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Woody Allen : A Retrospective

Woody Allen A Retrospective Woody Allen is a uniquely innovative performer writer and director with nearly fifty movies to his credit from cult slapstick films and romantic comedies to introspective character studies and crime

  • Title: Woody Allen : A Retrospective
  • Author: Tom Shone
  • ISBN: 0500517983
  • Page: 344
  • Format: reli
  • Woody Allen is a uniquely innovative performer, writer and director with nearly fifty movies to his credit, from cult slapstick films and romantic comedies to introspective character studies and crime thrillers Classics such as Annie Hall, Manhattan, Stardust Memories, Broadway Danny Rose and Hannah and Her Sisters still resonate, and recently Midnight in Paris and Blue Jasmine have been notable successes In this timely retrospective, Tom Shone reviews Woody Allen s entire career, providing incisive commentary on his films and shedding light on this uniquely self deprecating filmmaker, with the help of comments contributed by Allen himself Superbly illustrated with than 250 key images, this is a fitting tribute to one of the masters of modern cinema, published to mark Woody Allen s eightieth birthday I don t want to achieve immortality through my work I want to achieve it through not dying Woody Allen

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    1. Tom Shone says:
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    Comment 933 on “Woody Allen : A Retrospective

    1. Vana says:
      J ai offert ce livre un proche pour No l Elle en est ravie Les photos sont tr s belles, la qualit du papier est agr able au toucher et les textes sont tr s int ressants Je recommande vivement cet ouvrage.

    2. Dr. C. J. Singh says:
      .Reviewed by C J Singh Berkeley, California.WOODY ALLEN A RETROSPECTIVE is a profusely illustrated, coffee table book As a coffee table book, it can be guaranteed to start conversations I placed it on my coffee table and two of my guests who didn t know each other, immediately began talking about Woody s Midnight in Paris, which all three of us had seen.One of the guests liked the Hemingway scene as the best the other preferred the T S Eliot scene When asked, I said, Pablo Picasso, the Gypsy vis [...]

    3. steve craddock says:
      I found the book lucid and easy to read It is an affectionate but by no means a sycophantic view of Woody He is pretty critical of some of the ill starred serious films like Interiors I found the book very physically heavy, too heavy to balance for reading in bed so I downloaded the kindle version of it and read the text on that device, looking at the pictures later, sitting at a table.

    4. LM says:
      I thought overall this book was really great Most large format books on Woody Allen stop after his late 80 s stuff, so anyone with a love for his recent films should definitely pick this up.This book doesn t get into as much detail as Douglas Brode s Films of Woody Allen so folks really interested should pick up at least the 1991 edition all of the earlier editions are great too, for their covers alone.Some familiar movie stills esp from AH, Interiors Hannah are in color which is refreshing to [...]

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