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Woody Allen Woody Allen A Retrospective Is The First Complete, Film By Film Overview Of Woody Allen S Entire Career, Up To And Including The 2015 Release Of Irrational Man In This Illustrated Biography, Renowned Movie Critic Tom Shone Traces Allen S Entire Professional Life As An Entertainer And Director, Weaving In Archival And Original Interviews, As Well As Than 250 Curated Photographs, Movie Stills, And Posters From Slapstick Films To Romantic Comedies To Introspective Character Studies And Crime Thrillers, Allen S Output Has Always Been Prodigious With Nearly 50 Movies To His Credit, He S Made Or Less A Film A Year Since The Early 1970s This Fitting Tribute To One Of The Masters Of Modern Cinema Covers All Of Those Films, Including Contemporary Classics Such As Annie Hall, Manhattan, Hannah And Her Sisters, And Midnight In Paris, With Wit And Insight This Is The Definitive Illustrated Monograph On One Of The Major Writer Directors Of Modern Cinema, Celebrating Allen S Fifty Year Career And Published To Mark Woody Allen S Eightieth Birthday With The Help Of Comments Contributed By Allen Himself, Shone S Well Informed Commentary Makes This Book An Essential Read For Woody Allen Fans And Film AficionadosI Don T Want To Acheive Immortality Through My Work I Want To Achieve It Through Not Dying Woody Allen

[ Reading ] ➾ Woody Allen  Author Tom Shone –
  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • Woody Allen
  • Tom Shone
  • 25 February 2018
  • 9781419717949

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  1. says:

    Mostly when Woody Allen produces pretty chocolate box movies like Midnight in Paris full of artistic references to only the most obvious Hemingways, Fitzgeralds and Gauguins, the ones everyone s heard of so as not to task the audience , or pretty travelogue movies like Vicky Cristina Barcelona or To Rome with Love , and he then stuffs these pretty movies with great looking young actresses who then have to dance to these creaky lascivious rom commy plots, and everyone coos over the results like they were the last word in how to make a sophisticated modern movie, he s really easy to hate Even at the height of his art, in the 80s, he was quite easy to hate Even in his best movies it s quite easy who doesn t feel the queasiness when watching Manhattan with 17 year old Mariel Hemingway hopelessly in love with 44 year old Woody and Woody s character disingenuously complaining that he just can t seem to say no to this lovely young thing although he knows he should and later in Husbands and Wives the now 57 year old Woody nearly having his way with the 19 year old Juliette Lewis And I must mention a couple of his very bad movies in Mighty Aphrodite now 60 years old he gets to do a double his wife is Helena Bonham Carter age 29 and he gets to have sex with Mira Sorvino age 28 later still, he puts Larry Dav...

  2. says:

    G rard Depardieu was originally to star in a different version of Hollywood Ending I learned this from browsing this book I did not know that and since this book covers all of his films excluding for some reason his TV films Sunshine Boys and Don t Drink the Water , I figured I would learn a lot Sadly, the first fact was the only fact I learned And stuff was left out too that was very interesting, ...

  3. says:

    The coffee table heft of this book does include beautiful photographs and large Woody Allen film title fonted quotes of director writer Woody Allen, but it s size may make you think that that is ALL it is it isn t There is great intelligently written text inside by...

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