Psuedo TABLE OF CONTENTS of Armond White’s “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World” Book

Psuedo Table Of Contents of Armond White’s Book, “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World”

Hardcover, copyright 1995 – Armond White,

 

Overlook Press   462 pages

ISBN # 0-87951-586-4

 

This book covers the years of 1984 through 1994.

This title is currently out of print.  However, you can purchase a USED copy of the Armond White Book, “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World”.

 

1) Places In The Art

PLACES IN THE HEART – DIR: Robert Benton, Starring Sally Field and Danny Glover

A SOLDIER’S STORY – DIR: Norman Jewison, Starring Howard E. Rollins, Denzel Washington, Adolph Caesar, Robert Townsend

SPARKLE — DIR: Sam O’ Steen, Starring Lonette McKee, Phillip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Mary Alice, SCRIPT – Joel Schumacher

PURPLE RAIN – DIR: Albert Magnoli, Starring Prince, Apollonia, Morris Day, Jerome Benton,

Sidney Poitier

MOSCOW ON THE HUDSON – DIR: Paul Mazursky, Starring Robin Williams

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN – DIR: Taylor Hackford, Starring Richard Gere and Louis Gossett Jr

RICHARD PRYOR and EDDIE MURPHY

 

2) Joy Ride Through L.A. Freakdom

REPO MAN – DIR: Alex Cox, Starring Emilio Estevez

 

3) Looking At Ourselves

BLESS THEIR LITTLE HEARTS – DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/EDITOR: Billy Woodberry, Starring Nate Hardman, Kaycee Moore, SCRIPT – Charles Burnett

 

4) Telling It On The Mountain

GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN – DIR: Stan Lathan,

SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG DIR: Melvin Van Peebles

COLOR – DIR: Warrington Hudlin, SCRIPT – Denise Oliver

SKY CAPTAIN – DIR: Mary Neema Barnette

A PLACE IN TIME – DIR: Charles Lane

A DIFFERENT IMAGE – DIR: Alile Sharon Larkin

A DREAM IS WHAT YOU WAKE UP FROM – DIR: Larry Bullard, Carolyn W Johnson

IN DREAMS BEGIN RESPONSIBILITY – DIR: Delmore Schwartz, Starring Paul Winfield, Olivia Cole

 

5) Kidpix

THE BREAKFAST CLUB

THE OUTSIDERS/RUMBLE FISH – DIR: Francis Ford Coppola

SEVENTEEN — DIR: Jeff Kreines & Joel DeMott

STREETWISE – DIR: Martin Bell, Mary Ellen Mark, Cheryl McCall

MASK – DIR: Peter Bogdonovich, Starring Eric Stolz

GOONIES – DIR: Richard Donner

 

6) Rethinking Hollywood Archetypes

THE COLOR PURPLE: DIR: Steven Spielberg, Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Desreta Jackson, Akosua Busia, Adolph Caesar, Dana Ivey, Margaret Avery, Willard Pugh, SCORE  Quincy Jones

 

7) Behind The Burnt Cork

 WILLIAMS & WALKER (Musical Play on Bert Williams & George Walker @ American Place Theatre) – DIR: Vincent D. Smith, Starring Ben Harney, Vondie Curtis-Hall

 

8 – Prince Lays A Lust Egg

UNDER THE CHERRY MOON – DIR: Prince, Starring Prince, Kirsten Scott-Thomas

 

9)  The State Of Grace

INSIDE STORY – Grace Jones (Album), Nile Rodgers (Prroducer)

PARADE – Prince SoundTrack To Under The Cherry Moon

 

10) Class Clowns

HOLLYWOOD SHUFFLE – DIR: Robert Townsend,

RADIO DAYS – DIR: Woody Allen,

HANNAH AND HER SISTERS – DIR: Woody Allen

 

11) D’Arby Makes Pop Awesome Again

THE HARDLINE ACCORDING TO TERENCE TRENT D’ARBY (Album)

 

12) To Be Young, Gifted And Wack

WHITNEY (Whitney Houston Album), Narada Michael Walden (Producer)

