skip to content
The disaster artist : my life inside The room, the greatest bad movie ever made Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The disaster artist : my life inside The room, the greatest bad movie ever made

Author: Greg Sestero; Tom Bissell
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"In 2003, an independent film called The Room--starring and written, produced, directed by a mysteriously wealthy social misfit of indeterminate age and origin named Tommy Wiseau--made its disastrous debut in Los Angeles. Described by one reviewer as "like getting stabbed in the head," the six-million-dollar film earned a grand total of $1800 at the box office and closed after two weeks. Ten years later, The Room is  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Sestero; Tom Bissell
ISBN: 9781451661194 1451661193 9781476730400 1476730407 1451661207 9781451661200
OCLC Number: 830352130
Description: xvi, 270 pages : illustartions ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Greg Sestero & Tom Bissell.
More information:

Abstract:

"In 2003, an independent film called The Room--starring and written, produced, directed by a mysteriously wealthy social misfit of indeterminate age and origin named Tommy Wiseau--made its disastrous debut in Los Angeles. Described by one reviewer as "like getting stabbed in the head," the six-million-dollar film earned a grand total of $1800 at the box office and closed after two weeks. Ten years later, The Room is an international cult phenomenon. Thousands of fans wait in line for hours to attend screenings complete with costumes, audience rituals, merchandising, and thousands of plastic spoons. In The Disaster Artist, actor Greg Sestero, Tommy's costar and longtime best friend, recounts the film's long, strange journey to infamy, unraveling mysteries for fans--who on earth is "Steven," and what's with that hospital on Guerrero Street?--as well as the question that plagues the uninitiated: how the hell did a movie this awful ever get made? But more than just a laugh-out-loud funny story about cinematic hubris, The Disaster Artist is also a great piece of narrative nonfiction, a portrait of a mysterious man who got past every road block in the Hollywood system to achieve success on his own terms. Written with a gimlet eye but an open heart, The Disaster Artist is the hilarious and inspiring story of a dream that just wouldn't die"--

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/830352130> # The disaster artist : my life inside The room, the greatest bad movie ever made
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "830352130" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1820726504#CreativeWork/room> ; # Room
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1820726504#CreativeWork/room_motion_picture> ; # Room (Motion picture)
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.4372/e23/> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/326835> ; # Tom Bissell
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/29367704> ; # Greg Sestero
   schema:datePublished "2013" ;
   schema:description ""In 2003, an independent film called The Room--starring and written, produced, directed by a mysteriously wealthy social misfit of indeterminate age and origin named Tommy Wiseau--made its disastrous debut in Los Angeles. Described by one reviewer as "like getting stabbed in the head," the six-million-dollar film earned a grand total of $1800 at the box office and closed after two weeks. Ten years later, The Room is an international cult phenomenon. Thousands of fans wait in line for hours to attend screenings complete with costumes, audience rituals, merchandising, and thousands of plastic spoons. In The Disaster Artist, actor Greg Sestero, Tommy's costar and longtime best friend, recounts the film's long, strange journey to infamy, unraveling mysteries for fans--who on earth is "Steven," and what's with that hospital on Guerrero Street?--as well as the question that plagues the uninitiated: how the hell did a movie this awful ever get made? But more than just a laugh-out-loud funny story about cinematic hubris, The Disaster Artist is also a great piece of narrative nonfiction, a portrait of a mysterious man who got past every road block in the Hollywood system to achieve success on his own terms. Written with a gimlet eye but an open heart, The Disaster Artist is the hilarious and inspiring story of a dream that just wouldn't die"--"@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1820726504> ;
   schema:image <http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/1247/194/9781451661194/image/lgcover.9781451661194.jpg> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The disaster artist : my life inside The room, the greatest bad movie ever made"@en ;
   schema:productID "830352130" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781451661194> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781451661200> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781476730400> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/830352130> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://viaf.org/viaf/29367704> # Greg Sestero
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1978" ;
   schema:familyName "Sestero" ;
   schema:givenName "Greg" ;
   schema:name "Greg Sestero" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/326835> # Tom Bissell
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1974" ;
   schema:familyName "Bissell" ;
   schema:givenName "Tom" ;
   schema:name "Tom Bissell" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781451661194>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1451661193" ;
   schema:isbn "9781451661194" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781451661200>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1451661207" ;
   schema:isbn "9781451661200" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781476730400>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1476730407" ;
   schema:isbn "9781476730400" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/830352130>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/830352130> ; # The disaster artist : my life inside The room, the greatest bad movie ever made
   schema:dateModified "2016-05-10" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.