The most acute and perceptive critical study of some of the finest films and directors of the Hollywood New Wave of the 1970s.
If there’s an emblematic career that showcases the entire history of television from its postwar inception to the late '80s, it must be James Sheldon's.
A snapshot of Hollywood at the high noon of the American New Wave, this is a delightful time machine of a book showing us what was actually there before the steady encrustation of myth had taken hold.
Nicholas Ray made movies about drug addiction, feminism, Mc-Carthyism, conservation, and ethnography years before anyone else.
We get to see beyond Brooks' barking autocrat and observe what several friends and co-workers call "the mischievous twinkle in his eye."
This epic, wide-ranging conversation between two people who together may know more about movies than anyone else in America offers nothing but pleasure