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The Good Old Day's
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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I sometimes like to watch Halloween movies that are on vhs tapes. Yeah that’s right I did say vhs tapes. I remember when I was a kid. You could go outside and play, without worrying about people taking you. You would actually walk over to your friend’s house and watch TV and play outside. You would play outside all day practically
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
The Truth About Online Self-Publishing
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Price: Free! Words: 21,810. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This is an account of my own personal online indie self-publishing endeavor, which ended horribly. I want to help people avoid my mistakes. Within this text I will give you advice on how to seek representation by a literary agent and possibly get a legitimate publishing contract with a reputable company.
99 Films and Cartoons Your Children MUST See Before Growing Up: OR THEY'LL TURN OUT TO BE AXE MURDERERS!!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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A list of old-time movies meant to work as a guide for parents to help make TV time for their kids an enjoyable experience that also respects the innocence of childhood. This isn't a list of just classic films; it also includes lesser-known B-movies that also tell good stories.
Dutch Tilt, Aussie Auteur: The Films of Rolf de Heer (2nd Edition)
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Price: Free! Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
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Rolf de Heer is Australia’s most successful and unpredictable film-maker, with 13 feature films of widely varying style and genre to his name. This auteur analysis of his oeuvre, however, suggests that there is a signature world view to be detected in most of his work, and that he (quite possibly unconsciously) promotes unlikely protagonists who are non-hyper masculine, child-like and nurturing.
Movie Ratings, Mormonism and Morality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
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An examination of Mormon attitudes and practices in regard to the MPAA's film rating system.
Mann on Film: It's a Mad World and other essays
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Price: Free! Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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S.E. Mann celebrates American cinema and culture in this first in a series of books on entertainment. From his Tokyo hideaway, S.E. Mann offers up a blue plate special of juicy insight garnished with humor and gushing with delicious admiration for America's most beloved institution, Hollywood.
The 1950's Sci-Fi Movie Quiz Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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Here's another fun quiz book e-book for your enjoyment! The subject of this one is the classic (and not-so-classic) science fiction movies of the fifties - the decade that the genre really came to its own in the movies, influenced by the space race. Once again, the questions and answers are interactively linked for easy navigation.
Movies That Witness Madness Part II
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Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Movies That Witness Madness is an ongoing series dedicated to the trashy, schlocky, stupid joys of Midnight Cinema. Part II, "Strange Invaders", includes Cat Women Of The Moon, Santa Claus Conquers The Martians and Teenagers From Outer Space.
Movies That Witness Madness Part III
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Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Movies That Witness Madness is an ongoing series extolling the trashy, schlocky stupid joys of midnight cinema. In Part 3, you'll discover which film left a drug-addled Stephen King helpless with laughter, how Neil Sedaka was humiliated by a jellyfish and find out which director got their start on Korea-made King Kong knock-off.
Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Creeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkk! Welcome… to Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers— The tomb door swings open, and grizzled tomb-tender Stephen Bissette offers you a grisly guided tour to the millennial horror, crime, and cult feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. Open the coffins—er, pages—and they’re all here.
Movies That Witness Madness Part IV
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Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Movies That Witness Madness is an ongoing series exploring the trashy, schlocky, silly joys of midnight cinema. Part IV, "Dwain Esper Goes To The Drive-In" focuses on the peddlers of cheap Drive-In movies who became the kings of turning a profit from trash, including Herscell Gordon Lewis and Al Adamson.
Movies That Witness Madness Part V
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Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Which film repeats a shot of Sybil Danning disrobing seventeen times during the end credits? Why did it cause Christopher Lee to apologize to director Joe Dante? And did he know he was appearing in a send-up? In part 5 of this ongoing series, you'll get the answers to these burning questions as well as discovering why we never got to see David Hasselhoff in Pet Sematary 3...
Schlock Sleaze & Cheesy Bs
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Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Sexploitation! Shocksploitation! Blaxploitation! Grindhouses and drive-ins may be gone, but the b-string and basement budget pictures that played them have endured. With their bad acting, drooping mikes and constant mix of day/night shots, you wouldn't call them well-made but there's a strange appeal to their raw, unrestrained shenanigans. Welcome to the golden age of Exploitation Cinema!
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
Reinventing Cinema: The First Decade of Digital Cinema
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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In May 1999 Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace opened with digital screenings in a handful of movie theatres in and around New York and Los Angeles: digital cinema’s first decade was underway. An eyewitness to all the challenges and changes taking place, Nick Dager, founder of the website Digital Cinema Report, chronicles the people who are using new technology to reinvent cinema.
How To Get Started As an Independent Recording Artists On Your Own
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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In this reference guide there are basic tips provided for aspiring singers who would like to pursue a singing career but don't know where to start. Speaking from first-hand experience, I will share with you some tips on how to initiate the process of taking the first steps in developing, exposing and showcasing your musical talent.
Movies Worth Watching
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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This is a small selection of the author's favourite films, from the endearingly romantic Un Homme Et Une Femme to the brilliant-but-execrable Fire Maidens From Outer Space. There may be a concentration on sci-fi, but this reflects the author's own influences. It's a free book, and very nearly worth it.
Classic Hollywood Wit
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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The Quote of the Week is a regular Sunday feature on Classic Movies, a blog about the golden age of Hollywood. From actors and directors to critics and screenwriters, this collection compiles 148 clever quips from the first five years of the site.
My Short, Happy Life In "Jeopardy!"
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,650. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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From award-winning mystery author Brendan DuBois comes this unique and inside view of America's favorite gameshow, "Jeopardy!"