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  • Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists
  • Steven Bach
  • English
  • 08 March 2019
  • 9781557043740

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Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists Read & Download ´ 5 Steven Bach ☆ 5 Read & Download review Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists Nd producer the only person to witness the film’s evolution from beginning to end Combining wit extraordinary anecdotes and historical perspective he has produced a landmark book on Hollywood and its people and in so doing tells a story of human absurdity that would have made Chaplin pro. I think Bach the author of this overestimated the fascination non movie executives would have for business deals that movie executives make but it s certainly extremely well written and perceptive about movies What really makes this book interesting is the film that it s about I saw the full 3 hour 39 minute version of Heaven s Gate on MGM recently and so picked up the book and there s no doubt in my mind that it s a major work one of the most beautiful movies ever made It throws up the ancient uestion of do you need to care about the characters to enjoy a film I didn t remotely care about any of them but for me the 3 and a half hours flew by because the film is so alive This conundrum is articulated really well in the book Bach is fully aware of the visionary nature of the work he is sanctioning but he s also in horror at the level of indulgence reuired to produce such a singular vision and he can t find the mental euilibrium reuired to get a handle on the situation And so Cimino one of the most mysterious men in Hollywood history pursues his vision all the way There s no doubt the result is worth seeing and the book is good too Scream If You Want to Go Faster you need to care about the characters to enjoy a film I didn t remotely care about any of them but for me the 3 and a half hours flew by because the film is so alive This conundrum is articulated really well in the book Bach is fully aware of the visionary nature of the work he is sanctioning but he s also in horror at the level of indulgence reuired to produce such a singular vision and he can t find the mental euilibrium reuired to get a handle on the situation And so Cimino one of the most mysterious men in Hollywood history pursues his vision all the way There s no doubt the result is worth seeing and the book is good too

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Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists Read & Download ´ 5 Steven Bach ☆ 5 Read & Download review Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists Heaven's Gate is probably the most discussed least seen film in modern movie history Its notoriety is so great that its title has become a generic term for disaster for ego run rampant for epic mismanagement for wanton extravagance It was also the film that brought down one of Hollywood’. I read lots of books about the movies but this one s my favorite

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Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists Read & Download ´ 5 Steven Bach ☆ 5 Read & Download review Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists S major studios United Artists the company founded in 1919 by Douglas Fairbanks Mary Pickford D W Griffith and Charlie Chaplin Steven Bach was senior vice president and head of worldwide production for United Artists at the time of the filming of Heaven's Gate and apart from the director a. Self serving first person account of a slow motion train wreck written by a studio exec whose claim to fame was devaluing the studio to the extent that King Kong Kirk Kerkorian could snap United Artists up at fire sale prices That the film in uestion is an eccentric near masterpiecereplete with stretchy pacing sound cues that are mixed inadeuately and performances pitched at varying extremes is a minor miracle HG is imminently watchable stuff and is neither a great nor even good film but it is a gorgeous white elephant of ambition Its flaws are the cracks where the circumstances of its fraught production peek through and the viewer glimpses the processes that wrought such a four hour beast Bach s book by contrast is a sober account of those processes the exigencies and economics of filmmaking and the dreams of the moneymen as hostages to the dreams of the artists Bach emerges as a sensible fellow in hindsight no doubt during production he must have appeared a combination punching bagmarshmallow so thoroughly was he roughed up by Cimino throughout casting production and editing A true survivor s story as well as a primer in career destruction and property devaluation Blame Cimino for making his film but blame United Artists for failing to know its business Cimino was punished for breaking the only two rules that matter 1 don t spend all the money and 2 don t take all the credit Bach lost his job at the top of UA and UA lost its cache under MGM The book while excellent is an artifact of the film which while misguided approaches brilliance too many times to dismiss and remains an oddball epic Please read the book to savor the bitter flavor of defeat but importantly watch the film to see the thoughtfulness beneath the murk and the scope of one man s vision A loopy and disjointed vision of a film whose flaws are as energizing as other films successes Or don t It s four hours long fergodsake


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    PDF FREE [Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists] I read lots of books about the movies but this one's my favorite

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    PDF FREE [Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists] A long look at the chaotic making of Heaven's Gate and the downfall of a Hollywood studio Stephen Bach's Final C

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    PDF FREE [Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists] A largely self serving account in which Bach tries to remove himself from blame at a time when Heaven's Gate was seen as the last word in movie failures Ironically Heaven's Gate stands up today as a major underrated film whose failure says a lot about changing tastes in the blockbuster era than it does about Cimino's ambitions

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    review Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists Steven Bach ☆ 5 Read & Download PDF FREE [Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists] After seeing a reissued director's cut version of Heaven's Gate the movie so expensive to produce and so poorly received by the critics in 1980 that it destroyed Michael Cimino's reputation as a director and led to the demise of United Artists I sought out this book by one of the United Artist producers involved in the project and who also lost his job in the aftermath It's a fascinating story How could Ciminio who had j

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    review Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists characters Ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Steven Bach Steven Bach ☆ 5 Read & Download FINAL CUT deserves its reputation as a canonical work about the movie business Author Steven Bach was an executive at United Artists in the 70's when UA was arguably the best run studio in Hollywood TransAmerica Bank acuired UA in the late 1970's on the basis of that success but unfortunately all it took was one

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    Steven Bach ☆ 5 Read & Download characters Ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Steven Bach PDF FREE [Final CutArt Money and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate the Film That Sank United Artists] This is a Stephen Bach’s memoir of his last two years as a production executive at United Artists It’s not simply the tale of “H

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