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John Cassavetes: five films

John Cassavetes: five films

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Published by Criterion Collection in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cassavetes, John, -- 1929-1989.

  • Edition Notes

    Book originally in sleeve with Criterion Collection"s John Cassavetes films.

    Statement[by John Cassavetes ... et al.].
    ContributionsCassavetes, John, 1929-1989.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16409040M


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: John Cassavetes: Five Films (Shadows Faces A Woman Under the Influence The Killing of a Chinese Bookie Opening Night) (The Criterion Collection): Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara, John Marley, Lynn Carlin, Seymour Cassel, Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd, Peter Falk, Timothy Carey, Robert Phillips, John Cassavetes, Al Ruban, John Cassavetes 5().

: John Cassavetes: Five Films (Shadows Faces A Woman Under the Influence The Killing of a Chinese Bookie Opening Night A Constant Forge) (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]: Anthony Ray, Lelia Goldoni, Ben Gazzara, Gena Rowlands, Hugh Hurd, John Marley, Lynn Carlin: Movies 5().

John Cassavetes was a genius, a visionary, and the progenitor of American independent film, but that doesnt begin to get at the generosity of his art. A former theater actor fascinated by the power of improvisation, Cassavetes brought his search for truth in performance to the screen.

The five films in this collection-all of which the director maintained total control over by financing. Five films [videorecording] Lion International ; Castle Hill Productions ; Continental Distributing, Inc. ; Orion Home Video ; Pioneer Entertainment ; Faces Distributing Corp ; producers, Maurice McEndree, Sam Shaw, Al Rubin ; written and directed by John Cassavetes.

Not only does this book chronicle in deep, loving detail the films, working methods, and world-view of one of the most important (yet underappreciated) filmmakers in American cinematic history, it is a manifesto, articulating and illustrating an entirely original and brain re-wiring theory of flimmaking, present in the films of John Cassavetes Cited by:   The Films of John Cassavetes: Pragmatism, Modernism, and the Movies.

The Films of John Cassavetes: Pragmatism, Modernism, and the Movies is the first book to tell in detail the story of a maverick filmmaker who worked outside the studio system. Providing extended critical discussion on six of his most important films (Shadows, Faces, Minnie and 5.

There have been many marked improvements from Carneys first book on Cassavetes (American Dreaming: The Films of John Cassavetes and the American Experience, - a relatively indigestible study that I no longer own) to his second, The Films of John Cassavetes: Pragmatism, Modernism, and the Movies, nine years later.

Top News Stories ; John Cassavetes: 5 Films - New on DVD. One of the rare American independent mavericks in the s more intent on provoking his viewers with emotional responses rather than extreme images, John Cassavetes paved a distinctly rough-hewn, New York-flavored method of filmmaking whose influence casually infiltrated the cinematic mainstream during the following two.

American filmmaker John Cassavetes () made only nine independent films during a quarter century, but those films affected the cinema culture of the s to the s in unprecedented ways.

With a close nucleus of actors and crew members on his team, including his wife Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, and Ben Gazzara, Cassavetes created Reviews: 8. The first book to tell in detail the story of a maverick filmmaker who worked outside the studio system.

Providing extended critical discussion on six of his most important films (Shadows, Faces, Minnie and Moskowitz, A Woman Under the Influence, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, and Love Streams.

Top 10 John Cassavetes Movies. Husbands () Error: please try again. After the death of a common friend, three married men leave their lives together, seeking pleasure and freedom and ultimately leaving for London. Faces (I) () Error: please try again. A middle-aged man leaves his wife for another woman.

Looking for an examination copy. This title is not currently available for examination. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy.

To register your interest please contact collegesales providing details of the course you. John Cassavetes has been called a genius, a visionary, and the father of independent film.

But all this rhetoric threatens to obscure the humanism and generosity of his art. The five films included here represent his self-financed works made outside the studio system of Hollywood, on which he was afforded complete : Criterion Collection.

John Cassavetes Five Films Criterion Street Date Septem SHADOWS BW flat full frame 81 min. FACES BW anamorphic min. A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE color anamorphic min. John Cassavetes. Five Films - "Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 's Beat-era New York City.

"Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. John Cassavetes: Five Films (DVD,Special Edition.

As a long time Cassavetters fan this review is biased to say the least. What I like about Cassavettes is the way he deals with the human condition.

The Films of John Cassavetes58; Pragmatism, Modernism, and the Movies is the first book to tell in detail the story of a maverick filmmaker who worked outside the studio system.

Providing extended critical discussion on six of his most important films (Shadows, Faces, Minnie and Moskowitz, A Brand: Cambridge University Press. "John Cassavetes: Five Films" is now available from the Criterion Collection.

This eight-disc boxed set includes new high-definition digital transfers of Shadows, Faces, A Woman Under the Influence, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, and Opening Night, plus a documentary by Charles Kiselyak titled A Constant Forge: The Life and Art of John Cassavetes.

American Independent Film. By Marshall Fine. Illustrated. Miramax BooksHyperion. SEVENTEEN years after his death inJohn Cassavetes's stock continues to rise.

Revered. Movies New On DVD this week include: Star Wars Trilogy, La Dolce Vita, Mean Girls, Twentynine Palms, John Cassavetes: Five Films. The first book to tell in detail the story of a maverick filmmaker who worked outside the studio system.

