Pop Classics: It Doesn't Suck: Showgirls (Paperback)

Pop Classics: It Doesn't Suck: Showgirls (Paperback)

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A revised edition of the first book in the acclaimed Pop Classics series

The Worst. Movie. Ever. is a masterpiece. Seriously. Enough time has passed since Showgirls flopped spectacularly that it's time for a good hard look back at the sequined spectacle. A salvage operation on a very public, very expensive train wreck, Adam Nayman's It Doesn't Suck argues that Showgirls is much smarter and deeper than it is given credit for. In an accessible and entertaining voice, the book encourages a shift in critical perspective on Paul Verhoeven's Showgirls, analyzing the film, its reception, and rehabilitation. This in-depth study of a much-reviled movie is a must-read for lovers and haters of the 1995 Razzie winner for Worst Picture.

This expanded edition includes an exclusive interview between the author and Showgirls director Paul Verhoeven, as well as a new preface.

Review

“Nayman’s passion is entertaining, like sitting down with a friend who has just realized that you need to watch The Wizard of Oz while listening to Pink Floyd.” ― Las Vegas Weekly
  • Publisher : ECW Press; 2nd edition (May 1, 2018)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 168 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1770414401
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1770414402
  • Lexile measure : 1460L
  • Item Weight : 5.6 ounces
  • Dimensions : 4.75 x 0.41 x 7 inches

This is a rare, out-of-print book. All copies are used, but guaranteed in good to excellent condition.