Book: Paul Thomas Anderson Masterworks


In Paul Thomas Anderson: Masterworks, Anderson’s entire career—from Hard Eight (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Punch Drunk Love (2002), There Will Be Blood (2007), The Master (2012), Inherent Vice (2014), and Phantom ...

  • Author : Adam Nayman
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 20 October 2020
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 13 : 9781683359166

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Paul Thomas Anderson Masterworks Book Summary :

An illustrated mid-career monograph exploring the 30-year creative journey of the 8-time Academy Award–nominated writer and director Paul Thomas Anderson has been described as "one of American film's modern masters" and "the foremost filmmaking talent of his generation." Anderson's ï¬?lms have received 25 Academy Award nominations, and he has worked closely with many of the most accomplished actors of our time, including Lesley Ann Manville, Julianne Moore, Daniel Day-Lewis, Joaquin Phoenix, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. In Paul Thomas Anderson: Masterworks, Anderson’s entire career—from Hard Eight (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Punch Drunk Love (2002), There Will Be Blood (2007), The Master (2012), Inherent Vice (2014), and Phantom Thread (2017) to his music videos for Radiohead to his early short ï¬?lms—is examined in illustrated detail for the ï¬?rst time. Anderson’s influences, his style, and the recurring themes of alienation, reinvention, ambition, and destiny that course through his movies are analyzed and supplemented by ï¬?rsthand interviews with Anderson’s closest collaborators—including producer JoAnne Sellar, actor Vicky Krieps, and composer Jonny Greenwood—and illuminated by ï¬?lm stills, archival photos, original illustrations, and an appropriately psychedelic design aesthetic. Masterworks is a tribute to the dreamers, drifters, and evil dentists who populate his world.

Book: The Coen Brothers


In The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together, film critic Adam Nayman carefully sifts through their complex cinematic universe in an effort to plot, as he puts it, “some Grand Unified Theory of Coen-ness.” The book ...

  • Author : Adam Nayman
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 11 September 2018
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9781683353195

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From such cult hits as Raising Arizona (1987) and The Big Lebowski (1998) to major critical darlings Fargo (1996), No Country for Old Men (2007), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Ethan and Joel Coen have cultivated a bleakly comical, instantly recognizable voice in modern American cinema. In The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together, film critic Adam Nayman carefully sifts through their complex cinematic universe in an effort to plot, as he puts it, “some Grand Unified Theory of Coen-ness.” The book combines critical text—biography, close film analysis, and enlightening interviews with key Coen collaborators—with a visual aesthetic that honors the Coens’ singular mix of darkness and levity. Featuring film stills, beautiful and evocative illustrations, punchy infographics, and hard insight, this book will be the definitive exploration of the Coen brothers’ oeuvre.

Book: Blossoms and Blood


Monografie over het werk van de Amerikaanse regisseur en scenarioschrijver (1970).

  • Author : Jason Sperb
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release : 01 December 2013
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 13 : 9780292752894

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Monografie over het werk van de Amerikaanse regisseur en scenarioschrijver (1970).

Book: Punch Drunk Love


Writer/director Anderson follows up his acclaimed Academy Award-nominated Magnolia with Punch-Drunk Love, winner of the Best Director Award in the 2002 Cannes Film Festival—a film starring Adam Sandler and Emily Watson. 25 photos.

  • Author : Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Publisher : Newmarket Press
  • Release : 21 November 2002
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN 13 : STANFORD:36105111862780

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Writer/director Anderson follows up his acclaimed Academy Award-nominated Magnolia with Punch-Drunk Love, winner of the Best Director Award in the 2002 Cannes Film Festival—a film starring Adam Sandler and Emily Watson. 25 photos.

Book: The Nolan Variations


"This is a Borzoi book"--Copyright page.

  • Author : Tom Shone
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 17 October 2021
  • Category: Art
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 13 : 9780525655329

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The Nolan Variations Book Summary :

"This is a Borzoi book"--Copyright page.

Book: David Fincher Mind Games


From feature films Alien 3, Se7en, The Game, Fight Club, Panic Room, Zodiac, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Social Network, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Gone Girl, and Mank through his MTV clips for Madonna and the Rolling ...

  • Author : Adam Nayman
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 02 November 2021
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 13 : 9781647002442

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David Fincher: Mind Games is the definitive critical and visual survey of the Academy Award– and Golden Globe–nominated works of director David Fincher. From feature films Alien 3, Se7en, The Game, Fight Club, Panic Room, Zodiac, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Social Network, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Gone Girl, and Mank through his MTV clips for Madonna and the Rolling Stones and the Netflix series House of Cards and Mindhunter, each chapter weaves production history with original critical analysis, as well as with behind the scenes photography, still-frames, and original illustrations from Little White Lies' international team of artists and graphic designers. Mind Games also features interviews with Fincher's frequent collaborators, including Jeff Cronenweth, Angus Wall, Laray Mayfield, Holt McCallany, Howard Shore and Erik Messerschmidt. Grouping Fincher's work around themes of procedure, imprisonment, paranoia, prestige and relationship dynamics, Mind Games is styled as an investigation into a filmmaker obsessed with investigation, and the design will shift to echo case files within a larger psychological profile.

Book: Quentin Tarantino


With a visually arresting design that mimics Tarantino's approach to film-making and chapters organized by film, the pages are brimming with images taken on set and behind the scenes. This is the ultimate celebration for any Tarantino fan.

