Filmology: A Movie-a-Day Guide to the Movies You Need to Know

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Adams Media, Nov 18, 2010 - Performing Arts - 384 pages
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Sure, you love the movies. But how much do you really know about the ones that really made a difference? Whether it's Birth of a Nation, the brilliant silent film that fanned the flames of racism; Easy Rider, the clarion call for a generation; or Inglourious Basterds, Tarantino's bloody take on art as propaganda, Filmology gives you the most entertaining crash course in good film ever produced—one movie a day.

This is not just another greatest-movies celebration. Pairing cinema's lesser-seen gems alongside blockbusters, great early works from the pioneers of film alongside often-overlooked films from great directors, noted film critic Chris Barsanti unveils the movies that you must see—for your viewing pleasure.

Filmology: So you can watch your way to an education in film!

 

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Both an excellent resource and an entertaining read in its own right.

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Chris Barsanti is a member of New York Film Critics Online and the Online Film Critics Society. A senior writer for filmcritic.com (AMC) and frequent contributor to PopMatters, Barsanti's writings on film have also appeared in The Hollywood Reporter, Film Journal International, Film Threat, the Chicago Tribune, Kirkus Reviews, the Chicago Reader, Reel.com, Slant Magazine, Publishers Weekly, the Barnes & Noble Review, In These Times, and the Virginia Quarterly Review.

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