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Harangue for Hollywood! From the blighted city squalor of Detroit--Paris of the Midwest--came enfant poor Mike White and his mutant e-book, Cashiers du Cinemart. For fourteen years and fifteen concerns the writers of Cashiers du Cinemart supplied a treasure trove of writing on movie and pop culture. This booklet collects the easiest articles from the fifteen yr heritage of Cashiers du Cinemart journal with sections devoted to Quentin Tarantino, big name Wars, Black Shampoo, Unproduced screenplays, star interviews, and masses extra. every thing has been refreshed, polished, and more suitable for this quantity of motion picture mayhem.
Featuring articles by way of Leon Chase, Chris Cummins, Skizz Cyzyk, Andrew supply, Clifton Howard, wealthy Osmond, Mike Thompson, Andrea White, and Mike White.
hide paintings through Jim Rugg and Jasen Lex. Illustrations by means of Dean Stahl, Pat Lehrner, and Jonathan Higgins.
replica enhancing and structure by way of Lori Hubbard Higgins.
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