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Citement of Momentss 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 Moments That Made the Movies will undoubtedly reaffirm Thomson's place as according to John Banville “the greatest living writer on the movies?. Slight Doesn t exactly fulfill what it sets out to do But David Thomson is a film critic I almost always enjoy reading

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Moments That Made the Movies

Itten brilliant book” according to David Denby Moments takes readers on an unprecedented visual tour where the specifics of the imagery the reader is seeing are inextricably tied to the text Thomsons moments range from a set of Eadweard Muybridges pioneering photographs to seuences in films from the classic Citizen Kane Sunset Boulevard The Red Shoes to the unexpected The Piano Teacher Burn After ReadingThe ex. Thomson does it again A book that is closer to his Biographical Dictionary of Film series or his Have You Seen the Moments he picks are illustrated with breath taking stills from the films giving the reader a 3D entrance into how the critic s mind works A perfect coffee table book and another great addition to David Thomson s pantheon of film writing Annie pioneering Back Alley Slut photographs to seuences in films from the classic Citizen Kane Sunset Boulevard The Red Shoes to the unexpected The Piano Teacher Burn After ReadingThe ex. Thomson does it again A book that is closer to his Biographical Dictionary of Film series or his Have You Seen the Moments he The Collected Works Of Dr Patrick Carnes picks are illustrated with breath taking stills from the films giving the reader a 3D entrance into how the critic s mind works A Revolution In Manufacturing perfect coffee table book and another great addition to David Thomson s Longing Orgasmic Texas Dawn 2 pantheon of film writing

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In his first fully illustrated work David Thomson breaks new ground by focusing in on a series of moments which his readers will also experience in beautifully reproduced imagery from seventy two films across a 100 year plus span An indispensable counterpart to both his classic Biographical Dictionary of Film called “a miracle” by Sight and Sound and his lauded recent history The Big Screen “a pungently wr. I meant to casually leaf through a few selectionsimpossible About as much fun as books about movies get


10 thoughts on “Moments That Made the Movies

  1. says:

    I meant to casually leaf through a few selectionsimpossible About as much fun as books about movies get

  2. says:

    A book for people who appreciate movies in greater detail than me but I appreciate the selection and found some new films to watch I will watch some of the scenes again from films I’ve seen as a result A differen

  3. says:

    David Thomson is my favorite film critic partly because I like how he picks what he wants to review and doesn't have to be in the grind of publishing reviews week after week He's can be his own man Also he's a very good writerI love his encyclopedia of film where he chronicles all the big names according to him and their place in film history Made him being British is also a reason why I think he stands out He doesn't

  4. says:

    Thomson does it again A book that is closer to his Biographical Dictionary of Film series or his Have You Seen? the Moments he picks are illustrated with breath taking stills from the films giving the reader a 3D entrance into how th

  5. says:

    This book covers some good movies some of my fave movies loved it with 200 illustrations

  6. says:

    Interesting concept from a great movie writer Pick a moment from a famous or lesser known movie and describe how it feels or what it does to you or how it makes you think I haven't seen all of these movies by any means particularly the French and Japanese films and some I would definitely not have chosen Burn After Reading? but every discussion is thought provoking David Thomson makes us look at movies in a different way

  7. says:

    During a 4 hour lull for a movie I stopped into an Indigo in Toronto on Bloor St W and got lost in several books one of which was this oneIt's actually incredible the power of cinema and the breakdown of some of the most iconic and amazing mo

  8. says:

    My favorite writer on film Shaking my head all throughout this book marveling at the intelligence and wonder of

  9. says:

    Slight Doesn't exactly fulfill what it sets out to do But David Thomson is a film critic I almost always enjoy reading

  10. says:

    Moments That Made the Movies contains some pleasingly atypical selections of both films and moments within them but too many that seem generic Even surprisingly Thomson's prose is for large stretches eually generic Thomson is an excellent and astute critic but seems too constricted by the conceit the format and the restrictions which he's placed upon himself To his credit he recognizes this stating multiple times the flaws in the model incl

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