Action Scenarios: The Essential Guide to Action in Film examines all of the ways in which action is manifested in cinema, or what author Tico Romao calls the "action scenarios" of film. Loaded with detail, nuance, rare insight, and historical analysis, Action Scenarios explores how and why filmmakers use these action scenarios as a function of character development, story narrative, and much more.
Rocco is a little 5 year old boy with a lot of imagination and wit. I wanted to do a series of children's books on little Rocco and his adventures in Italy. Rocco will be there for two years.
Rocco is my grandson, and I talk to him regularly on Skype. When they are in Rome and now that they are back in Canada for a few years, they are living with their Nonna, and it is the best joy imaginable.
Step Behind The Curtain
A View from the Ivories offers what few are able to obtain, an intimate look behind the curtain at some of the most prominent people in current history. With the piano as a trusted companion and metaphor, David Carlin King brings the reader down to the footlights, revealing the humanness in all of us-illustrating our commonalities rather than our differences.
From humble beginnings, comes a memoir that follows a man on a mission to share his love of music with the
This story is about Troy, a lone wolf military veteran suffering from PTSD. He discovers himself in a community of spoken word artists via Aaliyah.
Aaliyah, a single mom becomes Troy's love interest, but her complicated relationship with her daughter's father threatens to push Troy over the edge.
The first-ever book published in NZ about acting technique, 'Acting and How to Survive it' also takes in surviving AND thriving in this most challenging and alluring of vocations. Tailored to the New Zealand and Australian actor but with an international viewpoint across TV, film and theatre, this is any actors must-have.
Stanley Howard Mazin has been in show business since 1963. He has performed as well as acted in several Broadway shows, as well as 10 1/2 years on The Carol Burnett Show, plus many films including e Blue Brothers, Newsies, Mame, e Wedding Planner, e Back Up Plan, Dracula. Dead and Loving It, e History of the World, Part 1, and Titanic. The many sitcoms and TV shows include e George Carlin Show, Flying Blind, Mama's Family, Many Academy Award Shows, The Tonys, e Emmys, The Teen Choice A
Providing detailed commentary on more than 300 films, this book explores the excitement, audacity and sheer weirdness of `80s low budget action cinema, from the American Ninja series to dime-a-dozen barbarian pictures to such bargain-basement productions as The Courier of Death, Kill Squad and Samurai Cop.
A survey of Christmas film-making throughout the 1980s, including a detailed synopsis and in-depth analysis of every movie under discussion. From the most famous films of the period through to some of the most obscure, the book covers many subgenres of Christmas cinema including comedy, drama, horror, romance and fantasy.
A Weekly Dose of Ritallin is a curated selection of Greg Frankson's original works as presented over two years on Here and Now Toronto. The A Weekly Dose of Ritallin segment cracked open Toronto with soulfully intelligent, locally invested and soc...
Gaze regimes is a bricolage of essays and interviews showcasing the experiences of women working in film, either directly as practitioners or in other areas such as curators, festival programme directors or fundraisers.