“Dazzling, highly stylized, excessively violent and brimming with sex, blaxploitation films enjoyed a brief but memorable period in motion picture history . Blaxploitation cinema: the essential reference guide. Front Cover. Josiah Howard . FAB Press, – Performing Arts – pages. Blaxploitation Cinema by Josiah Howard, , available at Book Blaxploitation Cinema: The Essential Reference Guide.
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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This is the primary reference book on the genre, covering not just the films’ heyday but the entire decade Here’s a new and appreciative look back at a distinctly American motion picture phenomenon, the first truly comprehensive examination of the genre, its films, its trends and its far-reaching impact, covering more than Blaxploitation films in detail.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Here’s a new and appreciative look back at a distinctly Americ Dazzling, highly stylised, excessively violent and brimming with sex, blaxploitation films enjoyed a brief but memorable moment in motion picture history. Cinematic Cteve rated it liked it Aug 08, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This is the first FAB Press book I’ve read that didn’t totally blow me away, but it’s still well worth a read Despite a lot of good information, and a comprehensive section in which the author does referrnce reviews of TONS cinena films, this book clearly needed at least one more read by a good copy editor.
Still waiting for the definitive guide to Blaxploitation cinema. Noah rated it really liked it May 04, There was a problem filtering reviews cimema now.
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The next pages is the meat of the book with an alphabetical listing of each film. While it’s true the reviewer may have some negative things to say about some beloved movies in the genre many I personally disagree with, he still provides enough information for YOU to be able to make your own decision to see if you’re interested in finding it.
Here’s a just okay reference book about Blaxploitation movies from – This is the primary reference book on referennce genre, covering not just the films’ heyday but the entire decade The Essential Reference Guide. All photos range in size from small around 2″x2″ to full page. Very entertaining examination of the blaxploitation sub-genre. Doc Savage rated it it was amazing Jan 03, James rated it liked it Mar 29, This is especially clear during the review portion, which takes up a large part of the book.
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I’ve gone essentia a few titles and this is closer to what I’m looking for. Josiah Howard’s book contains innumerable reviews and mentions practically every film in the genre. Paperbackpages.
Blaxploitation Cinema: The Essential Reference Guide by Josiah Howard
This extensive reference section has lots of info which includes year, country, alternate titles, rating, genre, running time, studio, director, producers, soundtrack, cast, plot and a brief review. Read reviews that mention poster art movie posters blaxploitation films blaxploitation cinema blaxploitation genre book on the blaxploitation movies section guide includes interviews directors knowledge photos reference titles brief definitive hill included. Looking for beautiful books? Set up a giveaway.
I count “Blaxploitation Cinema” as one of my favorite cinema guides of all time. In the end, I was pretty disappointed in this guide. Considering the reviews are the bulk of the book, that’s a serious problem.
Aside from titles like The Mack and Super Fly, he tends to bury nearly every other title with general negative comments, including favorites of the genre like Truck Turner and Sweet Jesus Preacher Man, to the absolute hatred of Velvet Smooth referring to Johnnie Hill as “plain-faced and lacking in sex appeal”, which are telltale signs of a bad reviewer, where they pick on the appearance of the star vs the problems with the movie, which Velvet Smooth has many of and Blackenstein.
Blaxploitation Cinema : The Essential Reference Guide
Dro rated it it was amazing Mar 21, Twenty esdential years after they first thrilled audiences the body of films known as blaxploitation are enjoying a renaissance. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Account Options Sign in. Not only do the pictures continue to captivate film fans, but the entire genre, with its bevy of colourful, utterly-contemporary film characters, irresistible soundtrack albums and catchy film titles, is finally taking its rightful place among the entertainment industry’s most enjoyed, and influential, movies.
There are about pages devoted to blaxloitation director interviewed. Ships from and sold by Amazon. To ask other readers questions about Blaxploitation Cinemaplease sign up. Never before – and never since – have so many African American performers been featured in films, not in bit parts, but in name-above-the-title starring roles.
Jan 12, Robert Morganbesser rated it it was ok. It’s a blast from the past from one helluva fun genre that gets better with age. Description Dazzling, highly stylised, excessively violent and brimming with sex, blaxploitation films enjoyed a brief but memorable moment in motion picture history.
Blaxploitation Cinema: The Essential Reference Guide
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Wynn rated it it was amazing Feb 16, It breaks down like this Never before – and never since – have so many African American performers been featured in films, not in bit parts, but in name-above-the-title starring