William Esper, one of the leading acting teachers of our time,
explains and extends Sanford Meisner's legendary technique,
offering a clear, concrete, step-by-step approach to becoming a
truly creative actor.Esper worked closely with Meisner for
seventeen years and has spent decades developing his famous program
for actor's training.
From the celebrated film critic and author of The
Biographical Dictionary of Film, an original, seductive account
of sexuality in the movies and of how actors and actresses on
screen have fed our desire.
Director, writer, and actor Jay Chandrasekhar tells the
hilarious stories behind his films Super Troopers and
Super Troopers 2 (out on 4/20/2018.), the history of his
comedy group, Broken Lizard, and everything in between.
Jay Chandrasekhar has spent the past two decades writing,
directing, and acting in film and TV.
The novelist who wrote THE GRAPES OF WRATH and the director
who produced CRISIS AND LIGHTS OUT in Europe combined their
superb talents to tell the story of the coming of modern medicine
to the natives of Mexico. There have been several notable examples
of this pen-camera method of narration, but THE FORGOTTEN
VILLAGE is unique among them in that the text was written
before a single picture was shot.
In a wise, warmhearted memoir that celebrates her extraordinary
life and stellar career, Swoosie Kurtz shares just the right
combination of personal misadventure and showbiz lore, candidly
reflecting on the right choices that empowered her, the wrong
choices that enlightened her, and the intimate journey of caring
for an aging parent.
A rollicking, rich portrait of a life. And what a life. By one of
today’s greatest living actors.
He was born a Canadian on a Friday the thirteenth in 1929—the
year of the Crash. His boyhood was one of privilege. an ancestor
was a Governor General; his great-grandfather Sir John Abbott was
Canada’s third prime minister and owned railroads.
RYAN O’NEAL AND FARRAH FAWCETT.
One of the most storied love affairs in Hollywood history, their
romance has captivated fans and media alike for more than three
decades. Fans of each other from afar, Ryan and Farrah met through
her husband, Lee Majors, and fell passionately in love.
Among the most widely admired Hollywood stars of his generation,
Redford has appeared onstage and on-screen, in front of and behind
the camera, earning Academy, Golden Globe, and a multitude of other
awards and nominations for acting, directing, and producing, and
for his contributions to the arts.
The definitive portrait of one of the most important cultural
figures in American history. Walt Disney.
Walt Disney was a true visionary whose desire for escape, iron
determination and obsessive perfectionism transformed animation
from a novelty to an art form, first with Mickey Mouse and then
with his feature films–most notably Snow White,
Fantasia, and Bambi.
While her name is synonymous with elegance, style and grace,
this poignant, funny and deeply moving biography, reveals the
private Audrey Hepburn and invites readers to fall in love with her
all over again.
Over the course of her extraordinary life and career, Audrey
captured hearts around the world and created a public image that
stands as one of the most recognizable and beloved in recent
Life couldn’t be sweeter for Garfield. Parked on a
comfortable overstuffed chair in front of the TV, feasting on his
favorite dish-lasagne-he’s the master of his universe. That
is until his owner, Jon, takes in sweet-but-dimwitted pooch Odie,
turning Garfield’s world upside down.
Move over Miss Lonelyhearts . . . Steven R. Schirripa, author of
the runaway bestseller A Goomba’s Guide to Life, is
back with more life lessons from the neighborhood. Recalling
stories of his own colorful journey from the streets of Bensonhurst
to the bright lights of Las Vegas and stardom as Bobby
“Bacala” Baccalieri in the HBO hit series The
Sopranos, Schirripa observes the finer points of amore in all
its forms—love for his mother and her Sunday sauce, his wife
and kids, his friends, his goomar on the side, even for his car
(and he better not catch you eating in it, if you know what’s
good for you).