New Release Books by Tara Bennett

Tara Bennett is the author of The Story of Marvel Studios (2021), The Making of Outlander: The Series (2019), The Art Of Big Trouble In Little China (2017), The Official Making Of Big Trouble In Little China (2017) and other 17 books.

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The Story of Marvel Studios

release date: Oct 19, 2021
The Story of Marvel Studios
The definitive story of how Marvel Studios created the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as told by the studio's creatives, and the cast and crew of The Infinity Saga The Story of Marvel Studios is the first-ever, fully authorized, all-access history of Marvel Studios' creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as told by the producers, writers, directors, concept artists, VFX artists, cast, and crew who brought it to life. Year-by-year, project-by-project, the studio's founding and meteoric growth are described through detailed personal stories, anecdotes, and remembrances of noteworthy challenges, breakthrough milestones, and history-making successes. Together, these stories reveal how each of the films evolved into one ongoing cinematic narrative, as coauthors Tara Bennett and Paul Terry (The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China, 2017) chart the complete production history of The Infinity Saga's 23 movies (from 2008's Iron Man all the way up to, and including, 2019's Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home). Bennett and Terry were granted unprecedented access to Marvel Studios, which led to this years-in-the-making tome containing personal stories from more than 200 interviews, including every Marvel Studios producer; MCU writers and directors; the stars of The Infinity Saga; concept artists, costume designers, composers, and the talents behind the MCU's dazzling visual effects; and more. Featuring previously unpublished behind-the-scenes photography and archival production material, as well as personal photos and memorabilia from cast and crew, The Story of Marvel Studios is the essential, collectible chronicle of how the Marvel Cinematic Universe was brought to life. - 512 pages chart the entire history-making story of Marvel Studios--from its inception, through Phases One, Two, and Three, and to the dawn of Phase Four - Featuring more than 200 interviews with the studio's staff, cast, and crew for all 23 movies in The Infinity Saga - Includes more than 500 production photos, plus never-before-seen filmmakers' archival materials and personal memorabilia from the cast and crew - Deluxe two-volume, foil-stamped cloth hardcover set, featuring exclusive cover art by Ryan Meinerding (Marvel Studios Head of Visual Development) - Metallized reinforced slipcase with exclusive wrap-around MCU concept art montage, featuring art by Adi Granov, Ryan Meinerding, Andy Park, and Charlie Wen - Foreword by Kevin Feige (President of Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer of Marvel) - Afterword by Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man)

The Making of Outlander: The Series

release date: Oct 15, 2019
The Making of Outlander: The Series
See how the story of Jamie Frasier and Claire Beauchamp Randall comes to life on the screen with this official, photo-filled companion to the third and fourth seasons of the hit Starz television series based on Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling Outlander novels. From its very first episode, the Outlander TV series transported its viewers back in time, taking us inside the world of Diana Gabaldon’s beloved series. From the Scottish Highlands, to the courts of Versailles, to the shores of America, Jamie and Claire’s epic adventure is captured in gorgeous detail. Now, travel even deeper into the world of Outlander with this must-have insider guide from New York Times bestselling author and television critic Tara Bennett. Picking up where The Making of Outlander: Seasons One & Two left off, this lavishly illustrated collectors’ item covers seasons three and four, bringing readers behind the scenes and straight onto the set of the show. You’ll find exclusive interviews with cast members, including detailed conversations with Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan (on-screen couple and real-life friends), as well as the writers, producers, musicians, costume designers, set decorators, technicians, and more whose hard work and cinematic magic brings the world of Outlander to life on the screen. Every page features gorgeous photographs of the cast, costumes, and set design, including both official cast photography and never-before-seen candids from on set. The Making of Outlander: Seasons Three & Four is the perfect gift for the Sassenach in your life—and the only way to survive a Droughtlander!

The Art Of Big Trouble In Little China

release date: Feb 07, 2017
The Art Of Big Trouble In Little China
"The 30th anniversary festivities for John Carpenter's cult classic continue with 'The official art of Big Trouble in Little China,' a companion to 'The official making of Big Trouble in Little China.' A celebration of not just the art created for the film, this book also features official artwork inspired by Jack Burton's adventure"--Back cove

The Official Making Of Big Trouble In Little China

release date: Jan 17, 2017
The Official Making Of Big Trouble In Little China
We’ve shaken the pillars of Heaven and paid our dues to put together the only official, comprehensive behind-the-scenes look into the making of the 1986 cult classic film Big Trouble in Little China. To commemorate the film’s 30th anniversary, we’ve assembled a wealth of material, including hundreds of never-before-seen photos, exclusive new cast and crew interviews, filming secrets behind the film’s iconic action sequences, original set designs, and much more! Features a Foreword by Big Trouble in Little China director John Carpenter!

