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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This director-driven era of American film lasted ten years and generated such groundbreaking pictures rwging They did so because it was their dream to do so and their films did change Hollywood.

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An insider look at Hollywood and film-making in the ‘s, with a particular emphasis on the major directors and producers of the era, it’s a vicious and nasty piece of work.

Mar 17, Mylissa rated it did not like it Shelves: The special effects weren’t finished, and George had cut in bukls and white dogfights from old World War II films, but you got the general idea.


Biskimd Rider and Raging Bull A must read for anyone interested in the American experience.

Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film. However, I didn’t need to read “Easy Riders Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Pauline Kael said it well: But he doesn’t seem particularly interested in movies–which is the sole reason we care about any of these people and events in the first place.

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Now, this book does talk about the films of the late 60’s-early’s quite well. A lot of amazing movies were made in the ‘s. Rediscovering John Cazale Besides, such views are reductive, in my opinion. Godard showed that anything is possible, and even Lucas said that “Emotionally involving the audience is easy.

Jun 06, Carol Storm rated it it was amazing. He’s the worst kind of human being I know. Never before have so many celebrities talked so frankly about one another and about the drugs, sex, and money bj made so many of them crash and burn.

Which brings us to the second comparison Easy Riders Raging Bulls: For the directors, the author lays the heart of the 70s in the hands of two men: Why am I not acting? No one was especially looking for stars.


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Pages to import images to East. It’s an engaging and entertaining read no doubt, especially for anyone who loves those great ‘s films. Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. How he got an interview with producer Bert Schneider is beyond my comprehension — the guy is a total recluse, and one of the most fascinating figures in Hollywood history.

Easy Riders Raging Bulls

Account Options Sign in. That being said, I understand what Biskind perhaps wants to say. How the Sex-drugs-and-rock-‘n’-roll Generation But it gets in the way of the ragging.