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A short film about disappointment, Joshua Mattson

Label
A short film about disappointment
Title
A short film about disappointment
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Mattson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "An ingenious novel about art and revenge, insisting on your dreams and hitting on your doctor, told in the form of 80 movie reviews In near-future America, film critic Noah Body uploads his reviews to an underread content aggregator. His job is dreary routine: watch, seethe, pan. He dreams of making his own film, free of the hackery of commercial cinema. Faced with writing on lousy movies for a website that no one reads, Noah smuggles into his reviews depictions of his troubled life on the margins. Amid his movie reviews, we learn that his apartment in the vintage slum of Miniature Aleppo has been stripped of furniture after his wife ran off with his best friend--who Noah believes has possessed his body. He's in the middle of an escalating grudge match against a vending machine tycoon with a penchant for violence. And he's infatuated with a doctor who has diagnosed him with a "disease of thought." Exhausted by days spent watching flicks featuring monks with a passion for rock and roll and slashers featuring rampaging hairdressers, Noah is determined to create his own masterpiece: a filmed meditation on art-with-a-capital-A, written by, directed by, and starring himself"--
  • Film critic Noah Body's job is dreary routine: watch, seethe, pan. He dreams of making his own film, free of the hackery of commercial cinema. Faced with writing on lousy movies for a website that no one reads, Noah smuggles into his reviews depictions of his troubled life on the margins. Exhausted by days spent watching flicks featuring monks with a passion for rock and roll and slashers featuring rampaging hairdressers, Noah is determined to create his own masterpiece: a filmed meditation on art-with-a-capital-A, written by, directed by, and starring himself. -- adapted from publisher info
Summary
A jaded film critic peppers his reviews with disclosures from his own life, from his dream of making a film without mainstream commercialism to his feud with a vending-machine tycoon
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10685197
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mattson, Joshua
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A8665
LC item number
S56 2018
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Film critics
  • Film critics
Target audience
adult
Label
A short film about disappointment, Joshua Mattson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1011625093
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780525522843
Lccn
2018006202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1011625093
Label
A short film about disappointment, Joshua Mattson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1011625093
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780525522843
Lccn
2018006202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1011625093

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