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The Film Snob*s Dictionary

An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge

by David Kamp

  • 181 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Broadway .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Performing Arts,
  • Miscellanea,
  • Film Criticism,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Motion pictures,
  • Film & Video - Reference,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Film & Video - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8064859M
    ISBN 100767918762
    ISBN 109780767918763

    Jan 09,  · The Film Snob*s Dictionary: An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge By David Kamp with Lawrence Levi Illustrated by Ross McDonald (Random House, , pages) * Film Snob (n): reference term for the sort of movie obsessive for whom the actual enjoyment of motion pictures is but a side dish to the accumulation of arcane knowledge about. Nov 28,  · Hey, Fromage Obsessive who’s also sought to define the film-and rock-snob subcultures, has partnered with Marion Rosenfeld to put together a little book called The Food Snob’s .

    The Film Snob*s Dictionary: An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge, a book by David Kamp, Lawrence Levi From the same brain trust that brought you The Rock Snob*s Dictionary, the hilarious, bestselling guide to insiderist rock arcana, comes The Film Snob*s. Nov 28,  · The Film Snob's Dictionary is equally great, and it'll give you a much better sense of what's going on these days in cinephilia than many better-respected, more "serious" reference books by the likes of David Thomson.

    Jan 01,  · A Dictionary by Rock Snobs, for Rock Snobs. August 26, • David Kamp and Steven Daly are the authors of The Rock Snob's Dictionary, a guide to Author: David Kamp. Nov 18,  · There’s no entry for “Allen, Woody” in “The Film Snob’s Dictionary,” the book David Kamp wrote with Lawrence Levi, but that doesn’t mean Kamp is not a fan (there’s also no entry.


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Nov 26,  · The Film Snob*s Dictionary: An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge [David Kamp, Lawrence Levi] on hankins-farms.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the same brain trust that brought you The Rock Snob*s Dictionary, the hilarious, bestselling guide to insiderist rock arcana/5(17).

The Snob's Dictionary is a series of books by Vanity Fair contributing writer David Kamp that gently satirizes snobbery (cinephilia (Film Snob), rock music (Rock Snob), winery (Wine Snob) and fine cuisine (Food Snob)) which soon became a video series with some.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Film Snob*s Dictionary: An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge at hankins-farms.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(15). Nov 20,  · Cross-references to definitions in the forthcoming book The Film Snob’s Dictionary are spelled out in capital letters.

Antihero. Film-crit term, borrowed from comp-lit studies, that achieved. DAVID KAMP is a longtime writer for Vanity Fair, where short versions of The Film Snob*s Dictionary and the The Rock Snob*s Dictionary first appeared, and also contributes regularly to hankins-farms.comCE LEVI has written about films and film culture for The New York Times, The Nation, and many other publications, and was a colleague of Kamp’s at Spy, the much-missed satirical hankins-farms.com: Crown Publishing Group.

Feb 21,  · About The Film Snob*s Dictionary. From the same brain trust that brought you The Rock Snob*s Dictionary, the hilarious, bestselling guide to insiderist rock arcana, comes The Film Snob*s Dictionary, an informative and subversively funny A-to-Z reference guide to all that is held sacred by Film Snobs, those perverse creatures of the repertory.

DAVID KAMP is a writer and editor for Vanity Fair and GQ, and the author of The United States of Arugula, The Film Snob’s Dictionary, and The Rock Snob’s hankins-farms.com lives in New York City. MARION ROSENFELD, a writer and producer, has spent her entire career The Film Snob*s Dictionary book media, much of it 4/5(1).

From the same brain trust that brought you The Rock Snob*s Dictionary, the hilarious, bestselling guide to insiderist rock arcana, comes The Film Snob*s Dictionary, an informative and subversively funny A-to-Z reference guide to all that is held sacred by Film Snobs, those perverse creatures of the repertory hankins-farms.com: David Kamp; Lawrence Levi.

Film Snobbery Explained Read a selection of entries from the Film Snob’s Dictionary. T he Film Snob’s stance is one of proprietary knowingness—the pleasure he takes in movies derives not only from the sensory experience of watching them, but also from knowing more about them than you do, and from zealously guarding this knowledge from the cheesy, Julia Roberts-loving masses, who have no.

