The Movie Book

Big Ideas Simply Explained

Part of DK Big Ideas

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On sale Jan 21, 2020 | 15 Hours and 4 Minutes | 978-0-7440-2486-9
| Grades 9-12
Narrated by Peter Guiness, explore the rich history of cinema like never before - from the golden age of black-and-white films to international art-house and 21st-century science-fiction - uncovering the key themes and big ideas behind more than 80 of the world's most celebrated cinematic gems.

Beginning with the iconic La Voyage Dans La Lune (1902) and ending with Richard Linklater's ground-breaking Boyhood (2014), The Movie Book chronicles more than 100 of the best films ever made - from comedies and dramas to animations, documentaries, and what brings cinema to life.

Discover everything about your favourite movies, as well as celebrated classics and the films you need to see through iconic quotes biographies, movie memorabilia and narrative timelines.

Essential for anyone with a passion for cinema, The Movie Book is ready for its close-up.

© 2015 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2019 DK Audio
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." — Examiner.com

"Clever and engaging" — Booklist

"Perfect coffee table fodder for your home theater." — Uncrate.com

"[A] great refresher for films you haven't seen in a while and an even better resource for populating your watchlist with shows you may have missed." — GeekDad

"Richly illustrated." — Parade.com

"A fine introduction for budding film buffs." — School Library Journal

"A wonderful contribution to film history collections." — Voice of Youth Advocates

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Narrated by Peter Guiness, explore the rich history of cinema like never before - from the golden age of black-and-white films to international art-house and 21st-century science-fiction - uncovering the key themes and big ideas behind more than 80 of the world's most celebrated cinematic gems.

Beginning with the iconic La Voyage Dans La Lune (1902) and ending with Richard Linklater's ground-breaking Boyhood (2014), The Movie Book chronicles more than 100 of the best films ever made - from comedies and dramas to animations, documentaries, and what brings cinema to life.

Discover everything about your favourite movies, as well as celebrated classics and the films you need to see through iconic quotes biographies, movie memorabilia and narrative timelines.

Essential for anyone with a passion for cinema, The Movie Book is ready for its close-up.

© 2015 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2019 DK Audio

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

Praise

"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." — Examiner.com

"Clever and engaging" — Booklist

"Perfect coffee table fodder for your home theater." — Uncrate.com

"[A] great refresher for films you haven't seen in a while and an even better resource for populating your watchlist with shows you may have missed." — GeekDad

"Richly illustrated." — Parade.com

"A fine introduction for budding film buffs." — School Library Journal

"A wonderful contribution to film history collections." — Voice of Youth Advocates

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