About this book
One of film's greatest living experts tells the story of the movies, and how they have shaped us. Now in paperback, this is a wide-ranging, passionate and thoughtful exploration of the magic of cinema and our changing relationship with it.
Tells the story of the movies and how they have shaped us. Taking us around the globe, through time and across multiple media, this title tracks the ways in which we were initially enchanted by this mesmerizing imitation of life and let movies - the stories, the stars, the look - show us how to live.