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Woody Allen

Ryan Gilbey

Ryan Gilbey is a freelance film journalist and writes for a variety of publications, including Sight & Sound, the Guardian, Observer and the Sunday Times. He is the former film critic for the Independent. It Don’t Worry Me is his first book. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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It Don’t Worry Me : Nashville, Jaws, Star Wars and beyond

Faber and Faber, 2003

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...Sleeper (1973): Woody Allen as Miles Monroe. In 1977, with the help of his co-writer Marshall Brickman and his editor Ralph Rosenblum, Woody Allen invented Woody Allen. The character proved so...

“Legolas, He’s Cool . . . and He’s Hot!”

Making Sense of Cinema : Empirical Studies into Film Spectators and Spectatorship

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction How do audiences choose favorite characters in a film? What does this choosing mean to them? And how do their choices intersect with people’s wider ways of engaging with other components in their media interests...

1970–1

Christopher Bray

After dropping out of school at 15, Christopher Bray worked for eight years as a typesetter and designer, before resuming his studies in the University of Warwick's department of Film and Literature. He has since written on movies, books, music and paintings for the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the TLS, Literary Review, the New York Times, the New Statesman and The Word. The author of Michael Caine: A Class Act, a book the renowned film critic David Thomson described as “Excellent… Bray has thought hard about this man, and he has a fascinating story to tell”, he lives in south-east London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Caine : A Class Act

Faber and Faber Limited, 2005

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...William Shakespeare, Richard III (Act One, Scene 1).‘I am determined to prove a villain.’Seventies cinema and television, Christopher Booker argued in a history of the decade, chose to dwell ‘on the charm of almost every time except our...

1933–7

Christopher Bray

After dropping out of school at 15, Christopher Bray worked for eight years as a typesetter and designer, before resuming his studies in the University of Warwick's department of Film and Literature. He has since written on movies, books, music and paintings for the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the TLS, Literary Review, the New York Times, the New Statesman and The Word. The author of Michael Caine: A Class Act, a book the renowned film critic David Thomson described as “Excellent… Bray has thought hard about this man, and he has a fascinating story to tell”, he lives in south-east London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Caine : A Class Act

Faber and Faber Limited, 2005

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...‘In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice.’In September 2003, Sir Michael Caine was quoted as saying that he refused to open...

1938–46

Christopher Bray

After dropping out of school at 15, Christopher Bray worked for eight years as a typesetter and designer, before resuming his studies in the University of Warwick's department of Film and Literature. He has since written on movies, books, music and paintings for the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the TLS, Literary Review, the New York Times, the New Statesman and The Word. The author of Michael Caine: A Class Act, a book the renowned film critic David Thomson described as “Excellent… Bray has thought hard about this man, and he has a fascinating story to tell”, he lives in south-east London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Caine : A Class Act

Faber and Faber Limited, 2005

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...‘War educates the senses.’Away from the glamour of the cinema, though, the already less-than-pretty slums of south London were beginning to look even more unattractive. War with Germany was looming, and Hitler’s bombers were likely...

1947–52

Christopher Bray

After dropping out of school at 15, Christopher Bray worked for eight years as a typesetter and designer, before resuming his studies in the University of Warwick's department of Film and Literature. He has since written on movies, books, music and paintings for the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the TLS, Literary Review, the New York Times, the New Statesman and The Word. The author of Michael Caine: A Class Act, a book the renowned film critic David Thomson described as “Excellent… Bray has thought hard about this man, and he has a fascinating story to tell”, he lives in south-east London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Caine : A Class Act

Faber and Faber Limited, 2005

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...Samuel Johnson, quoted in Boswell’s Life of Samuel Johnson.‘Players, Sir! I look on them as no better than creatures set upon tables and joint stools to make faces and produce laughter, like dancing dogs.’Maurice had made his acting début...

1953–6

Christopher Bray

After dropping out of school at 15, Christopher Bray worked for eight years as a typesetter and designer, before resuming his studies in the University of Warwick's department of Film and Literature. He has since written on movies, books, music and paintings for the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the TLS, Literary Review, the New York Times, the New Statesman and The Word. The author of Michael Caine: A Class Act, a book the renowned film critic David Thomson described as “Excellent… Bray has thought hard about this man, and he has a fascinating story to tell”, he lives in south-east London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Caine : A Class Act

Faber and Faber Limited, 2005

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...‘Most marriages don’t add two people together. They subtract one from the other.’Michael Scott was born in Leicester Square at the age of twenty. Maurice Micklewhite gave birth to him while pondering a job application in the spring of 1953....

1956–63

Christopher Bray

After dropping out of school at 15, Christopher Bray worked for eight years as a typesetter and designer, before resuming his studies in the University of Warwick's department of Film and Literature. He has since written on movies, books, music and paintings for the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the TLS, Literary Review, the New York Times, the New Statesman and The Word. The author of Michael Caine: A Class Act, a book the renowned film critic David Thomson described as “Excellent… Bray has thought hard about this man, and he has a fascinating story to tell”, he lives in south-east London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Caine : A Class Act

Faber and Faber Limited, 2005

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...Cyril Connolly, Enemies of Promise (London: Routledge, 1938); reprinted in The Selected Works of Cyril Connolly, Volume One: The Modern Movement, Ed. Matthew Connolly (London: Picador, 2002), p. 120.‘There is no more sombre enemy of good...

1963–4

Christopher Bray

After dropping out of school at 15, Christopher Bray worked for eight years as a typesetter and designer, before resuming his studies in the University of Warwick's department of Film and Literature. He has since written on movies, books, music and paintings for the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the TLS, Literary Review, the New York Times, the New Statesman and The Word. The author of Michael Caine: A Class Act, a book the renowned film critic David Thomson described as “Excellent… Bray has thought hard about this man, and he has a fascinating story to tell”, he lives in south-east London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Caine : A Class Act

Faber and Faber Limited, 2005

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...Terence Rattigan, Separate Tables (1954).‘You can be in the Horseguards and still be common, dear.’With his roles in A Hill in Korea and The Long and the Short and the Tall under his belt, Caine had every chance of winning the part...

1964–5

Christopher Bray

After dropping out of school at 15, Christopher Bray worked for eight years as a typesetter and designer, before resuming his studies in the University of Warwick's department of Film and Literature. He has since written on movies, books, music and paintings for the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the TLS, Literary Review, the New York Times, the New Statesman and The Word. The author of Michael Caine: A Class Act, a book the renowned film critic David Thomson described as “Excellent… Bray has thought hard about this man, and he has a fascinating story to tell”, he lives in south-east London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Caine : A Class Act

Faber and Faber Limited, 2005

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...‘Most secret agents of the mind, I should think, take advantage of the chief characteristic of real secret agents. Not only have the latter no need to be outwardly different from other men; they must not be different.’In 1957, the theatre...