The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
ISBN: 1465491007
EAN13: 9781465491008
Language: English
Publication Date: Feb 11, 2020
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 0.8267717" H x 9.094488" L x 7.677165" W
Weight: 2.101005 lbs.
Format: Paperback

The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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Book Overview

Does Chinatown subvert the film noir genre? What is the effect of Pulp Fiction's episodic plot? How do multiple points of view undermine notions of reality in Rashomon?

Part of DK's bestselling Big Ideas series, The Movie Book answers these questions and more as it chronicles the greatest movies ever to grace the silver screen. From the golden age of black-and-white films to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, this book uncovers the key themes and big ideas behind more than 100 of the world's most celebrated cinematic gems.

Beginning with the iconic A Trip to the Moon (1902), immerse yourself in the world of film, from The Wizard of Oz (1939), Vertigo (1958), and Jaws (1975) to Spirited Away (2006), Slumdog Millionaire (2008) and Boyhood (2014). Discover everything about your favorite movies, as well as celebrated classics and the films you need to see, through film stills, posters, biographies, movie memorabilia, and narrative timelines. Along with iconic quotes from the films themselves and key critics, this book brings cinema to life.

Whether you are a fan of comedies, romance, musicals, action movies, or thrillers, The Movie Book is essential for anyone with a passion for cinema.

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