WorldCat Identities

Eshelman, Melinda

Overview
Works: 8 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 351 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Gangster films  Documentary films  Personal narratives  Biography  History  Vampire films  Personal narratives‡vNew Zealand  Horror films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Melinda Eshelman
Sorority boys( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of frat boys are accused of embezzlement by their frat brothers and kicked out. They quickly find themselves with only one option if they wish to remain on campus rent-free and nab the real culprits: the sorority Delta Omicron Gamma (D.O.G.). Undergoing physical transformations, the boys are soon passing themselves off as Daisy, Adina, and Roberta. Dave (a.k.a. "Daisy") falls in love with Leah, the head of the sorority, forcing him to confess the truth. In the meantime, the boys draw closer to learning the identity of the real thieves
War stories by Jeremy Clarkson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil war has broken out in Uzbekistan between the repressive Uzbek government and the Al Qaeda and Taliban-backed Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and journalist Ben and his new assistant Nora, who reveal a story which becomes a front-page scoop
The blackout by Abel Ferrara( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matty is a drug-addicted film star who visits the underground nightlife of Miami Beach with his fiancee Annie and their mutual friend Mickey. Matty leaves Annie for a wild night of sex and drugs with Mickey, finally passing out. Eighteen months later Matty lives in New York, is sober and has a new relationship. But he is haunted by images of Annie and that night, so he returns to Miami to find out what happened
New Port South( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school student, Maddox, an intelligent but moody teenager, believes schools aren't designed to educate so much as they're used to control young people and bend them to the will of the state. Maddox wants to throw off the yoke of the school's authority, especially after he hears tales of a student named Stanton who attended the same school years before. Stanton openly defied the school system and was sent to a mental hospital for his troubles. Maddox and his friends try to find out the truth about the legendary Stanton as they plot a large-scale rebellion of their own
The addiction by Abel Ferrara( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vampire film about the nature of addiction and original sin. A New York philosophy grad student turns into a vampire after getting bitten by one, and then tries to come to terms with her new lifestyle and frequent craving for human blood
The addiction by Abel Ferrara( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A vampire film about the nature of addiction and original sin. A New York University doctoral candidate in philosophy becomes a vampiress. "Punctuating the action with glimpses of such atrocities as the Holocaust, the My Lai massacre and other historical mass slaughters, and loading up the dialogue with references to Nietzsche, Heidegger and other philosophers, filmmakers equate vampirism with the imposition of one's will on the human race. Raising this line of inquiry to another level is a fellow vampire (Christopher Walken) who is fond of quoting Beyond good and evil, and claims to Kathleen that, through the resolute exercise of will, he is able to control his 'addiction'--to fast and go without a blood fix for long periods of time"--Variety review, February 6, 1995
The funeral by Abel Ferrara( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Centers on the family lives and personal relationships of three racketeering brothers: Ray, the oldest; middle son Chez, the most volatile; and Johnny, the most overtly political. ... Pic begins with the placement of Johnny's coffin in Ray's living room, surrounded by huge bouquets of flowers from both desirable and undesirable members of the community. In a labyrinthine narrative, basd on lengthy flashbacks, Ferrara and writer Nicholas St. John unfold the multigenerational saga of the Tempios, an Italian-American family torn apart by a tradition of violence. Though close to one another, the three brothers are very different in their personalities, politics and approach to life. The strongest, most rational--and most coolly cruel--of the three, Ray contrasts sharply with both the temperamental, violence-prone Chez and the charming Johnny, who's committed to leftist politics. The women in their lives are also vastly different. Ray is married to Jeanette, a bright, educated woman unafraid to express her opinions even when they diverge from hubby's. Chez's spouse, Clara, is quietly sensitive and long-suffering, and handsome Johnny is engaged to the shy and beautiful Helen. Dramatically pic revolves around the mystery of who shot Johnny and his brothers' almost animalistic determination to avenge his death"--Variety review by Emanuel Levy, September 9, 1996
 
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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.23 for Sorority b ... to 0.65 for The addict ...)

Languages
English (16)