John Landis Biography SC (2008 M Press) comic books 2008
1st printing. BY Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan. An exhaustive career retrospective about the groundbreaking revolutionary filmmaker, told through exclusive interviews with Landis as well as through essays, interviews and remembrances by his colleagues, contemporaries and members of the film industry and reviewers. Contributors include Joe Dante, Jack Arnold, Wes Craven, Rick Baker, Frank Oz, Jim Abrahams and others. Illustrated with many exclusive photographs from Mr. Landis' many films, some reproduced here for the first time from the director's personal collection of photographs taken on the set by Mr. Landis during production of his movies. Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan is a film journalist and serves as director of the Torino Film Festival hosted each year in Italy. John Landis has remained one of the most popular filmmakers of his generation since exploding on the cinema scene in the early 1970s. There has never been a major biography/autobiography of Landis. John Landis was recently a member of the Masters of Horror film series and has two new films in the works due for release in 2006 and 2007. Softcover, 8-in. x 11 1/2-in., 340 pages, Text (with full color and B&W photos). Cover price $29.95.