"Have You Seen . . . ?": A Personal Introduction to 1,000 by David Thomson

By David Thomson

Multiple thousand pages within the voice of our such a lot provocative modern movie critic and historian—a beneficiant heritage of movie and an attractive serious appraisal written with as a lot humor and fervour as historic knowledge.

Juxtaposing the fanciful and the magnificent, the previous favorites and the forgotten, this sweeping assortment provides the movies that Thomson deals to respond to the query he will get requested such a lot often—“What may still I see?” now not content material to decide on purely his personal most sensible motion pictures, Thomson has created an inventory that might shock and enjoyment you—and ship you on your DVD participant. yet he additionally probes the query: After 100 years of movie, which of them are the easiest, and why?

“Have You noticeable . . . ?”
indicates a real canon of cinema and is a needs to for a person who loves the silver reveal: the right confection to dip into for a style of controversy, little-known evidence, and ideas approximately what to determine. You’ll are looking to go back to this quantity many times, like a pricey yet argumentative good friend at the hours of darkness on the videos.

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