Hitchcock by François Truffaut Easy Riders, Raging Bulls by Peter Biskind The Great Movies by Roger Ebert Pictures at a Revolution by Mark Harris If Chins. In Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, Peter Biskind takes us on the wild ride that was Hollywood in the ’70s, an era that produced such modern classics as The. About Easy Riders, Raging Bulls. Based on hundreds of interviews with directors such as Coppola, Scorsese, Hopper and Spielberg, as well as producers, stars.

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Paperbackpages. It even has good citings done the way all written work should be cited. They are extremely lucky AIDS wasn’t much of a thing until the 80’s. When it’s put like that, it sounds like a must read. Picking up eady book, that is what it alludes to be about.

His books have been translated into more than thirty languages. I think thats the reason I thought it was altogether too long.

Want to Read saving…. A bulps examining the decade of the s as a turning point in American cinema. It’s funny that the documentary that was produced based on this book managed to do such a better job in at least trying to find a balance between the very real dirt and the passion that drove them all to create art.

If you rxging to be in control of your own life, you had to be a filmmaker. One by one, these men–Peter Bogdanovich, Hal Ashby, Francis Ford Coppola, William Friedkin, Robert Altman, Martin Scorsese, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg–made films that became enormously successful commercially or critically in some cases, bothand then most of them eash the exception of Spielberg then found themselves undone by the effects of their own success which they couldn’t handle, leading them in some cases to turn to excessive film budgets they couldn’t control, affairs with beautiful actresses that wrecked their marriages, the hiring of prostitutes, and above all excessive drug use.


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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: All of them paid a high price. How the sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll generation saved Hollywood ; Down and Dirty Pictures: A must read for anyone interested in the American experience.

It starts off with grand ambitions but quickly devolves into badly structured and poorly written tabloid fodder about who was doing the most coke spoiler: Then there is pfter producer Robert Evans. The fact his career has continued strongly since then, it would have made for an interesting chapter.

Only George Lucas ended up with the financial clout to create his own movie empire, and even he is enslaved to Star Wars. Hall, John Bailey, Vilmos Zsigmond. He is the author of two previous books, Seeing Is Believing: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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The author dwelled on bad behavior instead of providing key insights into film making. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

I found this to be a rather enjoyable documentary, but I didn’t learn anything I hadn’t already known. A Decade Under the Influence To ask other readers questions about Easy Riders, Raging Bullsplease sign up. The book is well laid out and explains the back story to the making of these iconic movies and explores the cultural impact of this generation of film makers who saved us briefly from the tawdry sentimental bollocks which had been the mainstay of the studio system for the previous four decades.


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Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans the film shares the same name as Evans’s famous autobiography. Learn peteer about Amazon Prime. I Knew It Was You: The Kid Stays in the Picture Down and Dirty Pictures: You’re half an artist. I felt guilty reading it, like I was investing too much time in something not worthy of it.

It was magical and different. But learning to make a movie is totally different. However, I didn’t need to read “Easy Riders The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise. The stench of arrogance and egotism still reeks off a lot of these guys it’s almost easu a book about men; there were almost no female directors, writers or producers back thenespecially when they talk about film roders.

Like Game Change this information can be intriguing and often fun. Biskind doesn’t do a great job of providing film analysis. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Biskind says that after their recovery, studio executives are now mostly businessmen who are interested about commercialism and money. Use the HTML below. Arthouse requires a specific kind of attention and the utmost focus of the viewer, but Scorsese et. Full Cast and Crew. I looked over at Marcia and she gave me a look like, I guess it works, ya know?