An iconic classic (1995)

by filmmaker Michael Mann


Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino together for the first time since "The Godfather Part II" - head a stellar cast in this taut psychological drama about an obsessive detective and a brilliant thief whose fates are linked.

H E A T  2

New Novel Offering  Features For  The  First  Time  A  "Before"  and   "After"  Period Of  "HEAT".

Michael Mann, four-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker and writer-director of Heat ('95) teams up with Edgar Award-winning author Meg Gardiner to deliver Mann’s first crime novel '"Heat 2" which illuminates what happened before and after the iconic film.



Robert DeNiro (L) and Val Kilmer
Desperate attempt to survive. Scene from original movie "HEAT" ('95)




Greatest  Books 

Top  Movies  Of  2021!

Here are featured very special selections of among the best books ever written and the awesome adaptations they became in 2021.



Venom: Let  There  Be  Carnage

Eddie Brock is still struggling to coexist with the shape-shifting extraterrestrial Venom. When deranged serial killer Cletus Kasady also becomes host to an alien symbiote, Brock and Venom must put aside their differences to stop his reign of terror.


Venom  Books

Here's a great chance to check out all the VENOM graphic novels and books in stock. There no movie-tie in for "VENOM: Let There Be Carnage." However, they celebrate the character which actually originated as a popular comic book.


West Side Story

Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks -- two rival gangs vying for control of the streets.


Book -  Illustrative Chronicle Behind Movie

Featuring never-before-seen unit photography, storyboards, costume and concept designs, and behind-the-scenes photo by Academy Award-winning Steven Spielberg. Chronicles years of effort that went into bringing a beloved story back to the screen for a new generation. 


House  Of  Gucci

When Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel the family legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge -- and ultimately murder.


Book  -  True  Crime

On the morning of March 27, 1995, four quick shots cracked through Milan's elegant streets. Maurizio Gucci, heir to the fabulous fashion dynasty, had been ambushed, slain on the steps to his office by an unknown gunman.



The Eternals, a race of immortal beings with superhuman powers who have secretly lived on Earth for thousands of years, reunite to battle the evil Deviants. Of not, this occurs in 5000 B.C., over 3000 years into the future. They've been dispatched from outer space to save earth.


Book  - Movie  Tie-In 

A celebratory guide to the Marvel Studios movie. Behind the scenes on the new movie. It candidly features incredible interviews with the core cast, the flick's fantastical storyboard, their costumes, engaging photos, and the gamut about one of the biggest box office hits of 2021. 



Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence, only those who can conquer their own fear will survive.


Graphic  Novel 

Dune, Frank Herbert's epic science-fiction masterpiece set in the far future amidst a sprawling feudal interstellar society, tells the story of Paul Atreides as he and his family accept control of the desert planet Arrakis. A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism, and politics, Dune is a powerful, fanstastical tale that takes an unprecedented look into our universe.


Those  Who  Wish  Me  Dead

Still reeling from the loss of three lives, Hannah is a smoke jumper who's perched in a watchtower high above the Montana wilderness. She soon encounters Connor, a skittish boy who's bloodied, traumatized and on the run in the remote forest. As Hannah tries to bring him to safety, she's unaware of the real dangers to follow: two relentless killers hunting Connor, and a fiery blaze consuming everything in its path.


Book - Movie  Tie-In 

When fourteen-year-old Jace Wilson witnesses a brutal murder, he's plunged into a new life, issued a false identity and hidden in a wilderness skills program for troubled teens. The plan is to get Jace off the grid while police find the two killers. The result is the start of a nightmare. The killers, known as the Blackwell Brothers, are slaughtering anyone who gets in their way in a methodical quest to reach him. 



Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings” stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization. The film also stars Tony Leung as Wenwu, Awkwafina as Shang-Chi’s friend Katy and Michelle Yeoh as Jiang. 


 Illustrated  Picture  Book  -  Ages 4-7

A beautifully illustrated picture book that will explore the fantastical elements of the Marvel Studios film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings while introducing readers to a child-aged Shang-Chi and his family. Complete your Marvel picture book collection with other bestselling fan favorites also offered.


Raya  And  The  Last  Dragon

Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. However, when sinister monsters known as the Druun threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, those same monsters have returned, and it's up to a lone warrior to track down the last dragon and stop the Druun for good.


Book -  Jr.  Novelization - Ages 8-12

Walt Disney Animation Studios' fantasy-action-adventure, Raya and the Last Dragon, introduces Raya, a lone warrior from the fantasy kingdom of Kumandra who teams up with a crew of misfits in her quest to find the last dragon, Sisu, and bring light and unity back to their world.  Legend has it that Sisu was left on Kumandra in case dark forces return to the world. They have and Sisu's needed NOW!



The Madrigals are an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called the Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift -- every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the Madrigals last hope when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is now in danger.


Graphic  Novel  - Ages  6-8 

This hardcover full-color graphic novel retells the exciting story of Disney Encanto. Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift from super strength to the power to heal.


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A great book, an exciting 2021 movie - Venom Let There Be Carnage!, House of Gucci, Encanto, Eternals, Dune, West Side Story, Shang-Chi, Those Who Wish Me Dead, Raya and the Last Dragon, on and on. No doubt there were quite a few.


But here is featured only a taste of the full meal of box office hit parades in the midst of a stubborn pandemic. Yet these amazing cinematic wonders still managed to be seen, enjoyed, and appreciated against all odds.

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