Having Oscar withdrawal already?
So, the Academy Awards are over again for another year. What's an Oscar lover to do? First, you can start by actually watching all the movies you claim you watched (c'mon, I know the truth!). But if you still need a bit of movie magic in your life, I have the answer. The Movie Book, published by DK Canada, is an awesome resource for those who love all things movies. Part of their Big Ideas Simply Explained Series, The Movie Book offers a comprehensive look at some of the best ideas that have ever come to life on the silver screen.
"In chapters that follow the story of the cinema from its early visionaries to the global perspectives of contemporary cinema, The Movie Book takes readers on a trip through the history of moving pictures."
This book really is a trip through the history of cinema, offering insight and tidbits from every genre of moviess, from rom-coms and fantasy to science-fiction classics and crime thrillers alike. This book is for lovers of film, regardless of their individual tastes.
Travel to Oz, to the plantations of the Old South, to the crime-soaked streets of New York City within the pages of this book. It's a book that perfectly encapsulates the transporting power of movies. chock-full of information on more than 100 films, from well-know facts to more obscure bits of trivia. Also included are lots of photos that are sure to appeal to your inner cinephile.
If you're looking for a resource to add to your library of film books, or simply a book to feed your interest in movie history, The Movie Book is a must-have. And the best part is, you don't need to get all dolled up and endure a four-hour awards show to take in all the movie magic. For this trip to Hollywood, all that's required is your pjs, a cup of coffee, and your love of the movies.