The Big Picture: Money and Power in Hollywood via Edward Jay Epstein
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Overview: In this unparalleled, all-encompassing, and punctiliously entertaining account of the film trade, acclaimed author Edward Jay Epstein unearths the true magic in the back of moviemaking: how the studios make their cash.
Epstein displays that during Hollywood, the one artwork that issues is the artwork of the deal: Major movies flip large income now not from the films themselves however thru myriad different enterprises, from video-game spin-offs and soundtracks to fast-food tie-ins, or even theme-park rides. The studios would possibly compete for stars and Oscars, however their company folks view wth one some other in much less glamorous markets comparable to cable, house video, and pay-TV.
Money, despite the fact that, is just a small a part of the Hollywood tale; the social and political milieus-power, status, and status-tell the remaining. Alongside its exceptional monetary revelations and incisive profiles of the pioneers who helped construct Hollywood, The Big Picture is stuffed with eye-opening insider tales. If you have an interest in Hollywood these days and the advanced and interesting method it has developed with a purpose to live to tell the tale, you haven’ t noticed the massive image till you’ve got learn The Big Picture.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General