John Baxter is a film critic, novelist, biographer and broadcaster, whose books include The Hollywood Exiles, The Cinema of Josef von Sternberg, The Cinema of John Ford, and biographies of Ken Russell, Fellini, Bunuel, Steven Spielberg, Stanley Kubrick, Woody Allen and George Lucas. Born and brought up in Australia, he has worked in London, taught in the United States, and now lives in Paris.
'Amusing and eminently readable' Empire
'Not recommended for the faint-hearted' Sunday Telegraph
'Excellent. Baxter's analysis of De Niro as an actor is fascinating' Julie Evans, Manchester Evening News
'Baxter is fascinating on the making of De Niro's great movies' Sunday Tribune (Dublin)
'Informative and highly readable' Allan Hunter, Herald (Glasgow)