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Ridley Scott : The Pocket Essential - Brian J. Robb

Ridley Scott

The Pocket Essential

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The Pocket Essentials Series is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more.

The director of Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator, and Thelma & Louise. Ridley Scott is one of cinema's most accomplished visual stylists. As well as having an introductory essay, in this book the making of each of Ridley Scott's visually sumptuous films is chronicled, complete with information on the inspiration for each film and the reaction of critics and audiences.

There are also detailed accounts of the Ridley Scott projects which did not make it to the big screen, and a handy reference section listing other books about Ridley Scott, interesting web sites, and availability of his films.

"Packed to the margins with important facts and enlightening commentary."

Ridley Scott: World Builder: An introduction to the unique worlds of a master film-makerp. 9
Beginnings: Boy And Bicycle (1961), the BBC, the advertising world and The Duellists (1977)p. 14
The Science Fiction Trilogy: Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982) and Legend (1985)p. 32
The Crime Trilogy: Someone To Watch Over Me (1987), Black Rain (1989) and Thelma & Louise (1991)p. 68
The Pathfinders Trilogy: 1492: Conquest Of Paradise (1992), White Squall (1996) and G. I. Jane (1997)p. 87
Heroes And Villains: Gladiator (2000), Hannibal (2001) and Black Hawk Down (2001)p. 105
Personal Epics: Matchstick Men (2003) and Kingdom Of Heaven (2005)p. 135
New Worlds: The worlds Ridley Scott is yet to realize...p. 152
Resource Materials: Films on DVD, available books and web sitesp. 157
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ISBN: 9781904048473
ISBN-10: 1904048471
Series: 000192215
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 19th May 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 11.1  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.095
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition