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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Nick Bradshaw is currently a film and video postgraduate student at the California Institute of the Arts. Formerly Deputy Film Editor of Time Out London, he edits the film and DVD pages of plan b, an independent music and culture magazine, and has written for publications including the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, Sight and Sound, Vertigo and LOVEFiLM. Tim Robey is Deputy Film Critic for the Daily Telegraph. He also writes regularly for Sight and Sound. He lives in London.Review:
"The writing is sharp, informative and amusing throughout." What's On In London "Of course if this book were worth its salt then it'd have to be The Best Book About The Best DVDs etc etc. Thankfully it is. It's awesome in fact. I'm flummoxed how they managed to sit and watch so many films and extras. Must have been tough... lucky bastards." Buzz "It's sober, understated and written by people who really know their stuff." Evening Standard"
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Book Description Canongate, 2007. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Brand new copy of "The essential guide to the World's Best DVD's.". Bookseller Inventory # 025140