We Bought a Zoo

Author: Benjamin Mee

Publisher: HarperTorch

ISBN: 9780007431823

Category: Zoos

Page: 313

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When Benjamin Mee decided to uproot his family and move them to an unlikely new home--a dilapidated zoo where more than 200 exotic animals would be their new neighbors--his friends and colleagues thought he was crazy. But, inspired by the memory of his wife and the healing power of animals, Benjamin and his kids resolved to move forward.

''Spider-Man'' Films

Author: N.A

Publisher: PediaPress



Page: N.A

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Tie & Tales

Author: John Dezamba

Publisher: America Star Books

ISBN: 1634481291

Category: Fiction

Page: 140

View: 5879

"A collection of humorous short stories to brighten your day. Golfers will appreciate the trials and tribulations of an unusual foursome including the founder of Microsoft. Their game is enhanced by 2 unlikely religious partners as well as 2 women who are obnoxiously good at the game. Musicians will cringe at the rehearsal antics of an orchestra welcoming a new conductor. Dog lovers, don't miss Oscar the Yorkshire terrier's decision to visit the Zoo. Henrietta is back playfully capturing terrorists in her new part-time job. Serviette gets into a lot of scrapes and winds up signing the Magna Carta."

Regional Horror Films, 1958Ð1990

Author: Brian Albright

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476600422

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 335

View: 851

During the second half of the 20th century, landmark works of the horror film genre were as much the product of enterprising regional filmmakers as of the major studios. From backwoods Utah to the Louisiana bayous to the outer boroughs of New York, independent, regional films like Night of the Living Dead, Last House on the Left, I Spit on Your Grave, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and The Evil Dead stood at the vanguard of horror cinema. This overview of regionally produced horror and science fiction films includes interviews with 13 directors and producers who operated far from mainstream Hollywood, along with a state-by-state listing of regionally produced genre films made between 1958 and 1990. Highlighting some of the most influential horror films of the past 50 years, this work celebrates not only regional filmmaking, but also a cultural regionalism that is in danger of vanishing.

e-Pedia: Captain America: Civil War

Author: Contributors, Wikipedia

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8026860888

Category: Fiction

Page: 10590

View: 9999

This carefully crafted ebook is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger and 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the thirteenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, and features an ensemble cast, including Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland, Frank Grillo, William Hurt, and Daniel Brühl. In Captain America: Civil War, disagreement over international oversight of the Avengers fractures them into opposing factions—one led by Steve Rogers and the other by Tony Stark. This book has been derived from Wikipedia: it contains the entire text of the title Wikipedia article + the entire text of all the 634 related (linked) Wikipedia articles to the title article. This book does not contain illustrations.

Risky Business

Author: William D. Romanowski

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351492845

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 801

View: 3675

The role of motion pictures in the popularity of rock music became increasingly significant in the latter twentieth century. Rock music and its interaction with film is the subject of this significant book that re-examines and extends Serge Denisoff's pioneering observations of this relationship.Prior to Saturday Night Fever rock music had a limited role in the motion picture business. That movie's success, and the success of its soundtrack, began to change the silver screen. In 1983, with Flashdance, the situation drastically evolved and by 1984, ten soundtracks, many in the pop/rock genre, were certified platinum. Choosing which rock scores to discuss in this book was a challenging task. The authors made selections from seminal films such as The Graduate, Easy Rider, American Grafitti, Saturday Night Fever, Help!, and Dirty Dancing. However, many productions of the period are significant not because of their success, but because of their box office and record store failures.Risky Business chronicles the interaction of two major mediums of mass culture in the latter twentieth century. This book is essential for those interested in communications, popular culture, and social change.

The Animated Movie Guide

Author: Jerry Beck

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1569762228

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 386

View: 7675

Going beyond the box-office hits of Disney and Dreamworks, this guide to every animated movie ever released in the United States covers more than 300 films over the course of nearly 80 years of film history. Well-known films such as Finding Nemo and Shrek are profiled and hundreds of other films, many of them rarely discussed, are analyzed, compared, and catalogued. The origin of the genre and what it takes to make a great animated feature are discussed, and the influence of Japanese animation, computer graphics, and stop-motion puppet techniques are brought into perspective. Every film analysis includes reviews, four-star ratings, background information, plot synopses, accurate running times, consumer tips, and MPAA ratings. Brief guides to made-for-TV movies, direct-to-video releases, foreign films that were never theatrically released in the U.S., and live-action films with significant animation round out the volume.

Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Part 1 Media, Industry, Society

Author: John Shepherd,David Horn,Dave Laing,Paul Oliver,Peter Wicke

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 184714473X

Category: Social Science

Page: 832

View: 4407

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music Volume 1 provides an overview of media, industry, and technology and its relationship to popular music. In 500 entries by 130 contributors from around the world, the volume explores the topic in two parts: Part I: Social and Cultural Dimensions, covers the social phenomena of relevance to the practice of popular music and Part II: The Industry, covers all aspects of the popular music industry, such as copyright, instrumental manufacture, management and marketing, record corporations, studios, companies, and labels. Entries include bibliographies, discographies and filmographies, and an extensive index is provided.

Cambridge English Empower Pre-intermediate Student's Book

Author: Adrian Doff,Craig Thaine,Herbert Puchta,Jeff Stranks,Peter Lewis-Jones,Graham Burton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107466512

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

View: 1875

Cambridge English Empower is a general adult course that combines course content from Cambridge University Press with validated assessment from the experts at Cambridge English Language Assessment. The Pre-intermediate Student's Book gives learners an immediate sense of purpose and clear learning objectives. It provides core grammar and vocabulary input alongside a mix of skills. Speaking lessons offer a unique combination of functional language, pronunciation and conversation skills, alongside video filmed in the real world. Each unit ends with a consolidation of core language from the unit and focuses on writing within the context of a highly communicative mixed-skills lesson. This version of the Student's Book does not provide access to the video, assessment package and online workbook. A version with full access is available separately.