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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.
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.
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).
Hitchcock Lost The Lost Silent Hitchcock and Frenzy 67
You set the price! Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Hitchcock Lost focuses on the story behind the lost silent Hitchcock, The Mountain Eagle and the remarkable, unmade project of the late 60s known as Kaleidoscope or Frenzy. The two film serve as anchor points in a career so rich in realized projects that their absence tantalizes like the green haze of desire Scottie's desire evokes at the Empire Hotel.
Pilgrimage: Meeting France and Spain's Pilgrim Towns
Series: Pilgrimage, 1. You set the price! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Pilgrimage is off-the-scale travel writing: comic, affectionate, using 'inspired metaphor'; 'beautiful poetic writing', '... to a breathless walking rhythm.' Whether you walk, ride or drive the camino or pilgrimage path to Santiago, after reading Garry's poetic you'll understand so much more of the pilgrimage experience, with inspired insights into the incredible heritage towns along 'the Way'.
Schlock Sleaze & Cheesy Bs
Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Sexploitation! Shocksploitation! Blaxploitation! Grindhouses and drive-ins may be gone, but the b-string and basement budget pictures that played them have endured. With their bad acting, drooping mikes and constant mix of day/night shots, you wouldn't call them well-made but there's a strange appeal to their raw, unrestrained shenanigans. Welcome to the golden age of Exploitation Cinema!
October Horror: Musings on Horror Movies
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
If you have a love for horror movies--for turning off the lights and curling up on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn and a cozy blanket and something frightening on the TV--then you'll want to read "October Horror". The author loves horror movies, too, and spent at least 8,000 words writing about his favorites (and his least favorites). There's humor, and maybe even some insights...maybe.
Il Cinema Horror dei Teenagers
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: Italian. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Horror, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Il Cinema Horror dei Teenagers degli anni 80
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Reference and reviews
The Horror Movies of 80's
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Screenplays » Horror
All the movies of 80's.