100 Cult Films

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100 Cult Films

By Ernest Mathijs; Xavier Mendik

British Film Institute, Paperback, 9781844574087, 244pp.

Publication Date: December 20, 2011

Description

Thisaccessible guide takes cult cinema fanatics and academics alike through the 100 most memorable films, showcasing such diverse hits as "The Sound of Music, Edward Scissorhands," and" The Gods Must Be Crazy." This guide does not limit readers to cinematic favorites of the general public alone, but instead explores the worlds of such cult sub-genres as Italian cannibal movies and Japanese anime. Including vivid photos of unforgettable scenes, this Screen Guide brings to life the success behind some of the biggest movies of our time.



About the Author
Ernest Mathijs is a professor in the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia.


Xavier Mendik is director of the Cult Film Archive, Northampton, UK, and general editor of the AlterImage series. Ernest Mathijs is lecturer in film studies at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.