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Covington Branch 791.4309 M935b 2016 (Text) 33126020475566 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 1465437991
  • ISBN: 9781465437990
  • Physical Description: 352 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
    print
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Subject: Motion pictures History

  • Baker & Taylor
    Profiles one hundred of the best movies ever made throughout the world, from the silent film era to the twenty-first century, discussing central themes, characters, actors, and directors.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world, for anyone with a passion for films and the history of cinema.
  • Penguin Putnam

    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.

    Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.



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