Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-08 - Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly
Ethereal illustrations expand on a New York Times series by an acclaimed author and artist Sunday Night Movies features Leanne Shapton’s watercolors of resonant moments in black-and-white cinema. Selecting a brief fragment of each chosen film, she creates an indelible image that is both a hand-painted movie still and a
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-01-01 - Publisher: McFarland
The relationship of Hollywood and television, initially turbulent, has ultimately been profitable from the first sally in what was expected to be a war of attrition, up through the soliciting of movies by major networks, independent stations, basic cable networks, premium cable channels, pay-per-view systems and even the corner video
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
During the first fifty years of the American cinema, the act of going to the movies was a risky process, fraught with a number of possible physical and moral dangers. Film fires were rampant, claiming many lives, as were movie theatre robberies, which became particularly common during the Great Depression.