The greatest movies endure for many reasons: they give us comfort, laughter, drama and suspense. They thrill us with their powerful storytelling and bring us fabulous characters that linger on in the imagination. And then, of course, they showcase the astonishing skill of the moviemaker.
The Little Book About Movies is a celebration of filmmaking and the power of cinema to challenge, inspire and change us. Inside you’ll find fabulous quotes from some of the world’s best filmmakers and actors, as well as stirring lines from some of the finest movies ever made. Whether you’re hoping to revisit some of cinema’s greatest moments or looking for fresh viewing inspiration, this little volume is the perfect treat for any movie lover.
‘Hollywood is great. I also think it’s stupid and small-minded and shortsighted’ – David Fincher
‘When I went to Hollywood, I had to work out in a gym. The idea was that I should look like Daniel Craig, though they hadn’t even heard of him at that point’ – Roger Moore
‘Acting is about acting, not about being a movie star’ – Christian Bale
‘Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo’ – Mary Pickford