Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and Candy Stripe Nurses: by Chris Nashawaty,John Landis

By Chris Nashawaty,John Landis

 

Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and sweet Stripe Nurses is an outrageously rollicking account of the existence and profession of Roger Corman—one of the main prolific and winning self sustaining manufacturers, administrators, and writers of all time, and self-proclaimed king of the B motion picture. As informed via Corman himself and graduates of “The Corman movie School,” together with Peter Bogdanovich, James Cameron, Francis Ford Coppola, Robert De Niro, and Martin Scorsese, this entire oral background takes readers behind the curtain of greater than six many years of yankee cinema, as now-legendary administrators and actors candidly unspool reminiscences of operating with Corman, continuously one-upping each other with stories of the years sooner than their significant breaks.
Crab Monsters is supplemented with dozens of full-color reproductions of vintage Corman motion picture posters; behind-the-scenes photos and ephemera (many taken from Corman’s own archive); and significant essays on Corman’s so much bold films—including The Intruder, Little store of Horrors, and The significant Doll House— that make the case for Corman as an artist like no other.

compliment for Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and sweet Stripe Nurses:

“This new espresso desk booklet, brimming with outrageous stills from lots of Corman’s thousands of flicks, appears to be like on the wild profession of the starmaker who used to be mostly chargeable for quite a bit of the Hollywood we all know today.” —New York Post

“Vividly illustrated.” —People

“An enthusiastic ode to colourful, seat-of-your-pants filmmaking, this one’s demanding to beat.” —Booklist (starred review)

“It comprises in-depth aesthetic appreciations of ten of Corman’s videos, which, taken jointly, make a compelling case for Corman as an artist.” —Hollywood.com

“Author Nashawaty deftly describes how Corman’s legacy is much extra nuanced than such a lot realize.” American Way magazine

“Outrageously pleasing . . .”  —Parade magazine

“Endlessly fascinating.” —PopMatters.com

“You’d imagine it’d be most unlikely for any author to place jointly a Roger Corman biography that is at any place close to as enjoyable as his video clips, yet Entertainment Weekly writer/critic Chris Nashawaty has performed simply that.”  —Complex magazine

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