Brat pack America : a love letter to '80s teen movies

by Smokler, Kevin,

Format: Print Book 2016
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Wilkinsburg Public Library Nonfiction 791.436 SMO 2016
Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
Collection  Nonfiction
Call Number  791.436 SMO 2016
From the fictional towns of Hill Valley, CA, and Shermer, IL, to the beautiful landscapes of the "Goondocks" in Astoria and the "time of your life" dirty dancing resort still alive and well in Lake Lure, NC, '80s teen movies left their mark not just on movie screen and in the hearts of fans, but on the landscape of America itself. Like few other eras in movie history, the '80s teen movies has endured and gotten better with time. In Brat Pack America , Kevin Smokler gives virtual tours of your favorite movies while also picking apart why these locations are so important to these movies.

Including interviews with actors, writers, and directors of the era, and chock full of interesting facts about your favorite '80s movies, Brat Pack America is a must for any fan. Smokler went to Goonies Day in Astoria, OR, took a Lost Boys tour of Santa Cruz, CA, and deeply explored every nook and cranny of the movies we all know and love, and it shows.
Additional Information
Subjects Teenagers in motion pictures.
Teen films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Nineteen eighties.
Popular culture -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures and youth.
Publisher Los Angeles, CA :a Vireo Book, an imprint of Rare Bird Books,2016
Edition First trade paperback original editon.
Other Titles Love letter to '80s teen movies
Love letter to eighties teen movies
Language English
Description 341 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-341).
ISBN 1942600674
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