Watching Movies: The Biggest Names in Cinema Talk about the Films that Matter Most

Watching Movies: The Biggest Names in Cinema Talk about the Films that Matter Most

Rick Lyman


An inside of examine how a number of the preferred figures within the movie view their craft

In this particular assortment, New York Times movie critic Rick Lyman sits down with amazing administrators, actors, screenwriters, cinematographers, and different movie execs to observe and speak about a film that every individual considers seminal or influential on his or her profession. From Steven Soderbergh on how All the President's Men prompted Erin Brockovich and Traffic, to Woody Allen's, John Travolta's, Sissy Spacek's, and Kevin Smith's favourite video clips, every one interviewee's personality is printed within the ensuing essays, which deepen our appreciation of landmark motion pictures, and provides us impressive perception into the method of filmmaking.

Lyman complements each essay with a short biography, occupation background, and whole filmography of every of the topics, which places them in a historic and artistic context.

Drawn from the drastically well known sequence in The manhattan occasions, looking at Movies will fascinate movie scholars and curious moviegoers alike.

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