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

Author: Alison Macor
Publisher: Austin, Tex. : U. of Texas P., 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

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: 9780292706057 0292706057 9780292722439 0292722435
OCLC Number: 769974446
Notes: Index, bibliogr.
Awards: Winner of Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Peter C. Rollins Book Award 2011
Description: x, 359 s
Contents: Af indholdet: S. 17-47: A living nightmare. Tobe Hooper and The Texas chainsaw massacre. --
S. 48-63: Eagle Pennell and the rise of regional filmmaking. --
S. 64-86: Made in Austin. The Austin Chronicle and Red headed stranger. --
S. 87-114: Slacker. The least auteur film ever made. --
S. 115-149: The Mariachi kid. Robert Rodriguez and El Mariachi. --
S. 150-187: The reluctant quarterback. Richard Linklater and Dazed and confused. --
S. 188-220: Winning the battle, losing the war. The Newton boys. --
S. 221-248: The company men. Tim McCanlies and Dancer, Texas pop. 81. --
S. 249-272: Office space. The making of a cult classic. --
S. 272-303: Rebel with or without a crew. Robert Rodriguez and Spy kids.
Responsibility: Alison Macor
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