Posts filed under "Bookshelf"

Book Review: Awake in the Dark: The Best of Roger Ebert

Posted by Laura Grande August 14, 2014 0 Comment 3422 views

Now’s the time to get familiar with the work of Roger Ebert, if you aren’t already. Awake in the Dark – The Best of Roger Ebert is a great place to start.

Book Review: Sharon Tate: Recollection

Posted by Laura Grande June 12, 2014 0 Comment 4195 views

A stunning new coffee table book Sharon Tate: Recollection chronicles the brief life of the beautiful ingenue.

Book Review: Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of New Hollywood

Posted by Laura Grande May 1, 2014 0 Comment 3377 views

Pictures at a Revolution is an engrossing, thoroughly-researched collection of behind-the-scenes stories and celebrity revelations.

Book Review: Room 1219

Posted by Brandy Dean April 22, 2014 0 Comment 3711 views

If you’re only going to read one book about the Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle scandal, Room 1219 by Greg Merritt is the one to read.

Book Review: Majestic Hollywood: The Greatest Films of 1939

Posted by Brandy Dean April 9, 2014 0 Comment 3531 views

Mark Vieira’s Majestic Hollywood: The Greatest Films of 1939 is a worthy addition of every classic filmophile’s bookshelf.

Book Review: George Hurrell’s Hollywood

Posted by Laura Grande April 8, 2014 0 Comment 5118 views

For every glossy Hollywood portrait we admire in magazines, we have George Hurrell to thank. Now we can thank him while enjoy the new, stunning coffee-table book George Hurrell’s Hollywood.

Book Review: Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait

Posted by Laura Grande April 7, 2014 3 Comments 11359 views

Every so often an actress of a certain caliber graces the silver screen and almost instantly cements her status as the “real deal” — a genuine talent in possession of an equally alluring presence. Vivien Leigh, like any person who spends their life in the public eye, definitely had her detractors — those who considered […]

Hawks on Hawks (2013)

Posted by Brandy Dean March 26, 2014 0 Comment 3554 views

Howard Hawks is one of the most important directors in American cinema and the book length interview Hawks on Hawks by Joseph McBride is invaluable.

Book Review: The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made

Posted by Laura Grande March 13, 2014 0 Comment 3822 views

The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside the Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made is more about the evolution of a strangely compelling friendship than it is about the making of a cult classic.

Snowpiercer 1: The Escape

Posted by Bennett O'Brian March 4, 2014 0 Comment 3929 views

Titan Comics has launched Snowpiercer 1: The Escape, the first in a three volume series of hardcover black-and-white graphic novels.

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