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Not to be missed: fifty-four favorites from a lifetime of film

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Kenneth Turan discovered film as a child left undisturbed to watch Million Dollar Movie on WOR-TV Channel 9 in New York, a daily showcase for older Hollywood features. It was then that he developed a love of cinema that never left him and honed his eye for the most acute details and the grandest of scenes. Not to Be Missed blends cultural criticism, historical anecdotes, and inside-Hollywood controversy. Turan's selection of favorites ranges across all genres. From All About Eve to Seven Samurai to Sherlock Jr., these are all timeless films, each underscoring the truth of director Ingmar Bergman's observation that "no form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul."
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Full title not to be missed fifty four favorites from a lifetime of film
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display_description "As a child in 1950s Brooklyn, Kenneth Turan often turned to television programs like "Million Dollar Movie" on WOR-TV. Featuring a much-loved theme song from Gone with the Wind, "Million Dollar Movie" would run one feature film twice a day, every day, all week. It was there that he developed a life-long love of the world of the movies. One of the most discerning critics writing today, in his latest book Kenneth Turan offers insights that are sure to delight and inspire movie-lovers of all kinds. As sophisticated and illuminating as the films they discuss, Turan's sketches are a blend of cultural analysis, historical anecdote, sordid Hollywood controversy, and astute critical appraisals, all suffused with his abiding love for the silver screen. Turan's favorite films range across all genres, low and high. From All About Eve to Seven Samurai to Spirited Away, these are now timeless films--classic and contemporary, familiar and obscure, with big budgets and small--each as interesting as the lives of the authors and actors that made the usually two-or-so-hour-long cinematic experience itself"--
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subject_facet Film criticism, Motion pictures
title_display Not to be missed : fifty-four favorites from a lifetime of film
title_full Not to Be Missed Fifty-four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film, Not to be missed : fifty-four favorites from a lifetime of film / Kenneth Turan
title_short Not to be missed :
title_sub fifty-four favorites from a lifetime of film
topic_facet Film criticism, Motion pictures, Nonfiction, Performing Arts