Godzilla: The Art of Destruction

Godzilla: The Art of Destruction

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By (author) Mark Cotta Vaz, Introduction by Gareth Edwards

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  • Publisher: Insight Editions, Div of Palace Publishing Group, LP
  • Format: Hardback | 156 pages
  • Dimensions: 242mm x 270mm x 21mm | 1,365g
  • Publication date: 13 May 2014
  • Publication City/Country: San Rafael
  • ISBN 10: 1608873447
  • ISBN 13: 9781608873449
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 284,736

Product description

Published to coincide with the release of Warner Bros. and Legendary's "Godzilla, " directed by Gareth Edwards, this visually stunning book presents an extraordinary new vision for the beloved character through a dynamic selection of concept illustrations, sketches, storyboards, and other pre-production materials. "Godzilla: The Art of Destruction" is the definitive book on one of the most anticipated films of 2014. Featuring interviews with the director and key crew and cast members, the book tells the complete story of the making of "Godzilla" from concept to final frames. Comprehensive and enthralling, "Godzilla: The Art of Destruction" is a book that no fan will want to be without. "Godzilla" is a trademark of Toho Co., Ltd. The "Godzilla" character and design are trademarks of and copyrighted by Toho Co., Ltd. Used with permission. All Rights Reserved. (c) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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Author information

Mark Cotta Vaz is the author of 33 books, including the "Twilight Saga" companion books, all number-one "New York Times" best sellers; the award-winning "The Invisible Art: The Legends of Movie Matte Paintings" (coauthored with Oscar-winning filmmaker and Academy Governor Craig Barron); and the critically acclaimed biography "Living Dangerously: The Adventures of Merian C. Cooper, Creator of King Kong." He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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..".richly detailed and a must-have for Godzilla fans." --"Examiner" ..".brings the Kaiju to your coffee table... a beautifully designed book...a must for die-hard fans of Godzilla and film buffs alike." --"Geekadelphia" ..".a giant, beautiful book that would be equally at home on a coffee table or on a shelf alongside other textbooks on how movies are made. The people at Insight Editions always impress with the quality of what they do, and this grand, exhaustive title is no exception." --"Tech Times" "Whether you want to read and see images of cut scenes (such as the Godzilla and MUTO fight at sea) or want to get more in depth information about the MUTO and Godzilla's history, it's all here." --"DVD Corner" ..".one of the most handsomely designed and published behind-the-scenes movie art books I've ever seen." --"Film Edge.net" "It honestly doesn't matter if you liked the film or not. Anyone who loves movie art books will want to add this one to the shelf. It's a little piece of movie history all on its own. You'll even discover a removable poster tucked away in the back." --"Mania" ..".Without a doubt this is a book that speaks to both collectors and fans of the movie." --"Geek Native" ..".The book's as lavishly produced as you'd expect, and offers a veritable goldmine of stuff for movie geeks or fans of design in general." --"Den of Geek" ..".this book is a must-have for fans of the Toho legend, the movie making process or simply those of you who just appreciate "awesome." --"Moviepilot" ..".offers everything that diehard fans of the movie could want." --"Washington Post" quoting Insight Editions' Senior Editor, Chris Prince ..".this is an impressive hardcover coffee-table book that immediately asserts itself as a must-have book for any Godzilla enthusiast." --"Godzilla News" "On its own, the concept art is often beautiful, suitable for framing (if it cou