Moments That Made the Movies

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Moments That Made the Movies

By David Thomson

Thames & Hudson, Hardcover, 9780500516416, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 7, 2013

The excitement ofMomentss? dynamic visuals will be matched only by the discussion it incites in film circles, as readers revisit their own list of memorable moments and then re-experience the films both those included on Thomson's list and from their own life as never before. Moments That Made the Movies will undoubtedly reaffirm Thomson's place as according to John Banville the greatest living writer on the movies.

Saturday, Oct 26, 2013

Chances are that any movie that endures contains a moment or more � a line, a look � that people talk about, imitate and repeat. Host Scott Simon talks to film critic David Thomson about his new book, Moments that Made the Movies, which looks at the signature scenes from some of our greatest films. More at

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