The DVD Stack: The Essential Guide To The World's Best DVD's

The DVD Stack: The Essential Guide To The World's Best DVD's

by NickBradshaw (Editor), TimRobey (Editor)

Synopsis

Selected, edited and written by film critics from the "Daily Telegraph", "Time Out", the "Sunday Times", "Sight and Sound" and "LOVEFiLM", "The DVD Stack" contains the finest film writing. It also compares and rates different DVD editions of classic films from around the world, including the all-important special features. So whether it is limited editions, budget releases, box-sets, special editions or more, "The DVD Stack 2nd Edition" can tell you the best possible edition of the movie and where in the world to find it. The editors' aim was to make a book 'representing both the best of cinema and the best of DVD'. Mixing the canonical and the eclectic, it also allows its writers to make idiosyncratic choices, so that it can help create the right DVD stack for your living room. From the classic ("Casablanca", "On the Waterfront") to the cult ("The Big Lebowski", "Mulholland Drive"); from foreign language ("La Dolce Vita", "Oldboy") to documentary ("Bus 174", "Capturing the Friedmans"); from the arthouse ("The Kingdom", "Solaris") to the multiplex ("Con Air", "Kill Bill"), all manner and make of film on DVD is here...

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Published: 04 Oct 2007

ISBN 10: 1847670040
ISBN 13: 9781847670045

Media Reviews
...it really has become an indispensable guide to the best DVD's of movies from around the world. -- Geoff Ward * * Western Daily Press * *
Written by people who reallly know their stuff * * Evening Standard * *
Author Bio
Tim Robey is Deputy Film Critic for the Daily Telegraph. He also writes regularly for Sight and Sound. He lives in London.