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Taschen The Star Wars Archives

Made in close collaboration with George Lucas and Lucasfilm, this second volume covers the making of the prequel trilogy: Episode I The Phantom Menace, Episode II Attack of the Clones, and Episode III Revenge of the Sith. The XXL tome continues our visual trip through the Star Wars galaxy with an exclusive interview with Lucas, script pages, concept art, on-set photography, and more.

Numbered first printing of 10,000

We contributed and wrote in the chapters for all three of the films.

Star Wars Archives Vol. 2

Science Fiction World: Fantasy Box-Office Hits


Free on the cover of the sadly short lived Science Fiction World with a lot of reviews by us inside.

Pocket Essential Hong Kong’s Heroic Bloodshed

Pocket Essential Hong Kong’s Heroic Bloodshed. We contributed a number of entries to this tome.

Alternative Europe

Alternative EuropeThis second title in the AlterImage series that investigates previously under-explored areas of popular and cult cinema (Underground U.S.A. being the first volume) features over 20 essays from an eclectic range of writers uncovering the cult cinema of Europe. The writers consider such unusual and diverse topics as Russian horror cinema, British exploitation, Belgian alternative cinema and Black ‘Emmanuelle’ films. Alternative Europe also includes exclusive interviews with such ‘trash’ film directors as Jess Franco(undreappreciated genius) and Brian Yuzna (Reanimator, etc.). We contributed an article about the wonderful French director Jean Rollin, who made the most beguiling, surreal, sexual and marvellous vampire films.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works, and Wonders

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy [3 volumes]: Themes, Works, and Wonders. The combined effort of some 150 expert contributors-including Richard Bleiler, John Clute, Ian Nichols, and Darrell Schweitzer-this encyclopedia discusses pervasive themes in science fiction and fantasy and gives detailed attention to selected novels, films, and television series. The first two volumes provide 400 alphabetically arranged entries on individual themes, while the last volume includes alphabetically arranged entries on 200 particular works.

We contributed to some of the films discussed in this huge, three volume work.

International Film Guide 2009

International Film Guide-2009The 2009 edition also includes a special focus on the 2004 expansion of the European Union and the development of cinema in the Union’s ten new member countries: Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia. The guide also includes detailed breakdowns of international box office statistics and film festival award-winners.

We contributed an article about one of the guide’s directors of the year: Hayao Miyazaki

You can find more about Hayao Miyazaki in our book about Studio Ghili.

If you wish to enjoy the Ghibli world when you are in Japan you should visit the Ghibli Museum, and read all about it here.

The International Film Guide 2010

International Film Guide2010The International Film Guide 2010 will interest industry veterans, filmmakers, cinema enthusiasts, and the casual theatergoer. It summarizes all the major festivals and film markets, and in addition to popular core features, the 2010 edition includes a special section on prominent figures and powerbrokers.

We contributed an article about one of the guide’s directors of the year: Park Chan Wook