Автор: Schneider Steven Jay Название: 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die ISBN: 0764167901 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764167904 Издательство: Ingram Цена: 46200 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Every film profile is packed with details including the director and cast, a plot summary and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the films history.
This must-have guide chronicles the complete history of filmmaking, from silent-era sensations such as D. W.
Griffiths controversial The Birth of a Nation to recent Oscar nominees like Birdman, Boyhood and The Grand Budapest Hotel. Also described are Hollywoods most memorable musicals, great dramas, screwball comedies, experimental New Wave films from 1950s and 60s Europe, major films noir, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and outstanding documentaries.
This all-new edition has been updated with:
New films that span the globe
Detailed, full-color images
Key quotations from the movies
More movie posters than ever
Up-to-date facts and movie trivia
For students of cinema, discerning film buffs, DVD collectors, and readers who simply enjoy reminiscing over cherished screen moments, the 6th edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is a must-have compilation of film knowledge.
Автор: Schneider Steven Jay Название: 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die ISBN: 0764164228 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764164224 Издательство: Ingram Цена: 46200 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Holt Marion Peter, Dueber Julianne Название: 1001 Pitfalls in Spanish ISBN: 0764143476 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764143472 Издательство: Kaplan & Barrons Рейтинг: Цена: 12570 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Students learning Spanish on both elementary and intermediate levels will find this book a useful supplement to their main textbooks. It reviews the most commonly-made errors in speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. The authors focus on tricky vocabulary, idioms, technical terms, and other details in Spanish grammar and usage that differ markedly from English. This newly updated edition has been given an attractive new layout and cover design with type in a second color to emphasize keys points, as well as a larger page count. Students will also find more examples and exercises with answer keys.
Название: 1001 Movies you must see before you die ISBN: 0764161512 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764161513 Издательство: Ingram Цена: 46200 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: This special " Fifth Anniversary Edition " of the acclaimed film reference guide is packed with virtually everything movie lovers need to know about the films they simply must see. Stephen Jay Schneider and his team of writers have brought the book up to date by including the most memorable movies released during the past five years. Among their new additions are " The Queen, The Lives of Others, Brokeback Mountain, " and several more recent movies that have attracted worldwide attention. Covering more than a century of filmmaking and dating back to silent-era sensations such as Edwin S. Porter's " The Great Train Robbery " and Chaplin's " The Gold Rush, " this book describes musicals, dramas, screwball comedies, experimental "New Wave" films from 1950s and '60s Italy and France, major films noir, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and even memorable documentaries. It lists each film's director and cast, presents a plot summary and production notes, and cites interesting, often little-known facts relating to the film's cast, storyline, and production. For students of cinema, discerning film buffs, DVD collectors, and readers who enjoy thumbing through and reminiscing over cherished screen moments, " 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die " is the place to start reading. Filled with 800 movie still shots and actors' photos.
Автор: Schneider Steven Jay Название: 101 Cult Movies You Must See Before You Die ISBN: 0764163493 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764163494 Издательство: Ingram Цена: 19790 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Many--possibly most--films that achieve cult status begin as box office failures, and then over the years start attracting groups of devoted fans. Some cult movies are very good, while others are so bad that they're good, and some are comic escapades, while many others fall into the categories of science fiction or horror. But all cult movies have one thing in common: they are films that refuse to die. Here are brief and fascinating illustrated profiles of the 101 most unforgettable cult movies ever made. They include: Nosferatu * Reefer Madness * Fantasia * Touch of Evil * Taxi Driver * Invasion of the Body Snatchers * Attack of the Killer Tomatoes * The Incredible Shrinking Man * Night of the Hunter * The Wiz * Barbarella * Easy Rider, and many more Each profile includes a plot summary, a cast and credits list, and interesting facts about the film. They are presented chronologically in separate chapters covering each decade from the 1920s to the present. Illustrations include memorable movie stills and reproductions of ad posters. Approximately 200 illustrations.
