All posts tagged "Book Review"

  • follow link The Ashtray: Errol Morris Reimagines Total World Philosophy in Overwhelming New Book

    New from Errol Morris, The Ashtray (Or the Man Who Denied Reality) is the legendary writer-director’s first book since 2012’s A Wilderness of Error: The...

  • Space Odyssey: Beautiful New Book Examines Two Geniuses’ Creative Relationship Operating At Its Peak

    Destined to sit on the dusty bedside tables of young film students and seasoned fanatics alike, Michael Benson’s Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke...

  • Like Brothers: Mark and Jay Duplass Explore Their Fraternal Filmmaking Bond in New Memoir

    “How do you make it in this brutal fucking business?” This is the question that indie moviemaking mainstays Mark and Jay Duplass are most commonly...

  • Suspense with a Camera: Jeffrey Michael Bays Talks Building Suspense with Oscar-nominated Editor Saar Klein

    “Building suspense is an intuitive process that is hard to verbalize.” – editor Saar Klein When I teach suspense workshops a common topic that comes...

  • Book Review: Shooting Better Movies: The Student Filmmakers’ Guide Should Be a Rookie’s Go-To Reference

    “You have to know the rules in order to break them.” This oft-repeated cliché might be considered irksome if not for the fact that most...

  • Book Review: Reel World: An Anthropology of Creation Examines Cinema in Everyday Life

    A farmer—his name is Logandurai—sings in a grape orchard in Tamil Nadu, a state in southern India, far away from the hustle and bustle of...

  • Book Review: The Oliver Stone Experience Leaves Nothing Unturned

    “It’s an Oliver Stone movie about Oliver Stone, but in the form of a book.” That’s the pitch author Matt Zoller Seitz used to describe...

  • click here Book Review: Directors Tell the Story is Beach Reading for Fun and Profit

    Truly comprehensive books on directing are difficult to find, for one obvious reason: Those with the practical knowledge to write such books are usually too...

  • see url Book Review: Into The Dark: The Hidden World of Film Noir, 1941-1950 by Mark A. Vieira

    Bursting with glossy stills and archival material, film historian and photographer Mark A. Vieira’s Into The Dark: The Hidden World of Film Noir, 1941-1950 offers...

  • see url Preparing for Takeoff: Preproduction for the Independent Filmmaker, an Interview with Author
    Arthur Vincie
    by Kelly Leow

    Preparing for Takeoff is a one-stop master class on pre-production by seasoned moviemaker Arthur Vincie—300 pages of no-nonsense practical advice on everything from maximizing locations...