Two-time Hugo finalist Dr. Chuck Tingle is well known in the realm of love and romance literature, but his brilliant artistic analysis extends much farther than just the written word. Now, the good doctor has confidently entered the world of cinema with his illuminating manual, Dr. Chuck Tingle's Complete Guide To Film.Within this book you will find a deep and thoughtful exploration of the greatest movies of all time, spanning all genres and tackling such masterpieces as Teacher, O' Teacher: I'm Smarter Than Heck! and My Shark Is Too Big, My Shark Is Too Bold. You'll also learn the ins and outs of the film industry, and of the notorious City of Devils where blockbusters are made and the stars are born. Let Dr. Tingle be your guide as you embark on a journey through the best that this powerful cinematic medium has to offer.
Release on 2017-10-19 | by Jo Tinsley,David Bramwell
Unexplained and extraordinary stories for a post-Nessie generation
Author: Jo Tinsley,David Bramwell
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
'A FANTASTICALLY DIVERTING COLLECTION OF GREAT STORIES... AN IDEAL XMAS PRESENT' Stuart Maconie, 6Music 'I ENJOYED IT ENORMOUSLY' Danny Baker, Radio 5 Live 'BRILLIANTLY DONE ... ORIGINAL AND DIFFERENT', Dan Schreiber, No Such Thing As A Fish A CATALOGUE OF THE EXTRAORDINARY, THE STRANGE AND THE DOWNRIGHT CREEPY... Discover the unexplained mysteries and unsettling oddities of the modern world, from a beach in British Columbia awash with human feet, to the 'tulpamancers' who claim to be channeling the living spirit of My Little Pony. Ponder terrifying thought experiments (can you think yourself to death?), and reflect on life's great questions (was the Garden of Eden located in Bedford?). In THE MYSTERIUM David Bramwell and Jo Keeling (authors of THE ODDITORIUM), present a user guide to the strange and unexplained corners of modern life. THE MYSTERIUM catalogues a host of bizarre, funny and intriguing stories for a post-Nessie generation still fascinated by the unknowable. Drawing on contemporary folklore, unsolved mysteries, and unsettling phenomena from the dark corners of the internet, this book celebrates the joy of asking questions and the thrill of finding answers which stop you dead in your tracks. Featuring a group of men who scared themselves to death, Space's version of the Bermuda Triangle, a cat who can sniff out the dying and the tale of Slenderman, the monster who stepped out of Photoshop and into our nightmares, this fascinating book is a catalogue of the extraordinary, the strange, the mysterious and the downright creepy. Includes a Foreword by Dan Schreiber, comedian and host of the No Such Thing As A Fish podcast.
Fully updated, this irreverent guide to the City of Angels focuses on both the major tourist destinations as well as lesser-known gems and curiosities. A colour photograph section brings the city's highlights to life, from the Hollywood Hills to Santa Monica Boulevard. Each chapter gives detailed coverage of each area's attractions, from accommodation and restaurants to galleries, shops, sports activities and child-oriented diversions. There are also feature articles on such subjects as Hollywood, LA on film, architecture and LA people.
This bestselling video guide to films, serials, TV movies, and old TV series available on video is completely updated with the newest releases. Containing more than 18,000 listings, this revised edition includes 400 new entries that are detailed with a summary, commentary, director, cast members, MPAA rating, and authors' rating.