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Great Cinema Detectives: Best Movies of Mystery, Suspense & Film Noir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
One of John Howard Reid's most informative and interesting books, this is an invaluable guide not only for film buffs, but for all admirers of cinema entertainments, whether they be movie fans or DVD collectors. True, you may not agree with some of JHR's comments, but that is the beauty of these books. They give readers something to think about. And you may be alerted to buy DVDs of many movies.
CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge: A Detailed Survey of 164 Wide-Screen Movies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Crammed full of facts on each selected film, including actors and their characters, synopses and reviews, plus lots of fascinating background information, "CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge" is a truly massive book, detailing over 160 movies originally released in that wide-screen process. This book is an absolute must-have for the classic movie fan who watches TCM or enjoys vintage DVDs.
POPULAR PICTURES of the Hollywood 1940s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
John Howard Reid's latest offering is every bit as idiosyncratic as his previous books in this series, and equally compulsive reading for film buffs. The present book provides a wealth of information. Reid finds much to admire in the films he writes about. He is a full-fledged movie buff, but not a drooling one. More than 130 films are featured in this surprising book. Film criticism at its best!
CinemaScope Two: 20th Century Fox: A Detailed Survey of 140 Wide-Screen Movies from 20th Century Fox Studios
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Informative, comprehensive and entertaining, all 141 movies are detailed and reviewed in John Howard Reid's inimitable style, with complete cast and crew personnel, production and release dates, alternate titles, dubbing, footage and running times. Each film also has a Synopsis, a viewer's guide, and comprehensive reviews. This is a wonderful book for all who love Hollywood's wide-screen movies.
Science-Fiction & Fantasy Cinema: Classic Films of Horror, Sci-Fi & the Supernatural
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,590. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
John Howard Reid's books get bigger, better and more informative. This 2011 e-book release is a must for all who are interested in movies of science fiction, fantasy, horror and the supernatural. Many books deal with these subjects, but most are just glossy picture books. JHR delves into all of the films' actors, directors, producers, technical staff, etc., and offers extensive reviews as well.
"B" Movies, Bad Movies, Good Movies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In the days when cinema audiences insisted that movie programs include two features, plus shorts, a newsreel, trailers and a cartoon, the supporting feature was known as a "B". On many occasions, the unheralded "B" movie turned out to be more entertaining than the "A" attraction. Many of Hollywood’s biggest stars, like John Wayne, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, got their start in "B" movies.
More Tales From Behind The Concierge Desk
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011 by The Trashy Novel Corp. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Join Mr. Appleford as he tries to satisfy the sensibilities of his most trying guests in Beverly Hills. From Walking the dog, To driving like a bat out of hell to the Palisades you are going to love this sneak peek into the life of a Concierge in a boutique hotel in Los Angeles. All stories are brand new and not included in "101 Dirty Hot Hotel Stories" Check out our blog for current stories
Oprah Down Under
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Oprah Winfrey’s visit to Australia in December 2010 was designed to be the most dramatic ending to the 25th Year of the her Oprah Winfrey Show. Backed by a production team of over 150 professionals and bringing an invited group of 302 of her most loyal and deserving fans, her visit to Australia was a HUGE success. This is the story of what Oprah and her audience did while she was in Austrailia.
Cerebus ~ Under the Aardvarkian Spell
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The victorious muse that spawned an entire industry of self-published comic books now blazes a trail for independent comic book movies.
The Dixie Chics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Where did the Dixie Chics disappear to for a while, and why did they disappear? Who decides who get to be little and big in entertainment? Here's what this author thinks...
Gone With the Wind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Gone with the wind were the mothers we knew, as they watched the movie. Usually strict, they let my cousins and me roam the shimmery, other-worldly theater. We went alone to the restrooms; we bought all the Cokes and popcorn we wanted. Coins seemed to spawn in our mothers' purses. They would never be the same and neither would I...
Sống và yêu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Nếu cuộc đời là hoa! Tình giống như mật ngọt! Yêu rồi chịu cách xa Tim nghe chừng lửa đốt!!
Fame, Fire, and Surrender: The Fearless Interview with Brett Butler
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
For all those who have wondered, "Whatever happened to Brett Butler?", his no-holds-barred interview with the beloved comedian and star of "Grace Under Fire" reveals the inner life of a spirited performer.
Learning to Fly: Why Bounty Hunting is More Therapeutic than Running Over Morelli with a Buick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
"When we first meet Stephanie, she can't afford therapy--she can barely afford her low-rent apartment and regular meals. A couple of hours a week with a trained professional, not that you'd have talked her into it, probably would have done her good. Luckily, as Sylvia Day suggests, she found bounty hunting instead." - Leah Wilson, Perfectly Plum: An Unauthorized Celebration of Stephanie Plum
Michael Jackson: In Search of Neverland
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In Michael Jackson: In Search of Neverland, Gloria Rhoads Berlin gives her intimate account of how she helped Michael Jackson find his own slice of heaven: the ranch that would come to be known as Neverland. In this never-before-told story, Ms. Berlin details the private journeys she took with Michael to fulfill one of his life-long dreams and fantasies.
Timeline of America: Sound Bytes from the Consumer Culture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Timeline is a capsule history of the things that have defined us. It is a lot more than a pop culture trivia book, although no simpler phrase describes it. The chapters are divided into ten timelines that tell the story of America’s development: events, comforts, cars, toys, movies, television, music, nerds, sports, and gossip. Nostalgic stories and an extensive trivia quiz are also included!