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- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 14.99
Advice from an expert, ranging from learning the subgenres to approaching financial partners Aimed at screenwriters, producers, development executives, and educators interested in the crime genre, this book provides an invaluable basis for crafting a film story that considers both audience and market expectations without compromising originality.... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 14.99
The lowdown on not only getting a thriller feature script on the page, but also getting it in front of producers and investors From premise to resolution, this book guides writers through the craft of thriller writing, citing classic thrillers such as Psycho , The Shining , The Sixth Sense , and Fatal Attraction , and lesser-known gems like... more...
- Running Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Nicknamed Mr. Show Business, Sammy Davis Jr. was a consummate performer who sang, danced, and acted on film, television, radio, and the stage for over six decades. In this uniquely intimate volume, the entertainment legend?s story comes to life through rare family photos and a compelling narrative based on conversations between Sammy Davis Jr. and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
This book examines 13 movies that deal with the protagonist and his projected "other." The cinematic Other is interpreted as an unconscious personality, a denied part of the protagonist that appears in his life as a shadowy menace who won't go away. Devoting a chapter to each movie, the book starts with Mamoulian's Dr. Jekyll and... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Scottish history writer Margaret Oliphant offers up a gripping account of the French martyr (and eventual saint) Joan of Arc, who led large armies to important battlefield victories while only a teenager. This extensively researched and exhaustively detailed narrative is one of the definitive sources of the life of the Maid of Orleans. more...
- Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00
Founded by the Puritans in 1630 and the site of many of the American Revolutions major precursors and events (including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, and Paul Reveres midnight ride, among others), Boston has playedand continues to playan influential role in the shaping of the historic, intellectual, cultural, and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
Hammer Film's output is justly famous for Gothic horror but the company also excelled in the genre of the psychological thriller. Though indebted to the example of Henri-Georges Clouzot and Alfred Hitchcock, Hammer nonetheless created its own style and approach to this genre in a series of often under-rated films that are, in fact, some of the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99
Sylvester Stallone has been a defining part of American film for nearly four decades. He has made an impact on world entertainment in a surprisingly diverse range of capacities – as actor, writer, producer, and director – all while maintaining a monolithic presence. With The Ultimate Stallone Reader, this icon finally receives concerted academic attention.... more...