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Letras de cine
By LD Books - Lectorum
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.
L’acteur International
By Sam Spiegel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: French. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Ce récit est l’histoire vraie d’un comédien parmi tant d’autres à la poursuite de ce grand rôle qui lui apportera gloire et richesse et reconnaissance du public. En attendant cette consécration, de casting en audition, de petit boulot en grande scène, d’un pays à l’autre, nous suivons cet acteur international dans ses pérégrinations dans le milieu impitoyable du show-business et de ses stars.
Adventures in LA-LA Land
By Tim John
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?
Shooting Indie Style- Tips, Tricks and Techniques for the No-Budget Mobile Phone Filmmaker
By Robyn Paterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Shooting Indie Style is a collection of tricks, tips and techniques to help boost any aspiring filmmaker’s project into orbit by showing you ways to get the best possible results out of your mobile phone or other device.
Learning Lines? A Practical Guide for Drama Students and Aspiring Actors
By Michael Murray
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.
OPERA 101 Part III
By Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This is part III in a series of introductory works on opera and its basic repertory. Volume III deals exclusively with Verdi and his works:Rigoletto, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida, Otello, and Falstaff.
Cult movies. Películas para llevarse al infierno
By Vicente Muñoz Álvarez
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Spanish. Published: August 24, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Como el subtítulo indica, estamos ante un catálogo de películas «para llevarse al infierno», cintas anómalas, hipnóticas, desasosegantes; films que sacuden al espectador por lo extraño, por lo insólito, por lo novedoso e incluso por lo insospechado.
Pantalla zurda
By Fernando Márquez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Original y siempre contracorriente, reacio a sujetarse a cualquier pensamiento preconcebido, Fernando Márquez, «el Zurdo», nos ofrece en este libro sus impresiones sobre el cine. Todo un catálogo de fascinaciones (y alguna que otra repugnancia) que se aparta de lo establecido.
Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews
By A.P. Fuchs
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.
Filmmaking, the Hard Way
By Josh Folan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A cynical case study of the feature film production of All God’s Creatures written by multi-hyphenate writer/producer/director/actor Josh Folan, "Filmmaking, the Hard Way" puts low budget filmmaking under the microscope by analyzing the process of making a film from top to bottom with an honesty and transparency rarely found in writings of its kind.
TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee
By Philip Sandifer
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.
Billson Film Database: short reviews of over 4000 films
By Anne Billson
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!
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
By Michael Welles Schock
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.
50 Years of Ghost Movies
By Staci Layne Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 37,510. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Covering the classics from 1935 to 1985, 50 Years of Ghost Movies clearly shows the evolution of the genre from all its facets, including comedy, suspense, mystery, and horror. Each film listed in chronological order by year, and alphabetized for easy reference is described in flash-format with a brief synopsis, while others are spotlighted and reviewed in full.
Animal Movies Guide
By Staci Layne Wilson
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.
Famous Quotes on Movies
By Henry M. Piironen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Read them, love them, quote them, the often witty, the often cerebral, and sometimes even hilarious quotes of this book. Find the perpetual diamonds of wisdom and truth, while enjoying the rest.
Locked Into Cinema
By Phil Mershon
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.
Instant Songwriting: Musical Improv from Dunce to Diva Part 4 (Diva Level)
By Nancy Howland Walker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
This is the fourth and final part to Instant Songwriting - the ultimate how-to book for musical improvisers and an excellent resource for songwriters. Nancy Howland Walker guides you with clear, logical and fun step-by-step exercises, from the very basics of putting a song together, to highly advanced song techniques. Musical tracks accompany each exercise so you can practice and master each step.
Anne Billson on Film 2011
By Anne Billson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
For three years, Anne Billson wrote a film column for the Guardian newspaper which became obligatory reading for anyone interested in the world of cinema. She combines in-depth knowledge of her field with an eminently readable and unpretentious style and makes sometimes surprising and controversial observations with wit and elegance. Quite simply, she's a must-read for anyone who likes movies.
101 Movies About Women Directed By Women
By Susan Winlaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Women want to watch movies that appeal to their sensibilities. This book helps find movies that will deliver. There aren't enough movies about women/women's issues coming out of Hollywood and even fewer feature films directed by women. But there are quite a few available if you look beyond the current fare in the theaters. Find entertaining films and support women directors with this book.