David Mamet’s “Bambi vs. Godzilla” takes its title from a two-minute animated short (actually “Bambi Meets Godzilla”) in which the monster. From the Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and playwright: an exhilaratingly subversive inside look at Hollywood from a filmmaker who’s always . Read “Bambi vs. Godzilla On the Nature, Purpose, and Practice of the Movie Business” by David Mamet with Rakuten Kobo. From the Academy.

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Feb 12, Pages Buy. Dec 30, Pages Buy. Feb 12, Pages. Dec 30, Pages. From the Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and playwright: Who really reads the scripts at the film studios? How is a screenplay like a personals ad? Why are there so many producers listed in movie credits?


And what on earth do those producers do anyway?

Refreshingly unafraid to offend, Mamet provides hilarious, surprising, and refreshingly forthright answers to these and other questions about every aspect of filmmaking from concept to script to screen. A bracing, no-holds-barred examination of the strange contradictions of Tinseltown, Bambi vs. Mamet writes with insight, idiosyncrasy and a Godzillian imperviousness to opposition.

Godailla ] is funny and angry and intemperate and passionate enough to tell the truth about movies. Mamet the dramatist has developed a career as a prolific philosophical essayist.

Film Performing Arts Reference Category: Film Performing Arts Reference. Godzilla From the Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and playwright: Also by David Mamet.

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