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The Film Snobs Dictionary An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge

Free read The Film Snobs Dictionary An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge David Kamp ☆ 9 Free download Download ↠ The Film Snobs Dictionary An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Guy Maddin movies while exposing the trash that Snobs inexplicably laud eg most chop socky films and Mexican wrestling pictures Delightfully illustrated and handily organized in alphabetical order for uick reference The Film Snobs Dictionary is your fail safe companion in the video store the cineplex or wherever insufferable Film Snobs congregat A very funny book that is as much a satire of the movie intelligentsia as it is a guidebook for somebody who wants to become one Although too short to be a major resource it still includes plenty of interesting and obscure information And when your reading the most militant passages remember it s tongue in cheek Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya pictures Delightfully illustrated and handily organized in alphabetical order for uick reference The Film Snobs Dictionary is your fail safe companion in the video store the cineplex or wherever insufferable Film Snobs congregat A very funny book that is as much a satire of the movie intelligentsia as it is a guidebook for somebody who wants to become one Although too short to be a major resource it still includes Twisted plenty of interesting and obscure information And when your reading the most militant The Exploration of the Male Anatomy passages remember it s tongue in cheek

Free read The Film Snobs Dictionary An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge

Free read The Film Snobs Dictionary An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge David Kamp ☆ 9 Free download Download ↠ The Film Snobs Dictionary An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub From the same brain trust that brought you The Rock Snobs Dictionary the hilarious bestselling guide to insiderist rock arcana comes The Film Snobs Dictionary an informative and subversively funny A to Z reference guide to all that is held sacred by Film Snobs those perverse creatures of the repertory cinema No longer must you suffer silently as I grabbed this book from a shelf of free offerings from a local library thinking without reading anything in or on the book itself that I was probably a film snob and hoping for recommendations It turns out this is a book mocking a very specialized type of media consumer A film snob as used by the authors of this book is someone who only likes a certain type of movie one that is generally so highbrow as to be unwatchable or so weird as to be unwatchable or so unwatchable as to be unwatchable and this person enjoys not the film but the chance to be better than you for claiming to like the film when you don t see the appeal Even though I generally don t like blockbusters and have a special place in my heart for film noir and other old movies that no one ever chooses for a weekend rental I like sharing movies with people and I don t really care who edited a film unless that person was spectacularly good or bad so I m a film fan and not a film snobThis book then is something of a puzzle I think it s a great gift for people who already hate film snobs especially as that classification maps onto hipster culture in general For me though it was an exercise in Here are people you didn t know existed If you ever meet one you should mock himher without feeling intimidated by hisher tastes and You know this movie you have never heard of It s terrible don t watch it For people who know film snobs it s a lovely grassroots kind of the Emperor has no clothes discussion but for those of us who don t already dislike them it s an exercise in creating an Other to be our Enemy and for all the smiles I got from the humor in the book I don t know that it was beneficial for me If you already dislike film snobs then definitely check out this book but otherwise just trust that your weird taste in movies is probably fine for you as long as other people are invited to your party and skip the book

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Free read The Film Snobs Dictionary An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge David Kamp ☆ 9 Free download Download ↠ The Film Snobs Dictionary An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Some clerk in a “Tod Browning’s Freaks” T shirt bombards you with baffling allusions to “wire fu” pictures “Todd AO process” and “Sam Raimi” By helping to close the knowledge gap between average moviegoers and incorrigible Snobs the dictionary lets you in on hidden gems that film geeks have been hoarding such as Douglas Sirk and Fun amusing and highly idiosyncratic trip thru moviesfilms Pokes fun at the film snob and spotlights odd corners of the business

  • Paperback
  • 144
  • The Film Snobs Dictionary An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge
  • David Kamp
  • English
  • 10 February 2017
  • 9780767918763