A sprawling collection of hard-edged anecdotes.
Tracing movie from birth to, perhaps, a death of sorts at the hands of new technology, he conjures more thrills and insight in his elegant, melliflous style and staggering knowledge, than almost any modern film you care to mention. Idiosyncratic, for sur
From the patron saint of those seduced by the silver light, the whole truth, and a lot more besides. Peerless.