Writer | Director | Producer
In the first of his many film books, "Movies" (published in 1965), he referred to King Vidor dismissively as a hack director who had "ground out pot-boilers" until his death. In fact, the eminent director was still very much alive at the time (he ...
A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters, as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in...
Richard Warren Schickel
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA