Steven Travers

Helpful votes received on reviews: 18% (17 of 93)
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Steven Travers has always been entrepreneurial. 'I was turned down by my high school newspaper because they didn't allow freshmen,' says the sixth-generation Californian, 'so I started my own!' After going to college on a bas… Read more


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,658,063 - Total Helpful Votes: 17 of 93
Swimming with Sharks (Widescreen/Full Screen) [Imp&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Kevin Spacey
People see parallels with "The Player", which is valid, but I see "Sweet Smell of Success" in the biting dialogue and ammoral behavior.
This is a Hollywood sleeper, the inside story of a studio. It is said to be based on a big producer who is still in the biz.
Spacey just destroys Frank Whaley, turning him from a film school idealist to a killer. The best line is when Spacey informs Whaley of the facts of Hollywood life.
"You can't sleep your way to the top, like Dawn. We're guys. We gotta fight, and scratch, and claw our way up the ladder."
Don't wanna give away the ending, because like "The Player" it is genius, but it is… Read more