All eBooks in Film & Television Category


His many legs, pitifully thin compared with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he looked. 'What's happened to me? ' he thought. It wasn't a dream. His room, a proper human room although a little too small, lay peacefully between i read more ...
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Cinema and Politics
Is it not an astonishing fact that for more than four decades, from 1967 onwards, the actors-turned-politicians are ruling the state of Tamilnadu in India with their star power remaining undiminished? Can films help someone to capture state pow read more ...
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Cinema from the Land Down Under laid bare in an anthology of little-known behind the scenes anecdotes from a century of movie-making. Meticulously researched former SAR Research Fellow at the National Film and Sound Archive Robert Cettl, Australi read more ...
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Often, what gets lost in movie hype is the creation of the hype itself. 'A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away' is an example of a movie tagline that entered the popular lexicon (Star Wars in case you needed prompting): indeed, movie taglines fil read more ...
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An e-companion to the world of home entertainment, DVD & Blu-Ray, Film Tales takes a genre-by-genre tour through a century of behind-the-scenes movie anecdotes. Meticulously researched and compiled by published film scholar and independent digital pu read more ...
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Anthologies of movie quotations are a time-honoured genre. Film Talk brings this means of infotainment to the world of the ebook in a brisk, humorous and informative anthology of the best, oddest and choicest lines of movie dialogue ever to grace the read more ...
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It was with Death Wish 2 for director Michael Winner that star Charles Bronson began his association with exploitation outfit Cannon. Cannon would emerge in the 1980s as perhaps the most disreputable of production houses, their films regularly attrac read more ...
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Abel Ferrara is the most ferocious and controversial of contemporary American film directors. Harvey Keitel is the most daring and provocative of contemporary American film actors. Their combination in Bad Lieutenant makes for one of the most unforge read more ...
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Caligula was touted by producer Bob Guccione as a bold new work of art. With a name cast it was to date the largest investment in the so-called “adult” movie. Initially planned mid-decade, it responded to a time when pornography was being seen by mai read more ...
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Banned in the UK!
Director Monte Hellman is considered one of the finest auteurs to emerge from American independent cinema in the 1970s. In particular, two of his several films made with actor Warren Oates stand as amongst the finest achievements of that most invigor read more ...
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The mid to late 1970s saw a roar in Italian exploitation cinema. These films collectively reached new levels of moral provocation in their graphic and frequently pornographic approach to gore, sex and violence. One of the more under-rated directors i read more ...
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Frank Zappa was one of the most controversial figures in American rock during the 1970s and 1980s. Always attracted to complex, bizarre and often unfathomable compositions, the musician seemingly sought to provoke as much as entertain his audience. H read more ...
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The title character of this film, the first animated feature aimed at an adult sensibility, was the creation of underground comic book author Robert Crumb. Crumb was the most successful of a number of comic creators in the late 1960s and early 1970s, read more ...
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Although he is frequently cited as one of the most distinctive of American auteurs few of Paul Schrader’s films have reached beyond the so-called art-house circuits. Perhaps only American Gigolo and Cat People have had any real box-office impact upon read more ...
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Director Walter Hill is today known principally for his action movies, his biggest popular hit being the riveting 48 Hrs. and has consistently drawn comparison to Sam Peckinpah, almost as if Hill were in a line of descent from the legendary figure. H read more ...
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“…sickening, utterly worthless, shameful trash. If it is not the worst film I have ever seen, that makes it all the more shameful: People with talent allowed themselves to participate in this travesty..” (Roger Ebert) Caligula was touted by produc read more ...
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Neglected Virtues Film Review
'A sleazefest like 'Showgirls' promises the inside dope on Las Vegas, stripping, hooking and all that stuff.' (Roger Ebert) Some films are controversial because of their sexual content, some for their violence and some even for their sleazy, conte read more ...
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An in-depth critical re-appraisal and inside account of director Hal Ashby's final feature film 8 Million Ways to Die starring Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette and Andy Garcia. Hal Ashby was one of the most renowned directors of the 1970s, helming read more ...
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Martin Scorsese and The Wolf of Wall Street
American Capitalism as envisioned by Academy Award winning director Martin Scorsese. Both hailed as black comedy and denounced as glorifying immorality, Martin Scorsese's latest film The Wolf of Wall Street teams the master American auteur with st read more ...
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Marco Bellochio’s film of Devil in the lesh proved one of the most controversial films of the mid-1980s. Updating the Raymond Radiguet novel to contemporary Italy in the grip of the Red Brigade terrorists, the film was an immediate talking point for read more ...
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