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What's Old is New Again: An Exploration of the Themes of 'La La Land' by Thomas M. Willett
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 by Stanislas Kazal
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.
History of Cinema by IntroBooks
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 by The Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA)
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 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
Words, Words, Words! Essays on Writing and Writers in Classic Film by The Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA)
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 by Debbi Mack
Price: $1.99 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 by Terry Irving
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 by The Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA)
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 by James Kemoli Amata
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 by Lainey Melnick
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 by John Vlander
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.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits by Stewart Lee Beck
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
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.
My Search for the Grave of June Miller by Tamworth Grice
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 by Tabitha Grace Smith
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.
A Combat of Ninja by Kosaiji Ikunen & Lawrence Lein
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Office Fukunaga Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book is made in order to let people all over the world who are interest in Ninjas know what “real Ninjas” were like. We narrowed down the theme to “battle” and explained the age that Ninjas lived in and introduced the tools and the weapons they actually used.
What Made the Golden Age Shine by Adam Graham
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 by Sebastian Douglas
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 by Robert Cettl
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.