All eBooks in Film & Television Category


The Wild World of the Horror Film Fanzine
From Famous Monsters of Filmland to Fangoria… and everything in between, Xeroxferox by John Szpunar, is much more than a book about monster magazines. Coming in at over 800 pages, It is the first book of its kind to examine the home-grown DIY fanzine 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 €
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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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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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 €
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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“…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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Marvel Silver Age superhero Black Panther first appeared in comics in the July 1966 issue of the hit series Fantastic Four. The character was the first superhero with an African heritage. The recent movie of Black Panther (2018) was a success from it read more ...
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2.88 €
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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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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Michael Caine is acclaimed as a great actor. He is an international star and two-time Academy Award Winner (for Hannah and Her Sisters and The Cider House Rules) whose filmmaking career spans over fifty years and many nations. His classic films sprin read more ...
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1.91 €
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