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As if! : the oral history of Clueless as told by Amy Heckerling, the cast, and the crew

Author: Jen Chaney
Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Touchstone trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Will we ever get tired of watching Cher navigate Beverly Hills high school and discover true love in the movie Clueless? As if! Written by Amy Heckerling and starring Alicia Silverstone, Clueless is an enduring comedy classic that remains one of the most streamed movies on Netflix, Amazon, and iTunes even twenty years after its release. Inspired by Jane Austen's Emma, Clueless is an everlasting pop culture staple.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jen Chaney
ISBN: 9781476799087 1476799083
OCLC Number: 894936450
Description: xiii, 322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Before Clueless. From yes to no to yes again: how Clueless got off the ground ; When Emma met Cher: Clueless and the spirit of Jane Austen ; From Beverly Hills to Bronson Alcott high: the real teens behind Clueless ; The language of Clueless ; Casting Clueless: a tale of two studios and many actors --
Making Clueless. The joys and challenges of making Clueless ; The bright sunshine of Clueless: establishing the film's visual aesthetic ; The fashion and beauty of Clueless ; All that plaid ; Ensembly challenged? Hardly: dressing the girls ; All the young dudes: dressing the boys ; Classic Clueless: key scenes ; Cutting Clueless: the editing process and the scenes that got deleted --
The impact of Clueless. The screening and selling of Clueless ; The story behind the Clueless soundtrack ; The very beachy premiere of Clueless ; Summer sleeper: the critical and box office success of Clueless ; Clueless the TV series and the merchandising of Cher Horowitz ; The impact of Clueless on: the careers of cast and crew ; Remembering Brittany Murphy ; The impact of Cluless on: fashion ; The impact of Clueless on: girl power and progressiveness ; Twenty years later: why Clueless endures.
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Acclaimed pop culture journalist Jen Chaney shares an oral history of the cult classic film Clueless.  Read more...

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"Chaney rounded up the cast, crew and other crucial Clueless players to spill behind-the-scenes secrets about the movie. All the juicy stories are in her new book." * Metro * "Packed with awesome Read more...

 
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