The Grip of Film (Paperback)Richard Ayoade (author)
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You SLUG the guy.
You KISS the dame.
You TOTAL the car.
That's movies. And I love 'em. Gordy LaSure's passionate about film. He eats film, he drinks film, and sometimes he'll even watch a film. But most of all he loves talking about film, and how they'd be a shit-ton better if only people would pull their asses out of their ears and listen to Gordy LaSure. =
The voyage of this book can be categorised as an attempt to understand How In Hell Film Works. Why are some films bad, and some films terrible? How come just a handful of films (Titanic, Porky's, Dirty Harry) are any good at all? Gordy'll tell you How and Why, and he'll give you a shot of Wherefore on the side. And he doesn't shoot from the hip; he shoots from the gut.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
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