"Have You Seen . . . ?": A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films

"Have You Seen . . . ?": A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films

David Thomson

a couple of thousand pages within the voice of our so much provocative modern movie critic and historian—a beneficiant historical past of movie and an attractive severe appraisal written with as a lot humor and fervour as historic knowledge.

Juxtaposing the fanciful and the really good, the outdated favorites and the forgotten, this sweeping assortment offers the movies that Thomson bargains to reply to the query he will get requested such a lot often—“What may still I see?” now not content material to decide on basically his personal best motion pictures, Thomson has created an inventory that would shock and enjoyment you—and ship you in your DVD participant. yet he additionally probes the query: After 100 years of movie, which of them are the easiest, and why?

“Have You obvious . . . ?”
indicates a real canon of cinema and is a needs to for a person who loves the silver reveal: the best confection to dip into for a flavor of controversy, little-known proof, and concepts approximately what to work out. You’ll are looking to go back to this quantity repeatedly, like a pricey yet argumentative buddy in the dead of night on the video clips.

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