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Kubrick vs King - The Shining (1980) vs The Shining (1997) by Lee Robert Adams
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Stephen King disliked Stanley Kubrick's interpretation of his novel The Shining so much he produced his own six hour made for TV version. This article compares King's efforts to restore his original vision with Kubrick's supernatural masterpiece.
The Totally Geeky Guide to The Princess Bride by MaryAnn Johanson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Do you know the Three Terrors of the Fire Swamp? Have you fallen victim to one of the Classic Blunders? If you’d love to surrender to the Dread Pirate Westley, then you need this breezy deconstruction of the cult-favorite movie by popular and respected film critic and geek-watcher MaryAnn Johanson.
Schlock Sleaze & Cheesy Bs by Ian Watson
Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
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!
October Horror: Musings on Horror Movies by C. Patrick Neagle
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
If you have a love for horror movies--for turning off the lights and curling up on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn and a cozy blanket and something frightening on the TV--then you'll want to read "October Horror". The author loves horror movies, too, and spent at least 8,000 words writing about his favorites (and his least favorites). There's humor, and maybe even some insights...maybe.
Three Articles: The Dark Knight Rises, Bronson & The Prestige by Lee Robert Adams
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Christopher Nolan is one of the most profitable and influential directors of the last decade, with films such as the Dark Knight Trilogy and Inception. But is Nolan an inherently boring director, or, a "man who dreams by Powerpoint"?
Most Treasured Birthday Quotes by Ingrid Renner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wanted to convey unique and heartfelt birthday wishes to someone special in your life, but have had trouble finding perfect thing to say? Your search may be over. This book contains101 of the top reader rated quotes, with beautiful illustrations on each page, that will help you immensely and will be your guide in wishing your loved ones a happy birthday in your own special way.
John Wayne: The Westerns by David Morrell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Few film actors had the lasting popularity of John Wayne, especially when he appeared in westerns. In this comprehensive essay, Rambo-creator David Morrell analyzes Wayne’s career in westerns and explores his fascinating, complex personality, including his Latin studies in high school and his skills as a chess player. Even Wayne’s most knowledgeable fans will be surprised by this insightful essay.
The 8th Million Way to Die by Robert Cettl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
An in-depth critical re-appraisal and inside account of director Hal Ashby's final feature film 8 Million Ways to Die starring Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette and Andy Garcia.
Pilgrimage: Exploring France's Ancient Pilgrim Towns by G McDougall
Series: Pilgrimage, 3. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Be inspired! Pilgrimage explores France's ancient towns on the Santiago Pilgrim's Way. Relive the journey with poetic affection and bite, lovingly written, with a vibrant and passionate pen. You'll want to see these towns for yourself. Commentators say Pilgrimage is “beautiful poetic writing", written with “Inspired metaphor”, “to a breathless walking rhythm
What Made the Golden Age Shine by Adam Graham
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Thirty something old time radio podcaster Adam Graham explains what's so special about the golden age of radio, television, and film.
Pilgrimage: Meeting France and Spain's Pilgrim Towns by G McDougall
Series: Pilgrimage, 1. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Pilgrimage is off-the-scale travel writing: comic, affectionate, using 'inspired metaphor'; 'beautiful poetic writing', '... to a breathless walking rhythm.' Whether you walk, ride or drive the camino or pilgrimage path to Santiago, after reading Garry's poetic you'll understand so much more of the pilgrimage experience, with inspired insights into the incredible heritage towns along 'the Way'.
Remington 1858: The Gun That Won Scarlett by John Vlander
Series: Famous Guns in Movies and History. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The Remington 1858 or New Model Army Revolver has an intimate relationship with the film Gone With the Wind. After purchasing an 1858, research into its supposed use by the Dalton Gang and the discovery that this type of gun had been used as a prop in Gone with the Wind created a perfect opportunity to explore its dynamic history.
B-Boys: A Children's Guide to the Origins of Hip Hop by Lamont Clark
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Music / Rap & Hip Hop, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
What most people call Breakdancing was originally called B-Boying, one of the five elements of Hip Hop culture. This book teaches children of all ages the origins of B-Boying, from the great tap dancers to James Brown to the movie Flashdance to being done by people all around the world.
Movies by the Book: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Alonso Delarte
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: American English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Literature
"The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the most adapted novels in the literature. This book examines three film adaptations of the classic Sherlock Holmes story for faithfulness to the source material.
Hollywood and the Killer Lesbian by Robert Cettl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Amidst the socio-sexual upheavals of the 1970s, Hollywood used a re-envisioning of the detective character from traditional film noir to essay the threat to heterosexual patriarchy posed by transgressive homosexuality. Thus, in one 1972 film emerged American cinema's way of dealing with that threat - the archetype of the Killer Lesbian was cemented!
Insights: A Collection of Colorful and Humorous Opinions From Wild Brain Activities of An Observer by Sebastian Douglas
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Kirk Posadas. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Ever wonder what is the opinion of others on a certain topic? Are you interested in checking out a different take on some things? Then download this book and find out humorous and sometimes angry insights about random things! Download now and find out!