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Title The best American movie writing, 2001 / edited by John Landis ; Jason Shinder, series editor.

Imprint New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.4375 BES 2001    Available
Description xxiv, 344 p., [16] p. of plates ; 21 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Foreword / Jason Shinder -- Introduction / John Landis -- High wire artist (Burt Lancaster) / Molly Haskell -- Barbara Payton: a memoir / Robert Polito -- Cody and the three stooges / Jack Kerouac -- Hats off to Charles Gemora, Hollywood's greatest ape / Tom Weaver -- Excerpt from All about All About Eve, the complete behind the scenes story of the bitchiest film ever made / Sam Staggs -- The risky territory of American psycho / Mary Harron -- How the MPAA rates independent films / Doug Atchison -- Gone with the wind and Hollywood racial politics / Leonard J. Leff -- No, but I saw the movie / Russell Banks -- The twelve-year-old girl / John Irving -- Lost among the pinafores / David Leavitt -- The great escape--or the first time I didn't pay for it / Daryl G. Nickens -- New introduction & last chapter Inside out: a memoir of the blacklist / Walter Bernstein -- Pov / Lawrence Kasdan -- Kubrick / Michael Herr -- 2001: a film / Stanley Kubrick -- Whoa, trigger! Auteur alert! / Rick Lyman -- Cheese whiz: Sam Raimi, the auteur of the evil dead / Rebecca Mead -- Ceremony and revolt: burn! / Natalie Zemon Davis -- People who need people / David Geffner -- An interlude / Stuart Klawans -- When the Nazis became nudniks / J. Hoberman -- Film or digital? Don't fight, coexist / John Bailey -- Stop-motion jimjams: Ray Harryhausen / Michael Atkinson -- Is this the end of Rico? / David Remnick -- Female rampant / Maria DiBattista -- Found horizon / Ian Buruma.
Subject Motion picture industry in literature.
Motion pictures -- Appreciation.
Motion pictures -- Evaluation.
Motion pictures -- Reviews.
Added Author Landis, John.
Snider, Jason.
ISBN 01560253444 (pbk.) : $15.95

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