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Underseen and Underrated: Celebrating Lesser-Known Classic Films
Price: Free! Words: 110. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The Classic Movie Bloggers Association (CMBA) is delighted to present Underseen and Underrated: Celebrating Lesser-Known Classic Films. CMBA bloggers determined some of their favorite underseen films and reevaluated these films as part of the Spring 2017 CMBA Blogathon. A selection of the resulting articles has been published here for the enjoyment of fellow classic film fans.
Cats on Film
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Home and 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.
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.
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.
Portrait Photography: Learn to Shoot Portraits That Make You Look Like a Model in a Few Easy Steps!
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Inside You’ll Discover… - Tips, tricks and techniques that you can use immediately to improve your portraits - Camera settings that the pro’s use - Step instructions on how to pose your subjects to get the most sought after and in demand portraits - AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! So what the heck are you waiting for? SMASH that DOWNLOAD button and start taking amazing portraits!
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!
Movie Outlaw Rides Again!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 193,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a the long-awaited SEQUEL to the beloved Movie Outlaw collection. Brand new collection of essays focusing on another 70 "undeservedly underseen" films, such as, "Crazy Moon" starring a Keifer Sutherland; the hilarious "Frankenhooker"; "Jane White is Sick and Twisted"; Terry Southern's "The Magic Christian", "Nightbreed", "Cafe Flesh", and more!
Reel Heroes & Villains
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015 by Agile Writer Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Psychology » Research
Psychologist Scott Allison and writing expert Greg Smith present a new way of understanding heroes and villains. Through their review of 52 movies these hero experts distill the elements of great heroes and villains. Great for lovers of movies, screenwriters, and novelists.
Prasant Numberology
Series: Vital Topics [Numerology]. Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A short journey through the concepts and methods of Prasant Numberology– the beginner’s guide.
Bodhidharmar Muthal Jamesbond Varai
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: Tamil. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
இவை வெறும் திரைப்பட விமர்சனங்களன்று. உலகத் திரைப்படங்களைப் பற்றி ஆழ்ந்த புரிதல் கொண்ட ஒரு ரசிகனின் கருத்துக்கள். விமர்சனங்களினூடே திரைக்கதை உத்திகள், சினிமாவைப் பற்றி ஒரு சராசரி ரசிகனுக்கு இருக்க வேண்டிய புரிதல்கள், எந்த வகையான சினிமாவை ஏற்றுக்கொள்வது, எந்த வகையான சினிமாவை நிராகரிப்பது போன்ற கருத்துக்கள், என பல்வேறு விடயங்கள் இதில் விவாதிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளன.
Reel Roy Reviews, Vol. 1: Keepin' It Real
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Open Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Reel Roy Reviews, Vol. 1: Keepin' It Real is a compilation of essays composed in tribute to (and sometimes frustration with) the art-form known as "cinema" —with a few theatre, music, and concert analyses thrown in for good measure.
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Billson Film Database
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 511,510. 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!
101 Movies About Women Directed By Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Women want to watch movies that appeal to their sensibilities. This book helps find movies that will deliver. There aren't enough movies about women/women's issues coming out of Hollywood and even fewer feature films directed by women. But there are quite a few available if you look beyond the current fare in the theaters. Find entertaining films and support women directors with this book.
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!

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