Hitchcock by François Truffaut Easy Riders, Raging Bulls by Peter Biskind The Great Movies by Roger Ebert Pictures at a Revolution by Mark Harris If Chins. In Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, Peter Biskind takes us on the wild ride that was Hollywood in the ’70s, an era that produced such modern classics as The. About Easy Riders, Raging Bulls. Based on hundreds of interviews with directors such as Coppola, Scorsese, Hopper and Spielberg, as well as producers, stars.
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I’ve heard that cinema “died” in the s, so far as that people had stopped going to see movies He lives with his family in Columbia County, New York. It was screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
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My thoughts on Easy Riders, Raging Bulls can be summarized by two comparisons: He is now a contributing editor for Vanity Fair. More books from this author: The gossipy anecdotes are plentiful and quite juicy, and I also found myself discovering facts I hadn’t heard before: As he was boarding, however, he became convinced that two of his former directors, Coppola and Wim Wenders, were filming him from the plane.
If you wanted to be in control of your own life, you had to be a filmmaker.
This down-and-dirty romp through Hollywood in the s introduces the young filmmakers–Coppola, Scorsese, Lucas, Spielberg, Altman, and Beatty–and recreates an era that transformed American culture forever.
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls follows the wild ride that was Hollywood in the ’70s — an unabashed celebration of sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll both onscreen and biskins and a climate where innovation and experimentation reigned supreme.
It’s funny that the documentary that was produced based on this book managed rwging do such a better job in at least trying to find a balance between the very real dirt and the passion that drove them all to create art.
Biskind’s use of gossip is a bit more justifiable.
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Easy Riders Raging Bulls
Most of the protagonists come off as jerks–Coppola, Bogdanovich, Spielberg, Ashby, etc. His books have been translated into more than thirty languages. Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics. But I do find the film industry and the people in it fascinating so it didn’t really impede my enjoyment.
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Easy Biskin, Raging Bulls: Like a Rolling Stone. Fantastic portrait bh the best dozen years of American film and the insane circumstances that created them. This tome is a no-holds-barred, tell-all expose on the failures, successes, and excesses of those involved, as the “New Hollywood” directors negotiated studio politics, created amazing cinema, made millions – and sometimes lost it again.
Nov 27, Henry Baker rated it it was amazing. Yet his brilliance came at a cost. Granted, a good portion of the players here are not admirable on a personal level, and some may even be irredeemable … but the book never demonstrated, for me, a respect for the artistic process that resulted in ground breaking cinema.
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Drugs played a giant part of Schneider’s life, as did an unchecked passion. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: Granted, a good portion of the players here are not admirable on a personal level, and some may even be irredeemable … but the book never demonstrated, for me, a respect for the art Biskind’s book disappointed me tremendously.
Bu,ls author dwelled on bad behavior instead of providing key insights into film bj. Trivia About Easy Riders, Ragi Start dealing with that.