 

13) Run-DMC: Just To Thrill

TOUGHER THAN LEATHER (RUN-DMC Movie) – DIR: Rick Rubin

 

14) Understanding Michael Jackson

BAD (Michael Jackson Album)

 

15) Rhymin’ Reason

ICE T “Rhyme Pays” (Album)

 

16) Turn It Up

PUBLIC ENEMY – “Bring The Noise” (Single Song) , Chuck D (Charles Ridenhour), Flavor Flav (William Drayton), Hank Shocklee, Bill Stephney

 

 

 

17) A Rediscovery Of The Obvious

JOE TURNER’S COME AND GONE – DIR: Lloyd Richards, Starring Delroy Lindo, Playwright August Wilson

 

18 – Vernon Reid’s Fear Of Music

LIVING COLOUR “Vivid” (Album) Vernon Reid (Lead Guitarist, Founder), William Calhoun (Drummer), Muzz Skillings (Bass), Corey Glover (Lead Vocalist)

 

19) Schizogenius

PRINCE – “Lovesexy” (Album) and “The Black Album” (Bootleg)

 

20) Who’s Coming Out Of Africa?

COMING TO AMERICA DIR: John Landis, Starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall

 

21) Women On The Verge

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN – DIR: Pedro Almodovar, Starring Carmen Maura, Maria Barranco, Julieta Serrano, Kiti Manver, Rossy DePalma, Antonio Banderas

 

22) Classical Twists

THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS (Musical Play) DIR/PLAYWRIGHT: Lee Breuer, Bob Telson (Composer)  Starring: Morgan Freeman, Institutional Radio Choir, Jevetta Steele, J.J. Farley and The Soul Stirrers, Clarence Fountain and The Five Blind Boys of Alabama, J.D. Steele Singers, Sam Butler Jr, Carolyn Johnson-White, Isabell Monk

 

23) Nation Time

PUBLIC ENEMY – It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back (Album)

 

24) On Spencer Williams

“The Blood Of Jesus” (1941) and “Go Down Death” (1944) DIR: Spencer Williams

 

25) Hollywood Burning

MISSISSIPPI BURNING – DIR: Alan Parker Starring, Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe

 

26) Good Golly, Miss Molly

THE FORBIDDEN CITY (Play @ Public Theater in NYC) Playwright Bill Gunn, DIR: Joe Papp, Starring Akili Prince, Gloria Foster, Frankie R. Faison

 

27) Keeping Up With The Joneses

INDIANA JONES & THE LAST CRUSADE – DIR: Steven Spielberg, Starring Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, River Phoenix, Alison Doody

 

28 – Rebirth Of A Nation

DO THE RIGHT THING – DIR: Spike Lee, Starring Spike Lee. Rosie Perez, Danny Aiello, John Turturro, Richard Edson, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee. Paul Benjamin, Robin Harris, Frankie Faison, Sam Jackson, Bill Nunn, Giancarlo Esposito, Joie Lee, DP: Ernest Dickerson

 

29) The Wrath Of Madonna vs. Pop Gospel

“Like A Prayer” (MADONNA Song  & Music Video), Clinton Utterbach and The Praisers “Sing A New Song”, Patty Holley, Leon

 

30) A Metaphysical Movie Musical

DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES — DIR: Terence Davies, Ella Fitzgerald “Taking A Chance On Love”

 

31) Living In Metaphor

DE LA SOUL “3 Feet High and Rising” (Album)

 

32) From Burkina Faso with Art

YAABA – DIR: Idrissa Auedraogo, Starring Noufou Ouedraogo, Roukietou Barry, Fatimata Sanga, DP: Matthias Kalin

 

33) Michelle Shocked

THE FABULOUS BAKER BOYS – DIR: Steve Kloves, Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges, Beau Bridges

 

34) Miss Daisy’s Moral Anachronisms

DRIVING MISS DAISY – DIR: Bruce Beresford, Starring Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy

 

35) Just Say No To The White Girl

THE WHITE GIRL – DIR: Tony Brown, Starring Troy Beyer, Taimak, Teresa Farley, George Kirby

