George Lucas’s Blockbusting: A Decade-by-Decade Survey of Timeless Movies Including Untold Secrets of Their Financial and Cultural. Titled “George Lucas’s Blockbusting: A Decade-by-Decade Survey of Timeless Movies Including Untold Secrets of Their Financial and Cultural. George Lucas’s Blockbusting. A Decade-by-Decade Survey of Timeless Movies Including Untold Secrets of Their Financial and Cultural Success. by Alex Ben.
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Not just an adjusted box office list, but stories about how the movie affected things like pop culture and the film industry itself.
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Award-winning entertainment industry journalist, author, broadcaster, and show business historian Alex Ben Block is Contributing Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, covering the business of pucas movies and television. Excellent book for film buffs. So there you go.
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The ideal resource for filmmakers of every kind, this book evidences that blockbusters have not only been made on relatively low budgets before, but that they have been made time and time again through varying economic climates. Don’t have a Kindle? Sylvain Dubrofsky rated it liked it Jul 29, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
It’s full of so much in-depth information about film. I’d really like to see a similar book done about television. He moderated the TV Week Power Breakfast series, as well as panels on media, television, movies, advertising, and the media. He is author of the critically acclaimed books Outfoxed: No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!
These are just two of the seemingly zillions of fascinating, interesting tidbits found among the pages of this massive, detailed look at “blockbusting” films. He went on to be founding Editor of TelevisionWeek, which he relaunched in print, and then oversaw redesign of the website. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
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George Lucas’s Blockbusting
The title should be at least 4 characters long. English Choose a language for shopping. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? My local Hastings had no clue. It is about the ins and outs of the film business, from technical breakthroughs e. May 02, Bookworm rated it liked it Shelves: Pirates of the Caribbean: Contents the s Decade and Featured Films.
Block returned to The Hollywood Reporter in mid, where he had been Editor for seven years in the 90s. March 30, Imprint: Its numerous essays examine trends in war, noir, bio-drama, biblical, epic, musical, western, disaster, crime, and action adventure films, as well as the advent the summer movie, auteur filmmaking, and the revolutionary advances that have been made in film technology over time.
See all 28 reviews. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Not a book you’ll simply “read through” and discard, this is a long-term guide you’ll return to again and again for insights especially into the history of blockbusters. Maybe the writer Alex Ben Block shouldn’t be taken too greatly to task for his bobble, since it’s a story of some broad currency, but it seems to be: Read reviews that mention george lucas alex ben movies of all time ben block best movies movies are made films blockbusting facts data page production decade including studio adjusted american biggest blockbusters figures.
Full of errors big and small, the sense of authority just disappears and finally you feel it’s a collection of essays by careless grad students — who even knows wh I bought this thinking it would be interesting, but the truth is it’s been pretty awful, a poorly designed book, poorly copy-edited, poorly edited!
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Otherwise interesting from the big picture.
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With good timing and the right delivery you’ll come across as being more interesting and intelligent than you actually are. A bit hard to navigate in the Kindle version. I’ll Have What She’s Having.
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