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I'd say get it if you are really interested in these people, if not borrow it from a friend.
It is an interesting read, but it is just unforgiveable that even obvious things like plot points in films, casting, etc. are wrong.
This book is a very quick read, but unfortunately shows all the signs of having been an equally quick write.
Great inside dope, you really need to get this book, a great book with awesome inside info., makes a great gift too.Published 12 months ago by Steven Francis
Yea OK there are some mistakes in the book. But I don't get the criticisms of the writing. It's journalism style -- not histrionic. Read morePublished 21 months ago by MusicFan2012
I am currently reading this book and came on here because I spotted several errors in the text and wanted to see if anyone else had noticed this. Read morePublished on April 2, 2007 by Catherine
While, by my definition, the directors here can hardly be considered rebellious, in Hollywood terms they certainly are. All fought the Hollywood machine. Read morePublished on March 15, 2007 by Chris Hilton
Like several of the other reviewers I initially enjoyed the book and felt comfortable that the stories were coming from a credible reliable source. Read morePublished on February 7, 2007 by Matthew Rice
If you take the time to write a biography of a person, isn't it part of one's research to interview their wife? Read morePublished on September 2, 2006 by Daniel J. Wallace
Sharon Waxman delves into the lives of six men who have made headlines and redefined the way studios treat directors. Read morePublished on March 3, 2006 by Paul Vingioto
The factual errors are inexcusable (though common in publishing these days) and the writing is too impersonal, but this is easily the best journalistic book I've read on the films... Read morePublished on September 22, 2005 by Steve S.
a little too much gossip, not enough real info.
great stories about the behind-the-scenes, of getting these films made, of the struggles of the directors. Read more