Kid Power! (Spectacular Optical book one)

Kid Power! (Spectacular Optical book one)

Kid Power Spectacular Optical book one Growing up did you ever sit in front of a TV a mm school projector or a VCR and come under the hypnotic spell of the tuff sassy cool and inspiring kids that you saw on the screen Perhaps you gri

  • Title: Kid Power! (Spectacular Optical book one)
  • Author: Kier-la Janisse Paul Corupe
  • ISBN: 9780992146306
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Paperback
  • Growing up, did you ever sit in front of a TV, a 16mm school projector or a VCR and come under the hypnotic spell of the tuff, sassy, cool and inspiring kids that you saw on the screen Perhaps you grinned as Jacob Two Two stood up to The Hooded Fang, thrilled as Hawk Jones grabbed a small arsenal to take down some gangsters or cringed as a bespectacled Scott Baio got StonGrowing up, did you ever sit in front of a TV, a 16mm school projector or a VCR and come under the hypnotic spell of the tuff, sassy, cool and inspiring kids that you saw on the screen Perhaps you grinned as Jacob Two Two stood up to The Hooded Fang, thrilled as Hawk Jones grabbed a small arsenal to take down some gangsters or cringed as a bespectacled Scott Baio got Stoned We certainly looked up to many of these pint sized tots, tweens and teens, and chances are you did too That s why we re devoting the first anthology in the new Spectacular Optical book series, KID POWER , to this inspiring world of kid cult classics from North America, the UK, Australia and beyond From the 1940s antics of Curley and his Gang to the overwrought denim clad melodrama of The ABC Afterschool Special, from the surreal fantasies of The Peanut Butter Solution to the pre teen bloodsucking dramedy of The Little Vampire, KID POWER is a heavily illustrated collection of film writing by a diverse array of some of genre criticism s most unique voices.Contributors include author film producer Zack Carlson DESTROY ALL MOVIES THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO PUNKS ON FILM and THE AMERICAN SCREAM , FANGORIA Magazine Editor in Chief Chris Alexander, underground comic legends Rick Trembles MOTION PICTURE PURGATORY and Robin Bougie CINEMA SEWER , Canuxploitation s Paul Corupe, film scholar Alexandra Heller Nicholas RAPE REVENGE FILMS A CRITICAL STUDY performance artist pop culture historian Robert Dayton CANNED HAMM, THE CANADIAN ROMANTIC , film programmers Bret Berg CineFamily , Jesse Hawthorne Ficks MiDNiTES FOR MANiACS and Briony Kidd Stranger With My Face Horror Film Festival and writers Owen Williams EMPIRE and Cheryl Singleton FANGORIA as well as Spectacular Optical Editor in Chief Kier La Janisse HOUSE OF PSYCHOTIC WOMEN PLUS cover and key art by Portland based illustrator graphic artist Austin Sellers.

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    This collection of essays covers topics ranging from ABC Afterschool specials to the "Dark Side of Disney". I have often talked about the "creepy" kids movies from the 1980s - Neverending Story, Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, the Mark Twain claymation special, etc. and how those films have maybe warped the minds of a generation. Kier-la Janisse and many of the contributors are about a decade older than me, but were apparently just as creeped out by the kid fare from the 70s. The main takeaway is that [...]

    Great subject matter. I really wanted to give this five stars, but I felt like certain sections dragged on far too long.

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