Clint Eastwood Interviews
Drawn from thirteen years of engaging, intelligent talks with actors, directors, playwrights, producers, icons, and legends, this collection of interviews is hosted by NPR's Terry Gross. Includes interviews with Michael Caine, Clint Eastwood, James Woods, Samuel L. Jackson, David Chase, Mel Brooks, Peter Fonda, Dustin Hoffman, Uta Hagen, and Werner Herzog.
A compulsively readable journey into the area of movie-making where all writers, directors and stars fear to tread: Development Hell, the place where scripts are written, actors hired and sets designed. but the movies rarely actually get made Whatever happened to Darren Aronofsky's "Batman" movie starring Clint Eastwood? Why were there so many scripts written over the years for Steven Spielberg and George Lucas's fourth" Indiana Jones" movie? Why was Lara Croft's journey to the big screen so tortuous, and what prevented Paul Verhoeven from filming what he calls "one of the greatest scripts ever written"? Why did Ridley Scott's "Crisis in the Hot Zone "collapse days away from filming, and were the Beatles really set to star in "Lord of the Rings"? What does Neil Gaiman think of the attempts to adapt his comic book series "The Sandman"? All these lost projects, and more, are covered in this major book, which features many exclusive interviews with the writers and directors involved.
Clint Eastwood has forged a remarkable career as a movie star, director, producer and composer. These newly discovered conversations with legendary journalist Paul Nelson return us to a point when, still acting in other people's films, Eastwood was honing his directorial craft on a series of inexpensive films that he brought in under budget and ahead of schedule.
In these fascinating and revealing interviews, influential figures from every aspect of the world of fashion share their stories, insights, and experiences. Journalist Jan Kedves isn't afraid to ask a pointed question, and his subjects certainly aren't afraid to answer. Whether it's Bruce Weber discussing nudity, dogs, and Clint Eastwood; Juergen Teller talking about daring shoots with Charlotte Rampling, Victoria Beckham, and the one time he may have gone too far; or Raf Simons waxing nostalgic about his days and nights as a club kid, this collection of interviews goes beyond the latest trends to distill what makes its subjects tick.
"Hollywood Interviews" brings together seven directors-Francis Ford Coppola, Brian de Palma, Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood, Tim Burton, and Joel and Ethan Coen-who together represent the leading auteurs of contemporary cinema. The interviews were a
Clint Eastwood (b. 1930) is the only popular American dramatic star to have shaped his own career almost entirely through films of his own producing, frequently under his own direction; no other dramatic star has directed himself so often. He is also one of the most prolific active directors, with thirty-three features to his credit since 1971.As a star, he is often recalled primarily for two early roles-the "Man with No Name" of three European-made Westerns, and the uncompromising cop "Dirty" Harry Callahan.