Автор: Schneider Steven Jay Название: 101 Action Movies You Must See Before You Die ISBN: 0764163507 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764163500 Издательство: Ingram Цена: 19790 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Action movies can be called the purest form of cinema because they tell their stories visually, rather than through dialogue. Summarized in this entertaining book are 101 of the most famous action films of all time, from the early swashbucklers starring Douglas Fairbanks, to sci-fi panoramas like "Star Wars " and the "Terminator" series that was made famous by Arnold Schwarzenneger. With insights from critics, film historians, and academics, "101 Action Films You Must See Before You Die " discusses the movies that made actors like Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone, and Sean Connery into household names. This intensely readable book chronicles the history of action films by dividing them into separate chapters for each decade, starting in 1900 and concluding with films like "The Bourne Identity" with Matt Damon, and other major releases of the present decade. Each movie is profiled with a plot summary, a listing of cast and credits, and interesting notes about the production. Approximately 200 illustrations include reproductions of movie posters and stills from the films.
Автор: Schneider, Stephen Jay Название: 101 sci-fi movies ISBN: 0764141252 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764141256 Издательство: Ingram Цена: 21440 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: From the classic, low-budget Flash Gordon Saturday matinee serials of the 1930s and '40s to mammoth blockbusters like " Star Trek " and " 2001: A Space Odyssey, " filmdom's most imaginative contributions to science fiction are vividly recaptured in this compelling book. With intriguing insights from film critics and a wealth of factual details from historians and academics, general editor Stephen Jay Schneider has brought together the data, the drama, and the passions that have inspired movies about time travel, close encounters, distant planets, extraterrestrial monsters, alien invasions, and the many other story ingredients that enliven science fiction films. Plot summaries, cast and credit listings, and 200 dramatic illustrations recapture unforgettable moments from sci-fi hits that include " Alien, The Andromeda Strain, The Empire Strikes Back, The Fly, The Incredible Shrinking Man, Planet of the Apes, Silent Running, The Thing, " and many, many others. Illustrations include dramatic still shots from the films and memorable movie posters. Here is a reference volume that belongs on the bookshelf of every film buff and science fiction fan.
Автор: Spencer-Jones, Rae Название: 1001 Gardens: See Before Die ISBN: 0764160052 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764160059 Издательство: Ingram Цена: 46190 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Garden lovers and discriminating travelers will relish this armchair tour of the most beautiful and interesting gardens around the world. Succinct descriptions with stunning color photos showcase the creations of the world's outstanding landscape gardeners, architects, and garden designers. From Spain's famous gardens of the Moorish Alhambra at Granada to San Diego's Healing Garden, created for patients at the San Diego Children's Hospital, this lavishly illustrated guide will delight both lovers of natural beauty and hands-on gardeners. Among the many gardens pictured and described in this beautiful volume are--
In the United States and Canada: Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Boscobel in New York's Hudson Valley, Williamsburg Gardens in Virginia, Magnolia Plantation and its Gardens near Charleston, South Carolina, Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin in Wisconsin, the Toronto Botanical Garden, Pacific Undersea Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia, and many more. . .
In England: The Japanese Garden in London's Holland Park, the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, Shakespeare's Garden in Stratford, London's Victoria and Albert Museum Gardens, and many more. . .
In France: The Gardens of Versailles outside Paris, the Garden of Claude Monet at Giverney, Chateau de Vauville in Cherbourg, and many more. . .
The rest of the world: Boboli Gardens in Florence, Italy, Potsdam Gardens near Berlin, Germany, the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto, Japan, and hundreds more. In addition to photos and a textual description, each entry cites special features such as fountains and architecture, the garden's size in acres, and the names of the garden's designers. The garden descriptions are organized geographically by country. More than 800 breathtaking color photos and illustrations.
