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What's Old is New Again: An Exploration of the Themes of 'La La Land'
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
his essay will explore the themes that elevate the story of Hollywood glitz and glamour into a work of art. Themes explored include why it's important to compromise, why going off script is important, and what the limits of nostalgia are.
Junkspiritum
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: French. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Une mission : révéler le Genius loci de notre territoire. Une méthode : révéler le local mais au delà le global et l’universel par une approche transdisciplinaire faisant dialoguer les cultures. Ces textes mis bout à bout révèlent aussi une relation de confiance entre une rédactrice en chef et un chroniqueur qui connaissent mutuellement leurs manières de penser.
2016: A Year in Reviews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
During 2016, Chris Luckett wrote 45 reviews for The Apple Box, covering some of the best and worst the year had to offer. From Arrival to Zootopia, this is a time capsule of all the biggest movies worth seeing and worth avoiding from last year.
Speculative Fiction 2015: The Year's Best Online Reviews, Essays, and Commentary
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Speculative Fiction 2015 collects over fifty of the best reviews, essays and media commentary from all facets of SFF. From insightful deconstruction of major blockbuster films, to considered arguments for diversity and inclusivity in science fiction and fantasy, this edition highlights many of the most complex and important events in speculative fiction fandom from 2015.
History of Cinema
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Cinema can be defined as the art of performed act, intended to entertain an audience. Most people think of cinema as being of a very recent origin. In its true entirety, cinema is however, an ancient entity that has existed with us since 3 millennia at least.
Hollywood on Hollywood: Essays on Ten Films About Tinseltown
Price: Free! Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Features essays on What Price Hollywood? (1932), Young and Beautiful (1934), Hollywood Cavalcade (1939), Callaway Went Thataway (1951), The Big Knife (1955), Sunset Boulevard (1950), In a Lonely Place (1950), Hollywood Story (1951), The Player (1992), and L.A. Confidential (1997).
40 Ounces of Blood: The Real Story Behind The Horror Drunx As Told By Mortimer A. London
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
40 Ounces of Blood: The Real Story Behind The Horror Drunx is written by The Horror Drunx creator, Mortimer A. London about his true account of the creation, history and events which took place during the height of The Horror Drunx popularity. Find out how it all began and why The Horror Drunx became a full-blown phenomenon, which changed the horror movie industry with its “Boycott Remakes” credo
Monsters from the Vault: Classic Horror Films Revisited
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,500. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Innsmouth Free Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Welcome back to the Vault of Secrets, where acclaimed author, skeleton, and monster expert Orrin Grey will be disinterring a bunch of classic (or not-so-classic) vintage horror films for your delectation.
25 Must-Watch Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A primer for science fiction, fantasy, and horror movies, this book covers twenty-five of the best examples from the genre. Each entry includes a synopsis, review/commentary, cast and crew information, as well as a few nuggets of trivia relating to the films, giving you an extensive look at some of the movies that represent the pinnacle of science fiction and fantasy cinema.
Sound from the Silence: The Spy Who Was A Lover
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 33,260. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Inspired by real events: “It’s better to fight for love than for the land or hate,” he always said. He was Roshan Mirza… He could get anywhere… Barriers could not stop him. He was like a free spirit... He was a spy - but a spy who questioned every convention. He was a "new James Bond..." "No guns, no revolver - just poetry and music, that was his tool box." He was the spy who was a lover.
Words, Words, Words! Essays on Writing and Writers in Classic Film
Price: Free! Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Contains essays about The Famous Ferguson Case (1932), Libeled Lady (1936), Theodora Goes Wild (1936), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946), The Third Man (1949), Sunset Boulevard (1950), Full of Life (1956), The Girl Hunters (1963), and The Front (1976). All Kindle profits go to the National Film Preservation Fund.
Skins Oxblood, Sweat and Beers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The author takes a closer look at the skinhead culture in the UK
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Three and Derivative Works
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This third volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the third season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with analysis of both licensed derivative works and a selection of fanworks to explore these questions and the show which inspired them.
I Found it at the Movies: Film Noir Reviews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A tongue-in-cheek collection of film noir reviews. By the author of NY Times bestselling novel IDENTITY CRISIS. This film noir edition of capsule film reviews are part of a continuing series of movie review compilations. With a title inspired by the great film critic, Pauline Kael, these reviews are unvarnished opinions that make quick, funny, and addictive reading.
Guided by the Beauty of Their Weapons: Notes on Science Fiction and Culture in the Year of Angry Dogs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 169,930. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
An anthology of essays by acclaimed Marxist occultist critic Philip Sandifer about science fiction in the year 2015, and especially about Vox Day and the Sad Puppies controversy.
Twitter Who Volume 3: The Third Doctor
Series: Twitter Who, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Stranded on Earth with a faulty TARDIS? Hope you've got a good book! Coming back for thirds, Hannah J. Rothman settles in for five years as she Tweets and commentates her way through the complete Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who. Hop in for a ride in Bessie and get your sonics ready.
Movie Outlaw
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a new collection of essays focusing on more than 70 "underseen" films. These include "lost" films like Johnny Depp's directorial debut, "The Brave"; "Don's Plum", the film that Leo DiCaprio sued to hide from the public; Mauritzio Nichetti's sexy live-action/animated comedy "Volere Volare"; "The Ghastly Love of Johnny X", the last 35mm b&w sf musical!
Movie Outlaw Rides Again!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 193,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a the long-awaited SEQUEL to the beloved Movie Outlaw collection. Brand new collection of essays focusing on another 70 "undeservedly underseen" films, such as, "Crazy Moon" starring a Keifer Sutherland; the hilarious "Frankenhooker"; "Jane White is Sick and Twisted"; Terry Southern's "The Magic Christian", "Nightbreed", "Cafe Flesh", and more!
Box Set Confessions of a Network News Producer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
confessions of a network news producer. War Stories: Beirut 1982, Berlin Wall 189, Tiananmen Square 1898
The Secret History of Star Wars: The Art of Storytelling and the Making of a Modern Epic
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 251,780. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Legacy Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Star Wars is one of the most important cultural phenomena of the Western world. The tale of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and the fall and redemption of Anakin Skywalker has become modern myth, an epic tragedy of the corruption of a young man in love into darkness, the rise of evil, and the power of good triumphing in the end. But it didn’t start out that way...

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