Schlock Value Hollywood at Its Worst by Richard Roeper

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Published by Hyperion .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Films, cinema,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Motion Pictures (Specific Aspects),
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • USA,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General,
  • Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism,
  • Film & Video - Guides & Reviews,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Motion pictures,
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8368021M
ISBN 101401307698
ISBN 109781401307691
OCLC/WorldCa55534938

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