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BOOKS & COLLECTIONS FROM BOB CHIPMAN
Moviebob's Game Overthinker & Beyond: The Video Game Writing of Bob Chipman By Bob Chipman
eBook (ePub): $4.00
Bob Chipman gained notoriety as a film critic, but he first arrived as a voice in the world of video games: as creator of THE GAME OVERTHINKER! Now, he brings together a special collection from his... More > years writing about games; including full transcripts of select classic OVERTHINKER episodes. From games in pop-culture to negative portrayals of gaming in media, censorship, the "dickwolf" incident and even the GamerGate debacle; this volume covers one of the games industry's most tumultuous generations - by a gamer, for gamers. While perhaps best known as the creator and star of classic Web Video series like Escape to The Movies, The Big Picture and The Game OverThinker; Bob Chipman has also published numerous volumes of written reviews, commentaries, thinkpieces and features covering the worlds of film, television, video games and the broader breadth of popular culture. Now, through The MovieBob Anthology, a selection of his best work is yours to own - selected and organized by theme by Bob Chipman himself.< Less
Moviebob's Reel Retro: The Classic Film Criticism of Bob Chipman By Bob Chipman
eBook (ePub): $4.00
Critic Bob Chipman is best known for reviews of big new releases; but he's also written extensively on classic, obscure and even forgotten films of the past. Now, in this latest volume of The... More > MovieBob Anthology, he collects a personal selection of favorite examples on the subject for your reading pleasure. From career-overviews of Herzog, Raimi, Burton, Shyamalan and more to restrospectives of entire series like GODZILLA and NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET to Westerns to Schlock, there's something to discover for everyone within! While perhaps best known as the creator and star of classic Web Video series like Escape to The Movies, The Big Picture and The Game OverThinker; Bob Chipman has also published numerous volumes of written reviews, commentaries, thinkpieces and features covering the worlds of film, television, video games and the broader breadth of popular culture. Now, through The MovieBob Anthology, a selection of his best work is yours to own - selected and organized by theme by Bob Chipman himself.< Less
Moviebob's Idiot Box: The Television Writing of Bob Chipman By Bob Chipman
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They say we're living in the "Golden Age of Television," but critic and pop-culture commentator Bob Chipman isn't so sure - and in this collection of his TV reviews and articles he makes... More > his case. While other film writers binge Netflix and praise limited-run cable dramas, Chipman seeks the hidden depths in classic reruns, seeks the real appeal of episodic cop shows, mourns the end of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report, skewers the sacred cows of South Park and renews his faith in The Simpsons. While perhaps best known as the creator and star of classic Web Video series like Escape to The Movies, The Big Picture and The Game OverThinker; Bob Chipman has also published numerous volumes of written reviews, commentaries, thinkpieces and features covering the worlds of film, television, video games and the broader breadth of popular culture. Now, through The MovieBob Anthology, a selection of his best work is yours to own - selected and organized by theme by Bob Chipman himself.< Less
Moviebob's Strange Hollywood: Bob Chipman On the Movie Business By Bob Chipman
eBook (ePub): $4.00
Film critic Bob Chipman has written a lot about movies, but he's also spent a career covering the film industry itself. Here, he collects a selection of his most offbeat writing on the business and... More > culture of moviemaking, including box-office analysis, an explanation of Hollywood's seasonal-release logic, the impact of new digital platforms on the film business and more! Also included: Reader-favorite columns like "The Good Book of Bad Movies" and "Why Movies Suck Now - Parts I & II." While perhaps best known as the creator and star of classic Web Video series like Escape to The Movies, The Big Picture and The Game OverThinker; Bob Chipman has also published numerous volumes of written reviews, commentaries, thinkpieces and features covering the worlds of film, television, video games and the broader breadth of popular culture. Now, through The MovieBob Anthology, a selection of his best work is yours to own - selected and organized by theme by Bob Chipman himself.< Less
Moviebob's Reel Breakdown: The Film Criticism of Bob Chipman By Bob Chipman
eBook (ePub): $4.00
Do you love movies? Do you love insightful and/or sarcastic movie reviews? Then MOVIEBOB'S REEL BREAKDOWN could be the book for you! Collecting a personally-curated selection of writing from the... More > career of film critic Bob Chipman, this volume includes critiques of oddities like "Winter's Tale" and "Chappie," modern classics like "Blue Is The Warmest Color" and "Straight Outta Compton" and even a transcript of the infamous viral sensation that was Chipman's review of "Pixels." Plus: New exclusive introductions to each review! While perhaps best known as the creator and star of classic Web Video series like Escape to The Movies, The Big Picture and The Game OverThinker; Bob Chipman has also published numerous volumes of written reviews, commentaries, thinkpieces and features covering the worlds of film, television, video games and the broader breadth of popular culture. Now, through The MovieBob Anthology, a selection of his best work is yours to own - selected and organized by theme by Bob Chipman himself.< Less
Moviebob's Superhero Cinema: Comics & Superhero Writing from Bob Chipman By Bob Chipman
eBook (ePub): $4.00
Once upon a time, comic book superheroes were obscure figures hidden from mainstream culture by dense, convoluted continuities. Today, they've dominated the world for almost two decades through... More > blockbuster movies and hit TV shows that have turned that continuity into something like a new global religion. Film critic Bob Chipman watched this all unfold firsthand, and now he brings you a selection of his writing on all things Marvel and DC plus hidden gems and forgotten classics sure to delight any fan of caped crimefighting. While perhaps best known as the creator and star of classic Web Video series like Escape to The Movies, The Big Picture and The Game OverThinker; Bob Chipman has also published numerous volumes of written reviews, commentaries, thinkpieces and features covering the worlds of film, television, video games and the broader breadth of popular culture. Now, through The MovieBob Anthology, a selection of his best work is yours to own - selected and organized by theme by Bob Chipman himself.< Less
Moviebob's Geek Streak: Bob Chipman On Geek Culture By Bob Chipman
eBook (ePub): $4.00
The geeks have inherited the Earth - now what? In this insightful collection of essays from his many years as a film critic, gaming writer and pop-culture commentator, Bob Chipman examines the... More > complex world of the modern nerd - the good, the bad and the embarrassing - including such pieces as MOVIEBOB'S RE-TALES, BAT-MITT VS. OBAMAVENGERS and THE FIFTY MOST BORING OPINIONS IN GEEK CULTURE; along with in-depth looks at Disney's surprisingly-topical "Maleficent," the philosophy of C.S. Lewis, Geek Privilege and more. While perhaps best known as the creator and star of classic Web Video series like Escape to The Movies, The Big Picture and The Game OverThinker; Bob Chipman has also published numerous volumes of written reviews, commentaries, thinkpieces and features covering the worlds of film, television, video games and the broader breadth of popular culture. Now, through The MovieBob Anthology, a selection of his best work is yours to own - selected and organized by theme by Bob Chipman himself.< Less