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This is one of the best books I've ever read on the history of film. Very well-written and informative.Published 11 months ago by Vista Hater
Anyone who subscribed to Joe Bob's We Are The Weird movie 'zines, will love this. In some ways, though, it's less humor and more social analysis of movies that... Read morePublished on November 4, 2011 by Brian Maitland
It may be Joe Bob's name on the cover, but "Profoundly Disturbing" is much more the work of the more schooled, less outrageous John Bloom. Read morePublished on August 7, 2008 by J. Martin
Cinema doesn't have to be stodgy, even during serious discussion. After reading books of dry film theory and tepid reviews, Joe Bob Briggs's Profoundly Disturbing was a cool drink... Read morePublished on June 1, 2006 by Sheckie Green
Everything about the cover of Profoundly Disturbing - the shaky letters, the posed fright on the creased poster, the phony rating, the chapter titles mimicking credits, the... Read morePublished on July 12, 2005 by John Rush
Joe Bob Briggs is clearly a passionate guy who knows his stuff. He's very funny at times as well (see his critique of Linda Lovelace's post-DEEP THROAT career and why THE WILD... Read morePublished on August 12, 2004 by Jonathan E. Shapiro
Joe Bob Briggs is almost as much fun on the printed page as he is on television, so I opened PROFOUNDLY DISTURBING with great anticipation and closed it with some... Read morePublished on May 31, 2004 by Randall Ivey
Profoundly Disturbing was not exactly what I had expected, but I was far from disappointed. The amount of information in this book is nothing short of incredible. Read morePublished on February 17, 2004 by Katherine G. Leis