Synopses & Reviews
Possibly a future cult object itself, this volume's odd facts, memorable moments, and key lines from all-time favorite films make it an endlessly entertaining and engrossing read that cuts across all generations of cultist movie fans.
Informative and all-inclusive, the book focuses on 150 unique films that have withstood the test of time: comedies, dramas, mysteries, westerns, political thrillers, war movies, horror and sci-fi, foreign films, and even early soft-core adults. Classic titles include Airplane, Blowup, Manhunter, Bad Day at Black Rock, The Deer Hunter, Blade Runner, Mad Max, and The Battleship Potemkin. Entries include credits, running time, plot synopsis, and unforgettable lines, along with great still shots from each film.
About the Author
Philip French has written many books about film and has been a film critic for The Observer since 1978. Also a BBC producer for many years, he lives in London.