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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.
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.
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.
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!
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...
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.
The C. Dennis Moore Horror Movie Guide Vol. 6
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,680. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Before you settle down for your Halloween night horror movie marathon, dive into this collection and see what’s worth watching and what’s worth scrubbing from your memory.
The History Teacher's Movie Guide: Choosing and Using the Right Films for Your Classroom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Finding, funding, and using the right films and video equipment can be challenging for history teachers. This book helps you get good films that are free from bias, anachronisms, or objectionable content. There are many great tips on how to use films more effectively in your classroom and interesting assignments to go with them.
A Little Mad Sometimes: Film Psychopaths from Jekyll and Hyde to Hannibal Lecter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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.
Dragon Ball Culture Volume 4: Westward
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,410. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Goku goes west! His grand adventure begins anew as his martial arts master tells him to travel the world to increase his power. But what will happen when this naïve boy enters the real world and meets people who want to harm him? Will he be able to find his grandpa’s 4-Star dragon ball, or will the villainous Red Ribbon Army get to it first?!
Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A wild look at the logical gaps, confusing bits and just plain goofy moments in the greatest works of literature ever written, and also in Emerson's Walden.
Speculative Fiction 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,210. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Literature
Speculative Fiction 2014 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, fraught, and important events in speculative fiction fandom from 2014.
The Fabulous Films of the 30s
Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » History » North America
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.

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