Search Results : David Thomson

Below are British film critic and historian David Thomson’s favorite books.

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Notes on a Cinematographer by Rober

Notes on a Cinematographer by Robert Bresson Robert Bresson makes some quite radical distinctions between what he terms “cinematography” and something quite different: “cinema”
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From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies by Molly Haskell

From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies by Molly Haskell A revolutionary classic of feminist cinema criticism, Molly Haskell’s From Reverence to Rape remains as insightful, sear
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A Life: Elia Kazan by Elia Kazan

A Life: Elia Kazan by Elia Kazan Elia Kazan’s varied life and career is related here in his autobiography. He reveals his working relationships with his many collaborators, including Harold Clur
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Deer Park by Norman Mailer

Deer Park by Norman Mailer Amid the cactus wilds some two hundred miles from Hollywood lies a privileged oasis called Desert D’Or. It is a place for starlets and would-be starlets, directors, st
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The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Author Erik Larson imbues the incredible events surrounding the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair with such drama that readers may find themselves checking the
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Everything Is Happening by Michael Jacobs

Everything Is Happening by Michael Jacobs Michael Jacobs was haunted by Velázquez’s enigmatic masterpiece Las Meninas from first encountering it in the Prado as a teenager. In Everything is Hap
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is one of David Thomson’s favorite books.

Finishing the Hat and Look, I Made a Hat by Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim has won seven Tonys, an Academy Award, seven Grammys, a Pulitzer Prize and the Kennedy Center Honors. His career has spann
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The Real Life of Sebastian Knight by Vladimir Nabokov

The Real Life of Sebastian Knight by Vladimir Nabokov Nabokov’s first novel in English, one of his greatest and most overlooked, with a new Introduction by Michael Dirda. The Real Life of Sebast
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The Authentic Death & Contentious Afterlife of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid by Paul Seydor

The Authentic Death & Contentious Afterlife of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid by Paul Seydor Long before Sam Peckinpah finished shooting his 1973 Western, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, there was o
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Like a Rolling Stone by Greil Marcus

Like a Rolling Stone by Greil Marcus Greil Marcus saw Bob Dylan for the first time in a New Jersey field in 1963. He didn’t know the name of the scruffy singer who had a bit part in a Joan Baez
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film by David Thomson

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film by David Thomson For almost thirty years, David Thomson’s Biographical Dictionary of Film has been not merely “the finest reference book ever written about
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