The Action Hero's Handbook

The Action Hero's Handbook

Author: David Borgenicht

Publisher: Quirk Books

ISBN: 9781594745850

Category: Reference

Page: 192

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The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Up with the Indiana Joneses For everyone who’s ever wanted to be as smooth as James Bond, as clever as Captain Kirk, or as tough as Charlie’s Angels, The Action Hero’s Handbook is the ultimate guide to the essential skills every action hero needs to survive and thrive in this dangerous but exciting world. This book features dozens of real-life action hero techniques, directly from experts in the subjects at hand: FBI agents, sexologists, stuntmen, hypnotists, karate masters, criminologists, detectives, and many others. Learn how to: • Catch a great white shark • Deliver the Vulcan Nerve Pinch • Spyproof your hotel room • Win a fight when outnumbered • Climb down Mount Rushmore National Monument And dozens of other Good Guy Skills, Paranormal Skills, Fighting Skills, and Escape Skills. With meticulously researched step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations, The Action Hero’s Handbook will get you ready for anything. Good luck—we’re all counting on you.
The End of Japanese Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Alexander Zahlten
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-15 - Publisher: Duke University Press

In The End of Japanese Cinema Alexander Zahlten moves film theory beyond the confines of film itself, attending to the emergence of new kinds of aesthetics, politics, temporalities, and understandings of film and media. He traces the evolution of a new media ecology through deep historical analyses of the Japanese
The World War II Combat Film
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Jeanine Basinger, Jeremy Arnold
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05-15 - Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

A reading of the World War II combat film. Discussing over 1000 movies, Jeanine Basinger covers the key examples of the genre and uses them to define the meaning of genre itself. This updated edition contains a new introduction, a new chapter on 'Saving Private Ryan', and an updated filmography.
The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus Book 1)
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Rick Riordan
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-12 - Publisher: Penguin UK

An incredible, brand-new spin-off series from the best-selling creator of Percy Jackson. OLD ENEMIES AWAKEN AS CAMP HALF-BLOOD'S NEW ARRIVALS PREPARE FOR WAR When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of
Tales of the Kingdom
Language: en
Authors: David Mains, Karen Mains
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-08 - Publisher: Mainstay Ministries

Action, intrigue, and danger follow Scarboy wherever he goes, especially in the Enchanted City, where the “imperfect” are cast away and orphans are enslaved. Scarboy manages to escape the evil Enchanter to safety in Great Park, but has yet to confront his greatest fear—and he’ll need enormous courage to conquer
Heroes of Olympus: The Complete Series (Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
Language: en
Pages: 1000
Authors: Rick Riordan
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-13 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Now available for the first time: all five novels from the amazing Heroes of Olympus series, collected in one stunning digital edition. Join the Heroes of Olympus - Percy Jackson and friends - for an adventure like no other. When Jason, Piper and Leo crash-land at Camp Half-Blood, they have