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Midnight Movies (1983) - Jeffrey Hoberman and Jonathan Rosenbaum
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Midnight Movies (1983) - Jeffrey Hoberman and Jonathan Rosenbaum [Amazon.com] [FR] [DE] [UK]
Written by Jeffrey Hoberman (who writes for the Village Voice) and Jonathan Rosenbaum (who writes for the Chicago Reader) .
Documents the midnight movie phenomenon (films unfit for mainstream consumption so they are shown at midnight). Also documents the earliest cases of film cults in Paris and the United States. Highly recommended.
Chapters on the early careers of Lynch, Alejandro Jodorowsky, John Waters and George Romero.
References to Emile Durkheim and Parker Tyler in the second chapter Cults, Fetishes and Freaks: Sex and Salvation at the Movies.
See also: cult films
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