THE FILM SNOB'S DICTIONARY DAVID KAMP WITH LAWRENCE LEVI BROADWAY; PGS.; $ This slim--and very droll--expansion of a guide that originally appeared in Vanity Fair pokes gentle fun at those obsessives given to rhapsodizing about file joys of laserdise over DVD (better resolution on the former, purists sniff) and renting from GreenCine instead of "intolerably mainstream" Netflix.

Oct 09,  · "The Rock Snob's Dictionary" was the first in the series, and it is here that Kamp and this book's co-author, Steven Daly, may have performed the most valuable public service for hankins-farms.com: Jonathan Beecher Field.

Written by David Kamp, The Film Snob's Dictionary is a fun little reference book with a tongue-in-cheek tone that can help readers learn to b.s. their way through an erudite conversation on film or just help readers learn a little more about filmmakers and terms related to film.

Here are a. Written by David Kamp, The Film Snob’s Dictionary is a fun little reference book with a tongue-in-cheek tone that can help readers learn to b.s.

their way through an erudite conversation on film or just help readers learn a little more about filmmakers and terms related to film. Here are a few entries, chosen randomly, to give you a taste of the book. Get this from a library. The film snob's dictionary: an essential lexicon of filmological knowledge.

[David Kamp; Lawrence Levi] -- "* Film snob n: reference term for the sort of movie obsessive for whom the actual enjoyment of motion pictures is but a side dish to the. BOOK REVIEW: The Film Snob’s Dictionary would like to paint the world as a place where only two types of people exist: the film snob and the non-snob.

But I tell you there can only be two reasonable reactions to this book: mild interest or disinterest, depending on whether you are a Monday-Wednesday moviegoer or a Thursday-Sunday moviegoer.

Rock Snobbery Explained Read a selection of entries from the Rock Snob’s Dictionary. T he Rock Snob is a confounding person in your life. On one hand, he brooks no ignorance of pop-music history, and will take violent umbrage at the fact that you’ve never heard of the noted rock arranger and soundtrack composer Jack Nitzsche, much less heard Nitzsche’s ambitious pop-classical album, St.

Feb 11,  · Written by David Kamp, The Film Snob's Dictionary is a fun little reference book with a tongue-in-cheek tone that can help readers learn to b.s. their way through an erudite conversation on film or just help readers learn a little more about filmmakers and terms related to film.

Here are a few entries, chosen randomly, to. DAVID KAMP is a longtime writer for Vanity Fair, where short versions of The Film Snob*s Dictionary and the The Rock Snob*s Dictionary first appeared, and also contributes regularly to hankins-farms.comCE LEVI has written about films and film culture for The New York Times, The Nation, and many other publications, and was a colleague of Kamp’s at Spy, the much-missed satirical magazine.

David Kamp wrote "The United States of Arugula" () and proved his chops as both food writer and humourous essayist. The premise of his "Food Snob's Dictionary" is that it prepares one to (a) become a food snob by using its contents correctly and often, or (b) look down on food snobs for their pretentious use of the words contained in the book/5.

The same team that brought us The Rock Snob’s Dictionary, this time around Kamp and Levi look at everything from the film snob’s top ten snob-approved sequels to overweight veteran character actors to lost masterpieces of film.

You even get a “movie vs. film” guide to help you attain the heights of special snob-dom, and all the movie. Nov 28,  · To the Internet Archive Community, Time is running out: please help the Internet Archive today. The average donation is $ If everyone chips in $5, we can keep our website independent, strong and ad-free.

Right now, a generous supporter will match your donation 2 Pages: About The Food Snob’s Dictionary. Food Snob n: reference term for the sort of food obsessive for whom the actual joy of eating and cooking is but a side dish to the accumulation of arcane knowledge about these subjects From the author of The United States of Arugula–and coauthor of The Film Snob’s Dictionary and The Rock Snob’s Dictionary–a delectable compendium of food facts.Jun 25,  · Welcome to “The Film Snob’s Dictionary”, a tongue-in-check companion for the average film fan, a person who does not want to sit through that many hours of shitty “chop-sockey” and “–sploitation” films but wants to feel included into the echelons of film snob circles.