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Suburban Grindhouse : From Staten Island to Times Square and all the Sleaze Between, Paperback / softback Book

Suburban Grindhouse : From Staten Island to Times Square and all the Sleaze Between Paperback / softback

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“In SUBURBAN GRINDHOUSE, Nick Cato becomes the Marcel Proust of trash cinema, resurrecting memories of the kinds of late, lamented, Mom and Pop fleapits in which seeing an anti-social movie with your buddies was a gloriously anti-social act.” — Michael Marano, movie columnist Cemetery Dance

Film review books may be a dime a dozen, but how many include the actual experience of witnessing the movie in a theater?

Zine editor and online columnist Nick Cato shares his time growing up in seedy NY and NJ theaters, and how these screenings helped to shape opinion of the movies. Whether one of his beloved local theaters in Staten Island, NY, or at a double feature at the infamous 42nd Street in Times Square during its heyday, audiences were always lively and outspoken.

Part memoir, part film criticism, SUBURBAN GRINDHOUSE looks at the audiences as much as it is a book about exploitation movies themselves. 

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages, 1 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Headpress
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Films, cinema
  • ISBN: 9781909394667