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Read Instead…in Print

Read instead…in print #18. Making Movies, Sidney Lumet. If you are a filmgoer, if you like movies just a little bit, if it is just one film that you’ve ever liked, then you should read this book. Read More

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Read Instead…in Print

In San Francisco Noir, Nathaniel Rich achieves this really nice balance of content related to the film, scene and location. It’s the kind of writing, not analytical and remote, but personal and engulfing, that immerses the reader in the story, to the point of almost becoming a viewer. Read More

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Read Instead…in Print

Peter Shelley’s book, Jules Dassin: The Life and Films, is a first full account in English of the director’s life and work. Jules Dassin, who, according to none other than François Truffaut, “made the best film noir I have seen”. Read More

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Read Instead…in Print

It’s all in that title. The possibilities that title holds. The mysteries it eventually further deepens. I didn’t expect anything less from David Lynch. Room to Dream does not demystify. What movie lover would want that? Read More

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Read Instead…in Print

John Cassavetes loved life just as it was – and he made films about it. And this great book, Cassavetes on Cassavetes, by Ray Carney, tells it how it was. One of the best, most emotionally charged and most revealing film books I have read so far. Read More

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