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Author: J. P. Telotte
ISBN13: 978-0292711358
Title: The Cult Film Experience: Beyond All Reason (Texas Film Studies Series)
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Language: English
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Publisher: University of Texas Press; 1st edition (May 1, 1991)
Pages: 236

The Cult Film Experience: Beyond All Reason (Texas Film Studies Series) by J. P. Telotte

The Cult Film Experience:. has been added to your Cart. J. P. Telotte is Professor of Literature, Communications, and Culture at Georgia Institute of Technology. Series: Texas Film & Media Studies.

P. Telotte and twelve other noted film scholars examine the appeal of the cult film in this groundbreaking study. This is a print-on-demand title. Beyond All Reason: The Nature of the Cult. Film and the Culture of the Cult. II. The Classical Cult Film. Casablanca and the Larcenous Cult Film. Looking Both Ways in Casablanca.

These are some of the questions J. Telotte and twelve other noted film scholars consider in this ground breaking study of the cult film.

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From Sight and Sound (November 1991). But that day will come. Telotte’s collection reminds us that Eco’s sad day is already well behind us - though it turns out to be Eco himself rather than Calvino or Barthes who provides the principal theoretical back-up. Serious analysis of film cults can be traced back to a 1932 essay by Harry Alan Potamkin, but you won’t find Potamkin’s name in Telotte’s index.

Telotte, "The Cult Film Experience: Beyond All Reason", University of Texas Press, 1991, page 180. ^ "American Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative. Gina Misiroglu – Google Boeken". Retrieved 2015-12-17. "Le Castellet, décor du film culte de Pagnol "La femme du boulanger" visitvar". Tobias, Scott (5 March 2009). The New Cult Canon: Femme Fatale". Retrieved 16 April 2012. Fletch fanatics – a modest 1985 film builds a cult following". Retrieved 8 May 2014.

Physical Description: vi, 218 . of plates : ill. ;, 24 cm. Title: Texas film studies series. General Note: Includes index. Personal Name: Telotte, J. 1949-.

"Play it again, Sam" is the motto of cult film enthusiasts, who will watch their favorite movie over and over, "beyond all reason." What is the appeal of cult movies? Why do fans turn up in droves at midnight movies or sit through the same three-hanky classics from Hollywood's golden era? These are some of the questions J. P. Telotte and twelve other noted film scholars consider in this groundbreaking study of the cult film.

The book identifies two basic types of cult films—older Hollywood movies, such as Casablanca, that have developed a cult following and "midnight movies," most notably The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Telotte, Bruce Kawin, and Timothy Corrigan offer thought-provoking discussions about why these two types of movies become cult films, the sort of audience they attract, and the needs they fulfill for that audience. Subsequent essays employ a variety of cultural, feminist, ideological, and poststructural strategies for exploring these films.

In a section on the classical cult film, the movie Casablanca receives extensive treatment. An essay by T. J. Ross considers Beat the Devil as a send-up of cult films, while another essay by Wade Jennings analyzes the cult star phenomenon as personified in Judy Garland.

"Midnight movie madness" is explored in essays on The Rocky Horror Picture Show, movie satires of the 1950s, science fiction double features, and horror thrillers.

Illustrated with scenes from favorite movies and written for both fans and scholars, The Cult Film Experience will appeal to a wider audience than the "usual suspects."