The Modern Amazons: Warrior Women on Screen
- 400 Pages
- Released: March 1, 2006
- Originally Released: 2006
- Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
|Author:||Dominique Mainon & James Ursini|
Description by OLDIES.com:
The book itself is organized into chapters that group women warriors into sub-genres, e.g., classic Amazons (Xena Warrior Princess), superheroes and their archenemies (Batgirl and Catwoman), revenge films (Kill Bill), Sexploitation and Blaxploitation films, Hong Kong cinema (Angela Mao, Cynthia Rothrock, and Zhang Ziyi), sci-fi warriors from "Star Trek" and Star Wars, supersleuths and spies ("the Avengers," "Charlie's Angels"), and gothic warriors such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." In addition, the book is lavishly illustrated with over 400 photos of these popular-culture icons in action, interesting articles and sidebars about themes, trends, weapons, style, and trivia, as well as a complete filmography of more than 150 titles.
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