The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardcover)

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Explore the rich history of cinema like never before - from the golden age of black-and-white films to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi - uncovering the key themes and big ideas behind more than 80 of the world's most celebrated cinematic gems.

Beginning with the iconic La Voyage Dans La Lune (1902) and ending with Richard Linklater's ground-breaking Boyhood (2014), The Movie Book chronicles more than 100 of the best films ever made - from comedies and dramas, to animations, documentaries, and brings cinema to life.

Discover everything about your favourite movies, as well as celebrated classics, the films you need to see, through iconic quotes and film stills, posters, biographies, movie memorabilia and narrative timelines.

Essential for anyone with a passion for cinema, The Movie Book is ready for its close-up.

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ISBN 9780241188026
Publisher DK UK
Publication Date Oct 1, 2015
Pages (number) 352
Genre N/A
Author DK
Signed No
Format Hardcover
Editorial Reviews

"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." —

"Clever and engaging" — Booklist

"Perfect coffee table fodder for your home theater." —

"[A] great refresher for films you haven't seen in a while and an even better resource for populating your watchlist with shows you may have missed." — GeekDad

"Richly illustrated." —

"A fine introduction for budding film buffs." — School Library Journal

"A wonderful contribution to film history collections." — Voice of Youth Advocates

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