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The Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
The Life and Work of Oscar Micheaux: Pioneer Black Author and Filmmaker: 1884-1951
By Earl James Young Jr.
Price: $6.97 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by Khafra Om-Ra-Seti. Category: Nonfiction
Over a three-decade period that began in 1919, Oscar Micheaux wrote, directed, edited, produced and distributed over forty films nationally and internationally. These films usually featured all-Black casts. They spanned a silent film period (1919-1930)and a talkie period (sound films) (1931-1948).The book features a commentary by actor/producer Ossie Davis and was reviewed by Dr. Maya Angelou.
Monster Rally
By S. Michael Wilson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
S. Michael Wilson presents an anthology of film-related essays and articles covering a wide variety of horror, science-fiction and cult films, including aliens, mutants, Bigfoot, vampires, killer insects, Mexican wrestlers, serial killers, giant apes, mad scientists, and much more.
Au cinéma
By Françoise Sagan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,260. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction
Ce Carnet élaboré à partir d’articles issus de l’Égoïste, L’Express, Vogue, Senso, Elle et Le Monde, nous livre le propre point de vue de Françoise Sagan sur le cinéma et le théâtre à travers des portraits de grandes figures telles que Marguerite Duras, Fellini, Catherine Deneuve, Robert Hossein, ou à travers des critiques de films faisant l’actualité.
Superstar
By T C Southwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Carrin meets her idol, Mark Lord, and he seems to really like her, she’s thrilled, but soon she suspects that he has an ulterior motive. Why would he choose a mousy farm girl over beautiful actresses and supermodels? His Oscar-winning acting talents don’t fool her – oh, no, she’s got him pegged, and he’s not adding her to his undoubtedly massive collection of bedpost notches!
New Light on Movie Bests
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Everyone loves Best Movies' lists. But this book is much more than just a list of 400 great movies. Many are examined in exhaustive detail: "The Third Man", "Shepherd of the Hills", "The General", "Gilda", "Tales of Manhattan", "The Big Clock", "Anna Karenina", "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes", "China Seas", "Duck Soup", "Thin Man" films, "Cat People", "Old Dark House", "Trouble with Harry", etc.
The Moviegoer in the Golden Age of Cinema
By Jonathan Jacobs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,590. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
In 2010, Hollywood entered a 'golden age' of cinema. Jonathan Jacobs is a movie reviewer for the Florida Film Critics Circle. As a trained pundit, Jacobs takes readers on a literary roller coaster ride of excitement as he brings you the very best, the very worst, and everything in between during 2010.
British Movie Entertainments on VHS and DVD
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
British DVD suppliers have now released around 700 classic films. This book details some of Britain’s best. Over 400 movies in all are described in either minute detail or in summary form. And the quality (or lack of same) in the DVD transfer is fearlessly indicated. The author's emphasis is on movies made before 1970, especially those featuring popular stars as Stewart Granger, James Mason.
Award-Winning Films of the 1930s
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Unlike other books on this topic, Reid's account includes more than just the main winners. Most books, even those that claim to be complete, exclude those films associated with honorary award winners such as Judy Garland's Babes in Arms, Mickey Rooney's Hold That Kiss and Judge Hardy's Children, Edgar Bergen's Goldwyn Follies, Shirley Temple's Baby Take a Bow, Charles Chaplin's The Circus, etc.
Science-Fiction & Fantasy Cinema: Classic Films of Horror, Sci-Fi & the Supernatural
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,590. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.