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Author Kendrick, James, 1974-

Title Hollywood bloodshed [electronic resource] : violence in 1980s American cinema / James Kendrick.

Imprint Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2009.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 250 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-237) and index.
Contents Introduction: The mainstreaming of Hollywood screen violence -- A bloody Renaissance: screen violence and the rise of the new Hollywood auteurs -- Retreating from the world of revolution: controversies over screen violence at the dawn of the Reagan era -- Pure action, packaged violence: the role of the action film in 1980s Hollywood -- Fighting outward, looking inward: violence in the 1980s Vietnam film -- Disavowing horror: independent production, fandom, and the fetishizing of makeup special effects -- Children in danger: screen violence, Steven Spielberg, and the PG-13 rating -- Conclusion: Fashioning a new screen violence from the old in the 1990s.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Violence in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780809328888 (alk. paper)
0809328887 (alk. paper)
9780809386611 (e-book)

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