All eBooks in Film & Television Category


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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British Cinema’s Curiosities, Obscurities and Forgotten Gems
Critics may sing from an over familiar hymn sheet of so-called ‘cult films’, but there remains an epoch of British cinema still awaiting discovery that is every bit as provocative and deserving of attention. And there could be no finer guide to these 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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Watch auctions are basically a way of connecting top of the line enjoys with collectors and lovers who value them. A watch should match you, particularly when you are an actor playing a particular role. That's why in the past we have actually matched read more ...
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TV character, game show host, and animal rights activist. Barker's father passed away when he was very young; until he was in 8th grade, he coped with his mother, Matilda, a teacher, on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in Mission, South Dakota. When Ma read more ...
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From the first idea to a Hollywood style movie
Do we really need another video book? Aren’t there enough books about this topic on the market already? Yes, there are excellent books about videography available. However, most of them are totally amateurish, some are too technical, and others are r read more ...
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6.99 €
Hollywood's demonization of gay rights and sexual equaliy.
Amidst the socio-sexual upheavals of the 1970s, Hollywood used a re-envisioning of the detective character from traditional film noir to essay the threat to heterosexual patriarchy posed by transgressive homosexuality. Thus, in one 1972 film emer read more ...
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1.91 €
The Fantastic Life of Nigel Kneale (Revised & Updated)
Since the earliest days of British television drama, scriptwriter Nigel Kneale has been a seminal figure. His Quatermass serials for the BBC were a seismic event in the 1950s, before finding international success when adapted by Hammer Films for the read more ...
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11.85 €
Jet Li is a martial art specialist (he was a Wushu champion) and celebrity actor. His movie career began in China with the cult movie timeless 'The Shaolin Temple.' He moved onto the Hong Kong movie scene and at some point broke into Hollywood with a read more ...
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3.49 €
A Life-Stream
Ed Seeman (children’s animator) aka Eduardo Cemano (adult film-maker) Commercial animator Ed Seeman went from making experimental dance films to trans-media collaboration with legendary musician Frank Zappa to pioneering adult XXX cinema in New Yo read more ...
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24.03 €
Though a traditional theatrical trope, the monologue was considered problematic in a visual medium such as the cinema. Nevertheless it remained a potent dramatic tool and successive generations of filmmakers sought to re-vitalize and re-deploy it so read more ...
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1.91 €
The Movies Most Critics Won’t Write About
First video and more recently the internet with its streaming videos and not strictly legal peer-to-peer capabilities. With so many sources available, today’s fan of horror and exploitation movies isn’t necessarily educated on paths well-trodden, suc read more ...
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11.85 €
Disposable Horror Culture of the 1960s & 1970s
Two glorious decades of low-budget monster movies, horror comicbooks, glow-in-the-dark model kits, sci-fi trading cards, television horror show hosts, 8mm film reels and more! From low-budget horror films to grisly comic art, from lurid movie magazin read more ...
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11.85 €
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