The Sopranos SessionsHarry N. Abrams #ad - On january 10, 1999, a mobster walked into a psychiatrist’s office and changed TV history. As tv critics for tony soprano’s hometown paper, new jersey’s The Star-Ledger, Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz were among the first to write about the series before it became a cultural phenomenon. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the show’s debut, Sepinwall and Seitz have reunited to produce The Sopranos Sessions, a collection of recaps, conversations, and critical essays covering every episode.
By shattering preconceptions about the kinds of stories the medium should tell, Breaking Bad, The Wire, The Sopranos launched our current age of prestige television, paving the way for such giants as Mad Men, and Game of Thrones. Featuring a series of new long-form interviews with series creator david chase, and legacy, as well as selections from the authors’ archival writing on the series, its graphic depictions of violence, themes, The Sopranos Sessions explores the show’s artistry, examining its portrayal of Italian Americans, and its deep connections to other cinematic and television classics.
The Seinfeld Scripts: The First and Second SeasonsIt Books #ad - Jerry: yeah and you're just what she's looking for, too--a stranger, leering through a pair of binoculars ten floors up. Kramer: What a body. Yeeaaah. That's for me. We've followed their misadventures for nearly ten years on Thursday nights. It's like epstein-Barr with a twist of Lyme disease. Jerry: lyme disease? i thought she had Epstein-Barr syndrome? Elaine: She has this in addition to Epstein-Barr.
George. Here, finally, are the scripts of the first two seasons that will take you back to the beginning of Seinfeld. Jerry. Elaine. Kramer. George: she calls me up at my office she says, "We have to talk. Jerry: the four worst words in the English language. Elaine: my roommate has Lyme disease. Created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld.
The Seinfeld Scripts: The First and Second Seasons #ad - Featuring the first 17 episodes ever aired, george, "the seinfeld chronicles, " where it all began; george introduces his importer/exporter altar ego art vanderlay in "the stakeout"; kramer becomes obsessed with cantaloupe in "The Ex-Girlfriend"; Jerry and George meet Elaine's dad in "The Jacket"; is Jerry responsible for a poor Polish woman's death when he makes "The Pony Remark"?; Jerry and Elaine decide to become intimate again in "The Deal"; what will George do when he is banned from the executive bathroom in "The Revenge"?; and Jerry, The Seinfeld Scripts contains all the great lines that have kept us laughing for years: the pilot episode, and Elaine wait for a table in "The Chinese Restaurant.
It's all here: the award-winning writing of Seinfeld, "the defining sitcom of our age".
The Sopranos: The Complete BookLiberty Street #ad - Used book in Good Condition. If any book can make its readers feel nostalgic for a tv show whose main character hacks one of his enemies into pieces, Tony, it is this gorgeously designed and smartly written tribute to The Sopranos and its conflicted hero, the mob boss torn between loyalty to his crime family and his own family.
Scheduled to be published in conjunction with the series' final nine episodes in its six-season, the show's use of New Jersey's "suburbo-industrial landscapes" as a backdrop to various thematic elements, the book is a success primarily due to Martin's enthusiastic but never fawning insider's look at everything from the initial casting of the series, eight-year-long run, and the characters' large appetites for sex and food.
The Sopranos: The Complete Book #ad - The book is also lavishly illustrated with wonderful photos of various sets, Tony's son, page-long descriptions on how each actor views the characters they play Robert Iler wants to step outside of his character, a superb short episode guide to each show, A. J. And smack myself in the face". He gets great insights from his interviews with all of the show's production staff, such as series creator David Chase, who was influenced by his work on The Rockford Files "TV's first postmodern, ironic detective".
The Sopranos Family Cookbook: As Compiled by Artie BuccoGrand Central Publishing #ad - Peter paul "paulie walnuts" gualtieri, associate of Tony Soprano "I have heard that Eskimos have fifty words for snow. Nuovo Vesuvio. As artie says, "enjoy, with a thousand meals and a thousand laughs. But that's not all! artie also brings you a cornucopia of precious sopranos artifacts that includes photos from the old country; the first Bucco's Vesuvio's menu from 1926; AJ's school essay on "Why I Like Food"; Bobby Bacala's style tips for big eaters, and much, much more.
