Sunday, February 24, 2019

Ten of the best books about Hollywood

At the Guardian film critic Peter Bradshaw tagged the best books about Hollywood, including:
Literary takes on the movies have darkened over recent years, but they couldn’t get much darker than screenwriter Bruce Wagner’s 1996 novel I’m Losing You, an ensemble-cast horror story of modern Hollywood that encompasses paranoia, cruelty, assistant-abuse and self-hate. This horrid rush of fear is perhaps only to be expected from an author who co-wrote the screenplay for A Nightmare on Elm Street 3, but it also anticipated the allegations in 2017 against Harvey Weinstein.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue