Cult Films: Taboo and Transgression: A Select Survey Over 9 Decades

Cult Films Taboo and Transgression A Select Survey Over Decades Cult Films Taboo and Transgression looks at nine decades of cult films history within American culture By highlighting three films per decade including a brief summary of the decade s identity and sen

  • Title: Cult Films: Taboo and Transgression: A Select Survey Over 9 Decades
  • Author: Allan Havis
  • ISBN: 9780761839675
  • Page: 480
  • Format: Paperback
  • Cult Films Taboo and Transgression looks at nine decades of cult films history within American culture By highlighting three films per decade including a brief summary of the decade s identity and sensibility, the book investigates the quality, ironies, and spirit of cult film evolution The twenty seven films selected for this study are analyzed for story content and inCult Films Taboo and Transgression looks at nine decades of cult films history within American culture By highlighting three films per decade including a brief summary of the decade s identity and sensibility, the book investigates the quality, ironies, and spirit of cult film evolution The twenty seven films selected for this study are analyzed for story content and in their respective transgressions regarding social, aesthetic, and political codes Characteristic of this book is the notion that many exciting genres make up cult films including horror, sci fi, fantasy, film noir, and black comedy Further, the book reaches out to several foreign film directors over the decades in order to view cult films as an intentional art form Political and ideological controversies are covered arresting back story details that lend perspective on a film fill out the analysis and the historic framework for many film titles The book, by emphasizing the condensed survey over decades and by choosing outstanding titles, differs from other general studies on cult films.

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    • Cult Films is a short, superficial overview of some of the more interesting cult films from the past century. The author takes three movies from each decade since the 1920s, and gives a brief explanation of why these flicks are still interesting for film lovers.Sadly, at least half the contents of this already short book are wasted on generic description of the decade zeitgeist and plot summary of the films themselves. This leaves hardly any room for a decent analysis of the films themselves, wh [...]


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