 

36) Ideology On The Waterfront

LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN — DIR: Uli Edel, DP: Stefan Czapsky, SCRIPT: Desmond Nakano, NOVELIST: Hubert Selby Jr, Starring, Stephan Lang, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Burt Young, Ricki Lake, Alexis Arquette, Peter Dobson, Zette

 

37) Vogue

“Vogue” (Madonna Song and Music Video) DIR: David Fincher

 

38 – Dopplegangerbanger: Rap’s Loss Of Reason

ICE CUBE: “AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted” (Album), Oshea Jackson

 

39) An “Oh Bleek” Defense Of Ego

MO’ BETTER BLUES – DIR: Spike Lee, Starring Denzel Washington, Cynda Williams, Wesley Snipes, Joie Lee, John Turturro, Nick Turturro, DP- Ernest Dickerson

 

 

40) Alas, LL Cool J’s Mannish Masterworks

“Mama Said Knock You Out” (LL Cool J CD)

 

41) To Sleep With Anger

TO SLEEP WITH ANGER – DIR: Charles Burnett, Starring Danny Glover, Mary Alice, Carl Lumbly, Vonetta McGee, Richard Brooks, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Julius Harris, Sy Richardson, Paul Butler, Ethel Ayler

 

42) Robin Harris’s Vulgar Integrity

“Bebe’s Kids” (Comedian Robin Harris CD)

 

43) Brian DePalma, Political Filmmaker

BRIAN DEPALMA – “Bonfire Of The Vanities” Starring Tom Hanks, Melanie Griffith, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, F. Murray Abraham, DEPALMA CANON,  “The Untouchables” Starring Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert DeNiro, “Casualties Of War” Starring Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Thuy Thu Le, Ving Rhames,

 

44) American Haiku

HOME ALONE – DIR: Chris Columbus, PROD: John Hughes, Starring Macauley Culkin, Catherine O‘ Hara

 

45) Underground Man

CHAMELEON STREET – DIR: Wendell B. Harris, Starring Wendoll B. Harris, Angela Leslie, Amina Fakir

 

46) Cole And Clivilles Manufacture Dreams

“Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” — (C + C Music Factory Music Video)  DIR: Marcus Nispel Starring Freedom Williams, Zelma Davis, Martha Wash, David Cole, Robert Clivilles

 

47) Janet Jackson’s Body Electric and Body Politics

JANET JACKSON — “The Rhythm Nation Compilation” (Collection of Music Videos)

“Love Will Never Do (Without You)” DIR: Herb Ritts, DP: Rolf Kestermann

“The Pleasure Principle”

“Escapade” – DIR: Peter Smillie, “Alright” – DIR: Julien Temple, “Black Cat”, “Come Back To Me”

 

48 – Anatomy Of A Flop

THE FIVE HEARTBEATS – DIR: Robert Townsend Starring, Michael Wright, Leon, Robert Townsend, Troy Beyer, Diahann Carroll, Hawthorn James

 

49) Spike Lee’s Pornografitti

JUNGLE FEVER – DIR: Spike Lee, Starring Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, John Turturro, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Lonette McKee, Samuel Jackson, DP: Ernest Dickerson (Special Mention is made here to Ernest Dickerson’s revolutionary cinematography)

 

50) Matty Rich Goes Straight Down A Blind Alley

STRAIGHT OUT OF BROOKLYN – DIR: Matty Rich, Starring, Lawrence Gilliard Jr, George T, Odom, Ann D. Saunders, Mark Malone, Reana E. Drummond,

 

51) Voices That Dare—Care

“Gypsy Woman (She’s Homeless)” – (Crystal Waters single song),

“Walking Down Madison” – (Kristy MacColl song), Johnny Marr – co-composer

Aniff Cousins

 

52) A Moral Metaphor

WHITE DOG – DIR: Sam Fuller, Starring Kristy McNichol, Paul Winfield, Burl Ives,  Writer – Romain Gary

 

