By George Tiffin
An off-the-cuff historical past of the flicks advised via a few of cinema's best-loved scenes, from the early days of Hollywood to the current dayPithy put-downs, hard-boiled snarlings, phrases of affection and regretthey're all right here during this selection of 500 memorable motion picture prices, embracing either one-liners (My identify is Pussy Galore) and slices of snappy discussion from images as different as King Kong, Vertigo, The tremendous Seven, community, this is often Spinal faucet, struggle membership, Superbad, and Inglourious Basterds. prepared lower than such undying subject matters as goals, acquaintances, libido, and stories, the fees juxtapose motion pictures and stars from each period and each style. during the textual content are characteristic tablets targeting issues and tales within the videos from Goldwynisms to Mae West, plus a beneficiant scattering of cinema anecdotes, making the e-book either a pleasure to browse and an authoritative reference. Lavishly illustrated, this assortment will satisfaction and entertain readers in equivalent degree, reacquainting them with favourite video clips and introducing a few forgotten classics. �Read more...
Read or Download All the best lines : an informal history of the movies PDF
Best movies books
What money owed for the large international acclaim for motion movies and experience literature? How do women and men reply to iconic display stars comparable to Jackie Chan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Steve McQueen, and Charlton Heston? motion genres were Hollywood's so much ecocnomic international exports for many of its heritage, their male heroes the topic of a lot fascination and derision.
This publication presents a pioneering and provocative exploration of the wealthy synergies among edition experiences and translation reports and is the 1st actual try and talk about the fairly free utilization of the thoughts of translation and model when it comes to theatre and movie. on the center of this assortment is the proposition that translation experiences and edition stories have a lot to supply one another in useful and theoretical phrases and will now not exist independently from each other.
- High Concept: Movies and Marketing in Hollywood
- New Essays on Clint Eastwood
- El Star System del cine español de posguerra, 1939-1945
- Film Policy: International, National, and Regional Perspectives (Culture, Policy, and Politics)
Additional info for All the best lines : an informal history of the movies
And when he found me, he told me I wasn’t really looking for him. I was looking for an answer. It’s the question that drives us, Neo. It’s the question that brought you here. You know the question, just as I did. NEO What is the Matrix? TRINITY The answer is out there, Neo, and it’s looking for you, and it will find you if you want it to. Dir: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski • Scr: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski • Cast: Keanu Reeves (Neo), Carrie-Anne Moss (Trinity) 1999 THE SIXTH SENSE A child psychologist tries to help a young boy who is visited by ghosts.
Just the edge of it. Dir: Hugh Hudson • Scr: Robert Towne (as P. H. Vazak), Michael Austin • Based on a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs • Cast: Ian Holm (Captain Philippe D’Arnot) Edgar Rice Burroughs created the jungle-dwelling hero in his novel Tarzan of the Apes (1912). Several silent film adaptations quickly followed but the character was most famously played by Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmüller in various appearances between 1932 and 1948. With Greystoke, director Hugh Hudson hoped to deliver a more faithful representation of Burroughs’ original story; Academy Award-winning writer Robert Towne (Chinatown, Reds) was so unhappy with Hudson’ s vision that he asked for his name to be replaced with that of his sheepdog, P .
SONJA What did you say? BORIS Oh, I was just planning my future. Dir: Woody Allen • Scr: Woody Allen • Cast: Woody Allen (Boris Grushenko), Diane Keaton (Sonja) 1978 CALIFORNIA SUITE Hannah argues with her ex-husband about their daughter’s future. HANNAH You’re worse than a hopeless romantic. You’re a hopeful one. Dir: Herbert Ross • Scr: Neil Simon • Cast: Jane Fonda (Hannah Warren) 1984 GREYSTOKE: THE LEGEND OF TARZAN, LORD OF THE APES Explorers sail to the coast of an uncharted Africa. D’ARNOT This is not the world, John.
All the best lines : an informal history of the movies by George Tiffin