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Matinee idylls

reflections on the movies
  • 303 Pages
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Ivan R. Dee , Chicago
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StatementRichard Schickel.
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LC ClassificationsPN1994 .S3495 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 303 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL35836M
ISBN 101566632609, 1566633184
LC Control Number99021111

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Richard Schickel is a film critic for Time magazine and an often-honored observer of American culture. His many books include Intimate Strangers and Matinee Idylls as well as biographies of Clint Eastwood, Marlon Brando, James Cagney, D.

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In his memoir-cum-career-retrospective, Time film critic Schickel (Matinee Idylls,etc.) compares his feelings about war movies he saw as a boy with his take on those flicks today.

The author has re-seen most of those works he first viewed while growing up in small, WASPy, spankingly American Wauwatosa, a city bordering Milwaukee, and his general sense is that war movies lied to him and.

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BOOK REVIEW – Los Angeles Times - Ma By RICHARD SCHICKEL Richard Schickel is the author of "Matinee Idylls" and reviews movies for Time magazine. the admirable "Interviews" series, published by the University Press of Mississippi. There are 20 of these valuable little books.

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He was interviewed in For the Love of Movies: The Story. His latest book, Matinee Idylls, which was named a New York Times Notable Book, has recently been reprinted in paperback. More: Essays.

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An overarching concern of ''Matinee Idylls'' is the eternal struggle between form and message. The book's protagonist, more the movie star or. An overarching concern of ''Matinee Idylls'' is the eternal struggle between form and message.

The book's protagonist, more the movie star or the artist, is the passionate professional, be that Olivier, Richard Brooks or, in one of my own favorite essays, Schickel's friend and colleague Andrew Sarris. To the Editor: Your review of Richard Schickel's new book, ''Matinee Idylls'' (Nov.

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In Good Morning, Mr. Zip Zip Zip, the celebrated film critic and biographer turns to a story of his own life - as a child growing up in a comfortable Milwaukee suburb during the years of World War II. Richard Schickel's engaging memoir is not a fashionable tale of child abuse, but it does chart the growth of one addiction: a boy's attraction to the movies, which was to become a lifelong.

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Richard Schickel is a film critic for Time and a contributing writer to Book Review. He is the author of numerous books, including "Matinee Idylls: Reflections on the Movies" and "The Disney.

Matinee Idylls: Reflections on the Movies By RICHARD SCHICKEL Reviewed by DIANE JACOBS "Only readers who know Schickel exclusively from his crisp movie reviews in Time magazine will be surprised by the sinuousness and generosity of his new essay collection.

The latest of them, Matinee Idylls: Reflections on the Movies, was named a New York Times notable book. He has also written, directed and produced a wide variety of television programs, including Shooting War, AFI's Years' Movies, Eastwood on Eastwood, The Harryhausen Chronicles, The Moviemakers and Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey.

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