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Ridley Scott

Author: Brian J Robb
Publisher: Harpenden, Herts : Pocket Essentials ; North Pomfret, Vt. : Distributed in the USA by Trafalgar Square Pub., 2005.
Series: Pocket essentials., Film.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Included in this book are an introductory essay and a detailed examination of each of Ridley Scott's movies. Echoing his world building on screen, there's also an account of Scott's real-life world building by purchasing Shepperton Studios, as well as running his own commercials production house and owning his own award-winning special effects facility, Mill Film."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robb, Brian J.
Ridley Scott.
Harpenden, Herts : Pocket Essentials ; North Pomfret, Vt. : Distributed in the USA by Trafalgar Square Pub., 2005
(OCoLC)607781061
Named Person: Ridley Scott; Ridley Scott; Ridley Scott
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian J Robb
ISBN: 1904048471 9781904048473
OCLC Number: 57750950
Description: 160 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Ridley Scott--world builder: an introduction to the unique worlds of a master film-maker --
Beginnings: Boy and bicycle (1961), the BBC, the advertising world and The duellists (1977) --
The science fiction trilogy: Alien (1979), Blade runner (1982) and Legend (1985) --
The crime trilogy: Someone to watch over me (1987), Black rain (1989) and Thelma & Louise (1991) --
Heroes and villains: Gladiator (2000), Hannibal (2001) and Black Hawk Down (2001) --
Personal epics: Matchstick men (2003) and Kingdom of heaven (2005) --
New worlds: the worlds Ridley Scott is yet to realize.
Series Title: Pocket essentials., Film.
Responsibility: Brian J. Robb.

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Who is Ridley Scott? The director of Blade Runner, Gladiator, Hannibal and the controversial forthcoming Kingdom of Heaven, Ridley Scott is one of cinema's most accomplished visual stylists....  Read more...
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a healthy breath of honesty in a world of tabloid views and historical re-evaluation -- Graeme Hurry * Kimota Magazine *

 
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