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In the Spooklight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,590. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
IN THE SPOOKLIGHT is a collection of 115 horror movie review columns by Stoker nominated author and film critic Michael Arruda, covering movies from the silent era up until today. The column "In the Spooklight" has appeared monthly in the pages of THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE HORROR WRITERS ASSOCIATION since the summer of 2000.
Hannibal Lecter: Transhumanist Icon
You set the price! Words: 4,780. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
It's one of the oldest and most enduring of human dreams― the drive to become like gods. But the gods don't necessarily share our morals. This is the original, unaltered 2005 essay that was part review of Thomas Harris's Hannibal series, and part meditation on what it really means to transcend our humanity.
Banned and Blacklisted: Too Hot for Hollywood
Price: Free! Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This volume from Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA) features essays on key films that experienced bans as well as various Hollywood talents that were impacted by the blacklist. These entries were featured in the Winter 2017 CMBA Blogathon, as written by bloggers belonging to CMBA. A selection of the resulting articles has been published here for the enjoyment of fellow classic film fans.
Bearly Gods: A Review of Grizzly Man
You set the price! Words: 2,140. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
For thirteen seasons Timothy Treadwell lived among the brown grizzly bears of Alaska's Katmai National Park. At the end of his thirteenth season, one of the bears ate him. Two years after his death it fell to director Werner Herzog to assemble Treadwell's last footage,into a film called Grizzly Man. This review is my response to one of the most powerful movies I have ever seen.
It's Always Dark in the Amazon Jungle! Dwayne Johnson! Where is the Rock When You Need him?
Price: Free! Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
It is like the dark in the Amazon Jungle, very scary. Dwayne Johnson rules in the jungle.
Things I Will Never Tell You Vol:1
Series: Things I Will Never Tell You. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Various topics including achievement relative to ghost people. Some basic history and some basic concepts relative to achievement of the task.This book contains information relative to ghost people and that should be considered if you are not one.
Demons' Arcturians Metalexicon Logodynamics
Price: Free! Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Demons' Arcturians Metalexicon Logodynamics
Celebrity Spies, True Stories, Book 1, Actors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Celebrity Spies, Book I - Actors, features over fifty actors who actively participated in espionage activities or worked directly with the intelligence services. The book features true stories, biographies and filmographies from 'real-life' spies as well as fascinating trivia and over one hundred and fifty images.
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.
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).
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.
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.
I Found it at the Movies: Film Noir Reviews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Like Pauline Kael only cooler! 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.
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
Fatal Car Accidents of the Rich and Famous
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In Fatal Car Accidents of the Rich and Famous, infamous automobile accidents involving the rich and famous are explored. From princess and screen siren Grace Kelly to MTV star Ryan Dunn; their horrific last moments behind the wheel are retold, the wreckage is carefully picked over, and we examine the public reaction that cemented their legacy.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Classic movies and things that go. Featuring essays on Our Hospitality (1923), Danger Lights (1930), Only Angels Have Wings (1939), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), Sleepers West (1941), Detour (1945), I Know Where I'm Going! (1945), Duel in the Sun (1946), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), The Narrow Margin (1952), The Spirit of St. Louis (1957), and Thunder Road (1958).
Pensioners Can Perish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
James Kemoli Amata, a retired teacher, presents Pensioners Can Perish in order to cry openly. He knows what pensioners go through. They get their pension late as if what they earn can spill over to the next month. It is like the Good Government wants all pensioners dead so that nobody makes any claims.