Books tagged: cinema

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Fifi Anything Goes in the Double Os
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,900. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
OOOH LALA FIFI......OOOH LALA FIFI.......FIFI LAROUCHE ALL AMERICAN GIRL FROM THE MIDWEST IS DETERMINED TO MAKE IT TO THE HOP IN HOLLYWOOD DESPITE GETTING REJECTED FROM ONE AUDITION AFTER ANOTHER. 'FIRST TIME AUTHOR CREATES INDELIBLE TITLE CHARCTER' - PASADENA STAR NEWS 5 STAR AMAZON REVIEW 'AN INCREDIBLY FUNNY HOLLYWOOD NOVEL' - SUMMER
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
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 Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films
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Price: Free! Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
Make a Move
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Set in a seedy district of Paris, MAKE A MOVE is a slacker-thriller, its reluctant heroes operating with consummate indifference and bleak, occasionally childish humour. Told across six episodes, each a tale in itself, this is a story of beautiful spies and dirty pimps, of petty theft and cinematic history, of strained integrity and callous betrayal. “How can you not love it here?”
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
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.
Romancing the Ruins, a Film Treatment
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Price: Free! Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Get Ready for a dramatic visual. Get Set for the authors’ film treatment based on their novel, The Architecture of Time. Go for this rollercoaster read.
The Life and Work of Oscar Micheaux: Pioneer Black Author and Filmmaker: 1884-1951
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Price: $6.97 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by Khafra Om-Ra-Seti. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Over a three-decade period that began in 1919, Oscar Micheaux wrote, directed, edited, produced and distributed over forty films nationally and internationally. These films usually featured all-Black casts. They spanned a silent film period (1919-1930)and a talkie period (sound films) (1931-1948).The book features a commentary by actor/producer Ossie Davis and was reviewed by Dr. Maya Angelou.
Australian Film Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Robert Cettl. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
From the drunken brawl that scarred Mel Gibson's face and led to his casting in Mad Max to the Australian ex-pat who immortalized American disco music in Saturday Night Fever to the outrage over an American superhero movie claiming to be Australian content to get a tax rebate! A unique collection of Aussie movie anecdotes by a former SAR Fellow at Australia's National Film & Sound Archive.
New Light on Movie Bests
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Everyone loves Best Movies' lists. But this book is much more than just a list of 400 great movies. Many are examined in exhaustive detail: "The Third Man", "Shepherd of the Hills", "The General", "Gilda", "Tales of Manhattan", "The Big Clock", "Anna Karenina", "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes", "China Seas", "Duck Soup", "Thin Man" films, "Cat People", "Old Dark House", "Trouble with Harry", etc.
The Moviegoer in the Golden Age of Cinema
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,590. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In 2010, Hollywood entered a 'golden age' of cinema. Jonathan Jacobs is a movie reviewer for the Florida Film Critics Circle. As a trained pundit, Jacobs takes readers on a literary roller coaster ride of excitement as he brings you the very best, the very worst, and everything in between during 2010.