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Patrick McGilligan


Wednesday, March 12 2014

How the Renowned Liar Fritz Lang Became One of the Most Truthful Filmmakers

It’s impossible not to realize that the author, too, has come to the conclusion that Fritz Lang was a beast not even he could tame.

Tuesday, October 29 2013

'George Cukor: A Double Life' Is Essential Reading on Queer Cinema and Hollywood History

Everyone in Hollywood knew George Cukor’s secret, but it was never spoken freely until the arrival of Patrick McGilligan’s thoroughly researched book.

Tuesday, July 24 2007

Oscar Micheaux: The Great and Only: The Life of Americas First Black Filmmaker by Patrick McGilligan

Reading The Great and Only, one can only imagine the kind of film Micheaux's life story would make, and regret that the man himself isn't around to make it.

Sunday, January 11 2004

Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light by Patrick McGilligan

Who but 'a manipulative egoist' could have created so much enthralling cinema? And who but 'a shriveled soul' would have wanted to?"

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