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The A List: The National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential Films

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People love movies. People love lists. So The A-List is a natural. While there are plenty of encyclopedic lists of films, this compulsively readable book of 100 essays—most written expressly for this volume-flags the best of the best as chosen by a consensus of the National Society of Film Critics. The Society is a world-renowned, marquee—name organization embracing some of America's most distinguished critics: more than forty writers who have national followings as well as devoted local constituencies in such major cities as New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Minneapolis. But make no mistake about it: This isn't a collection of esoteric "critic's choice" movies. The Society has made its selections based on a film's intrinsic merits, its role in the development of the motion-picture art, and its impact on culture and society. Some of the choices are controversial. So are some of the omissions. It will be a jumping-off point for discussions for years to come. And since the volume spans all international films from the very beginning, it will act as a balance to recent guides dominated by films of the last two decades (hardly film's golden age). Here is a book that is definitely ready for its close-up.

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The 100 essential films of all time (you might be surprised what they are) and why they matter (you might be surprised about that, too).

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In 100 memorable essays, the National Society of Film Critics lists the 100 essential films of all time (a list which may surprise some movie fans). 16 photos.

About the Author

Jay Carr has been the film critic of the Boston Globe since 1983.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306810961
Editor:
Carr, Jay
Author:
National Society of Film Critics
Editor:
Carr, Jay
Author:
Carr, Jay
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
Cambridge, MA
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Film - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film & Video - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Film and Television-Film Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 22.
Publication Date:
20020131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 17.5 oz

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