The Blacklist: Elizabeth Keen's Dossier

release date: Mar 29, 2016
The Blacklist: Elizabeth Keen's Dossier
Elizabeth Keen’s Dossier is a lavish visual celebration of this hugely popular and critically acclaimed show. Liz has been compiling her notes and case files on Red, Tom, the Blacklist and her colleagues at the FBI since day 1. This book is the truth of what has happened so far. A dossier of in-world documentation, photographs, maps, newspaper cuttings and Liz’s detailed notes, it pieces together the puzzle that is Red’s Blacklist. A must have for any fan.

Emotional Alchemy

release date: Sep 30, 2010
Emotional Alchemy
Alchemists sought to transform lead into gold. This book shows how we similarly all have the natural ability to turn the lead of our confused minds into the gold of insightful clarity. Tara Bennett shows how we can learn to see ourselves as we really are and thus learn to disengage from those emotional patterns that undermine our lives. Drawing on the latest research into cognitive science and neuroscience with ancient principles of Buddhist psychology, this profound yet very practical book shows how practicing mindfulness can heal the very heart of our being. 'A wise and practical guide to emotional freedom' Joseph Goldstein, author of Insight Meditation 'A wonderfully clear, compassionate and insightful guide to freeing ourselves from difficult emotions' Sharon Salzberg, author of LovingKindness' Written with humour [and] warmheartedness in lively prose -' Naomi Wolf, author of The Beauty Myth

Mind Whispering

release date: Apr 23, 2013
Mind Whispering
With her book Mind Whispering, Tara Bennett-Goleman, the New York Times bestselling author of Emotional Alchemy, draws on the the fields of cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and Eastern traditions to present a workable means to overcome the negative patterns in our lives. Mind Whispering is a new map of the emotional mind. This groundbreaking approach shows us that we have a choice of our moods, emotions, actions, and reactions. Mind Whispering teaches how to manage our brains, and incorporate the timeless wisdom of mindfulness into everyday situations. Ultimately, Mind Whispering exposes the modes of being that act as obstacles in our lives and relationships, and shows us how we can choose to improve our relationships and free ourselves, living with a lasting sense of happiness. With a foreword by the Dalai Lama, Bennett-Goleman's Mind Whispering: A New Map to Freedom from Self-Defeating Emotional Habits gives you the keys to lasting emotional freedom.

Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show

release date: Sep 02, 2014
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show
Collected from a truly expansive exploration of television’s most creative minds, Showrunners is an insider’s guide to creating and maintaining a hit show in today’s golden age of television. The official companion to the documentary Showrunners, this highly informative book features exclusive interviews with such acclaimed and popular showrunners as Joss Whedon, Damon Lindelof, Ronald D.Moore, Terence Winter, Bill Prady, Shawn Ryan, David Shore, and Jane Espenson.

Sleepy Hollow

release date: Oct 20, 2015
Sleepy Hollow
Featuring exclusive interviews with cast and crew, along with never before published artwork and sketches, Sleepy Hollow unearths all the secrets of the worldwide hit Fox show. We talk to Tom Mison, who plays man out of time Ichabod Crane, and Nicole Beharie, who portrays tough cop Abbie Mills, plus their supporting cast and guest stars. The executive producers and the rest of the crew tell us how they bring the show to the screen and share production art that's never been seen by fans before. Plus, the book brings you Demonology case files of the monsters Ichabod, Abbie and friends have faced. It's the one-stop guide to everything a fan would want to know about Sleepy Hollow.

Sleepy Hollow: Creating Heroes, Demons and Monsters

release date: Nov 10, 2015
Sleepy Hollow: Creating Heroes, Demons and Monsters
Resurrected from his grave more than two centuries after he was killed fighting for the Colonial Army in the Civil War, Ichabod Crane partners with Lieutenant Abbie Mills of the Sleepy Hollow Police Department to fight the evil forces that have taken hold of the town. The Art of the Series reveals the art behind every aspect of Sleepy Hollow, from places to people and monsters, with stunning concept art, schematics and designs.

Sleepy Hollow: The Show Companion

release date: Sep 23, 2015
Sleepy Hollow: The Show Companion
Sleepy Hollow ¨C The Show Companion brings together the best of Sleepy Hollow Magazine, along with brand new material! Inside you??ll find exclusive interviews with Sleepy Hollow??s stars Tom Mison and Nicole Beharie, as well as with some of the actors who play Ichabod and Abbie??s trusted friends and terrifying foes, including Katia Winter, Lyndie Greenwood, John Noble, Neil Jackson and Matt Barr. Plus, you??ll find Demonology guides to the supernatural horrors the two Witnesses come up against, episode guides and more!

Fringe

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Fringe
Delve into television's most otherworldly phenomenon! "Fringe: September's Notebook" is a uniquely in-world collection that explores the intricate destinies of Walter Bishop, Peter Bishop, and Olivia Dunham. Gathered by the Observer known only as "September," these pages reveal new truths about the Fringe Division and Massive Dynamic. The book also closely examines the Amber timeline and the alternate universe "Over There." Packed with concept art, exclusive photos, and intriguing ephemera, "September's Notebook" will satisfy every serious fan's hunger for details about the Observers, quirks and little-known facts about each character, insight into Fringe Science, and much more. "Easter eggs" throughout build on the many symbols and codes woven into the show's fabric, uncovering truths never before revealed. With its layered storytelling, well-rendered characters, and complex overarching narrative, "Fringe" is the ideal show around which to publish, and "Fringe: September's Notebook" provides a totally immersive reading experience.

