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Underground Railway Theater, Engine of Delight & Social Change
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,820. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Literature
JULIE TAYMOR: "I am delighted to see this ebook on the great output of the Underground Railway Theater...a testament to the unbridled experimentation & success they have achieved." Written by URT Founding Art. Dir., with VIDEOS of PERFORMANCES combining ACTORS, PUPPETS & MUSIC in the DEVISING OF ENGAGED PLAYS from improvisation, it also includes PUPPET-COMMISSIONS from orchestras like the BSO
Monster Kidding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Michael Legge, aka horror host Dr. Dreck, delves into the meaning of being a "monster kid". Kids born during the 50s and 60s are the original monster boomers, but it didn't stop there. In this book, Legge explores his own childhood, and the movies he became hooked on, both at the drive in and on TV. A fun, humorous read for all lovers of the weird and the wonderful.
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.
Animated Discussions: Critical Essays on Anime
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,360. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Whether they’re tracing depictions of the apocalypse from their roots in the ancient Near East to hit anime of the 90s and 2000s, exploring the ways in which certain mecha and magical girl shows equate trauma and heroism, or just trying to figure out why Utena turned into a car, the essays in this collection combine an accessible style with literary analysis to present anime in a new light!
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.
Junkspiritum
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.
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.
History of Cinema
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
I Found it at the Movies: Film Noir Reviews
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.
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.

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