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By Geoffrey O'Brien

One in all our greatest cultural critics the following collects 16 years' worthy of essays on movie and pop culture. themes variety from the discovery of cinema to modern F-X aesthetics, from Shakespeare on movie to Seinfeld, and we contain essays on 30's screwball comedies, Hong Kong Martial Arts videos, to the roots of undercover agent videos and the televising of Clinton's grand jury testimony.

O'Brien emphasizes the unpredictable interactions among movie as a medium apt for expressing the main deepest goals and movie because the mass literature of the fashionable international. numerous of the items are profiles of person actors or directors—Orson Welles, Michael Powell, Ed wooden, Marlon Brando, Alfred Hitchcock, Dana Andrews, The Marx Brothers, Bing Crosby—whose careers are probed to appear for the purpose the place obsession meets public myth-making.

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