53) De La Soul’s “Impossible” Revolution

DE LA SOUL IS DEAD (De La Soul CD)

 

54) Asian Rut Indeed

MORRISSEY Concert at Madison Square Garden in 1991, Kill Uncle Album

 

55) Paranoid Like Me

RICOCHET – DIR: Russell Mulcahy, PROD: Joel Silver, Starring Denzel Washington, John Lithgow, Ice T, Lindsay Wagner, SCRIPT: Steven DeSouza/Fred Dekker/Menno Meyjes SCORE: Alan Silvestri

 

56) Nelson George Remakes “I’m A Ho”

STRICTLY BUSINESS – DIR: Kevin Hooks, SCRIPT: Nelson George, Pam Gibson Starring Joseph C. Phillips, Tommy Davidson, Halle Berry

 

57) Sing-A-Long Cynicism

“O.P.P” (Naughty By Nature Song) “Naughty By Nature” (Album)

 

58 – The Gloved One Is Not A Chump

“Black Or White” (Michael Jackson Music Video)

 

59) Who’s Afraid Of Donna Summer?

“Servy-N-Bernice 4 Ever” (Play) Playwright – Seth Avi Rosenfeld, DIR: Terry Kinney,

Starring Ron Eldard, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Erik King, Cynthia Nixon

“Dim All The Lights” (Donna Summer Song), Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte

 

60) Son Of Bazerk Redefines The Word

“Bazerk, Bazerk, Bazerk” (Son Of Bazerk CD) Son Of Bazerk, Prince Jahwell, Daddy Rawe, Cassandra Half-Pint, Sandman, No-Self Control Band, Hank Shocklee

 

61) A New Wave Ebbs

 

62) You Gotta Believe Marky Mark

“Music For The People” (Marky Mark Walberg CD)

“You Gotta Believe” (Marky Mark Single)

 

63) Lies As Truth

BUGSY – DIR: Barry Levinson, Starring Warren Beatty, SCRIPT: James Toback

 

64) Daughters Bites The Dust

DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST —  DIR: Julie Dash, Starring Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, DP: Arthur Jafa

 

65) Back To The Future For Faith

“Tennessee” (Arrested Development Single Review), Speech, “3 Years 5 Months and 2 Days” (Arrested Development CD Review)

 

66) Fab 5 Freddy Commercializes the Revolution

FAB FIVE FREDDY – “Fresh Fly Flavor: Words & Phrases of The Hip-Hop Generation” (Book Review)

 

67) Apostasy: Antihype in Four Steps

 

68 – Metallica Tales

“Whereever I May Roam” (METALLICA single review)

 

69) The Hammer And the Pop Sickle

ICE CUBE – “Death Certificate” (Ice Cube CD Review)

 

70) Black To His Roots

RUPAUL – “Back To My Roots” Music Video

 

71) Sweat And L.L.

KEITH SWEAT/LL COOL J  — “Why Me, Baby (Remix)” (Single Song Review)

 

72) Deconstruction or Sympathy

SWOON – DIR: Tom Kalin, DP: Ellen Kuras, Starring Craig Chester

 

73) A Souljah’s Story

SISTER SOULJAH – “360 Degrees Of Power” (CD Review)

 

74) Ice-T Goes Buck Wild

ICE T “Cop Killer” (Single Review and Controversy)

 

75) Boom In His Head

WILLIE D “Rodney K” (Single Song Review)

 

 

76) The Awful Truth Snags Pop

MORRISSEY – “The National Front Disco” (Single Song), “Your Arsenal” (CD), “Glamourous Glue” music video

 

77)  Pop Star Politics

MALCOLM X – DIR: Spike Lee, Starring Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Delroy Lindo, Angela Bassett, Al Freeman Jr, Albert Hall,

 

78 – Malcolm X’d  Again

 

79) History Gets Kicked By Fantasy

ALADDIN – Starring Robin Williams

1492 –DIR: Ridley Scott

The Laat Of The Mohicans – DIR: Michael Mann

 

80) Erasure, Pop!

