Contemporary North American Film Directors: A Wallflower Critical Guide
This revised and updated edition of the Critical Guide encompasses the careers of over 500 directors that have worked within the North American film industry, including Canada, since the early 1990s. This edition features new or revised material on 150 directors, and includes coverage of mainstream luminaries such as Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Robert Altman, and Kathryn Bigelow, independent mavericks like Hal Hartley and Jim Jarmusch, and innovative emerging talents including Todd Field (In the Bedroom), David Gordon Green (George Washington) and Christopher McQuarrie (The Way of the Gun). This is a unique reference to the changing dynamics of the world's most watched movies.
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Editors Allon, Del Cullen, and Hannah Patterson, editorial director, chief editor, and assistant editor of Wallflower Press, respectively, retain the high quality of the first edition of this work ... Read full review
The Wallflower Critical Guide to Contemporary North American Directors (Wallflower Critical Guides to Contemporary Directors (Paperback))User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Wallflower Press is a new UK publisher dedicated to building a popular academic list of new media and film studies books. This first volume of a projected three-volume series (to include British ... Read full review