Автор: Bright, Michael Название: 1001 natural wonders,2nd ISBN: 0764162330 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764162336 Издательство: Ingram Цена: 46200 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Updated and enhanced with new descriptions of natural wonders selected by UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as World Heritage sites, this beautiful volume takes readers to the most spectacular places on Earth sights and locations so breathtaking that once seen, they are never forgotten. Among them are:
The iconic rocks and pinnacles of the Arizona desert
The frozen, majestic Scandinavian archipelagos
The secluded Spanish wetlands, home to the world s few remaining Iberian lynx
The fragile reefs of Australia s coastline, now threatened by global warming Written and compiled by a team of the world s most well-traveled writers, ecologists, photographers, and conservationists, 1001 Natural Wonders circumnavigates the globe, traveling to the most outstanding locations our planet has to offer. Readers will take an armchair tour augmented by the explosive rumbling of Caribbean volcanoes, and visit places like Bryce Canyon, Utah, a rugged, dramatic national park located just a few hours drive from Salt Lake City. Packed with information on the creation, development, and location of each natural wonder, and describing protected areas and endangered species in detail, this comprehensive guide offers compelling insight into our planet s priceless resources. It celebrates hundreds of millions of years of the Earth s turbulent natural history and displays our planet s beauty, which is our unique heritage. Hundreds of magnificent color photos.
Автор: Furtado, Peter Название: 1001 days shaped our world ISBN: 0764161350 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764161353 Издательство: Ingram Рейтинг: Цена: 46200 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: From the foundation of Rome on April 21, 753 B.C. to the execution of Saddam Hussein on December 30, 2006, " 1001 Days That Shaped the World " focuses on those truly extraordinary moments that changed the direction of world history. This eminently readable volume summarizes each event in a brief but dramatic descriptive article supplemented with memorable illustrations or photos. Decisive battles, natural disasters, the rise of emperors, historic assassinations, the launching of successful inventions, the hatching of political plots, artistic and cultural milestones--these are just a few of the general categories that describe the momentous days as recounted by historian Peter Furtado and his team of writers and researchers. Just a few of the 1001 important days captured in these pages are:
Sept. 21, 490 B.C.--The Battle of Marathon
March 15, 44 B.C.-- Julius Caesar assassinated
Dec. 25, 800--Charlemagne crowned Emperor in Rome
Oct. 14, 1066--The Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest of Britain
Jan. 7, 1610--Galileo discovers the moons of Jupiter
Dec. 16, 1773--The Boston Tea Party
Dec. 2, 1804--Napoleon crowns himself emperor
Nov. 24, 1859--Darwin's Origin of Species published
March 22, 1895--The first showing of a motion picture by the LumiAA]re brothers
Apr. 17, 1906--The San Francisco earthquake
Dec. 7, 1941--The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor
Apr. 12, 1961--Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in Space
Nov. 9, 1989--The Berlin Wall Tumbles
Sept. 11, 2001--Al Qaeda attacks New York and Washington Here is a book to read and enjoy. Filled with stories of human achievement, high drama, and unforgettable tragedy, " 1001 Days That Shaped the World " presents an accurate account of each event chosen, and explains the event's physical, cultural, social, or economic impact on the world. Hundreds of evocative photos and illustrations.
Автор: Strutz Название: 1001 pitfalls in german,3rd ed ISBN: 0812096525 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812096521 Издательство: Ingram Цена: 19790 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: A supplementary textbook outlining fundamentals of the German language and providing help for common obstacles such as declensions, pronoun agreement, time expressions, and letter writing.
Автор: Challoner, Jack Название: 1001 inventions: we live ISBN: 0764161369 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764161360 Издательство: Ingram Цена: 46200 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: We take thousands of inventions for granted, using them daily and enjoying their benefits. But how much do we really know about their origins and development? This absorbing new book tells the stories behind the inventions that have changed the world, with details about--
Convenience items, such as safety pins, toothbrushes, and bifocals
Weapons of war, including explosives, gunpowder, and shrapnel shells
Industrial advances, such as the steam engine and the power loom for weaving
Transportation advances, including the airplane, the diesel engine, the automobile, and the air-inflated rubber tire
Electronic marvels, including color television, the microprocessor, the personal computer, the compact disc, and the cell phone
Medical advances, from antiseptic surgery to the electron microscope. . . and much more. Inventors and pioneers of science and technology, including Eli Whitney, James Watt, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Bessemer, Thomas Edison, J.B. Dunlop, the Wright Brothers, Werner von Braun, Jonas Salk, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and many others are also discussed. Fascinating photos and illustrations complement authoritative summaries of each invention, and remarkable quotations from many of the inventors add to this chronicle of human ingenuity that began some 6,000 years ago with the invention of the wheel. Approximately 700 photos and illustrations in color and black and white.
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