The ultimate guide to the burgeoning world of cinema on DVD; the 400 movies you must own, from Apocalypse Now to Zulu.DVD sales now far outstrip visits to the cinema. Indeed, film studios have realised that they make far more money with DVDs than with the original release, and have started tailoring DVDs accordingly, creating numerous special editions, box sets, widescreen transfers etc.The film fan who wants to buy the definitive version of, say, The Godfather Trilogy is faced with a tough choice, there are half a dozen different versions available, with different edits, voiceovers, outtakes and so on. The DVD Stack is the definitive guide to 400 classic movies on DVD, right down to the best possible edition of the movie, and where in the world to find it.Discs: 2 (USA, 1980/2004) 2-disc Special Edition ... to bury his decomposing mother or the doomed Sicilian girl weaving flowers round Marvina#39;s helmet . . . moments like these have an impact and authenticity that no blockbuster can match.
|Title||:||The DVD Stack|
|Publisher||:||Canongate Books - 2006|