Moments that made the movies / David Thomson.

Thomson, David, 1941- [Browse]
New York, NY : Thames & Hudson, 2013.
303 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm


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Film scholar David Thomson focuses in on a series of moments-- which his readers will also experience in beautifully reproduced imagery-- from 72 films across a 100-year-plus span. Moments takes readers on an unprecedented visual tour, where the specifics of the imagery the reader is seeing are inextricably tied to the text. Thomson's moments range from a set of Eadweard Muybridge's pioneering photographs to sequences in films from the classic-- Citizen Kane, Sunset Boulevard, The Red Shoes-- to the unexpected-- The Piano Teacher, Burn After Reading. The excitement of the book's dynamic visuals will be matched only by the discussion it incites in film circles, as readers revisit their own list of memorable moments and then re-experience the films-- both those included on Thomson's list and from their own life-- as never before.--From publisher description.
Includes index.
Introduction One Woman Standing, Another Sitting And Crossing Legs The Passion Of Joan Of Arc Sunrise Pandora's Box Morocco M 20,000 Years In Sing Sing Oodsworth Bringing Up Baby Gone With The Wind The Shop Around The Corner The Letter Citizen Kane The Lady Eve Casablanca Laura Meet Me In St. Louis The Big Sleep The Red Shoes The Third Man White Heat Sunset BLVD The River A Place In The Sun Strangers On A Train Tokyo Story The Band Wagon A Star Is Born Sansho The Bailiff Lola Montes The Night Of The Hunter The Searchers Sweet Smell Of Success Touch Of Evil Anatomy Of A Murder North By Northwest Hiroshima Mon Amour Psycho Jules And Jim The Exterminating Angel Vivre Sa Vie L'Eclisse/ The Eclipse Pierrot Le Fou Mickey One Blow-Up Point Blank Bonnie And Clyde The Conformist Klute The King Of Marvin Gardens The Godfather Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid Don't Look Now Celine And Julie Go Boating Chinatown The Passenger Taxi Driver The Shining The Right Stuff Blue Velvet When Harry Met Sally Hoffa One False Move Heat The Piano Teacher In The Cut Birth A History Of Violence Infamous Zodiac Burn After Reading Still Photograph, Vancouver.
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