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Easy Riders, Raging Bulls
How the Sex-Drugs-And-Rock-N-Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
by Peter Biskind
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When the low-budget biker movie "Easy Rider" shocked Hollywood with its success in 1969, a new Hollywood era was born. This was an age when talented young filmmakers such as Scorsese, Coppola, and Spielberg, along with a new breed of  [ more ]

  
Gods and Monsters
Movers, Shakers, and Other Casualties of the Hollywood Machine
by Peter Biskind
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Peter Biskind authored two of the most talked about and read books of the last decade?Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock-?n?-Roll Generation Saved Hollywood and its bestselling sequel Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent  [ more ]

  
Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks
An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films, 4ed
by Donald Bogle
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Completely updated to include the entire twentieth century, this new fourth edition covers all the latest directors, stars, and films including Summer of Sam, Jackie Brown, The Best Man, and The Hurricane. From The Birth of a Nation--the groundbreaking work  [ more ]

  
Kubrick - The Definitive Edition
by Michel Ciment
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If Stanley Kubrick had made only 2001: A Space Odyssey or Dr. Strangelove, his cinematic legacy would have been assured. But from his first feature film, Fear and Desire, to the posthumously released Eyes Wide Shut, Kubrick created an accomplished  [ more ]

  
Collected Screenplays
Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink
by Ethan Coen
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Here are four early screenplays by the internationally lauded filmmaking team, all of which deal with the subject for which they are best known: corruption and crime?especially in situations that combine the real and the surreal with the hilarious.  [ more ]

  
Orson Welles - The Stories of His Life
by Peter Conrad
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Orson Welles was a metamorphic man, a magical shape-changer who made up myths about himself and permitted others to add to their store. On different occasions, he likened himself to Christ--mankind's redeemer--and to Lucifer--the rebel angel who brought about the  [ more ]

  
Shades of Noir by Joan Copjec
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The genre is reassessed in light of contemporary social and political concerns, including new readings of the femme fatale and the emergence of noir in films by 90s black directors.  [ more ]

  
Notes - On the Making of Apocalypse Now
by Eleanor Coppola
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Conversations with Wilder
by Cameron Crowe
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In Conversations with Wilder, Hollywood's legendary and famously elusive director Billy Wilder agrees for the first time to talk extensively about his life and work.  [ more ]

  
Everything and Nothing
The Dorothy Dandridge Tragedy
by Dorothy Dandridge
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Dorothy Dandridge's life story is the stuff Hollywood dreams--and nightmares. Completed shortly before her tragic death in 1965," Everything and Nothing" recounts her rags-to-riches-to-rags story form her personal point of view. Dandridge recalls her humble beginnings in Depression-era Cleveland, Ohio,  [ more ]


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