The Devil's Guide to Hollywood: The Screenwriter as God!

The Devil's Guide to Hollywood: The Screenwriter as God!

Joe Eszterhas

"There's only one hunk of humorous anecdote after one other, rates from all people who ever mattered within the motion picture biz, and the article is filled with screenwriterly suggestion. Plus it is hilariously humorous, ribald, attractive and brilliant."―Liz Smith

In The Devil's consultant to Hollywood, bestselling writer and mythical bad-boy screenwriter Joe Eszterhas tells every thing he is aware in regards to the undefined, its avid gamers and screenwriting itself―from the 1st clean sheet of paper within the Olivetti to the scale of the credits at the one-sheet.

Often functional and consistently pleasing, The Devil's advisor to Hollywood distills every little thing certainly one of Hollywood's such a lot complete screenwriters is familiar with in regards to the enterprise, from writing suggestion to negotiation tips, from the knowledge of prior gamers to the feuds of present ones. Eszterhas has chosen his own pantheon of the main enjoyed and loathed avid gamers within the company and treats the reader to a treasure trove of reports, fees and knowledge from these luminaries, who comprise William Goldman (loathes) and Zsa Zsa Gabor (loves).

The Devil's advisor to Hollywood may simply were written through a person who loves the enterprise up to Eszterhas does―but who additionally has its number.

"Eszterhas promises a dishy, catty mixture of memories and Hollywood trivia…his strong point is skewering sycophants and phonies during this opinionated exhibit of the bottom of Hollywood life."―Publishers Weekly

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