Best.movie.year.ever. : how 1999 blew up the big screen / Brian Raftery.

Author
Raftery, Brian [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Published/​Created
  • New York : Simon and Schuster, 2019.
  • ©2019
Description
xxvi, 387 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Subject(s)
Motion picturesUnited StatesHistory20th century [Browse]
Summary note
"From a veteran culture writer and modern movie expert, a celebration and analysis of the movies of 1999--arguably the most groundbreaking year in American cinematic history"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes
"Simon & Schuster nonfiction original hardcover."
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Prologue : "Losing all hope was freedom" : December 31, 1999 -- "I'm scared to close my eyes. I'm scared to open them." : The blair witch project -- "After the game is before the game." : Following/Go/Run Lola run -- "We need to talk about your TPS reports." : Office space -- "Whoa." : The matrix -- "I don't want your life." : Varsity blues/She's all that/Cruel intentions/10 things I hate about you/American pie -- "Sign up for tomorrow today!" : Election/Rushmore/The virgin suicides -- "At last, we will have revenge." : Star Wars: episode I-The phantom menace/The iron giant/Galaxy quest -- "Fidelio." : Eyes wide shut/The mummy -- "I see dead people." : The sixth sense/The blair witch project -- "It's karma, baby." : The best man/The wood -- "Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world, I feel like I can't take it." : American beauty -- "I want you to hit me as hard as you can." : Fight club -- "Ever want to be someone else?" : Being John Malkovich -- "Are we shootin' people, or what?" : Three kings/The limey -- "I'm running out of heroes, man." : The insider -- "The bluest eyes in Texas." : Boys don't cry -- "The goddamn regret." : Magnolia -- Epilogue : "We are the middle children of history." : March 26th, 2000.
Other title(s)
Best. Movie. Year. Ever.
ISBN
  • 9781501175381 ((hardcover))
  • 1501175386 ((hardcover))
  • 9781501175398 ((paperback))
  • 1501175394 ((paperback))
LCCN
2019000244
OCLC
1039363108
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