The Big Picture by William Goldman

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(Applause Books). Two-time Academy Award Screenwriter William Goldman gives "The Big Picture" on Hollywood, Screenwriting, and the future of American Cinema. Among the essays: Who Killed Hollywood? * Christmas in July * Pushing the Envelope * City of Angels * Anything but Gump * and more.

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William Goldman was a screenwriter on such films as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President's Men.
Published February 1, 2000 by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books. 283 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The title of Goldman's newest collection of essays is deceptive. Unlike his expansive reflections in Adventures in the Screen Trade, these selections (most of which originally appeared in Premiere, th

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Most pleasurable are Goldman's assured opinions (""Giving the Best Actor--actor is the word folks--to Roberto Benigni for his mugging in Life Is Beautiful is, for me, a sin, a disgrace and removes forever the argument from those who felt DeMille's Greatest Show on Earth was the worst Oscar winner...

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