 

81) Rememberance of Songs Past

THE LONG DAY CLOSES – DIR: Terence Davies

 

82) Amateur Means Love

LOVE YOUR MAMA – Ruby L. Oliver, Starring Carl E. Halll, Audrey Morgan

JUST ANOTHER GIRL ON THE I.R.T. – DIR: Leslie Harris, Starring Ariyan Johnson

EL MARIACHI – DIR: Robert Rodriguez

 

83) Hughes Brothers ot Caught In The Crap

MENACE II SOCIETY: DIR: The Hughes Brothers, Starring Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, Jada Pinkett, Samuel L. Jackson, Charles “Roc” Dutton, Arnold Johnson, SCRIPT: Tyger Williams

 

84) Ain’t Nuthin’ but A Genocide Thing

THE CHRONIC (Dr. Dre CD Review)

 

85) When The Mensch Comes Out

Barbra Streisand – “Back To Broadway” (CD Review), Stephen Sondheim

 

86) Janet and Madonna Use The Lexicon Of Funk

“Erotica” (Madonna CD Review)

“janet.” (Janet Jackson CD Review)

 

87) Tina Turner Celebrates Racism with Sexism

Tina Turner @ Radio City Music Hall Concert in 1993 (concert Review)

 

88 – Ruffneck and Brassneck

MC Lyte “Ruffneck” (Single song Review)

 

89) Reintroducing Carl Franklin

Laurel Avenue (Cable TV Mini-Series Review) DIR: Carl Franklin, PRODUCER: Charles Duttton, Starring Mary Alice, Mel Winkler, Juanita Jennings, Rhonda Stubbins-White, Monte Russell, Scott Lawrence, Malinda Williams, Vonte Swett, SCRIPT: Michael Henry Brown, Paul Aaron

 

90) Simi Valley Aesthetics

LAST ACTION HERO, PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO, BROADCAST NEWS, MAN BITES DOG, RISING SUN, SEX LIES & VIDEOTAPE – Simi Valley Aesthetics

 

91) Revolution To Revelation

PET SHOP BOYS “Go West” (Single Review)

 

92) In The Bedrooms Of America

SHORT CUTS – DIR: Robert Altman

 

93) The Wrong Notes

THE PIANO —  DIR: Jane Campion, Starring Holly Hunter, Sam Neill, Harvey Keitel

 

94) The Tami Show

MTV’s THE REAL WORLD – Starring Tami Akbar and David Edwards

 

95) Toward A Theory Of Spielberg History

STEVEN SPIELBERG ESSAY —  Schindler’s List, The Color Purple, Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, 1941, Filmography

 

96) Dap And A Slap For Ice Cube’s Mixed Messages

ICE CUBE – “Lethal Injection” (CD Review), “The Predator” (CD Review)

 

97) Haile Gerima’s Faith

SANKOFA – DIR: Haile Gerima

 

98 – Affectionate Derision

CROOKLYN – DIR: Spike Lee, DP: Arthur Jafa, Starring Zelda Harris, Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly

 

99) Is There A Magic Bullet For Uncle Toms?

Toure & James Bernard –Response to their reviews of Public Enemy’s “Muse Sick N Hour Mess Age” Album

 

100) The Struggle Struggles

FREEDOM ON MY MIND – DIR: Connie Field, Marilyn Mulford

FORREST GUMP – DIR: Robert Zemeckis, Starring Tom Hanks, Mykelti Williamson, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise

 

 

101) A Fresh Route To Racism

FRESH – DIR: Boaz Yakin, Starring Sean Nelson, N’Bushe Wright, Samuel L. Jackson, Luis Lantigua

 

102) An Idiot’s Delight

PULP FICTION —  DIR: Ouentin Tarantino Starring John Travolta, Samuel Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken, Ving Rhames, Harvey Keitel

 

103) INDEX

 

 

The Wow Jones Report

 

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One Response to “Psuedo TABLE OF CONTENTS of Armond White’s “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World” Book”

  1. Denise Oliver-Velez Says:

    Thank for listing “Color”. didn’t know anyone remembered it,

    Denise Oliver

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