Description : This original screenplay offers fans and film buffs the opportunity to compare Tarantino's original vision with Oliver Stone's version of the story of Mickey and Mallory, outlaw lovers on the run.
Description : Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis star in this startling film about serial killers. Natural Born Killers is the inside story of Mickey and Mallory, two devil-crossed lovers who come close to destroying the American Dream. Scheduled for release in August 1994, the film is directed by Oliver Stone.
Description : It's an age-old question: is it nature or nurture? Can there really be a 'demon seed' that causes serial killers to act the way they do? Or is it an unfortunate combination of influences and events during their formative years that has turned them into such monsters? But no matter how many people they have killed, no matter how many lives they have ruined and whatever the nature of their sickening crimes, serial killers are still human. Analysing the early years of the lives of men like Jeffrey Dahmer, who abused and killed 17 young men, offers a fascinating insight into the effects of a dysfunctional or abusive childhood. Criminologists Christopher Berry-Dee and Steven Morris have spoken and corresponded with killers all over the world in a quest to discover what made them the way they are. For the first time, the inner workings of the minds of the most destructive individuals on the planet are revealed in shocking detail. Born Killers shows, through a sophisticated system of psychological profiling, how the potential serial killer develops. Read it and you too may be able to spot the signs...
Description : Former cemetery tour guide and reluctant medium Pepper Martin is thrilled when she gets her job back—with a promotion. But her new position is turning out to be more than she can handle, especially with the dead clamoring for her attention… As Garden View Cemetery’s new community relations manager, Pepper is feeling overwhelmed with planning the annual party to attract new sponsors. Luckily, some of the cemetery’s permanent residents have volunteered to give Pepper a ghostly hand, and she’s not about to turn away the help. But when a murdered ghost starts leaving puddles everywhere, Pepper quickly finds her newly acquired free time occupied. The dead man is her ex-boyfriend Quinn’s former partner Jack Haggarty—and he isn’t going away until Pepper figures out the real reason behind his murder. And while Quinn recently had a brush with the afterlife, he still isn’t ready to accept Pepper’s abilities—or offer his skills as a detective. Now, Pepper has to convince Quinn she’s the real deal and investigate Jack’s death—before someone else meets their end in a watery grave...
Description : When Kate married Ronnie Kray, he introduced her to some of the most feared criminals. She persuaded them to open their hearts to her and talk about their crimes, fears and their dreams. The result is a book that gives an insight into the minds of Britain's most wanted criminals.
Description : When Sandy Fawkes met a tall, handsome American in a hotel bar in Atlanta, she could never have dreamed what lay in store. The man told her he was completing a 20,000-mile journey across America. As he was going her way, Sandy accepted his invitation of a lift and they quickly became lovers. What Paul John Knowles failed to tell her was that he had left a trail of bloody murder along his route, a trail which had yet to end. Natural Born Killers is the astonishing true story of one woman and an 18-time killer, how he charmed her, and how she nearly became his 19th victim. This is the intimate account of one of the most gruesome and terrible serial killers in history, told by the woman who survived his fearsome attentions.
Description : The Technique of Film & Video Editing provides a detailed, precise look at the artistic and aesthetic principles and practices of editing for both picture and sound. Analyses of photographs from dozens of classic and contemporary films and videos provide a sound basis for the professional filmmaker and student editor. This book puts into context the storytelling choices an editor will have to make against a background of theory, history, and practice. This new edition has been updated to include the latest advances in digital video and nonlinear editing and explores the new trend of documentary as mainstream entertainment, using films such as "Farenheit 9/11" and "The Fog of War" as examples.
Description : These essays on postmodernism and music include topics such as the importance of technology and marketing in postmodern music, the appropriation and reworking of Western music by non-Western bands, and issues of music and race...
Description : Lists the dangerous animals of the world by continent, providing key facts about their lifespan, diet, physical characteristics, habitats, and why each animal is considered dangerous.
Description : A fascinating multi-dimensional investigation of popular film as a commercial, cultural and social phenomenon, focusing on well known and controversial films, and on important - and marketable - issues such as sex and violence. Traces the circulation in Britain of three Hollywood films - Basic Instinct, Bram Stoker's Dracula and Natural Born Killers - from marketing and critical reception to consumption. Draws on economic and discursive contexts and original audience research to trace how meanings, pleasures and uses are derived from popular film. First in the field to look at how Hollywood blockbusters are marketed in Britain. Combining detailed case studies with a clear and up-to-date overview of audience research and the political economy of contemporary cinema this will be essential reading for students of film, popular culture and the media.