Jan 30, 2014
Top 10 biopic movies
Portraying a real life character is one of the biggest challenges actors face. Film critic Paul Byrnes gives his view on who gets it right and who doesn't.
Read This: Fosse
When Sam Wasson saw Bob Fosse's All That Jazz for a film course as an undergrad at Wesleyan in 2001, he "felt something like depressive exhilaration," he recalls.
Director Bob Fosse did not seem to pull many punches in his unflattering self-portrait "All That Jazz," but, as Sam Wasson's incisive new biography "Fosse" shows, there is so much more to know about the man, his times and his toxic creative nerve.
'Fosse' jazzes up life of the choreographer-director
FOSSE by Sam Wasson. Houghton Mifflin. 589 pp. By Gene Seymour The only thing that could have been better than Sam Wasson's page-turning, comprehensively rendered biography of choreographer-director Bob Fosse The only thing that could have been better than Sam Wasson's page-turning, comprehensively rendered biography of choreographer-director Bob ... (more)
Q&A: Bob Fosse's Biography: Sex, Death, and Jazz Hands
Men in black: Bob Fosse, left, directing the big "Bye Bye Life" finale for All That Jazz, and Roy Scheider performing it.