The Disaster Artist
  • Author : Greg Sestero
  • Release Date : 07 October 2014
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 13 : 9781476730400
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Book excerpt: Presents a humorous ode to cinematic hubris, discussing the story of the mysteriously wealthy misfit, Tommy Wiseau, the producer, director, and star of the "The Room," which later became an international cult film despite making no money at the box office.

The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

Author : Greg Sestero,Tom Bissell
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presents a humorous ode to cinematic hubris, discussing the story of the mysteriously wealthy misfit, Tommy Wiseau, the producer, director, and star of the "The Room," which later became an international cult film despite making no money at the box office....

The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

Author : Greg Sestero,Tom Bissell
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This side-splittingly funny ode to cinematic hubris tells the story of the mysteriously wealthy misfit and producer, director and star of The Room, an international phenomenon to rival The Rocky Horror Picture Show....

The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

Author : Greg Sestero,Tom Bissell
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Social Science
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New York Times bestseller—now a major motion picture directed by and starring James Franco! From the actor who somehow lived through it all, a “sharply detailed…funny book about a cinematic comedy of errors” (The New York Times): the making of the cult film phenomenon The Room. In 2003, an ...

The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

Author : Greg Sestero,Tom Bissell
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"In 2003, an independent film called The Room--starring and written, produced, directed by a mysteriously wealthy social misfit of indeterminate age and origin named Tommy Wiseau--made its disastrous debut in Los Angeles. Described by one reviewer as "like getting stabbed in the head," the six-million-dollar film earned a grand total of $1800 ...

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Author : Richard Brody
Publisher : Metropolitan Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A landmark biography explores the crucial resonances among the life, work, and times of one of the most influential filmmakers of our age When Jean-Luc Godard wed the ideals of filmmaking to the realities of autobiography and current events, he changed the nature of cinema. Unlike any earlier films, Godard's ...

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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Humor
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Publisher : Pantheon
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Serpent's Tail
Genre : Fiction
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The Room

The Room

Author : Ryan Finnigan
Publisher : Applause Theatere & Cinema Books
Genre : Performing Arts
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(Applause Books). Oh Hai! The Room: The Definitive Guide is the ultimate key to the biggest pop culture phenomenon of the 21st century, Tommy Wiseau's The Room . Arguably the worst film of all time and certainly one of the most beguiling, the masterpiece of so-bad-it's-good filmmaking has grown since its ...

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Publisher : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Few authors are as beloved as Shel Silverstein. His inimitable drawings and comic poems have become the bedtime staples of millions of children and their parents, but few readers know much about the man behind that wild-eyed, bearded face peering out from the backs of dust jackets. In A Boy ...

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Author : A. J. Jacobs
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From the bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically and The Know-It-All comes the true and truly hilarious story of one person’s quest to become the healthiest man in the world. Hospitalized with a freak case of tropical pneumonia, goaded by his wife telling him, “I don’t ...

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Author : Joshua Mehigan
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Genre : Poetry
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One of The New York Times' 10 Favorite Poetry Books of 2014 An astonishing new collection from one of our finest emerging poets A shark's tooth, the shape-shifting cloud drifting from a smokestack, the smoke detectors that hang, ominous but disregarded, overhead—very little escapes the watchful eye of Joshua Mehigan. The ...

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Author : Josh Clark,Chuck Bryant
Publisher : Flatiron Books
Genre : Reference
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Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
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Author : Editors of Rock Point
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Art
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