Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010 Description: xvii, 417 p. ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780226182087 (cloth : alk. paper), 0226182088 (cloth : alk. paper), 0226182088 :, Language: English
A new compilation of one hundred essays by the film critic presents his analyses of the films that epitomize the finest examples of cinematic art
3 Women -- Ace in the Hole -- Adaptation -- After Dark My Sweet -- After Hours -- The Age of Innocence -- Army of Shadows -- Atlantic City -- Au Revoir les Enfants -- Babel -- The Band Wagon -- Baraka -- The Battle of Algiers -- Bergman's trilogy 1: Through a Glass Darkly -- Bergman's trilogy 2: Winter Light -- Bergman's trilogy 3: The Silence -- The Best Years of Our Lives -- The Big Red One -- Blade runner: The Final Cut -- Cabiria -- Cat People -- Chimes at Midnight -- Chop Shop -- Chuck Jones: Three Cartoons -- Cool Hand Luke -- Crimes and Misdemeanors -- Crumb -- Dark City -- The Dead -- Diva -- Dog Day Afternoon -- The Double Life of Veronique -- Easy Rider -- El Norte -- El Topo -- The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser -- Exotica -- Fanny and Alexander -- Faust -- Fitzcarraldo -- Forbidden Games -- The God father: Part II -- The Great Dictator -- Groundhog Day -- Howards End -- Inherit the Wind -- Johnny Guitar -- Juliet of the Spirits -- Killer of Sheep -- La Belle Noiseuse -- L.A. Confidential -- The Last Picture Show -- Last Tango in Paris -- The Last Temptation of Christ -- Late Spring -- Leolo -- The Long Goodbye -- Magnolia -- The Marriage of Maria Braun -- Mephisto -- Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters -- Mon Oncle Antoine -- Moolaade -- My Fair Lady -- My Man Godfrey -- Nanook of the North -- Ordet -- Out of the Past -- Pans Labyrinth -- Paths of Glory -- The Phantom of the Opera -- Pixote -- Playtime -- A Prairie Home Companion -- Rebel Without a Cause -- The Red Shoes -- Ripleys Game -- The River (Le Fleuve) -- Rocco and His Brothers -- Safety Last -- Samurai Rebellion -- Sansho the Bailiff -- Santa Sangre -- The Scarlet Empress -- Secrets & lies -- The Shining -- The Terrorist -- The Thief of Bagdad -- Top Hat -- Triumph of the Will -- Vengeance Is Mine -- Waking Life -- Werckmeister Harmonies -- What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? -- Withnail & I -- A Woman's Tale -- Woodstock -- WR: Mysteries of the Organism -- A Year of the Quiet Sun -- Yojimbo
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