Providing extended critical discussion on six of his most important films (Shadows, Faces, Minnie and Moskowitz, A Woman Under the Influence, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, and Love Streams), Ray Carney argues that Cassavetes' work is a distinctly life-affirming form of modernist Reviews: 8.

John Cassavetes' Films. Shadows () Error: please try again. Cassavetes' jazz-scored improvisational film explores interracial friendships and relationships in Beat-Era (s) New York City.

Johnny Staccato () Error: please try again. Johnny Staccato tracks down the killer of a bandleader who is being poisoned. The earliest film in the BAM series, Minnie and Moskowitz, fromis one of Cassavetess rarest films, and though it is, in some ways, among his most tender films, it. Cassavetes five films Violence, hurt, cruelty, to animals in films, movies.

Blu-ray Review: John Cassavetes: Five Films. on the Criterion Collection. In an efficiently run universe, Criterions set would come with any film-school acceptance letter. J ohn Cassavetess rousing debut, Shadows, focuses on Hugh (Hugh Hurd), a singer and fumbling lounge act, and his siblings, puckish Ben (Ben Carruthers) and pretentious 5.

Criterion has released an upgraded collection of the films of iconic filmmaker John Cassavetes: now these works are available for the first time in High Definition on the Blu-ray format and massive filmmaking buffs can decide for themselves if Cassavetes is a master director or not with a collection containing five of his most noteworthy.

John Cassavetes: Five Films Collectors Set Quick Shop The Killing of a Chinese Bookie John Cassavetes Shadows John Cassavetes Quick Shop A Woman Under the Influence John Cassavetes Quick Shop Explore.

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Right Out of the Gate First Films Books; Mugs; e-Gift Card; Gift Card; Shop the. Leslie Hope on working with John Cassavetes. American director John Cassevetes ( ) behind the camera on the set of his film, A Woman Under the Influence, (Photo by Brian HamillGetty Images) I first saw all of John Cassavetes films 12 years ago.

The John Cassavetes: Five Films collection, newly released on Blu-ray by Criterion, showcases the filmmaker Cassavetes at his most intense. We use cookies and similar tools that are necessary to enable you to make purchases, to enhance your shopping experiences and to provide our services, as detailed in our Cookie also use these cookies to understand how customers use our services (for example, by measuring site visits) so we can make improvements.

High-definition digital restorations of all five films Uncompressed monaural soundtracks High-def restoration of the version of The Killing of a Chinese Bookie A Constant Forge: The Life and Art of John Cassavetes () Interviews with actor Lelia Goldoni and Seymour Cassel about Shadows Silent footage from the Cassavetes-Lane Drama Reviews: The Films of John Cassavetes: Pragmatism, Modernism, and the Movies.

Cambridge University Press, ISBN Ray Carney. John Cassavetes: The Adventure of Insecurity-A Pocket Guide to the Films (Studies in Contemporary Film). Co C Carney Cassavetes Consulting, ISBN John Cassavtes, Ray Carney.

Cassavetes on Cassavetes. Find many great new used options and get the best deals for Cambridge Film Classics Ser. : The Films of John Cassavetes: Pragmatism, Modernism, and the Movies by Raymond Carney and Ray Carney (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Cassavetes has often been called an actor's director, but this body of work even greater than the sum of it's extraordinary parts shows him to be an audience's director.

This collection includes OPENING NIGHT, THE KILLING OF a CHINESE BOOKIE, a WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE, FACES and Cassavetes: Five Films (Criterion Collection) (Blu-ray)Brand: Sony Pictures Entertainment. John Cassavetes Film Retrospective, Laemmle Theatres Los Angeles, () John Cassavetes A Woman Under the Influence () Film Screening on Sept.

30,at. John Cassavetes and Peter Falk are at the top of their game in Elaine Mays tangy, talky classic about mobster lowlife Published: 15 Jun Mikey and Nicky review a neglected gem of 70s cinema. The constantly shifting P.and the frisson between the truth Cassavetes himself presented, and the unvarnished truth as discovered by the author, makes this book constantly stimulating and endlessly etes life and films are worth a serious look-see -- and this book is an EXCELLENT place to begin that-- if only because he is Cited by: Cassavetes, John JOHN CASSAVETES FIVE FILMS 1st Edition 1st Printing Softcover 0 Very Good in wrappers.

Cassavetes, John JOHN CASSAVETES FIVE FILMS 1st Edition 1st Printing Softcover 0 Very Good in wrappers. Books Antiquarian Collectible. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter.

He is the author of books about John Cassavetes, Mike Leigh, Frank Capra, Carl Dreyer, and many other film-makers, and manages a website devoted to Cassavetes at: Topics Film. John Cassavetes was a Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter. He is considered a pioneer of American independent film, as he often financed his own films.

Cassavetes was born in New York City in to Nicholas John Cassavetes () and his wife, Katherine Demetre (). Nicholas was an immigrant from Greece, while. Cassavetes on Cassavetes. by. John Cassavetes, Ray Carney.

Rating details ratings 27 reviews. Since his death inJohn Cassavettes has become increasingly renowned as a cinematic hero--a renegade loner who fought the Hollywood system, steering his own creative course in a career spanning thirty years/5.Hartford Courant - Article: "Balanced Biography of John Cassavetes" [Susan Dunne] Hot Corn - John Cassavetes: From Acting to Directing [John Bleasdale] (8 May ) Indie Film Hustle - Article: "The Godfather of Independent Film" [Alex Ferrari] (14 January ) Internet Broadway Database; - Fan Site (archived) Library of.