Woody Allen

Autore: Eric Lax
Editore: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780306809859
Grandezza: 25,30 MB
Formato: PDF
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An updated portrait of the actor and film creator includes coverage of Allen's scandal-marked breakup from Mia Farrow and the personal and professional changes that followed, chronicling his last eight films. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Woody Allen

Autore: Robert E. Kapsis
Editore: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1496804406
Grandezza: 36,55 MB
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This revised and updated edition gathers interviews and profiles covering the entire forty-five year span of Woody Allen’s career as a filmmaker, including detailed discussions of his most popular as well as his most critically acclaimed works. The present collection is a complete update of the volume that first appeared in 2006. In the years since, Allen has continued making movies, including Midnight in Paris and the Oscar-winning Blue Jasmine. While many interviews from the original edition have been retained in the present volume, nine new entries extend the coverage of Allen’s directorial career through 2015. In addition, there is a new, in-depth interview from the period covered in the first edition. Most of the interviews included in the original volume first appeared in such widely known publications and venues as the New York Times, the Washington Post, Time, the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and Playboy. A number of smaller and lesser-known venues are also represented, especially in the new volume. Several interviews from non-American sources add an international perspective on Allen’s work. Materials for the new volume include pieces focusing primarily on Allen’s films as well as broader profiles and interviews that also concentrate on his literary talent. Perhaps Stephen Mamber best describes Allen’s distinctiveness, especially early in his career: “Woody Allen is not the best new American comedy director or the best comedy writer or the best comedy actor, he’s simply the finest combination of all three.”

Woody Allen

Autore: Kimball King
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1135670463
Grandezza: 39,81 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
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First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Woody Allen

Autore: Richard Aloysius Blake
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 75,86 MB
Formato: PDF
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A study of the religious dimensions of Woody Allen's films.

Without Feathers

Autore: Woody Allen
Editore: Ballantine Books
ISBN:
Grandezza: 61,85 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time. From THE WHORE OF MENSA, to GOD (A Play), to NO KADDISH FOR WEINSTEIN, old and new Woody Allen fans will laugh themselves hysterical over these sparkling gems.

Reconstructing Woody

Autore: Mary P. Nichols
Editore: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847689903
Grandezza: 11,67 MB
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For too long, the films of Woody Allen have been interpreted as expressions of deconstructionism, nihilism, and postmodern angst. In this pathbreaking new book, Mary P. Nichols challenges this, arguing that Allen's work, from Play It Again, Sam to Deconstructing Harry, is actually an attempt to explore and reconcile the tension between art and life. As witty and complex as its subject, Reconstructing Woody shows that Allen is immensely concerned with human ethics, goodness, and virtue.

Woody Allen

Autore: Richard Schickel
Editore: Ivan R. Dee Publisher
ISBN: 9781566635288
Grandezza: 71,58 MB
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The bulk of Woody Allen's four-hour interview with Richard Schickel is reproduced in this fascinating biography of a giant in film, with the director's insights into the battle of the sexes, the conflict between reality and illusion, mortality, religion, and much more.

Conversations With Woody Allen

Autore: Eric Lax
Editore: Knopf Group E-Books
ISBN: 0307427102
Grandezza: 13,98 MB
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From the author of the best-selling biography Woody Allen—the most informative, revealing, and entertaining conversations from his thirty-six years of interviewing the great comedian and filmmaker. For more than three decades, Woody Allen has been talking regularly and candidly with Eric Lax, and has given him singular and unfettered access to his film sets, his editing room, and his thoughts and observations. In discussions that begin in 1971 and continue into 2007, Allen discusses every facet of moviemaking through the prism of his own films and the work of directors he admires. In doing so, he reveals an artist’s development over the course of his career to date, from joke writer to standup comedian to world-acclaimed filmmaker. Woody talks about the seeds of his ideas and the writing of his screenplays; about casting and acting, shooting and directing, editing and scoring. He tells how he reworks screenplays even while filming them. He describes the problems he has had casting American men, and he explains why he admires the acting of (among many others) Alan Alda, Marlon Brando, Michael Caine, John Cusack, Judy Davis, Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mia Farrow, Gene Hackman, Scarlett Johansson, Julie Kavner, Liam Neeson, Jack Nicholson, Charlize Theron, Tracey Ullman, Sam Waterston, and Dianne Wiest. He places Diane Keaton second only to Judy Holliday in the pantheon of great screen comediennes. He discusses his favorite films (Citizen Kane is the lone American movie on his list of sixteen “best films ever made”; Duck Soup and Airplane! are two of his preferred “comedian’s films”; Trouble in Paradise and Born Yesterday among his favorite “talking plot comedies”). He describes himself as a boy in Brooklyn enthralled by the joke-laden movies of Bob Hope and the sophisticated film stories of Manhattan. As a director, he tells us what he appreciates about Bergman, De Sica, Fellini, Welles, Kurosawa, John Huston, and Jean Renoir. Throughout he shows himself to be thoughtful, honest, self–deprecating, witty, and often hilarious. Conversations with Woody Allen is essential reading for everyone interested in the art of moviemaking and for everyone who has enjoyed the films of Woody Allen. From the Hardcover edition.

A Companion To Woody Allen

Autore: Peter J. Bailey
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118514831
Grandezza: 56,10 MB
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Edited by two renowned Allen experts, A Companion to Woody Allen presents a collection of 26 original essays on the director’s films. Contributions offer a number of divergent critical perspectives while expanding the contexts in which his work is understood. A timely companion by the authors of two of the most important books on Allen to date Illuminates the films of Woody Allen from a number of divergent critical perspectives Explores the contexts in which his work should be understood Assesses Allen’s remarkable filmmaking career from its early beginnings and investigates the conflicts and contradictions that suffuse it Discusses Allen’s recognition as a global cinematic figure

Woody Allen On Woody Allen

Autore: Woody Allen
Editore: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802142030
Grandezza: 31,10 MB
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The filmmaker shares his inspirations, anxieties, and frustrations in an updated self-portrait that goes behind the scenes of his films, glimpses his Brooklyn childhood, and considers his opinions on a range of topics from jazz to New York City. Original.