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Tevye's Daughters: No Laughing Matter by Jan Lisa Huttner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The Crawley sisters of Downton Abbey? The Bennet sisters of Pride & Prejudice? The daughters born to Zelophehad? Why mention any of these women in the same breath as the beloved characters in the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof? What is tradition? Who makes the matches? These questions are just as important now as when Tevye’s Daughters made their debut in 1964, maybe even more so.
Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers by Stephen R. Bissette
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Who Was F. Scott Fitzgerald's Daisy? by Andrea Olmstead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,870. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
Exciting news in the world of F. Scott Fitzgerald studies! Path-breaking research has led to a woman who his scholars did not know was nicknamed Daisy, the name given Gatsby’s lost love. Here she is identified and her life investigated. Only now does her influence on two characters in This Side of Paradise and a major character in an early version of Tender is the Night become clear.
Around the World for 900 Years: Watching History Happen by George J Cole
Price: Free! Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer/commentator in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world. The commentator has to return to base occasionally, and misses a lot of the dull bits.
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!
Eyes Wide Open 2012: The Year's 25 Greatest Movies (and 5 Worst) by Chris Barsanti
Series: Eyes Wide Open, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
Who has time to waste on a bad movie? In this quick and informative guide, film critic Chris Barsanti (Filmology) runs down the best 25 movies from 2012 you should seek out—and the 5 worst you should avoid at all costs! This guide also includes Best-Of lists, Honorable Mentions, DVD reviews, and short essays.
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.
Cinema Penitentiary by Bill White
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
"Cinema Penitentiary" is a hilarious and devastating journey through fifty years of American movies and social history. Illuminating the zeitgeist of the times, from the beat years of cold war greasers to the flowering of the summer of love, the book reads more like a coming of age novel ala Salinger than a film critic's memoir.
A Little Mad Sometimes: Film Psychopaths from Jekyll and Hyde to Hannibal Lecter by John McCarty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television(5.00 from 1 review)
With the idea for the book coming to him in a dream, John McCarty's review of self-dubbed "psychofilms" covers movies released between 1915 and 1992. From Trilby to Basic Instinct, A LITTLE MAD SOMETIMES discusses various implementations of the screen psycho throughout the years. Among the screen psychos featured here are Mr. Hyde, Norman Bates, and Michael Myers, as well as real-life psychos.
Teen Movie Times by Karen Healey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(4.00 from 1 review)
Award winning young adult author and pop culture critic Karen Healey likes teen movies. A lot. In this collection of essays, she brings together her celebrated (and occasionally profane) musings on Bring It On, Clueless, Easy A, and many more. Includes an exclusive essay on The Craft, available only to ebook readers!