Alien Quartet

Alien Quartet

by David Thomson
     
 

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This book details many different aspects of the Alien films: the different directors, the making of the films, the themes, the actors, the tensions on the set-indeed, everything anyone could possibly want to know about them. Written by the great film critic, David Thompson, the book is also a passionate, quirky, and very funny as well as informative.

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This book details many different aspects of the Alien films: the different directors, the making of the films, the themes, the actors, the tensions on the set-indeed, everything anyone could possibly want to know about them. Written by the great film critic, David Thompson, the book is also a passionate, quirky, and very funny as well as informative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582340302
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
06/19/1999
Series:
Bloomsbury Movie Guide Series, #4
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 8.16(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

David Thompson, born and educated in London, now lives in San Francisco. He writes regularly for both the U.S. edition of Esquire and the Independent on Sunday in London. He is also known for his biographies--Showman: The Life of David O. Selnick and Rosebud: The Story of Orson Wells--for three remarkable 'fictions' that are derived from the screen--Suspects, Silver Light and Warren Beatty and Desert Eyes--and for A Biographical Dictionary of Film, which is now in its third edition. His most recent book is Beneath Mulholland, a collection of essays, and he is also the author of 4-2 (from Bloomsbury), a memoir on growing up as a soccer fan, based on the 1966 World Cup final.

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