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Spike, Mike, slackers & dykes : a guided tour across a decade of American independent cinema

Author: John Pierson; Kevin Smith
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2014. ©1997
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers a no-holds-barred look at the deals and details that propel an indie film from a dream to distribution.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Pierson; Kevin Smith
ISBN: 9780292761001 0292761007 0292757689 9780292757684
OCLC Number: 884583963
Notes: Includes filmography and index.
Description: 1 online resource (392 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Stranger Than Fiction Dialogue. Leaders A Quick and Slanted Pre-1984 History Dialogue. Starting Point Stranger Than Paradise and the First Golden Age Dialogue. Paradise Parting Glances & The New Queer Cinema She's Gotta Have It Tube Socks and Tube Steaks Black and White Birth of a Salesman Dialogue. Be Like Spike Working Girls and Women Inspector Errol Morris Walks The Thin Blue Line D.O.A. The Dance Part 1 Deceased Quantity Not Quality Dialogue. Batman and Sex 1989: The Year It All Changed Dialogue. Sex and Roger Roger and Michael and Me The Cinderella Syndrome How to Make a Studio Deal The Morning After Dialogue. Role Models Slacking Off Dialogue. Straight Outta Business The Next Soderbergh Sundance 1990 Sundance 1991 Sundance 1992 Dialogue. Dogs Sons of Mean Streets Dialogue. $26,685 How Low Can a Budget Go? Dialogue. Shannen Amongst Jerks: Rob Weiss and the Dark Side of Overnight Success Toll Money Hitchcock: Who Needs Him? Murder Ink The Odd Couple: Sundance 1994 In Hock and Staying There Go Fiscal: Anatomy of a Back End A Doc In The House Dialogue. The Clerky Boys Epilogue: It's A Wonderful Life, July 4, 1995 Acknowledgments Appendix I Appendix II Appendix III Index
Other Titles: Spike, Mike, slackers and dykes
Responsibility: John Pierson ; with the conversational collaboration of Kevin Smith.
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"[I]f you've ever wondered what the indie film industry was really like back in the day, read this." - Austin Monthly Magazine "Needless to add, Pierson is a player on virtually every page of Spike, Read more...

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