“Trashing” the Academy

In “‘Trashing’ the Academy: Taste, Excess, and an Emerging Politics of Cinematic Style,” Jeffrey Sconce provides us with several key terms for studying exploitation cinemas, among them “camp,” “trash,” and “paracinema.”  I would like us to connect his article to American Grindhouse, which we saw in class on Thursday.  The goal here is to relate both sources […]