Publisher Marketing: In the second decade of the 21st century, the movies, once America s primary popular art form, have become an endangered species. Do the Movies Have a Future? is a rousing and witty call to arms. In these sharp and engaging essays and reviews, New Yorker movie critic David Denby weighs in on the frenzied, weightless action spectacles that dominate the world's attention and celebrates the films that reaffirm the importance of the movies in our national conversation. He assesses the triumphs and failures of legendary auteurs, examines the changing nature of stardom, and recreates the excitement of reading film s finest critics. Wry, passionate and incisive, Do the Movies Have a Future? is an essential guide for movie lovers looking for ammunition and hope.
Additional details: Weight: .83 lbs Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.8 x .9 Binding: Paperback ISBN: 1416599487 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Author: David Denby Pages: 368 Publication date: October 22, 2013