Writer, critic, journalist
Peter Biskind is an American cultural critic, film historian, journalist, former executive editor of magazine from 1986 to 1996, Premiere [1 ] [2 ] and the author of books depicting life in Hollywood, including [2 ] Seeing Is Believing, , Easy Riders, Raging Bulls Down and Dirty Pictures, and Gods and Monsters. He is a contributing editor at . Vanity Fair His work has appeared in a number of publications that include [2 ] , Rolling Stone , The Washington Post , Paris Match , The Nation , The New York Times (London), and the The Times as well as in film journals such as Los Angeles Times and Sight and Sound . Film Quarterly [3 ]
He has served as the editor-in-chief of
from 1981 to 1986. American Film [1 ] [2 ]
Biskind's books have been translated into more than thirty different languages.
Selected bibliography [ edit ]
Seeing Is Believing: How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love . New York: Pantheon Books. the Fifties (1990).
. New York, NY: HarperPerennial. The Godfather Companion: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About All Three Godfather Films (1998).
. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock-'n'-Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2004).
Down and Dirty Pictures: . New York: Simon & Schuster. Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film (2004).
Gods and Monsters: Thirty Years of Writing on Film and Culture From One of America's Most Incisive Writers. New York: Nation Books. (2010).
Star: How . New York: Simon & Schuster. Warren Beatty Seduced America (2013).
My Lunches With Orson: Conversations between . New York: Metropolitan Books. Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles
Peter Biskind's "Foreword" and his essay "Inside Indiewood" (April 3, 2000) are included in: Bromley, C. (2000).
Cinema nation: the best writing on film from the Nation, 1913–2000. New York: Thunder Mouth Press/Nation Books. "
Reconstructing Woody, Vanity Fair, December 2005. "
Thunder on the Left: The Making of ", Reds Vanity Fair, March 2006. "
The Vietnam Oscars", Vanity Fair, March 2008. Peter Biskind's
Vanity Fair articles "Midnight Revolution" and "Thunder on the Left" are included in: Graydon Carter (2008). Vanity Fair's Tales of Hollywood: Rebels, Reds, and Graduates and the Wild Stories Behind the Making of 13 Iconic Films. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books.
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