By Zack Carlson, Bryan Connolly
The main dazzlingly insane movie reference booklet of all time, Destroy All Movies!!! is an informative, hilarious and impossibly whole consultant to each visual appeal of a punk (or new waver!) to hit the display within the twentieth Century. This wildly accomplished unencumber comprises A-to-Z insurance of over 1100 function motion pictures from worldwide, in addition to dozens of particular interviews with the cast/creators of the most important titles like Repo guy, go back of the residing useless, The Decline of Western Civilization and Valley Girl. additionally tested are a number of hundred top examples of straight-to-VHS slasher trash, Brooklyn skid row masterpieces, Filipino breakdancing fairytales, no-budget apocalyptic epics and flicks that shouldn't also have been published, a lot of that have by no means been written approximately. Plus 1000's of eyeball-smashing stills and posters, many in complete color!
Interviewees comprise monitor veteran punk musicians Richard Hell, Ian MacKaye of teen chance, Lee Ving of worry, Exene Cervenka and John Doe of X, Keith Morris of Black Flag and Circle Jerks, Chris D. of The Flesh Eaters, formative years Brigade's Shawn Stern, Sickie Wifebeater of The Mentors, Ivan Kral of the Patti Smith staff and so on. additionally featured are conversations with filmmakers Penelope Spheeris (the Decline of Western Civilization documentaries, Suburbia), Mark Lester (Class of 1984), Martha Coolidge (Valley Girl), Alex Cox (Repo Man), Lech Kowalski (D.O.A.), Allan Arkush (Rock 'n' Roll excessive School), Amos Poe (The clean Generation), Susan Seidelman (Smithereens), Slava Tsukerman (Liquid Sky), Alan Sacks (Du-beat-e-o), Eric Mitchell (Underground USA), Brian Trenchard-Smith (Dead finish Drive-In), Dave Markey (Desperate Teenage Lovedolls), Bruce LaBruce, and NYC transgressor Nick Zedd. Performers like Mary Woronov, Eddie Deezen, Clint Howard, Jon Gries, P.J. Soles and Dick impolite converse out, plus numerous different actors and creators from the frontlines of punk's big-screen explosion.
Destroy All Movies!!! nails down a long time of madness with superhuman learn, vicious precision and electrically charged stills and pictures, and is the 1st and ultimate definitive armchair roadmap to punk and new wave on celluloid. 5 years within the making, this pulse-bursting monument to lowbrow cultural obsession is a needs to for all movie lovers, song maniacs, anti-fashion mutants, '80s nostalgists, sleazoids, cop-killers and spazzmatics!
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