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The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
 

Chronicling more than 100 of the best movies ever made and bringing cinema to life, this title covers early visionaries of the 1900's and the golden age of black and white films, to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi.

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ISBN 9780241188026
Barcode 9780241188026
Published 21 October 2015 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9780241188026
ISBN-10 0241188024
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Publication Date 21 October 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category Performing Arts: Films, Cinema
Film Theory & Criticism
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 243mm
Spine: 29mm
Weight 1,248g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Film, TV & Radio
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 791.4375
Catalogue Code 610565

Description of this Book

The Movie Book makes you an offer you can't refuse, chronicling more than 100 of the best movies ever made and bringing cinema to life. Beginning with the iconic La Voyage Dans La Lune from 1902, right through to Richard Linklater's ground breaking Boyhood, The Movie Book explores the rich history of cinema. The Movie Book covers early visionaries of the 1900's and the golden age of black and white films, to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi. Through iconic quotes and film stills, to posters, biographies, movie memorabilia and narrative timelines, discover every aspect of your favourite movies, as well as the films you need to see. Essential for anyone with a passion for cinema, The Movie Book is ready for it's close up.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Danny Leigh is a writer and broadcaster who co-hosts BBC One's Film programme with Claudia Winkleman. He writes for a range of newspapers, magazines and websites, including The Guardian and The Financial Times. The author of two novels - The Greatest Gift and The Monsters of Gramercy Park - he is currently working on a third.

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