It’s not very often that a book about film can serve as both a coffee table book and a critical examination of a movie’s themes, structure, and cultural legacy, but Jason Bailey’s ‘Pulp Fiction: The Complete Story of Quentin Tarantino’s Masterpiece’ does just that.
“You could say that Monty Python did for comedy what The Beatles did for music,” Handlen writes in If You Like Monty Python…. He then follows up with: “Anyone listening would almost certainly and rightly, think you were a bit of a prat, but you could say it.”
Ian Nathan has captured ‘Alien”s vibe and created a virtual treasure trove of cool collectibles and images in the new book ‘Alien Vault: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film.’
‘The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael’ collects some of the impassioned New Yorker critic’s best writing — essay-length diatribes on specific movies and trends.
’1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die’ is a great book for list-obsessed movie fans who want to argue about what’s there and what’s not, as well as discovering new films to watch.