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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.
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.
Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, the World's Greatest Job
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 *** So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
The Ultimate Scene Study Series for Teens 2 - 55 Short Scenes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
You can't beat a Shakespearean scene for an acting tune-up. The sixty scenes in The Ultimate Scene Study Series for Teens Volume 1 provide a key with which young actors can unlock a storehouse of emotional, technical, and interpretive skills. Material from twenty-seven plays are organized as scenes for two characters, three characters, four characters, and five or more characters.
The Salon of Exiled Artists in California: Salka Viertel Took in Actors, Prominent Intellectuals and Anonymous People in Exile Fleeing From Nazism (English Edition)
Price: $9.99 $8.07 USD. (19% off until Nov. 30!) Words: 66,430. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A biography of Salka Viertel, a Jewish actress who emigrated to Hollywood and was popularly known as the screenwriter of the Swedish actress Greta Garbo. She had a salon in California, which was attended by a large part of the European intelligentsia in exile. Salka was a very modern and interesting woman for her time who should be recognized as such. An extensive and high-quality research project
Dentro Lo Show Tango Argentino
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,370. Language: Italian. Published: May 28, 2020 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Durante gli anni bui della dittatura militare, il Tango era caduto nell'oblio in tutto il mondo, anche in Argentina. Lo spettacolo "Tango Argentino" ha rilanciato a livello mondiale l'interesse per il Tango. Ha fatto il suo debutto a Parigi, poi ha conquistato Broadway e, in seguito, il mondo intero.
Para analizar cine y literatura
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,340. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Gracias a la reconocida labor investigativa de Lauro Zavala, que comparte aquí con atrayente magisterio, los lectores tendrán en sus manos una joya imprescindible para aquellos que aman el cine y la literatura.
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.
Cats on Film
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock
What is a Catguffin? Is a Catzilla more dangerous than a Pussilla? Which is the most upsetting Catrifice on film? And what exactly did Jones the cat say to the Alien? These questions and many others are answered in CATS ON FILM, the definitive work of feline film scholarship, in which critic and novelist Anne Billson explores the narrative functions of cats in 100 specially selected movies.
Jesters Comedy Club
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: British English. Published: November 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Join David on his journey through the yuppie 80s and the early 90s, as he made his comedy-club dream a reality. For a bloke with zero experience of running a club, catastrophes were never far away.
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!
Letras de cine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,210. 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?
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.
Cabaret Secrets - How to Create Your Own Show, Travel the World and Get Paid to Do What You Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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A practical guide book for singers who want to create their own cabaret show, or improve the one they already have. Cabaret Secrets covers everything from finding a theme, scripting a show, using comedy and running a rehearsal. There's lots of practical advice on how to find an agent, working on cruise ships, promoting your show and ordering musical arrangements.
Fast, Cheap & Under Control: Lessons Learned From the Greatest Low-Budget Movies of All Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Dying to make a feature? Learn from the pros! "We never put out an actual textbook for the Corman School of Filmmaking, but if we did, it would be Fast, Cheap and Under Control." Roger Corman, Producer ★★★★★ It’s like taking a Master Class in moviemaking…all in one book!
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.
Billson Film Database
Price: $10.99 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!
El salón de los artistas exiliados en California: Salka Viertel acogió en su exilio a actores, intelectuales prominentes y personas anónimas huidas del nazismo
Price: $9.99 $8.07 USD. (19% off until Nov. 30!) Words: 69,110. Language: Spanish. Published: January 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Biografía sobre Salka Viertel, actriz judía que emigró a Hollywood y fue popularmente conocida como la guionista de la actriz sueca Greta Garbo. Además, ella tenía un salón en Santa Mónica, California, al que acudía gran parte de la intelectualidad europea en el exilio. Salka fue una mujer muy moderna e interesante para la época que debe ser conocida como se merece. Trabajo de investigación enorme
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!