Premiere Film Cuts: Classic Movie Writing
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Premiere Film Cuts: Classic Movie Writing

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Published 1994 by Faber and Faber / Premiere Magazine
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Hamza Ansari
Film Cuts: Classic Movie Writing is a 100% entertaining read. Two things: 1) You get to know your favourite writers / directors / producers a little better and 2) you also get to know about the life of Hollywood and how exactly these people interact with each other!

It offers excerpts from the personal diaries and/or biographies from 10 of Hollywood's elites. I totally loved it and how they explain everything from their personal feelings to how they came *this* close to snapping up and why Woody...more
Mark
Dec 30, 2010 Mark rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Published in 1994 (and given away free with Premiere), this collects essays and journal entries from Faber & Faber’s various film related publications and the quality is as good as you’d expect. Stand-outs include John Boorman talking about pitching and the chase for money, Paul Schrader talking himself up on “Taxi Driver” (he’s not shy about singing his own praises), plus Francis Ford Coppola discussing his concerns about not doing a good job (on “Dracula” - thank goodness he didn’t realise...more
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