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Chainsaws, slackers, and spy kids : thirty years of filmmaking in Austin, Texas

Author: Alison Macor
Publisher: Austin : Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With fascinating backstories on movies from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre to Spy Kids, here is a rollicking history of moviemaking in America's independent film mecca.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Macor
ISBN: 9780292722439 0292722435 9780292706057 0292706057
OCLC Number: 762620586
Notes: Bibliogr. p. [345]-346. Index.
Awards: Winner of Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Peter C. Rollins Book Award 2011
Description: 1 vol. (X-359 p.-[22] p. de pl.) : Ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction. The Hippies and the Cowboys All Looked AlikeOne. A Living Nightmare: Tobe Hooper and The Texas Chainsaw MassacreTwo. Eagle Pennell and the Rise of Regional FilmmakingThree. Made in Austin: The Austin Chronicle and Red Headed StrangerFour. Slacker: The Least Auteur Film Ever MadeFive. The Mariachi Kid: Robert Rodriguez and El MariachiSix. The Reluctant Quarterback: Richard Linklater and Dazed and ConfusedSeven. Winning the Battle, Losing the War: The Newton BoysEight. The Company Man: Tim McCanlies and Dancer, Texas Pop. 81Nine. Office Space: The Making of a Cult ClassicTen. Rebel With or Without a Crew: Robert Rodriguez and Spy KidsConclusion. Outside the System, Inside the SystemNotesSelected BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Alison Macor.
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