Saturday, July 14, 2007

New Book Focuses on Liv Tyler - Xoanon @ 17:03 PST
Liv Tyler: Star in Ascendance: Her First Decade in Film by Thomas A. Christie.

A new study of the films of Hollywood star Liv Tyler, charting all of her film career up to the present - including Armageddon (1998), Cookie's Fortune (1999), One Night at McCool's (2001) and the Lord of the Rings movies (2001-03).

This is the only in-depth exploration of Liv Tyler's films available anywhere. [Order from]

Thomas Christie's pioneering account of Liv Tyler's film career to date is a truly impressive product, combining a wide-ranging knowledge of the film world with a strong, readable narrative style. His meticulous approach has resulted in a work that is factually informative, while his judgements and opinions are scrupulously fair and even-handed. For anyone looking for an authoritative account of Liv Tyler's film career, drawn from an impressively wide-ranging selection of international sources, moving easily between the worlds of high art and popular culture, this volume can be thoroughly recommended.

Douglas J. Allen

Lecturer in Social Sciences, Motherwell College, Scotland.

Bibliography, notes, colour illustrations 280pp Pbk ISBN
9781861711311 15.00 / $30.00

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