  • Author : Ian Nathan
  • Publisher : White Lion Publishing
  • Release : 01 October 2019
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 13 : 9781781318683

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Get an intimate look at the cult filmmaker of our generation. Packaged in a handsome slipcase and loaded with stunning pictures from the Kobal archives, this biography explores the genesis of Tarantino's unique directorial style and provides insight into his inspirations and his frequent collaborations with favored actors. An 8-page foldout timeline presents Tarantino’s entire filmography in the heart of the book. Through in-depth and informative text written by renowned film journalist Ian Nathan, this book examines the entirety of Tarantino's work, including his early writing on screenplays such as True Romance and Natural Born Killers, his break-out directorial debut Reservoir Dogs and the career-defining Pulp Fiction, as well as his later iconic films, such as Kill Bill Volumes 1 and 2, Inglourious Basterds, and Django Unchained. You'll also go behind the scenes of Tarantino's latest epic, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. As you make your way through Tarantino's incredible career, discover what inspired him, his working methods, and the breadth of his talent. With a visually arresting design that mimics Tarantino's approach to film-making and chapters organized by film, the pages are brimming with images taken on set and behind the scenes. This is the ultimate celebration for any Tarantino fan.

Book: Made Men


Featuring interviews with the film’s major players, including Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, Made Men shines a light on the lives and stories wrapped up in the Goodfellas universe, and why its enduring legacy is still essential to ...

  • Author : Glenn Kenny
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release : 15 September 2020
  • Category: Performing Arts
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  • ISBN 13 : 9781488059131

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For the thirtieth anniversary of its premiere comes the vivid and immersive history behind Martin Scorsese’s signature film Goodfellas, hailed by critics as the greatest mob movie ever made. When Goodfellas first hit the theatres in 1990, a classic was born. Few could anticipate the unparalleled influence it would have on pop culture, one that would inspire future filmmakers and redefine the gangster picture as we know it today. From the rush of grotesque violence in the opening scene to the iconic hilarity of Joe Pesci’s endlessly quoted “Funny how?” shtick, it’s little wonder the film is widely regarded as a mainstay in contemporary cinema. In the first ever behind-the-scenes story of Goodfellas, film critic Glenn Kenny chronicles the making and afterlife of the film that introduced America to the real modern gangster—brutal, ruthless, yet darkly appealing, the villain we can’t get enough of. Featuring interviews with the film’s major players, including Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, Made Men shines a light on the lives and stories wrapped up in the Goodfellas universe, and why its enduring legacy is still essential to charting the trajectory of American culture thirty years later.

Book: Magnolia


In addition to the complete shooting script, this book includes an introduction by Paul Thomas Anderson, an extensive interview conducted by Chuck Stephens with the writer-director, a full-color photo section featuring more than 40 photos, ...

  • Author : Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Publisher : Newmarket Shooting Scripts
  • Release : 17 October 2021
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 13 : 1557044090

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Magnolia Book Summary :

Presents a script of the film, along with photographs, complete credits, and an interview with the writer and director

Book: It Doesn t Suck


What's celebrated as the "worst movie ever," film writer Adam Nayman explores the 1995 Paul Verhoeven film that won the Razzie and perhaps ended its star's career.

  • Author : Adam Nayman
  • Publisher : Pop Classics
  • Release : 01 May 2018
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 13 : 1770414401

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A new edition of the first book in the acclaimed Pop Classics series The Worst. Movie. Ever. is a masterpiece. Seriously. Enough time has passed since Showgirls flopped spectacularly that it's time for a good hard look back at the sequined spectacle. A salvage operation on a very public, very expensive train wreck, It Doesn't Suck argues that Showgirls is much smarter and deeper than it is given credit for. In an accessible and entertaining voice, the book encourages a shift in critical perspective on Paul Verhoeven's Showgirls, analyzing the film, its reception, and rehabilitation. This in-depth study of a much-reviled movie is a must-read for lovers and haters of the 1995 Razzie winner for Worst Picture. This expanded edition includes an exclusive interview between the author and Showgirls director Paul Verhoeven, as well as a new preface.

Book: Paul Thomas Anderson


Since his explosive debut with the indie sensation Hard Eight , Paul Thomas Anderson has established himself as one of contemporary cinema's most exciting artists.

  • Author : George Toles
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 01 August 2016
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 13 : 9780252098789

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Since his explosive debut with the indie sensation Hard Eight , Paul Thomas Anderson has established himself as one of contemporary cinema's most exciting artists. His 2002 feature Punch-Drunk Love radically reimagined the romantic comedy. Critics hailed There Will Be Blood as a key film of the new millennium. In The Master , Anderson jarred audiences with dreamy amorphousness and a departure from conventional story mechanics. Acclaimed film scholar and screenwriter George Toles approaches these three films in particular, and Anderson's oeuvre in general, with a focus on the role of emergence and the production of the unaccountable. Anderson, Toles shows, is an artist obsessed with history, workplaces, and environments but also intrigued by spaces as projections of the people who dwell within. Toles follows Anderson from the open narratives of Boogie Nights and Magnolia through the pivot that led to his more recent films, Janus-faced masterpieces that orbit around isolated central characters--and advance Anderson's journey into allegory and myth. Blending penetrative analysis with a deep knowledge of filmic storytelling, Paul Thomas Anderson tours an important filmmaker's ever-deepening landscape of disconnection.