Books tagged: films

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The Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films
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Price: Free! Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
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.
Superstar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Carrin meets her idol, Mark Lord, and he seems to really like her, she’s thrilled, but soon she suspects that he has an ulterior motive. Why would he choose a mousy farm girl over beautiful actresses and supermodels? His Oscar-winning acting talents don’t fool her – oh, no, she’s got him pegged, and he’s not adding her to his undoubtedly massive collection of bedpost notches!
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.
British Movie Entertainments on VHS and DVD
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
British DVD suppliers have now released around 700 classic films. This book details some of Britain’s best. Over 400 movies in all are described in either minute detail or in summary form. And the quality (or lack of same) in the DVD transfer is fearlessly indicated. The author's emphasis is on movies made before 1970, especially those featuring popular stars as Stewart Granger, James Mason.
Award-Winning Films of the 1930s
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Unlike other books on this topic, Reid's account includes more than just the main winners. Most books, even those that claim to be complete, exclude those films associated with honorary award winners such as Judy Garland's Babes in Arms, Mickey Rooney's Hold That Kiss and Judge Hardy's Children, Edgar Bergen's Goldwyn Follies, Shirley Temple's Baby Take a Bow, Charles Chaplin's The Circus, etc.
Science-Fiction & Fantasy Cinema: Classic Films of Horror, Sci-Fi & the Supernatural
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,590. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
John Howard Reid's books get bigger, better and more informative. This 2011 e-book release is a must for all who are interested in movies of science fiction, fantasy, horror and the supernatural. Many books deal with these subjects, but most are just glossy picture books. JHR delves into all of the films' actors, directors, producers, technical staff, etc., and offers extensive reviews as well.
Hollywood Movie Musicals: Great, Good and Glamorous
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
In the golden years of cinema, Hollywood's Christmas presents to world-wide movie fans were always three or four spectacular musicals. In those days, musicals easily rated as the most popular movie genre. They were eagerly anticipated not only by the carriage trade but working-class audiences as well. This book provides a guide to over 150 of these crowd-pleasing, star-studded musical delights.
CinemaScope Two: 20th Century Fox: A Detailed Survey of 140 Wide-Screen Movies from 20th Century Fox Studios
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Informative, comprehensive and entertaining, all 141 movies are detailed and reviewed in John Howard Reid's inimitable style, with complete cast and crew personnel, production and release dates, alternate titles, dubbing, footage and running times. Each film also has a Synopsis, a viewer's guide, and comprehensive reviews. This is a wonderful book for all who love Hollywood's wide-screen movies.