Virtual Newsstand: Movieline, March 1990
ENTERTAINMENT AS A WAY OF LIFE
The Hopper Agenda
Dennis Hopper's spent decades shedding one outrageous persona after another. Now the former bad boy, resurrected as Hollywood's hipster Lazarus, is making up for lost time.
A Mirror of the Mind
The best production designers are true artists, pulling together the visual elements of a film to make more than just a pretty picture. Gene Allen, one of Hollywood's finest, talks about his work, from A Star is Born to My Fair Lady.
Return with us now to a city of '40s shadows, lust, and obsession - a city that still exists, if you know where to look.
Talent to Burn
Director Jack Clayton echoed what many people told me: "John numbered amongst the ten best directors of our era, but my feeling was that he really didn't care very much about film directing. He should have been a painter. He had an unbelievably wonderful pictorial eye."
Swimming With the Sharks
In Scorsese on Scorsese, the director tells how he pursues his highly personal vision in the corporate waters of Hollywood.