Top Leaderboard, Site wide
September 17, 2014
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Help us grow by sharing
and liking Truthdig:
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed
Bazaar

By Richard Schickel

Conversations With Scorsese

 

Conversations With Scorsese

By Richard Schickel

Buy Now


Also by This Author

Film on Paper: The Inner Life of Movies

 

Film on Paper: The Inner Life of Movies

By Richard Schickel

$12.13

 

You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story

 

You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story

Richard Schickel (Director)

$26.99

 

Featured Bazaar Items

The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture

 

The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture

By David Mamet



 

Superfusion: How China and America Became One Economy and Why the World’s Prosperity Depends on It

 

Superfusion: How China and America Became One Economy and Why the World’s Prosperity Depends on It

By Zachary Karabell

$14.30

 

The Tyranny of Dead Ideas

 

The Tyranny of Dead Ideas

By Matt Miller

$16.50

Kolyma Tales

 

Kolyma Tales

By Varlam Shalamov; John Glad (Translator)



 

The Day Wall Street Exploded

 

The Day Wall Street Exploded

By Beverly Gage

$18.45

 

Bernard Fall: Memories of a Soldier-Scholar

 

Bernard Fall: Memories of a Soldier-Scholar

By Dorothy Fall

$18.15

About the Author

Richard Schickel, whose celebrated and prolific career spans 50 years, has been the film critic for Time and Life magazines, has written more than 20 books and has produced, written and directed numerous documentaries. In addition to his new book, “Clint Eastwood, A Retrospective,” Richard Schickel is the author of definitive biographies of Elia Kazan, D.W. Griffith and Walt Disney. All told, he has written, co-written or edited 37 books. He has produced, written and directed an equal number of documentaries. His most recent film is “The Eastwood Factor,” premiering on Turner Classic Movies in May. His five hour history of Warner Bros, “You Must Remember This” premiered on “American Masters” in Sept, 2008, and his film about director Ron Howard ran on TCM later that year. Among his other recent titles are “Spielberg on Spielberg,” "Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin,” “Scorsese on Scorsese,” “Woody Allen: A Life in Film” “Watch the Skies,” a history of 1950s Science Fiction. His reconstruction of Samuel Fuller’s “The Big Red One” won several awards in 2004. He reviewed movies for “Time” from 1972 through 2008. He holds an honorary doctorate from the American Film Institute and has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, the British Film Insitute Book Prize, the Maurice Bessy prize for film criticism, thee National Board of Review’s William K. Everson award and the Telluride Film Festival’s Silver Medal for his contributions to film history.

 

Truthdig Articles

07/29 Can’t Knock Woody Allen’s Hustle

05/07 This Unexpected Movie Just Won’t Leave Me Alone

02/11 Inside the Nazis’ Model Concentration Camp

01/06 The One Movie From 2013 You Have to See

11/12 Much Ado About Lance’s Lie


 


A Progressive Journal of News and Opinion   Publisher, Zuade Kaufman   Editor, Robert Scheer
© 2014 Truthdig, LLC. All rights reserved.