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I Saw That Movie, Too By Brian W. Fairbanks
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In the words of one reader, Brian W. Fairbanks "has a real talent for extracting the essence of a given subject and articulating it in a meaningful way." In I Saw That Movie, Too, he... More > extracts the essence from several hundred films, and articulates some of the most meaningful opinions on the cinema you'll ever read. In the foreword, he also offers a perceptive analysis of the way that movies, and the way that audiences "see" movies, has changed from the time he was a young movie buff "obsessed by that light in the darkness" to the era of the multiplex and the DVD. Smart, insightful, always honest, but never (or rarely) pretentious, Fairbanks is a life-long film buff who backs up his opinions with a knowledge of both the art and artifice of cinema.< Less
25 Books That Were Made Into Movies By Smashbooks
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One of Hollywood’s favorite pastimes is turning a favorite book into a much-anticipating movie. This always fuels the debate: Was the movie as good as the book? Was the book as good as the... More > movie? This collection showcases 25 such books. Read them and judge for yourself! Includes: * Age of Innocence * Anne of Green Gables, by Lucy Maude Montgomery * Ben-Hur * Brewster’s Millions * Call of the Wild * The Canterville Ghost * Cleopatra * The Curious Case of Benjamin Button * Frankenstein * Great Expectations * The Hound of the Baskervilles * Howards End * Jane Eyre * Journey to the Centre of the Earth * Last of the Mohicans The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, by Washington Irving Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen Rob Roy, by Sir Walter Scott The Secret Agent, by Joseph Conrad Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens The Time Machine, H. G. Wells White Fang, by Jack London Wuthering Heights, by Emily Brontë< Less
I Saw That Movie, Too: Collected Film Reviews By Brian W. Fairbanks
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In the words of one reader, Brian W. Fairbanks "has a real talent for extracting the essence of a given subject and articulating it in a meaningful way." In I Saw That Movie, Too, he... More > extracts the essence from several hundred films, and articulates some of the most meaningful opinions on the cinema you'll ever read. In the foreword, he also offers a perceptive analysis of the way that movies, and the way that audiences "see" movies, has changed from the time he was a young movie buff "obsessed by that light in the darkness" to the era of the multiplex and the DVD. Smart, insightful, always honest, but never (or rarely) pretentious, Fairbanks is a life-long film buff who backs up his opinions with a knowledge of both the art and artifice of cinema.< Less
I Saw That Movie, Too: Collected Film Reviews By Brian W. Fairbanks
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In the words of one reader, Brian W. Fairbanks "has a real talent for extracting the essence of a given subject and articulating it in a meaningful way." In I Saw That Movie, Too, he... More > extracts the essence from several hundred films, and articulates some of the most meaningful opinions on the cinema you'll ever read. In the foreword, he also offers a perceptive analysis of the way that movies, and the way that audiences "see" movies, has changed from the time he was a young movie buff "obsessed by that light in the darkness" to the era of the multiplex and the DVD. Smart, insightful, always honest, but never (or rarely) pretentious, Fairbanks is a life-long film buff who backs up his opinions with a knowledge of both the art and artifice of cinema. Also available in bargain priced 5.5" x 8.5" edition.< Less
I Saw That Movie, Too: Collected Film Reviews By Brian W. Fairbanks
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In the words of one reader, Brian W. Fairbanks "has a real talent for extracting the essence of a given subject and articulating it in a meaningful way." In I Saw That Movie, Too, he... More > extracts the essence from several hundred films, and articulates some of the most meaningful opinions on the cinema you'll ever read. In the foreword, he also offers a perceptive analysis of the way that movies, and the way that audiences "see" movies, has changed from the time he was a young movie buff "obsessed by that light in the darkness" to the era of the multiplex and the DVD. Smart, insightful, always honest, but never (or rarely) pretentious, Fairbanks is a life-long film buff who backs up his opinions with a knowledge of both the art and artifice of cinema. Also available in bargain priced 5.5" x 8.5" edition.< Less
Top 50 Most Influential Gay Movies Of All Time By Jason Shaw
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A wonderful fully comprehensive guide to the most influential gay movies of all time! exhaustively researched, each film is presented with a full plot synopsis, honest and frank review and reader... More > comments. This is an exceptional book, full of insight, entertainment and knowledge. A must for any film buff or cinema goer!< Less
Almost the Best: 50 Movies That Just Missed Awards or Audience Applause By John Howard Reid
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Here are over 70 movie classics from the Golden Age of Hollywood, fully annotated with complete casts and credits plus other essential information, lovingly described and recalled by one of the... More > world's foremost movie critics, John Howard Reid, who has spent over 50 years in the film industry. Mind you, Reid has his quirks. For instance, he has provided provocative illustrations of "Viva Zapata!" and "Vicki" but has not covered them in his book. "I wanted to share these great posters that I've just added to my collection," Reid explains. "The book proper starts at page three, the title page. Where else? What publishers put on pages one and two is generally a lot of fluff anyway. On the other hand, I've actually covered in detail over 70 movies which most fans will really enjoy. Films like 'Tickle Me' (Elvis Presley's best movie), 'Transcontinental Limited' (a real treat for train buffs) and 'Stormy Weather' (an absolute MUST for Lena Horne fans)."< Less
Welcome to Redrock Canyon Territory: An Old West Resort, Movie Ranch, Entertainment Park, and Open-Air Living History Museum. By Don Kirk
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Collectors 2007 Reprint of 1996 Revised Edition. Contains many fine Pen & Ink illustrations by the author. Originally written as a proprietary business proposal in 1992, it is now a popular... More > manual that can be used as an aid in designing western-themed entertainment venues. It includes creative concepts, thought provoking ideas and facts to consider in developing western parks. For the western fan, this manual is chock-full of general information about life and businesses in the Old West. "Redrock Canyon Territory is a dream world for western movie buffs and fans of the American West. Here they can take a trip to the past and explore all aspects of western popular culture through museum exhibits, books, films, and entertainment of the period. The grandeur of the barren landscape and the rustic, weathered towns of Redrock Canyon Territory envelop the guest in western fact and folklore. Guests step through the silver screen and find themselves inside the world of the Western movie."< Less
Kat Among the Pigeons: A Kat Shakespeare Mystery By e.c. saunders
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A raspberry-blowing, skateboarding ape, dodgy politicians, glamorous much-married mayor, gay ex-rugby player, teenage hoodies, a charismatic police inspector for love interest, third-rate mobsters,... More > and a mariachi band from Bognor. A laugh-aloud book whose opening sets the story off on a trajectory of bizarre characters and quirky humour. Movie buff and community rights worker Kat Shakespeare is one heart-pounding step from insolvency when she lands a contract to troubleshoot a housing makeover project, but when a skeleton is discovered under a demolished tower block she turns detective, determined to both bring in the project on time and solve a thirty-year-old mystery.< Less
Kat Among the Pigeons By e.c. saunders
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Amateur sleuthing can seriously damage your health. Kat Shakespeare is one heart-pounding step from insolvency when she lands a lucrative contract to troubleshoot a South London council housing... More > estate undergoing a multimillion Euro regeneration. After an unidentifiable human skeleton is discovered in the ruins of a tower block she demolishes,on day one in her new job, our eponymous heroine turns detective, determined to both solve the mystery and bring in the project on time. A laugh-out-loud book with bang-on descriptions and dialogue, and an opening which sets the story off on a trajectory of bizarre characters and quirky humour< Less