Carmela soprano, tony's wife "If someone were sick, my inclination would be to send over a pastina and ricotta. It's healing food. Try her baked ziti, sinfully enriched with three cheeses, and her earthy 'Shcarole with Garlic. Corrado "junior" Soprano, Tony's uncle "Mama always cooked. A fun cookbook and interestingly written.
The Sopranos Family Cookbook: As Compiled by Artie Bucco #ad - Now artie bucco, la cucina's master chef and your personal host, invites you to a special feast. With a little help from his friends. The "family" restaurant, redefined. Buon' appetito!" Used book in Good Condition.
STORY MAPS: TV Drama: The Structure of the One-Hour Television Pilot Volume 4Act Four Screenplays #ad - A fun cookbook and interestingly written. Daniel calvisi brings his story maps screenwriting method to television as he breaks down the structure of the tv drama pilot, gAME OF THRONES, ground-breaking series of recent years, HOUSE OF CARDS, including THE WALKING DEAD, citing case studies from the most popular, BREAKING BAD, TRUE DETECTIVE, MR.
A clear, practical, step-by-step method to write a pilot that adheres to Hollywood standards. How to write a TV pilot has never been easier. This is a fantastic primer in developing a rock-solid one-hour TV pilot. Writing a pilot begins here. This book first introduces you to the key formats, then details the major signpost beats of a teleplay and the crucial characteristics that must be present in each act, genres and terminology of modern TV shows, using specific examples from our new "Golden Age of Television.
STORY MAPS: TV Drama: The Structure of the One-Hour Television Pilot Volume 4 #ad - Story maps: tv drama has been endorsed by many industry professionals in Hollywood, including:"Story Maps: TV Drama is a handy, practical guide that walks writers through the process of creating a compelling TV drama. Using examples from some of the most respected shows on television, writers will learn to master the form from outline to Fade Out.
The bottom line is, don’t learn the hard way like I did. If you're thinking of writing a tv pilot, read this book first!"— Christine Conradt, The Bride He Bought Online, Writer/Producer/Director of 50 Lifetime network movies, Stalked at 17 Used book in Good Condition. I wish i'd had this book when i was first starting out!"— hilary Weisman Graham, Bones Fox, Writer, Orange is the New Black Netflix“I plan to use Calvisi's process on our upcoming show in development at Starz.
Screenplay: The Foundations of ScreenwritingDelta #ad - In screenplay, word one why structure and character are the basic components of all narrative screenplays how to adapt a novel, a play, overcoming writer's block, not formula, Syd Field can help you discover: Why the first ten pages of every script are crucial to keeping professional readers' interest How to visually "grab" these influential readers from page one, building strong yet flexible storylines form, and much more Syd Field is revered as the original master of screenplay story structure, crafting memorable characters, or an article into a saleable script Tips on protecting your work—three ways to establish legal ownership of screenplays Vital insights on writing authentic dialogue, and this guide continues to be the industry's gold standard for learning the foundations of screenwriting.
A fun cookbook and interestingly written. In this revised edition of his premiere guide, the underpinnings of successful onscreen narratives are revealed in clear and encouraging language that will remain wise and practical as long as audiences watch stories unfold visually—from hand-held devices to IMAX to virtual reality.
Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting #ad - As the first person to articulate common structural elements unique to successful movies, celebrated producer, lecturer, teacher and bestselling author Syd Field has gifted us a classic text. Used book in Good Condition. From concept to character, from opening scene to finished script, here are fundamental guidelines to help all screenwriters—novices and Oscar-winners—hone their craft and sell their work.
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Inglourious Basterds: A ScreenplayLittle, Brown and Company #ad - Little Brown and Company. Raine is an illiterate hillbilly from the mountains of Tennessee who puts together a team of eight Jewish-American soldiers to hunt down the Nazis. Used book in Good Condition. Filled with tarantino's trademark electric dialogue and thrilling action sequences, Inglourious Basterds is one of the most celebrated films of the twenty-first century.
From the brilliant writer/director behind the iconic films pulp Fiction, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Kill Bill, comes Tarantino's most ambitious movie: a World War II epic starring Brad Pitt and filmed on location in Germany and France. When the inglourious basterds encounter Shosanna at a propaganda screening at the movie house she runs, they conspire to launch an unexpected plot to end the war.
