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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.
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).
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.
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
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.
Mitzi Bootzin’s Sneak Previews: 1973-1977
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Mitzi Bootzin, a long-time movie aficionado, was the go-to movie reviewer for the Chicago suburbs from 1973 to 1977. Her short and witty reviews were published in 32 local newspapers by Pioneer Press, then a Time, Inc. subsidiary, now owned by the Chicago Tribune. Enjoy this compilation of her work and this trip back in time to the 1970’s.
Remington 1858: The Gun That Won Scarlett
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.
My Search for the Grave of June Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
June Miller was wife of American "pornographic” author, Henry Miller. This book discusses June as Henry Miller’s muse, answers the question “Who was June Miller?,” & discusses June’s life with Henry, June’s life after Henry, & the discovery by author Tamworth Grice, a lifetime Henry Miller fan, of June Miller’s grave in a small rural cemetery in Northern Arizona. A must-read for Henry Miller fans!
The Rise of the Undead: A look at the transition of the vampire from villain to hero in popular culture
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
In the lineup of supernatural monsters, vampires stand apart for their prestige. This short book looks at the transition in pop culture from "Dracula" to "True Blood" and how the vampire character has changed over the years from disfigured monster to the heroine's boyfriend.
What Made the Golden Age Shine
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.
Insights: A Collection of Colorful and Humorous Opinions From Wild Brain Activities of An Observer
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Fairly Black promotions. 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!
The Questionable Success of Unquestioned Excess: Martin Scorsese & The Wolf of Wall Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Sociology
American Capitalism as envisioned by Academy Award winning director Martin Scorsese. In this e-Book, Australian National Film & Sound Archive former SAR Research Fellow Robert Cettl takes a critical look at Scorsese's new film: at its ethical overtones (or lack of them), its celebration of excess and its divisive critical interpretation as allegory, satire and/or dark comedy.
B-Boys: A Children's Guide to the Origins of Hip Hop
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.