A film critic and movie historian who has been watching cinema for 70 years and has seen almost 19,000 films brings viewers on a tour of his favorite movies, highlighting forgotten treasures and explaining what makes a film a hit or a flop.
Traces the rise of the soul icon from preacher's son to musical legend and discusses his tragically short career in the context of the cultural and social movements of the 1960s.
Andrea Mays chronicles Henry Folger's efforts to collect as many of William Shakespeare's first folios as he could.
Examining the history behind the infamous War of the Worlds radio drama, the author draws upon the hundreds of letters sent directly to Orson Welles after the broadcast, revealing its true aftermath.
Part master class, part exceptional analysis, one of the country's foremost experts on Shakespeare explores the women of his plays, illuminating the playwright's changing understanding of the feminine and revealing some of his deepest insights.