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Midnight Movies (Da Capo Paperback)

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Publisher Comments:

These are a few of the over 100 films discussed in Midnight Movies, a comprehensive and in-depth look at the subculture movies of the past three decades. Here is the complete history of cult films, their makers, and their audience; an examination of how films become "midnight movies," and what keeps audiences coming back to see them over and over; an exploration of the connections between subversive film and the subcultures from which it emerges. Supplemented with a new afterward detailing the accommodation of midnight movies into the mainstream and speculating on the future of the genre, Midnight Movies is essential reading for anyone interested in the history and future of American cinema.

Synopsis:

Over 100 films are discussed in 'Midnight Movies', a comprehensive and in-depth look at the subculture movies of the past three decades. Here is the complete history of cult films, their makers, and their audience.

Synopsis:

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, El Topo, Eraserhead, Freaks, Pink Flamingos, Desperate Living, The Night of the Living Dead, Performance, Glen or Glenda?, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, the Harder They Come, Mondo Trasho, Chelsea Girls…

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-337) and index.

About the Author

J. Hoberman is a film critic who writes for theVillage Voice and other publications. Jonathan Rosenbaum is the co-author of Midnight Movies, author of Moving Places, Placing Movies, and Movies as Politics; and film critic for the Chicago Reader.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306804335
With:
Rosenbaum, Jonathan
Author:
Hoberman, J.
Author:
Hoberman, Jim
Author:
Rosenbaum, Jonathan
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Stage and screen
Subject:
Film - Screenwriting
Subject:
Film - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Motion picture plays
Subject:
Motion pictures -- United States.
Subject:
Film & Video - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Motion picture plays, American
Subject:
Film and Television-Film Guides
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Da Capo Paperback
Series Volume:
pt. 4
Publication Date:
19910331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 12.8 oz

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Film Guides
Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » General
Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Genres
History and Social Science » Military » General History

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Product details 360 pages Da Capo Press - English 9780306804335 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Over 100 films are discussed in 'Midnight Movies', a comprehensive and in-depth look at the subculture movies of the past three decades. Here is the complete history of cult films, their makers, and their audience.
"Synopsis" by ,
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, El Topo, Eraserhead, Freaks, Pink Flamingos, Desperate Living, The Night of the Living Dead, Performance, Glen or Glenda?, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, the Harder They Come, Mondo Trasho, Chelsea Girls…
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