This is just the first chance you've had to express yourself." In 1991, Thelma & Louise, the story of two outlaw women on the run from their disenchanted lives, was a revelation. Suddenly, a film in which women were, in every sense, behind the wheel. It turned the tables on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.43 Aikman 2017

Stanley, Timothy.

Summary: "To most Americans, Hollywood activism consists of self-obsessed movie stars making transparently liberal films in a desperate bid for Academy Award glory. There's some truth in that stereotype. But celebrity activism also exerts a subtle power over the American political process. Through money, networking, and image making, the movie industry has shaped the way that politics works for nearly a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 STA

Freeman, Hadley.

Summary: "From Vogue contributor and Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman, a personalized guide to eighties movies that describes why they changed movie-making forever--featuring exclusive interviews with the producers, directors, writers and stars of the best cult classics"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 FRE

Summary: When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY POL

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Polar 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV POL
1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: DVD JUV POL

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD POL

Gaines, Chip

Summary: Sometimes the messiest stuff and the biggest mistakes can take you someplace wonderful. With the help of their hit TV show, Fixer Upper, the husband and wife team of Chip and Joanna Gaines have transformed the seemingly everyday work of renovating homes and flipping houses in Waco, Texas, into something much more. With their fun personalities, good humor, strong love of family, and unique...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 GAI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GAI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 GAI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Gaines 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B GAINES GAI

Summary: Lost and lonely, and separated from her mother and siblings, a newborn kitten named Chi cries in a park. What she thinks must be the end, however, turns out to be a brand new adventure when the Yamada family gives her a new home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DiscoTek Media 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME CHI

Whitenton, Linda

Summary: CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram, Second Edition is the perfect study guide to help you pass the CNA Certified Nursing Assistant exam. It provides coverage and practice questions for every current exam topic and is fully revised to reflect the latest NNAAP test plan. The book presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pearson 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610 WHI

Meister, Cari

Summary: Luna, Ruby, and May are busy practicing for the Fairy Hill music show, and together they perform beautifully--but when it is time for Luna's solo song she freezes up, and it is up to May and her bells to help overcome Luna's stage fright.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Summary: Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA VAL