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Joss Whedon FAQ : All That's Left to Know About the Mind Behind Buffy, Firefly, and the Avengers

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(FAQ). The Avengers , Buffy the Vampire Slayer , and Firefly are all iconic titles for anyone who has watched movies or television over the past 20 years. So who is the workaholic genius behind them? Meet Joss Whedon. This screenwriter, director, producer, and author is much more than a guy who read a lot of comic books as a kid. He is a philosopher of media, a fiercely loyal friend, and a cultural observer with many fascinating insights into our world which, like his creations, are eagerly embraced and analyzed by a passionately devoted fandom. Joss Whedon FAQ looks behind the scenes into Whedon's life and creative output. It observes his growing up as an American child in England and follows his whole career, from his early work as a screenwriter on such films as Toy Story to the blockbuster success of The Avengers and the Disney portion of the Marvel Universe. Along with providing a wealth of information on Whedon's world, Hubert O'Hearn gives his candid opinions on Whedon's canon of work. Why did Buffy become a hit, and why did Firefly fail except as a beloved cult favorite? Where and how did Whedon succeed? And when he stumbled, what happened? Joss Whedon FAQ has the answers to these questions, and much more, to intrigue everyone from casual fans to hard-core Whedonites.
(FAQ). The Avengers , Buffy the Vampire Slayer , and Firefly are all iconic titles for anyone who has watched movies or television over the past 20 years. So who is the workaholic genius behind them? Meet Joss Whedon. This screenwriter, director, producer, and author is much more than a guy who read a lot of comic books as a kid. He is a philosopher of media, a fiercely loyal friend, and a cultural observer with many fascinating insights into our world which, like his creations, are eagerly embraced and analyzed by a passionately devoted fandom. Joss Whedon FAQ looks behind the scenes into Whedon's life and creative output. It observes his growing up as an American child in England and follows his whole career, from his early work as a screenwriter on such films as Toy Story to the blockbuster success of The Avengers and the Disney portion of the Marvel Universe. Along with providing a wealth of information on Whedon's world, Hubert O'Hearn gives his candid opinions on Whedon's canon of work. Why did Buffy become a hit, and why did Firefly fail except as a beloved cult favorite? Where and how did Whedon succeed? And when he stumbled, what happened? Joss Whedon FAQ has the answers to these questions, and much more, to intrigue everyone from casual fans to hard-core Whedonites.
Number of Pages: 400
Genre: Performing Arts, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Film + Video / General, Entertainment + Performing Arts
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corp
Author: Hubert O'hearn
Language: English
Street Date: September 24, 2018
TCIN: 16785178
UPC: 9781480367500
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-9708

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