The Resource Best. movie. year. ever. : how 1999 blew up the big screen, Brian Raftery

Best. movie. year. ever. : how 1999 blew up the big screen, Brian Raftery

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Best. movie. year. ever. : how 1999 blew up the big screen
Title
Best. movie. year. ever.
Title remainder
how 1999 blew up the big screen
Statement of responsibility
Brian Raftery
Title variation
Best movie year ever
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1999, Hollywood as we know it exploded: Fight Club. The Matrix. Office Space. Election. The Blair Witch Project. The Sixth Sense. Being John Malkovich. Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. American Beauty. The Virgin Suicides. Boys Don't Cry. The Best Man. Three Kings. Magnolia. Those are just some of the landmark titles released in a dizzying movie year, one in which a group of daring filmmakers and performers pushed cinema to new limits-and took audiences along for the ride. Freed from the restraints of budget, technology (or even taste), they produced a slew of classics that took on every topic imaginable, from sex to violence to the end of the world. The result was a highly unruly, deeply influential set of films that would not only change filmmaking, but also give us our first glimpse of the coming twenty-first century. It was a watershed moment that also produced The Sopranos; Apple's Airport; Wi-Fi; and Netflix's unlimited DVD rentals. Best. Movie. Year. Ever. is the story of not just how these movies were made, but how they re-made our own vision of the world. It features more than 130 new and exclusive interviews with such directors and actors as Reese Witherspoon, Edward Norton, Steven Soderbergh, Sofia Coppola, David Fincher, Nia Long, Matthew Broderick, Taye Diggs, M. Night Shyamalan, David O. Russell, James Van Der Beek, Kirsten Dunst, the Blair Witch kids, the Office Space dudes, the guy who played Jar-Jar Binks, and dozens more. It's the definitive account of a culture-conquering movie year none of us saw coming... and that we may never see again
Summary
A movie expert and senior writer for Wired magazine celebrates and dissects the year 1999 which turned out to be a daring and groundbreaking year in filmmaking featuring The Matrix, The Blair Witch Project and American Beauty
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10778270
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BT
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Raftery, Brian
Dewey number
791.43/0973
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures, American
  • Actors
  • Directors
  • Nineteen ninety-nine, A.D
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adult
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how 1999 blew up the big screen
Label
Best. movie. year. ever. : how 1999 blew up the big screen, Brian Raftery
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Publication
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Colour illustrations on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent.
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Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 387 pages
Isbn
9781501175398
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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illustrations
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regular print
Label
Best. movie. year. ever. : how 1999 blew up the big screen, Brian Raftery
Publication
Note
Colour illustrations on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 387 pages
Isbn
9781501175398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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