Inglourious Basterds: A Screenplay #ad - . From the most original and beloved screenwriter of his generation, the complete Oscar-nominated screenplay of Quentin Tarantino's World War II epic Inglorious Basterds. Pitt plays lieutenant Aldo Raine -- the leader of the Basterds. The action tale follows the parallel story of a guerrilla-like squad of American soldiers called "The Basterds" and the French Jewish teenage girl Shosanna who find themselves behind enemy Nazi lines during the German occupation.
A fun cookbook and interestingly written. Screenplay The Foundations of Screenwriting.
The TV Writer's Workbook: A Creative Approach To Television ScriptsDelta #ad - Sandler explains the difference between “selling” and “telling, ” form and formula, theme and plot. Screenplay The Foundations of Screenwriting. Discover:• a technique for breaking down a show style so you’re as close to being in the writing room as you can get without actually having a job there• The 3 elements for that essential Concept Line that you must havein order to create a story with passion and consequence• Mining the 7 Deadly Sins for fresh and original story lines• Sample scripts from hit shows• In-depth graphs, vital checkpointsalong the way, and much, script breakdown charts, much more! Used book in Good Condition.
In this unique hands-on guide, television writer and producer Ellen Sandler shares the trade secrets she learned while writing for hit shows like Everybody Loves Raymond and Coach. And, like any business, there are proven strategies for success. She offers concrete advice on everything from finding a story to getting hired on a current series.
The TV Writer's Workbook: A Creative Approach To Television Scripts #ad - Filled with easy-to-implement exercises and practical wisdom, this ingenious how-to handbook outlines the steps for becoming a professional TV writer, starting with a winning script. Little Brown and Company. Why is tv writing different from any other kind of writing? How will writing a spec script open doors? What do I have to do to get a job writing for TV? Writing for television is a business.
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Inception: The Shooting ScriptInsight Editions #ad - Little Brown and Company. An in-world appendix with instructions for operating the mysterious PASIV Device mechanism. An exclusive exploration of a highly original concept, Inception: The Shooting Script is the record of a writer-director at the height of his craft. In which they delve into the 10-year development process behind Inception.
Writer-director Christopher Nolan's initial handwritten outline of the Inception plot. Screenplay The Foundations of Screenwriting. The story of a group of thieves who specialize in invading the mind through one’s dreams, Inception explores the Nolan’s signature psychological themes of memory, paranoia, and self-doubt as the protagonist, Dom Cobb, is pitted against a hostile subconscious spurred on by personal demons and regrets from the past.
Inception: The Shooting Script #ad - Inception, writer-director christopher Nolan’s seventh feature film, joins the epic scope of The Dark Knight with the narrative sophistication of Memento. In a conversational preface, nolan discusses with brother and frequent collaborator, Jonah, the genesis of the idea for the film and the decade-long process it took to write it.
An 8-page color insert featuring Inception concept art. Used book in Good Condition. Detailing the results of nolan’s efforts, inception: the Shooting Script includes key storyboard sequences, full-color concept art, and an appendix on the workings of the mysterious Pasiv Device that Cobb and his fellow extractors use to initiate the dream-share.
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Fleabag: The ScripturesBallantine Books #ad - Now recognized as one of today’s most essential voices, cry, emotionally damaged, sexually unapologetic woman who can make viewers laugh, she delivers powerful insights into her now-iconic protagonist: the hilarious, and cringe in a single scene. Essential for any fan, Fleabag: The Scriptures is the ultimate companion to a landmark series.
One real. It sits on her lap. Used book in Good Condition. One not. She pulls out the little sculpture of the woman with no arms. An 8-page color insert featuring Inception concept art. An in-world appendix with instructions for operating the mysterious PASIV Device mechanism. She only has her bra on underneath. In which they delve into the 10-year development process behind Inception.
Fleabag: The Scriptures #ad - Little Brown and Company. Go deeper into the groundbreaking, golden globe and emmy-winning series with this must-have collection—“a completist’s dream of a book, including the show’s full scripts and Waller-Bridge’s commentary” Vogue. Named one of the best books of the year by evening standard“her coat falls open.
A fun cookbook and interestingly written. A preface by collaborators Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan.