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TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A critical history of the Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who, starting with Spearhead From Space in 1970 and ending with Planet of Spiders in 1974.
Line? The Creative Way for Actors to Quickly Memorize Monologues and Dialogues
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,440. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
ATTENTION ACTORS!!!!! If you've ever struggled to remember your lines, the creative memorization techniques taught in LINE? will help you break through your mental blocks. Jared Kelner has combined his experience as an actor and acting teacher with his expertise as a memory improvement trainer and created LINE? an imagination and sensory based process for actors to use when memorizing lines.
Billson Film Database: short reviews of over 4000 films
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 511,100. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
Anne Billson has collected short reviews of over 4000 films into one ebook. You won't find reviews of every film ever made, or of the latest blockbuster, but you will have fun browsing (and perhaps disagreeing with) the personal and often unorthodox opinions of a widely published and respected film writer. Find out which films made her laugh, which made her cry, and which have cats in them!
Stasis Leaked Complete: The Unofficial Behind the Scenes Guide to Red Dwarf
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Elly Books. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Based on interviews with the cast and crew, this book goes behind the scenes of the successful space comedy, Red Dwarf. With chapters on every episode, it reveals how the series was made, and tells the stories of what happened on and off set. Why did Holly leave? How did Cat lose his teeth? What happened when the writers split up? All these questions are answered, and more.
Dancing Through History: In Search of the Stories that Define Canada
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,120. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Some people travel to discover a country's cuisine, others for the wildlife. Lori Henry travels to learn about a culture through its traditional dances.
Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In an age of streaming video and booming DVD production, viewers have access to more old movies than ever before, but the number of choices can be staggering. Beyond Casablanca offers thoughtful reviews of 100 classic films worth watching, including silent and foreign pictures, musicals, dramas, comedies, Westerns, and even science fiction and horror, from cult classics to Oscar winners.
Locked Into Cinema
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The author goes beyond reviewing hundreds of films and instead analyzes the political framework in which these movies have appeared.
Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, the World's Greatest Job
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 *** So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,140. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The Joffrey Ballet, acclaimed as a groundbreaking book when it was published, tells a story that was kept largely hidden from public view for many years. The company made ballets about beatniks, erotic multimedia goddesses, sea nymphs, clowns, slackers, radicals and jocks, thrilling audiences as much as it often outraged critics.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,410. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book (Volume I) contains published articles of the author in various Indian Publications between 1959- 2009 about Bollywood - Hindi Film Industry based in Mumbai. Interviews of top Bollywood celebrities, Year-wise analytical/statistical surveys, Polls results, Celebrity bashes and events, Detailed psycho-analytical review of favorite films, Analytical articles, Star nostalgia and gossip.
Adventures in LA-LA Land
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What’s Hollywood like behind the scenes? How does real life compare to reel life? Do the stars create more drama off-screen than on? Is the local social network really full of desperate housewives? How can an English writer find work?
Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Is there multicultural theater in Los Angeles? If so, who is involved? Can the identity and nature of diversity be codified? "Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s" examines Asian, Chicano/Hispanic and Black theater communities. This historical narrative defines the major professional theaters, the actors and writers and how funding affects professional Los Angeles Theater.
El cine, decima musa
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Alejo Carpentier fue un testigo de excepcion en cuanto a como el cinematografico se afianzo como espectaculo en los inicios del siglo XX. Por ofrecer un testimonio excepcional de un receptor privilegiado que observó sus posibilidades estéticas, sus potencialidades técnicas o sus derivaciones sociológicas, compilamos estos textos, que el lector de nuestros días disfrutará gratamente.
Learning Lines? A Practical Guide for Drama Students and Aspiring Actors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
If you've ever thought there must be a more stimulating and effective way of learning lines than simply rote-learning, then this is the book for you. If you're an aspiring actor or drama student the book will be particularly useful but it should also interest those who intend to write and direct and readers who are interested in literature and the drama.
Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Lifelong superhero fan and author A.P. Fuchs has made it his mission to see every superhero movie that’s been brought to screen. Collected here are his first one hundred reviews, covering the major blockbusters of today to the lesser-known super flicks of yesterday along with everything in between.
Head First Acting - A Commonsense Technique for Young Actors
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,340. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A book on acting craft that explains basic technique with clarity, specificity, and humor while offering the largest, most effective step-by-step collection of sure-fire acting games and exercises available. Head First Acting will have an immediate impact on high-school drama students' rehearsal and performance levels.
Vertigo: the Making of Hitchcock Classic Special Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Special edition of the the bestselling Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic. The new e-text has images, a new preface and additional commentary on Vertigo's selection as the Best Film Ever Made by the BFI's Sight and Sound.
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
"Screenwriting Down to the Atoms" represents the next generation of screenwriting guides. Using fresh approaches and new discoveries, "Atoms" looks closer and digs deeper to explore concepts in greater detail while pushing thought further with new, never before seen methods. Atoms allows readers to fully grasp the art of storytelling and execute it like never before.
Letras de cine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Este libro incluye catorce ensayos que describen catorce modos de observar el mundo y entender el cine, catorce estilos de contar un fragmento de existencia, catorce obras cinematográficas que han modificado el desarrollo de ese organismo que llamamos séptimo arte.
Animal Movies Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,090. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Designed especially for animal-loving movie buffs, this all-inclusive film reference contains 90 complete reviews of movies in which a primary character is an animal (genres include animated, western, horror, comedy, drama, and more). There are flash reviews and synopses of nearly 1,000 animal movies spanning from the 1920s to the present.