Some of our fondest memories come from the movies. Dorothy melting the Wicked Witch of the West. A bruised and battered Rocky crying out 'A-DRI-AN!' Thelma and Louise flying off a Grand Canyon cliff in their airborne T-Bird. From our seat in the darkened theater, movies have miraculously transported us to other places, other times, other worlds. We've followed Indiana Jones on his quest for the lost ark, fallen in love with Ingrid and Marilyn and Meg, and battled a fiery Balrog in Middle Earth.The images emanating from the big screen have seared these moments into our hearts and imaginations, becoming memories that last a lifetime. Nearly everyone can name a favorite film and any number of beloved scenes, and Now Showing: Unforgettable Moments from the Movies makes it possible to relive those special movie memories again and again.Based on the successful multimedia format of Stay Tuned: Television's Unforgettable Moments, Now Showing focuses on 25 memorable film moments. Each story in the 192-page hardcover book is filled with firsthand insights and entertaining behind-the-scenes anecdotes, and numerous sidebars reveal hundreds of other magical movie moments. Now Showing is illustrated with over 200 compelling star-filled photographs, and best of all, the accompanying DVD, hosted by a major motion picture star, contains the actual treasured and time-honored scenes from each film. The only thing that readers need to bring to the experience is the popcorn!From Casablanca to The Graduate, The Exorcist to E.T., On the Waterfront to Pulp Fiction, Dirty Harry to The Matrix: The stars and performances you'll never forget are found in Now Showing: Unforgettable Moments from the Movies, the latest multimedia collection from Joe Garner.
|Publisher:||Andrews McMeel Publishing|
|Edition description:||Book and Full-Length DVD|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Joe Garner, a pioneer in multimedia publishing, is the author of Stay Tuned: Television's Unforgettable Moments. Joe also wrote the New York Times best-sellers We Interrupt This Broadcast, And the Crowd Goes Wild, and And the Fans Roared, as well as Echoes of Notre Dame Football. Each of these multimedia compilations includes the actual landmark broadcasts that indelibly etched these moments in readers? imaginations. Joe is a 20-year radio-broadcast veteran and the president of Garner Creative Concepts Inc. in Los Angeles. He's a frequent guest on radio and national television shows, including the Today Show and Larry King Live. Garner's books are also best-sellers in Publishers Weekly, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.