Reel Culture: 50 Movies You Should Know About (So You Can Impress Your Friends)

Reel Culture: 50 Movies You Should Know About (So You Can Impress Your Friends)

by Mimi O'Connor
     
 

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Teens love movies. But when we start talking about the movies from last century, they're often in the dark. Reel Culture is for the young person who is curious about film history, and wants to be the one at the party who knows what Casablanca was about or who first made the LBD (little black dress) hot in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Overview

Teens love movies. But when we start talking about the movies from last century, they're often in the dark. Reel Culture is for the young person who is curious about film history, and wants to be the one at the party who knows what Casablanca was about or who first made the LBD (little black dress) hot in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. From Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory to Raiders of the Lost Ark, Reel Culture explores the 50 most influential--yet often unknown to teens--films of the 20th century.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

 “With this compact, chronological film guide, which rounds up 50 movies of the 20th century, savvy teens can get the gist without necessarily seeing every one.” — Publishers Weekly

 “This book is enormous fun for movie buffs…This would be a terrific addition for nonfiction leisure reading.” — School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936976171
Publisher:
Zest
Publication date:
08/15/2012
Sold by:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
6 MB
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

Mimi O’Connor is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is also the author of The Dictionary of High School B.S. and The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit. Learn more about Mimi at mimioconnor.com.


Mimi O’Connor is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is also the author of The Dictionary of High School B.S. and The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit. Learn more about Mimi at mimioconnor.com.

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