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The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood [Sam Wasson] on tonyasgaapartments.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the New York Times bestselling author of Fifth Avenue, Five A.M. and Fosse comes the revelatory account of the making of a modern American masterpiece Chinatown is the Holy Grail of s cinema/5(14). Donald Trump brought Sam Wasson to Chinatown, and Wasson can’t forget it. The author of Fosse and Improv Nation was casting about for his next book project when Trump was elected president. “I Author: Donald Liebenson. Wow, I love this book so much. Most books are lucky to be either clever or deep, but Interior Chinatown is both, and makes it look easy. Charles Yu has so much to say about the formulas that make up pop-culture storytelling, and the ways those formulas intersect with stereotypes/5. “Interior Chinatown is wrenching, hilarious, sharp, surreal, and above all, original. This is an extraordinary book by an immensely talented writer.” —Emily St. John Mandel, National Book Award finalist and author of The Glass Hotel.
Jan 27, · One of the funniest books of the year has arrived, a delicious, ambitious Hollywood satire. “Interior Chinatown” follows a Generic Asian Man in his efforts to become more than a bit player Author: Carolyn Kellogg. Is "Chinatown" based on a book? Chinatown is based on an original screenplay written by Robert Towne. A sequel called The Two Jakes () was also based on a screenplay by Robert Towne and stars Jack Nicholson (who also directed it). Chinatown Book. 9 likes · 3 talking about this. Third in a series documenting SF’s iconic neighborhoods. An intimate look at both the public and private aspects of the United States’ oldest Followers: 9. Wasson’s book concludes with a slog through the personal and professional declines of those who achieved career peaks with “Chinatown.” He should have emulated its noir climax: the truth is revealed, the victim punished, the corrupt absolved, the hero chastened.
Jan 22, · “I feel like I was an existentialist from the age of 5,” said Charles Yu, author of the new book “Interior Chinatown.” “Even as a kid, I was always obsessed with these questions. Chinatown Summary Fool Me Once Jakes Gittes is a private investigator in L.A. You just know that things are about to get real sleazy, real fast.. A woman claiming to be Evelyn Mulwray, the wife of the L.A. water commissioner, hires Jake Gittes to see if her husband's committing adultery. Feb 13, · In author Sam Wasson's meticulous new book "The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood," the film historian ("Fifth Avenue, 5 . CHINATOWN Screenplay by Robert Towne 10/9/73 3rd Draft. FADE IN: FULL SCREEN PHOTOGRAPH Grainy but unmistakably a man and woman making love. Photograph shakes. SOUND of a man MOANING in anguish. The photograph is dropped, REVEALING ANOTHER, MORE compromising one. Then another, and another. More moans. CURLY'S VOICE.