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Pop Life: America in the Age of Pop
Price: Free! Words: 117,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Pop Life is a collection of essays across four broad themes: film & television, music & hi-fi audio, video games, the political & personal. Author Daniel Thomas MacInnes tackles every aspect of "the pop life" with biting wit, humor and keen insight, bringing readers on an illuminating journey across the cultural landscape.
То был мой театр
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,260. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A critical history of the Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who, starting with Spearhead From Space in 1970 and ending with Planet of Spiders in 1974.
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
"Screenwriting Down to the Atoms" represents the next generation of screenwriting guides. Using fresh approaches and new discoveries, "Atoms" looks closer and digs deeper to explore concepts in greater detail while pushing thought further with new, never before seen methods. Atoms allows readers to fully grasp the art of storytelling and execute it like never before.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off until Jan. 7, 2020!) Words: 235,410. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book (Volume I) contains published articles of the author in various Indian Publications between 1959- 2009 about Bollywood - Hindi Film Industry based in Mumbai. Interviews of top Bollywood celebrities, Year-wise analytical/statistical surveys, Polls results, Celebrity bashes and events, Detailed psycho-analytical review of favorite films, Analytical articles, Star nostalgia and gossip.
Wish (Indigo Ballet Series #1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
I have to escape. My mother is driving me crazy. For Indigo Stevens, ballet classes at Miss Roberta’s ballet studio offer the stability that's missing from her crazy home life. She hopes this is the year she'll be accepted into the New York School of Ballet. As life at home becomes more erratic, Indigo fights to maintain balance, ignore Jesse Sanders and his dimples, and turn trials into triumph.
Locked Into Cinema
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The author goes beyond reviewing hundreds of films and instead analyzes the political framework in which these movies have appeared.
The Sleaze Merchants: Adventures in Exploitation Filmmaking from the ’50s to the ’90s
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Now it can be told—here are the true stories of fifteen fearless filmmakers who defied the system…and won! This incredible book documents the real stories of Hollywood's true giants, the pioneers and crazed visionaries, the cinematic sorcerers without any scruples: magnificent men like Sam Katzman, Jim Wynorski, Fred Olen Ray, Jess Franco, and Edward D. Wood, Jr.
The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,270. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The Joffrey Ballet, acclaimed as a groundbreaking book when it was published, tells a story that was kept largely hidden from public view for many years. The company made ballets about beatniks, erotic multimedia goddesses, sea nymphs, clowns, slackers, radicals and jocks, thrilling audiences as much as it often outraged critics.
Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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Lifelong superhero fan and author A.P. Fuchs has made it his mission to see every superhero movie that’s been brought to screen. Collected here are his first one hundred reviews, covering the major blockbusters of today to the lesser-known super flicks of yesterday along with everything in between.
Killer B's Comedy: Wild
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,020. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The iTunes Movie Guru (Emeritus) shares his selection of the 101 best unknown, most insanely crazy comedies available on demand and on DVD, excerpted from KILLER B’s Vols. 1 & 2. Discover 101 of the wildest, loudest, edgiest, most madcap, anarchic, rowdy, raucous, exaggerated, over the top, boisterous, twisted, outrageous, uproarious, and just plain crazy comedies you’ve (probably) never seen!
Actor Being - A Role in Mankind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Essay » Sociology
The actor's spotlight is not the stage or the screen, but civilization itself.
Killer B's: Drama
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,570. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
117 great movie dramas on demand you’ve (probably) never seen! The iTunes Movie Guru (Emeritus) shares his selection of the 117 best unknown dramas available from on demand movie services and on DVD, excerpted from KILLER B’s Vols. 1 & 2. It’s just as easy to find a hidden gem as a recent blockbuster if you know what to look for. The KILLER B’s Movie Guides clue you in to what to look for.
Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Is there multicultural theater in Los Angeles? If so, who is involved? Can the identity and nature of diversity be codified? "Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s" examines Asian, Chicano/Hispanic and Black theater communities. This historical narrative defines the major professional theaters, the actors and writers and how funding affects professional Los Angeles Theater.
Billson Film Database
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 513,560. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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Anne Billson has collected short reviews of over 4000 films into one ebook. You won't find reviews of every film ever made, or of the latest blockbuster, but you will have fun browsing (and perhaps disagreeing with) the personal and often unorthodox opinions of a widely published and respected film writer. Find out which films made her laugh, which made her cry, and which have cats in them!
Letras de cine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Este libro incluye catorce ensayos que describen catorce modos de observar el mundo y entender el cine, catorce estilos de contar un fragmento de existencia, catorce obras cinematográficas que han modificado el desarrollo de ese organismo que llamamos séptimo arte.
HOPE: Indigo Ballet Series, book #2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Perfection. Beauty. Pain. This is life for Indigo Stevens at the famed New York School of Ballet, where there’s no such thing as weakness or privacy and every movement is scrutinized and judged. Can she go for her dreams without losing herself?
A Latchkey Kid's Take on Modern Cinema
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A Latchkey Kid’s Take on Modern Cinema is a collection of film essays by film professor Travis C. Yates. The collection explores the work of more than 120 directors, examining contemporary films and classics from the '70s and '80s and is sprinkled with nuggets of wisdom shared with his film students. It is a fun, fresh perspective on modern cinema and a must-read for any cinephile.
Killer B's: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,670. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
113 great imaginative movies on demand you've probably never seen! The iTunes Movie Guru (Emeritus) shares his selection of the 113 best unknown and most imaginative science fiction, fantasy and horror movies available on demand and on DVD, excerpted from KILLER B’s Volumes 1 & 2.
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!