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Opera 101 Part III
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Price: Free! Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Part III of the series of introductory works on opera 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
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Price: $4.99 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
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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
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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.
Filmmaking, the Hard Way
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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.
Dance and Its Audience: Appreciating the Art of Movement
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book was designed for use in a one-semester dance appreciation survey class. As such, I have attempted to limit the information provided to that which can be covered comfortably. This means that many noteworthy choreographers and dancers do not appear in this text. Teachers may wish to add other important contributors to the art of dance.
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.
Cabaret Secrets - How to Create Your Own Show, Travel the World and Get Paid to Do What You Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A practical guide book for singers who want to create their own cabaret show, or improve the one they already have. Cabaret Secrets covers everything from finding a theme, scripting a show, using comedy and running a rehearsal. There's lots of practical advice on how to find an agent, working on cruise ships, promoting your show and ordering musical arrangements.
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.
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!
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.
50 Years of Ghost Movies
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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
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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.
Exit Stage Right: The Career Change Handbook for Performers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Actors, Singers, Musicians, Dancers: is it time for a change in your career? Exit Stage Right is your transition secret weapon: packed with principles vital to creating a successful career in any industry, learn how to move forward as a performer or transition gracefully to an entirely new role. Through advice, tools, and inspiring true stories, get the guidance you need to Exit Stage Right.
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.
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: 62,110. 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.
Famous Quotes on Movies
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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
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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.
Instant Songwriting: Musical Improv from Dunce to Diva Part 4 (Diva Level)
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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.