5 Best Books Like National Treasure Update 05/2022

Books Like National Treasure

Tills alla dör by Diamant Salihu

Tills alla dör by Diamant Salihu

Conflict between Dödspatrullen’s and Shottaz’s routes in the Järvaomrdet north of Stockholm is imminent. The inblandade call it a war, and in a war, everything is possible. Huvudpersonerna lacked respect for the legal system, for the victims, for the criminal hierarchy, and for the human side of things.

But aside from the spectacular craze over drugs, vaping, and rap music that has been documented on social media, a question hangs in the air: Why are you killing yourself?

We’ll talk about a generation of young men who are frightened, those who live in the most brutal consequences of social sleaze, and some of those who have given up hope.

The Grand Budapest Hotel: The Illustrated Screenplay by Wes Anderson

Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel in the interwar period, and Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori), the hotel lobby boy, are the central characters in The Grand Budapest Hotel. When M. Gustave takes Zero on a journey that includes the theft and recovery of an expensive Renaissance painting, the battle for the enormous family fortune, a frantic chase on motorcycles and trains, and the sweetest confection of a love affair all against the backdrop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent, he acts as a father figure. The Grand Budapest Hotel, based on the short stories of Stefan Zweig, evokes a bygone era with its arresting visuals and witty dialogue. It is as if history is conspiring against our hero and his vanishing way of life that the film’s charm and vibrant colors gradually darken. It was written and directed by Wes Anderson, best known for The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom and Fantastic Mr. Fox. Jude Law, Tilda Swinton, Edward Norton, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, Adrian Brody, Saoirse Ronan, Lea Seydoux, Bill Murray, and Owen Wilson also star in the movie.

Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film by Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt was addicted to drugs and alcohol from 1995 to 1999. In other words, it wasn’t anything to do with drugs, alcohol, or sex. Film buff Oswalt (or as he refers to himself, a sprocket fiend) became an avid moviegoer after moving to Los Angeles and attending the New Beverly Cinema. Patton’s life schoolbook was silver screen celluloid, which shaped his understanding of acting, writing, comedy, and relationships.

When Oswalt first started out as a stand-up comic, the New Beverly collective and a cast of now-famous young comedians supported him all the way. Silver Screen Fiend chronicles Oswalt’s journey from nascent stand-up comic to self-confident sitcom actor.

The Film That Changed My Life: 30 Directors on Their Epiphanies in the Dark by Robert K. Elder

When they first saw the film, it was like seeing an atomic bomb go off in front of their eyes. That aha moment is beautifully captured in the film I’ll Never Forget. Thirty directors reveal how a particular film they saw at a crucial point in their lives had a profound effect on them and their work, and how it shaped their thinking.

John Woo was inspired by Rebel Without a Cause to style his hair and speak with the gravitas of James Dean. “Raging Bull brought something to a boil in me,” Richard Linklater said. Apocalypse Danny Boyle is now inspired to make epic films. “Who would have thought a good little girl like you could destroy all my beautiful wickedness?” asks Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. A direct effect on John Waters. Waters recalls how that line changed the course of his life. Then, before I go to sleep, I say it to myself like a prayer. “

Here, filmmakers like John Woo, Peter Bogdanovich, Michel Gondry, and Kevin Smith look back at the films that helped shape their own visions of storytelling. Films from the golden age of cinema are examined in this collection of 30 insightful and thought-provoking essays.

Lincoln by Tony Kushner

Lincoln by Tony Kushner

“It’s all thrust and ferocity… Epic in every sense of the word. It’s not just Tony Kushner’s ability to make history come to life that sets his films apart from the rest. “It’s an excellent American film.” The Rolling Stone’s Peter Travers

A rough and noble democratic masterpiece, Lincoln is Lincoln.” In the end, Lincoln’s brilliance lies in his view of politics as an elevated and mundane dialectic… There’s also Mr. Kushner, whose love of passionate, exhaustive debate is unparalleled in modern theater, who fills nearly every scene with wonderful, maddening chatter. “See this film,” the narrator encourages. the New York Times’ A.O. Scott

It’s a poetic, cleverly constructed screenplay. In my opinion, Lincoln is one of the most authentic biographical dramas I’ve ever watched… The experience is grand and engrossing. a purity that makes us feel transported as if by a time machine into the final months of Lincoln’s presidency,” he writes. –Owen Gleiberman, EW

For more than a decade, Academy Award®-winning director Steven Spielberg has worked with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tony Kushner on the film Lincoln, which examines the 16th President’s turbulent final months in office. Re-elected in an acrimonious political climate, Lincoln sets out to end the war, unite the nation, and abolish slavery. When it comes to the future of the United States and generations to come, he will be remembered for his moral courage and fierce determination to succeed. Images from the film and inspired by Doris Kearns are featured on eight pages in this book. DreamWorks has adapted Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, starring two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis, into a major motion picture.

To name just a few of Tony Kushner’s works: Angels in America, Parts 1 and 2, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori called “Caroline,” “A Bright Room Called Day,” and “Slavs!,” as well as “Homebody/Kabul,” “Slavs!” and “A Bright Room Called Day.” Angels in America and Munich were both written by him, as were the screenplays for the films of Mike Nichols and Steven Spielberg. As a Pulitzer Prize winner, Kushner has won two Tony Awards and three Obie Awards as well as an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, and two Oscar nominations for his work in the theatre. The Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award was first given to him in 2008.

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