Spike, Mike, slackers & dykes: a guided tour across a decade of American independent cinema

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Miramax Books/Hyperion, 1995 - Performing Arts - 371 pages
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The day of the independent filmmaker has dawned. In the last decade, through films such as Pulp Fiction, Roger and Me, Slacker, and Clerks, the public has been made acutely aware of the ever-growing presence of this new wave of artist. Pierson, who has seen over 1,000 debut features of this ilk, has hand-picked 20 of them for review in this unprecendented book.

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Review: Spike, Mike, Slackers, & Dykes: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema

User Review  - Josh - Goodreads

The first half of the title is the shock & awe portion, designed for promotional attraction. The second part better describes the book: it really is a guided tour of a decade of American Independent ... Read full review

Review: Spike, Mike, Slackers, & Dykes: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema

User Review  - Bill Shannon - Goodreads

If you don't know John Pierson's influence on art-house cinema of the 1980s and '90s, don't worry, he'll tell you. Read full review

Contents

Stranger Than Fiction
1
Dialogue Starting Point
21
Dialogue Paradise
31
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Pierson has been in volved in the independent film scene for 25 years. He operates Grainy Pictures, Inc.

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