latest book reviews
23 Apr 2013
The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood by Sean Redmond
Actor, director, writer, comedian who makes gripping, often violent films, Flowering Blood looks at Takeshi Kitano, the man, the myths and the movies.
25 Mar 2013
Britain's Forgotten Film Factory: The Story of Isleworth Studios by Ed Harris
From a Study in Scarlet to The African Queen - films made at a studio you've probably never heard of...
20 Mar 2013
The Making of Hitchcock's The Birds by Tony Lee Moral
A new book looks at the making of Hitchcock's The Birds - a tale of avian Armageddon. Worth a flutter or is it winging it?
31 Jan 2013
Web TV Series... How to Make and Market Them by Dan Williams
Learn how to broadcast in the on-line world - how to get your web TV series made, seen and promoted.
16 Dec 2012
La storia del cinema in 1000 parole by Paolo Cherchi Usai
A 100 word review of a 1000 word book. Can it really cover the entire history of cinema?
17 Nov 2012
James Bond Unmasked by Bill Desowitz
Bond has just celebrated fifty years on the big screen. Bill Desowitz's James Bond Unmasked explores the franchise.
24 May 2012
Surrealism and the Cinema: Open-eyed Screening (Revised) by Michael Gould
A revised edition of Michael Gould's exploration of surrealism in films is issued in Ebook form. But is it art?
19 Feb 2012
Devil's Advocates Witchfinder General by Ian Cooper
A new book examines Witchfinder General, one of Britain's most loved and loathed horror films. Heritage horror or exploitation violence?
21 Dec 2011
Hollywood and Intimacy: Style, Moments, Magnificence by Steven Peacock
Too close for comfort? Barry Forshaw reviews Stephen Peacock's book about intense relationships in the movies.
10 Dec 2011
Creative Essentials: Reading Screenplays – how to analyse and evaluate film scripts by Lucy Scher
Script reading is an important aspect of the filmmaking process. Lucy Scher's Creative Essential tells you all you need to know about reading and analysing screenplays.
2 Nov 2011
Pocket Essential Tintin by Jean-Marc Lofficier and Randy Lofficier
With Spielberg's Tintin enthralling audiences in the cinema, the Pocket Essential guide gives us an overview of the Tintin series.
26 Sep 2011
The Martians are Coming! by Alan Gallop
The Martians Are Coming! tells the story of Orson Welles' infamous War of the Worlds broadcast. Anna Mitchell reviews.
16 Sep 2011
Andrei Tarkosky Kamera Book by Sean Martin
Andrei Tarkovsky is one of the best regarded art cinema directors of all time. The Kamera Book is the latest tome to discuss his remarkable body of work.
15 Jul 2011
Adaptation Revisited: Television and the Classic Novel by Sarah Cardwell
Barry Forshaw reviews Sarah Cardwell's critical reappraisal of a popular genre - the TV literary adaptation.
11 Jul 2011
Cinema Italiano: The Complete Guide from Classics to Cult by Howard Hughes
Howard Hughes' book Cinema Italiano claims to be the complete guide to Italian cinema from classics to cult. Leo White reviews.
3 Jul 2011
The Naked Brando: Portrait Of A Friendship by George Englund
Julian White reviews George Englund's book The Naked Brando
14 May 2011
Neo-Noir Kamera Book by Douglas Keesey
Douglas Keesey's Neo-Noir Kamera book is a fascinating look at how the fabulous film noir genre has evolved for a modern age.
1 May 2011
I Found It At The Movies: Reflections of a Cinephile by Philip French
Barry Forshaw reflects on Philip French's Reflections of a Cinephile
18 Apr 2011
John Carpenter Kamera Book by Colin Odell and Michelle Le Blanc
Tension. Fear. Exhilaration. Atmospheric synthesizers. You're in John Carpenter territory. And the Kamera Book about the master of horror has just been released.
7 Apr 2011
The Faber Book of French Cinema by Charles Drazin
Barry Forshaw reviews The Faber Book of French Cinema.
15 Mar 2011
Movie Movements Kamera Book by James Clarke
The Movie Movements Kamera Book is an essential exploration of classic cinema.
17 Nov 2008
Taboo Breakers by Calum Waddell
A new book by a regular Kamera contributor looks at cinema's taboo busters
21 Jul 2008
Everything is Cinema plus Dekalog 1: On The Five Obstructions and Neil Jordan by Richard Brody, Mette Hjort (ed.) and Carole Zucker (ed.)
Recently released books look at the lives and the works of three living film auteurs
1 May 2008
Mike Leigh on Mike Leigh by Amy Raphael
Kamera offers an exclusive peek inside Amy Raphael's new book on Britain's foremost auteur
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