The love-hate relationship between directors and actors is entertainingly dissected by veteran director John Badham and industry journalist Craig Modderno in this kiss-and-tell primer from the directing frontlines.
Spanning the years 1941-1947, Volume 2 traces the larger-than-life director's career from Kane to his never finished documentary, It's All True, about life in Brazil.
The film critic for Newsday (Anderson) and executive VP of marketing and publicity Warner Independent (Kim) throw a lifeline to young filmmakers and explain the film sales process.
If knowledge is power, then every player in Hollywood looking to gain the upper hand in dealmaking ought to dip into this book. Not that the book’s contents – like the studio accounting practices it depicts – will be fully understandable to anyone who’s not a CPA.