Book Reviews

Book Review: THE ART OF JOHN ALVIN Is A Classy Affair

The great movie poster is a dying art-form (literally). There was once a time when a movie poster could be admired for being a classy piece of pop art, something that not only advertised a movie, but also stood proudly as its own thing. These [...]

September 4, 2014

Book Review: SHOWRUNNERS: THE ART OF RUNNING A TV SHOW

Over the last 20 years US television has undergone a huge transformation. Quality writing has migrated to the small screen and series like The Sopranos, Mad Men and Game of Thrones (to name just a few) are catapulting episodic shows into a whole new [...]

September 4, 2014

Book Review: Elysium – The Art of the Film

Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium is a visually stylish science fiction blockbuster, so it is no surprise that it would have a visually impressive tie-in book detailing the making of the film. Blomkamp’s follow-up to District 9 is set in a futuristic Los [...]

August 26, 2013

Book Review: PACIFIC RIM – MAN, MACHINES And MONSTERS

Guillermo Del Toro’s giant monsters versus giant robots flick, Pacific Rim is an epic production and it deserves an epic making-of companion. Pacific Rim – Man, Machines And Monsters is such a tome. The Titan book covers every aspect of [...]

July 13, 2013

Book Review: WORLD WAR Z – THE ART OF THE FILM

World War Z had a lot of negative press before it hit screens this summer. The screen adaptation of Max Brooks’ novel underwent extensive reshoots, which many thought was a sure sign that it was going to be a disaster. However, the film went on to [...]

July 7, 2013

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