The Art of Rio: Featuring a Carnival of Art From Rio and Rio 2

release date: Mar 11, 2014
The Art of Rio: Featuring a Carnival of Art From Rio and Rio 2
DISCOVER THE STUNNING ANIMATION BEHIND THE STAR-STUDDED HIT MOVIE RIO AND FORTHCOMING RIO 2! PRODUCED BY BLUE SKY, THE STUDIO BEHIND ICE AGE SERIES AND HORTON HEARS A WHO! A feast for the eyes, perfect for people interested in animation and art, with the beautiful backdrop of Rio de Janeiro! "Rio © 2011 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Rio 2 © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved."

The Art of Terminator Salvation

release date: Apr 28, 2009
The Art of Terminator Salvation
The much anticipated fourth instalment of the critically acclaimed Terminator series, Terminator Salvation, starring Christian Bale (Batman Begins) and directed by McG, reaches cinemas on 22 May 2009. In a brand-new chapter in the Terminator chronicles, Judgment Day has come to pass and Skynet has destroyed much of the world’s population. In this post-apocalyptic world, the resistance, including John Connor, continues its brutal fight for survival. This beautifully designed companion volume features hundreds of color illustrations, storyboards and intricately designed production art, showcasing the amazing talent that went into the making of this remarkable movie.

The Art of Epic

release date: Apr 23, 2013
The Art of Epic
From 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios, the creators of Ice Age and Rio, Epic tells the story of an ongoing battle deep in the forest between the forces of good and the forces of evil. When a teenage girl finds herself magically transported into this secret universe, she must band together with a rag-tag team of fun and whimsical characters in order to save their world -- and ours. The Art of Epic shines a light on the previously hidden world of Epic, with over 300 pieces of concept art, character sketches, storyboards and digital paintings, along with interviews with the key animation talent. Epic © 2013 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Lost Encyclopedia

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Lost Encyclopedia
The official encyclopedia of ABC's acclaimed hit series Lost features back stories for all characters both major and minor; data on key objects important to the twisting, mystery-laden, time-jumping plot; and a foreword by the show's executive producers.

Terminator Salvation: The Movie Companion (Hardcover edition)

release date: Apr 28, 2009
Terminator Salvation: The Movie Companion (Hardcover edition)
The eagerly awaited new Terminator movie, Terminator Salvation, starring Christian Bale and directed by McG, reaches cinemas on 22 May 2009. In a brand-new chapter in the Terminator saga, Judgment Day has come to pass and Skynet has destroyed much of the world’s population. In this post-apocalyptic world populated by deadly killing machines, the Resistance, including John Connor, continues its brutal fight for survival. The Official Movie Companion takes you behind-the-scenes of the making of the brand-new movie and contains exclusive interviews with the cast and crew, as well as an abundance of stunning, previously unseen photos.

Sons of Anarchy

release date: Dec 10, 2014
Sons of Anarchy
Go inside the clubhouse and behind the scenes of the #1 smash hit FX television show Sons of Anarchy with this official book, the only one officially sanctioned by the show's creator and FX, which offers the definitive insider's guide to all seven seasons, including the series' memorable final episode. Sons of Anarchy: The Official Collector's Edition is an awesome tribute to the Teller-Morrow family. Inside you'll find: An introduction by and interviews with Kurt Sutter, series creator on how the show came to be Revealing interviews with the cast, including Charlie Hunnam (Jax), Katey Sagal (Gemma), Maggie Siff (Tara), Ryan Hurst (Opie), Theo Rossi (Juice), Kurt Sutter (Otto), and more "Creating the Chaos:" an all-access tour of the sets, the bikes, the tattoos, and much more The actors' most memorable scenes and moments, in their own words An oral history of the pivotal Season 6 finale "A Mother's Work" A look back at Season 7, the series' end and the Teller family legacy Complete with a deluxe package, and hundreds of striking full-color photographs throughout, Sons of Anarchy: The Official Collector's Edition is the must-have book for any Sons of Anarchy fan.

24

release date: Jan 01, 2007
24
More than three hundred color photographs journey behind the scenes of the hit Fox television series chronicling the exploits of Jack Bauer, a Special Agent with the L.A. branch of the Counter-Terrorism Unit, offering episode synopses of the fifth season, interviews with cast and crew, and information on the making of the Emmy Award-winning show. Original. 15,000 first printing. (A Fox television series, starring Kiefer Sutherland) (Performing Arts)

Wonder Woman: 1984

release date: Jun 09, 2020
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