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Robert Edgar Hunt

Robert Edgar is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts at York St John University, UK, where he teaches creative writing and film and television. Publications include Screenwriting (2009) and Directing Fiction (2010) and most recently the second edition of The Language of Film(Bloomsbury, 2015). Research projects include work on Hitchcock and Herrmann, contemporary television and Top Gear. Robert was a co-editor of The Music Documentary: Acid Rock to Electropop (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Film-Making 03: Directing Fiction

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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... TEXT 7/15/09 10:32:50 AM Apocalypto (dir: Mel Gibson 2006) Now for the sexy bit; the part where you feel like a real director. Getting out on location and fi lming things, surrounded by crew, technology and shouting at actors...

El Mariachi

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 American Independent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2009

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...Hispanic director Robert Rodriguez burst onto the scene with this Mexican-set feature that was to become as exalted for its low budget as for its routine if stylishly executed content. With the dextrous Rodriguez handling the majority...

“The Smashing, Crashing, Pileup of the Century”: The Carsploitation Film

Grindhouse : Cultural Exchange on 42nd Street, and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The term “carsploitation,” like other subgenres that fall within the parameters of the grindhouse mythos—such as blaxploitation, nunsploitation, nazisploitation, Canuxploitation, and Ozploitation—denotes a body of cinematic production...

“Bigger Than a Payphone, Smaller Than a Cadillac”: Porn Stardom in Exhausted: John C Holmes the Real Story

Neil Jackson

Neil Jackson teaches film at the University of Lincoln, UK, and has published on popular cinema in various books and journals. He is currently preparing a critical study of Hollywood’s representation of the adult film industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grindhouse : Cultural Exchange on 42nd Street, and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...With special thanks to Martin Brooks and Oliver Carter for the supply of research material, and Phil Marson, Sarah Thomas, and Thomas Joseph Watson for some valuable suggestions.Quoted in Wadd: The Life and Times of John C. Holmes (Cass...
...Near the beginning of Finn Karlsson’s 1973 Danish hard-core film I Jomfruens Tegn (“In the Sign of the Virgin,” US title, Danish Pastries), Mr. Armand (Ole Søltof, star of major studio Palladium’s hugely popular Bedside series), a visiting...

Introduction: 42nd Street, and Beyond

Austin Fisher

Austin Fisher is Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at Bournemouth University, author of Radical Frontiers in the Spaghetti Western (2011), founding co-editor of the “Global Exploitation Cinemas” book series and editor of Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads (2015). He serves on the Editorial Board of the Transnational Cinemas journal, is Co-Chair of the SCMS “Transnational Cinemas” Scholarly Interest Group, and founder of the “Spaghetti Cinema” festival. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Johnny Walker

Johnny Walker is a Lecturer in Media at Northumbria University, UK. His writing on horror and exploitation cinema can be read in journals such as Horror Studies, the Journal of British Cinema and Television, and in his forthcoming books Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society (2015) and Snuff: Real Death and Screen Media (Bloomsbury, 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grindhouse : Cultural Exchange on 42nd Street, and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In the heart of little old New York,You’ll find a thoroughfare.It’s the part of little old New YorkThat runs into Times Square.Up until the release of Lloyd Bacon’s musical 42nd Street in 1933, the movie’s namesake had, for international...
...Between 1974 and 1981 a cycle of nine exploitation features, in which western protagonists encounter indigenous cannibalistic tribes in the rain forests of Asia and South America, were produced by Italian film companies. Such “cannibal...

Cars and Girls (and Burgers and Weed): Branding, Mainstreaming, and Crown International Pictures’ SoCal Drive-in Movies

Richard Nowell

Richard Nowell teaches American Cinema at the American Studies Department of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He has served as a guest editor of the journal Iluminace, and he has published articles in several journals including the New Review of Film & Television Studies, Post Script, the Journal of Film and Video, InMedia , and Cinema Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grindhouse : Cultural Exchange on 42nd Street, and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A scene from the youth-centered comedy Pick-Up Summer (George Mihalka, 1980) depicted moviegoers enjoying the leisure opportunities available at the drive-in: making out in cars, stocking up on snacks, imbibing intoxicants, watching...

Run, Angel, Run: Serial Production and the Biker Movie, 1966–1972

Grindhouse : Cultural Exchange on 42nd Street, and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The novelist and essayist Joan Didion watched nine biker films in seven days before publishing an account of the experience in a May 1970 edition of her regular Life magazine column. In the manner of an anthropologist, she sets out...

Gangsters and Ghost Dogs: Stardom and Purity in Independent Cinema

Rona Murray

Rona Murray is a tutor in film and media studies at Holy Cross College, U.K. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Studying American Independent Cinema

Auteur, 2011

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...Pulp Fiction Steven Soderbergh was the first director to be marketed successfully by Bob and Harvey Weinstein at Miramax and he demonstrated the sales potential of independent film, launching the phenomenon that became the ‘indie’ movie...