Loading

Results

Sort By:  1-10 of 55 (6 pages)
Results per page:
         

The Zombiefied Landscape: World War Z (2013), ParaNorman (2012) and the Politics of the Animated Corpse

Animated Landscapes : History, Form and Function

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

2

... in the film, one that helps to transcend its status as a shallow piece of comedy.Jamie Russell, The Book of the Dead: The Complete History of Zombie Cinema (Surrey: FAB Press, 2005) interprets Return of the Living Dead as nihilistic, an interpretation...

The American Independent Producer and the Film Value Chain

Beyond the Bottom Line : The Producer in Film and Television Studies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

2

... is the strategy of nurturing lasting associations with financiers and distributors, or, on the other hand, with specific writers or directors. An example of the former would be Lawrence Bender Productions and Miramax, while James Schamus’...

Divisions and Dislocations: A Journal for 1994

Projections 4 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1995

Book chapter

2

...James Toback (photo by Brian Hamill) Introduction – David Thomson Not too many American film-makers would own up to keeping diaries. As in Washington, so in Hollywood, the diary can become an incriminating document – of those in power...

Howard Hawks and the Great Paper Chase: Memoir of a Desert Encounter

Projections 6 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1996

Book chapter

2

...James V. D'Arc with Howard Hawks.When the seventeen-foot long truck pulled up to a modest frame rambler on Stevens Street in Palm Springs, California, I double-checked the address from my correspondence file. Could this home, which...

Lit Up by the Searchlight: I ♥ Huckabees and Sideways

James Mottram

James Mottram is a film journalist and critic who has written The Making of Memento and The Sundance Kids: How The Mavericks Took Back Hollywood. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Sundance Kids : How the Mavericks Took Over Hollywood

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

1

... into U.S. hits, the films grossed $44.5 million and $26 million, respectively. This was followed with a triple-shot of films most other companies refused to touch: Bill Condon’s Kinsey, David O. Russell’s I ♥ Huckabees and Alexander Payne’s...

The Changing Face of Sundance: Public Access and Spanking the Monkey

James Mottram

James Mottram is a film journalist and critic who has written The Making of Memento and The Sundance Kids: How The Mavericks Took Back Hollywood. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Sundance Kids : How the Mavericks Took Over Hollywood

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

1

... The most significant arrivals were Bryan Singer and David O. Russell. Meanwhile, those that grabbed the headlines were Robert Rodriguez (El Mariachi) and Kevin Smith (Clerks), both of whom had made their films on a pittance. But there were...

Annus Mirabilis: How 1999 Became the Year of the Sundance Kids

James Mottram

James Mottram is a film journalist and critic who has written The Making of Memento and The Sundance Kids: How The Mavericks Took Back Hollywood. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Sundance Kids : How the Mavericks Took Over Hollywood

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

1

...36 David O. Russell gets ready to shoot.You could, if you like, call it a matter of chance. But as the narrator says in P. T. Anderson’s Magnolia: ‘This is not just “something that happened”.’ Like an alignment of the planets, timed...

Pulp Fact: The Rise of Miramax as Hollywood Embraces Tarantino-mania

James Mottram

James Mottram is a film journalist and critic who has written The Making of Memento and The Sundance Kids: How The Mavericks Took Back Hollywood. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Sundance Kids : How the Mavericks Took Over Hollywood

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

1

... to move away from making its name with controversial cinema. Turning down the opportunity to release Todd Solondz’s Welcome to the Dollhouse, the Weinsteins tellingly put money into David O. Russell’s 1996 second film, Flirting with Disaster,...

Middle-Age Malaise: Kill Bill and Ocean’s Twelve

James Mottram

James Mottram is a film journalist and critic who has written The Making of Memento and The Sundance Kids: How The Mavericks Took Back Hollywood. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Sundance Kids : How the Mavericks Took Over Hollywood

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

1

... Murray-like mid-life crisis? That, suddenly, the studio was a place to run to for safety, rather than shake to the foundations? As we will see, given that Alexander Payne is a year older than Fincher and David O. Russell is three years older...

Top of the Bill: Sofia Coppola and Wes Anderson Find Their Muse

James Mottram

James Mottram is a film journalist and critic who has written The Making of Memento and The Sundance Kids: How The Mavericks Took Back Hollywood. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Sundance Kids : How the Mavericks Took Over Hollywood

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

1

... Fincher have both used Brad Pitt. Meanwhile, Ben Stiller went from David O. Russell’s Flirting with Disaster to Wes Anderson’s The Royal Tenenbaums, playing a neuroses-riddled character in both. In a reversal of this, Jason Schwartzman went...