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- George Lucas's Blockbusting
- Alex Ben Block
- 23 July 2019 Alex Ben Block
Film students, business majors, movie fans, industry insiders, and all those who appreciate human ingenuity will be fascinated and inspired by George Lucas Blockbusting a comprehensive look at howof the most successful motion pictures of all time were made and financed despite seemingly insurmountable economic, cultural, and political challenges Even in the face of war, the Great Depression, blacklisting, and , every era has enjoyed movie blockbusters Included here are sure fire successes, complete surprises, movies made on scant budgets, others that were leveraged to the hilt, films celebrated upon release that have since lost their glow, those that have become popular with time, and a few that remain inexplicably unheralded by the awards community today In its detailed examination of each film s costs and revenues as well as each era s prevailing production, distribution, exhibition, marketing, and technology trends, this book provides a truly unique perspective of the movie making business Filled with essays, charts, and graphs drawn from diverse sources not the least of which is the exhaustive Lucasfilm library it ultimately presents the compelling story of the medium s evolution, from inception through its continuing reinventions No true movie lover should be without it My husband saw George Lucas being interviewed about this book on John Stewart and really wanted it I ordered it for him and he was even delighted than he thought he would be It s an easy lay out to dip in and out of, you grab a page and it gives you so much juicy and interesting information about the making of that particular movie It s great for movie buffs and for those who like to know background stories It makes a great gift, esp for those hard to buy for men, if he s mildly interested in the background of how movies are made, then get it and they won t be disappointed. There is so much information is this book I don t know if I will ever read it all.Sure, some movies I would have liked to know about are not covered but then not all famous movies were actually blockbusters.Apart from the year by year breakldown of blockbusters there s a lot of info about the industry, its history and present.A must have for every movie fan If you love movies this is a great book It is than just a story it has lots of great information for those who love trivia and minutia about movie making I heard this book reviewed on Books Nachos by the guys from Vegans Media and thought it would make a great reference coffee table bathroom time read I m a bit of a film buff and I enjoy learning tidbits about the movies I have watched There is also the history fan in me that likes the info about American cinema and its beginnings All in all great product for a nice price Thanks to Books Nachos for the review and to for the availability My local Hastings had no clue No help there condition of the book was as stated I would buy a book from this seller again Fascinating book about movies worth re reading once a year and good book for the can Excellent in paperback A bit hard to navigate in the Kindle version. Great product Would buy again a mammoth effort by the authors and a good addition to any movie lovers bookshelf. A lot to offer for any movie fan Begins at the beginning of the artform and takes you through the history of movies through publication year.