Closely Watched Trains (criterion Collection) (dvd)


Czech director Jiri Menzel's Closely Watched Trains (Ostre sledovane vlaky) was the recipient of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1967. In the story, based on Bohumil Hrabal's novel of the same name, Vaclav Neckar plays a Czech railroad worker during the Nazi occupation. He undergoes several philosophical changes as he becomes attracted to the Czech underground. Determining...


Top 1 Funny Full Movie English | The Waterboy 2015 | Best Comedy Movies, Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates

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  • How to Watch a Movie

    Vintage. 2017. ISBN: 9781101910849,1101910844. 256 pages.

    A critic shares professional insights into how to derive more from a film experience, analyzing a range of iconic films to reveal metaphorical artistry techniques in the acting, filming, dialogue, and music.

  • Talking Pictures

    Basic Books. 2017. ISBN: 9780465094240,0465094244. 320 pages.

    "An illuminating new book for anyone who wants more from the movies than popcorn and thrills."--Washington Post Whether we are trying to impress a date after an art house film screening or discussing Oscar nominations among friends, we all need ways to look at and talk about movies. But with so much variety between an Alfred Hitchcock thriller and a Nora Ephron romantic comedy, how can everyday viewers determine what makes a good movie? In Talking Pictures, veteran film critic Ann Hornaday...

  • Eat What You Watch: A Cookbook for Movie Lovers

    HarperCollins. 2017. ISBN: 9780008283667,0008283664. 128 pages.

    Many of our favourite movies come with a side of iconic food moments: the comforting frothy butterbeer from Harry Potter, the sumptuous apple strudel from Inglorious Basterds, the delectable deli fare from When Harry Met Sally, or Remy the rat-chef’s signature ratatouille in Ratatouille.

  • Movies for the Moron - 50 Movies to own, watch, and learn about so people don't think you're a movie moron 2006. ISBN: 9781847288196,1847288197. 152 pages.

    A guide to 50 movies you should watch, learn about, and own so people don't think you're a movie moron.

  • Watching Movies

    Times Books. 2014. ISBN: 9781466872127,1466872128. 288 pages.

    An inside look at how some of the hottest figures in the film industry view their craft In this unique collection, New York Times film critic Rick Lyman sits down with notable directors, actors, screenwriters, cinematographers, and other film industry professionals to watch and discuss a movie that each person considers seminal or influential on his or her career. From Steven Soderbergh on how All the President's Men influenced Erin Brockovich and Traffic, to Woody Allen's, John Travolta's,...

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