Film guides & reviews

    Frightfest Guide To Monster Movies

    Paperback £12.65

    1939

    By Thomas S. Hischak

    Hardback Save £2.03 = £27.92

    This book is a day-by-day chronicle of 1939 Hollywood's greatest year. Each entry will focus on major news events-national and international-as well as minor curiosities or news items that would prove to be more important in the future. This will be followed by a full description and commentary on the...

    Opening Wednesday at a Theater or Drive-In Near You

    By Charles Taylor

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    Movie criticism s Dostoyevsky . . . Taylor reveals a national identity forged from the innocence we claim to have lost but never had in the first place. --Steve Erickson, author of Zeroville"

    100 Essential Silent Film Comedies

    By James Roots

    Hardback £30.47

    This book celebrates 100 significant silent film comedies from around the globe, including The Circus, The General, Safety Last, and Steamboat Bill Jr. Each entry contains information about the cast and crew, production details, DVD availability, and an explanation of why the film is essential viewing.

    Notes From the Upside Down - Inside the World of Stranger Things: An Unofficial Handbook to the Hit TV Series

    By Guy Adams

    Hardback £10.25

    Then grab your Eggos and prepare to enter Hawkins, Indiana - just don't forget your fairy lightsIf you devoured Stranger Things and you're looking to fill the demogorgon-sized hole in your life, then look no further than Notes From the Upside Down.

    The Art and Making of Kong: Skull Island

    By Simon Ward

    Hardback £17.45

    Welcome to the jungle. The origin of one of cinema's most beloved and most fearsome monsters is explained in Kong: Skull Island. This official companion to the blockbuster movie features the breath-taking art, storyboards, designs, and set photos that conjure King Kong's world.

    East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

    Paperback Save £7.54 = £17.45

    In East, West and Centre the world's leading scholars in the field assemble to consider the ways in which notions such as East and West, national and transnational, central and marginal are being rethought and reframed in contemporary European cinema. This is a ground-breaking and essential read, not just for...

    Macbeth

    Paperback £9.95

    Why write about Roman Polanski's Macbeth 1971 as part of a series of books dedicated to the classics of the horror movie genre? Because, Rebekah Owens argues, just as Banquo in Polanski's film holds up a series of mirrors that reflect images of his successors that trace back to his...

    Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    By Lucasfilm Ltd

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    An official behind-the-scenes companion to "Rogue One" provides an in-depth tour of the production's art department, profiling key droids, vehicles, and weapons through hundreds of concept paintings, sketches, storyboards, matte paintings, and designs.

    Art of the Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    By Warner Bros.

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    Step inside the world of the talented art departments who, led by Academy Award R-winning production designer Stuart Craig, were responsible for the creation of the unforgettable characters, locations and beasts in J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7