Books tagged: film

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Pilots That Never Flew
Series: comedy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Contemporary women
Screenwriting can be a lonely life, especially if you write romantic comedies, and cannot get past "boy meets girl." A sampling from Blandly's collection of short scripts.
The Human Nature of Playwriting
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 95,510. Language: American English. Published: December 2, 2015 by Tessellate Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
Evocative, sage, sophisticated, and personal, Samson Raphaelson’s classic book, culled from his experience in teaching a master class on dramatic writing at the University of Illinois in 1948, is both a discussion on the craft of playwriting and of the nature of creativity. "The Human Nature of Playwriting" is a valuable resource for playwrights, creative writers, scholars, historians, and any rea
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!
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Classic movies and things that go. Featuring essays on Our Hospitality (1923), Danger Lights (1930), Only Angels Have Wings (1939), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), Sleepers West (1941), Detour (1945), I Know Where I'm Going! (1945), Duel in the Sun (1946), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), The Narrow Margin (1952), The Spirit of St. Louis (1957), and Thunder Road (1958).
SWEEPING FORWARD
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Screenplays » Comedy
An inspiring and heartwarming story of women with their own troubles, who, through determination and perseverance, achieve their own goals.Through everything, their friendship is more powerful than any of life's obstacles.
A Little Mad Sometimes: Film Psychopaths from Jekyll and Hyde to Hannibal Lecter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With the idea for the book coming to him in a dream, John McCarty's review of self-dubbed "psychofilms" covers movies released between 1915 and 1992. From Trilby to Basic Instinct, A LITTLE MAD SOMETIMES discusses various implementations of the screen psycho throughout the years. Among the screen psychos featured here are Mr. Hyde, Norman Bates, and Michael Myers, as well as real-life psychos.
Separation Anxiety
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 19,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Screenplays » Comedy
An English-speaking teen girl comes of age in Quebec during its push for independence; all the while her own family becomes unraveled. The political undertones reflect the political climate that was metaphorically dividing Quebec not only from Canada but from within, driving away English Canadians from their homes that they’ve lived in for generations.
Der Filmvorfuhrer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
19-year-old Jarrett aspires to something greater than being a capably proficient projectionist. No matter the personal cost, he’ll settle for nothing less than transforming himself into Der Filmvorführer.
Deadpool 101
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This is an introduction to the Marvel Comic's character, Deadpool. A brief history, this book includes some rare detail and trivia. A must for anyone interested in Deadpool, whether you are a newbie or a seasoned fan.
The Symbol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Symbol is the story of Wanda Oliver—an orphan child who became one of the great Hollywood stars of our time. Beautiful, redheaded, sexy, funny, she was the symbol of womanhood for millions. Her success was legendary, her personal life chaotic, her death, by her own hand, tragic. "I think it succeeds admirably . . ." Wirt Williams, NY Times Book Reviews