London: Thames & Hudson, 2017. First Edition. Outsize Hardcover. Very Good/ Near Fine. Illustrated waxy paper boards. Illustrated endpapers. Head of spine and bottom corner of front board is lightly bumped. Slight softening to top corners. Clean, unmarked and bright. Binding tight and square. Colour photographs. Filmography. Select Bibliography. 25 x 30 x 2.5 cm. 255 pp. / No dust jacket (as issued). Item #13686
"I feel like a conductor and the audience's feelings are my instruments. I will be like, 'Laugh, laugh, now be horrified/' When someone does that to me I've had a good time at the movies."
Quentin Tarantino is one of the most influential and distinctive filmmakers at work in the world today. His films are so admired that nearly every one he makes becomes an instant cult classic. Here, Tom Shone presents in-depth commentaries on each of the ten films Tarantino has directed, from Reservoir Dogs to Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, as well as looking at his early life, acting career, and his indisputable talent for scriptwriting. Illustrated with more than two hundred film stills and behind-the-scenes images, Tarantino: A Retrospective is a fitting tribute to the great auteur’s unique talent.
Tom Shone was the film critic of the Sunday Times from 1994 until he moved to New York in 1999. He is the author of four books: Blockbuster: How Hollywood Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Summer, In the Rooms, Martin Scorsese: A Retrospective, and Woody Allen: A Retrospective. His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, the TLS, Intelligent Life, Arete, and Vogue. He currently teaches film history and criticism at New York University.