Movies (And Other Things)

Product Number: EB00753333
Released: Oct 08, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781538732519
Publisher: Twelve
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Shea Serrano is back, and his new book, Movies (And Other Things), combines the fury of a John Wick shootout, the sly brilliance of Regina George holding court at a cafeteria table, and the sheer power of a Denzel monologue, all into one. Movies (And Other Things) is a book about, quite frankly, movies (and other things). One of the chapters, for example, answers which race Kevin Costner was able to white savior the best, because did you know that he white saviors Mexicans in McFarland, USA, and white saviors Native Americans in Dances with Wolves, and white saviors Black people in Black or White, and white saviors the Cleveland Browns in Draft Day? Another of the chapters, for a second example, answers what other high school movie characters would be in Regina George's circle of friends if we opened up the Mean Girls universe to include other movies (Johnny Lawrence is temporarily in, Claire from The Breakfast Club is in, Ferris Bueller is out, Isis from Bring It On is out...). Another of the chapters, for a third example, creates a special version of the Academy Awards specifically for rom-coms, the most underrated movie genre of all. And another of the chapters, for a final example, is actually a triple chapter that serves as an NBA-style draft of the very best and most memorable moments in gangster movies. Many, many things happen in Movies (And Other Things), some of which funny, others of which are sad, a few of which are insightful, and all of which are handled with the type of care and dedication to the smallest details and pockets of pop culture that only a book by Shea Serrano can provide.

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Author(s): Shea Serrano
Original Publish Date: Oct 08, 2019

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Author(s): Shea Serrano
Product Number DD47263
Released: Oct 08, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Twelve
ISBN: #9781549124112
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Author(s): Shea Serrano
Narrator(s): Mario Toscano
Product Number Z100151060
Released: Oct 08, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
ISBN: #9781549154157

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