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50 Years of Ghost Movies
Price: Free! Words: 38,550. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Covering the classics from 1935 to 1985, 50 Years of Ghost Movies clearly shows the evolution of the genre from all its facets, including comedy, suspense, mystery, and horror. Each film listed in chronological order by year, and alphabetized for easy reference is described in flash-format with a brief synopsis, while others are spotlighted and reviewed in full.
The James Bond Movie Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The James Bond Movie Guide is the ultimate source for this renowned movie franchise. With a collection of reviews and summaries for the 22 films, you will learn about each in detail and without fear of spoilers. A list of facts and cast for each film is included, along with series trivia, figures, and charts. Adding to the value are reviews for James Bond video games dating back to GoldenEye.
TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. 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.
Opera 101 Part III
Price: Free! Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Part III of the series of introductory works on opera deals exclusively with Verdi and his works:Rigoletto, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida, Otello, and Falstaff.
Your Handy Companion to Devising and Physical Theatre
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book has been written with the aim of supporting those drama teachers who, with little experience of physical theatre themselves, have a genuine interest in the style and are keen to enthuse their students to use it in their work. The book includes a small amount of exercises to kick start the devising process, develop character and working with masks. Five short scripts are also included.
Anne Billson on Film 2010
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
For three years, Anne Billson wrote a film column for the Guardian which became obligatory reading for anyone interested in the world of cinema. Billson combines in-depth knowledge of her field with an eminently readable and unpretentious style, and makes sometimes surprising and controversial observations with wit and elegance. Quite simply, she's a must-read for anyone who likes movies.
Anne Billson on Film 2011
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,990. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
For three years, Anne Billson wrote a film column for the Guardian newspaper which became obligatory reading for anyone interested in the world of cinema. She combines in-depth knowledge of her field with an eminently readable and unpretentious style and makes sometimes surprising and controversial observations with wit and elegance. Quite simply, she's a must-read for anyone who likes movies.
Viva il Cabaret
Price: Free! Words: 35,250. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Italian Cabaret like Il Bagaglino, Il Giardino dei Supplizi, La Porta infame, in hot year of our history. La storia di cabaret italiani come il Bagaglino, il Giardino dei Supplizi, La porta infame negli anni caldi della nostra storia.
Anne Billson on Film 2009
Price: Free! Words: 25,270. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
For three years, Anne Billson wrote a film column for the Guardian newspaper which became obligatory reading for anyone interested in the world of cinema. She combines in-depth knowledge of her field with an eminently readable and unpretentious style and makes sometimes surprising and controversial observations with wit and elegance. Quite simply, she's a must-read for anyone who likes movies.
Stasis Leaked Complete: The Unofficial Behind the Scenes Guide to Red Dwarf
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Elly Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Based on interviews with the cast and crew, this book goes behind the scenes of the successful space comedy, Red Dwarf. With chapters on every episode, it reveals how the series was made, and tells the stories of what happened on and off set. Why did Holly leave? How did Cat lose his teeth? What happened when the writers split up? All these questions are answered, and more.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland
Price: $9.99 USD. 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.
Line? The Creative Way for Actors to Quickly Memorize Monologues and Dialogues
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,440. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
ATTENTION ACTORS!!!!! If you've ever struggled to remember your lines, the creative memorization techniques taught in LINE? will help you break through your mental blocks. Jared Kelner has combined his experience as an actor and acting teacher with his expertise as a memory improvement trainer and created LINE? an imagination and sensory based process for actors to use when memorizing lines.
Billson Film Database: short reviews of over 4000 films
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 511,100. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
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!
Exit Stage Right: The Career Change Handbook for Performers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Actors, Singers, Musicians, Dancers: is it time for a change in your career? Exit Stage Right is your transition secret weapon: packed with principles vital to creating a successful career in any industry, learn how to move forward as a performer or transition gracefully to an entirely new role. Through advice, tools, and inspiring true stories, get the guidance you need to Exit Stage Right.
Spoilers Part 2 1995-2001
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Anne Billson has been writing about films for more than a quarter of a century. This is a selection of her published work.
Dancing Through History: In Search of the Stories That Define Canada
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,120. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Some people travel to discover a country’s architecture; others to sample its cuisine, or experience its nature. For author Lori Henry, travel is a way to discover a country's dances.
Dance and Its Audience: Appreciating the Art of Movement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book was designed for use in a one-semester dance appreciation survey class. As such, I have attempted to limit the information provided to that which can be covered comfortably. This means that many noteworthy choreographers and dancers do not appear in this text. Teachers may wish to add other important contributors to the art of dance.
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.
When They Go and You Do Not: A Blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
WHEN THEY GO AND YOU DO NOT: A blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life chronicles the author’s journey through the untimely death of her husband, Tony Shultz, from mesothelioma. Merson continues documenting the healing process through her plays as experience turns to memory. Her included most recent solo play completes the first cycle of healing for the wife turned widow.
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.