The Film Book poll

Which are the most inspirational five books about film ever written? This was the question we asked 51 leading critics and writers and the results may surprise you…

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  • Print the legend: introducing the Film Book Poll

    Print the legend: introducing the Film Book Poll

    Which are the best five books about film ever written? Revealing his ideal film bookshelf, Nick James introduces our special poll.
    Monday 3 May 2010

  • Sight & Sound’s top five film books

    Sight & Sound’s top five film books

    Which are the best five books about film ever written? This was the question Sight & Sound asked 51 leading critics and writers – and a clear-cut top five emerged…
    Monday 3 May 2010

  • The best film books, by 51 critics

    The best film books, by 51 critics

    Which are the most inspirational five books about film ever written? This was the question we asked 51 leading critics and writers, and their answers are printed here in full.
    Thursday 3 June 2010

 

Sight & Sound was supporting the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation’s And/or Book Awards, the UK’s leading prizes for books published in the fields of photography and the moving image (including film, television and new media), which in 2010 were celebrating their 25th anniversary. The 2010 winners were Edward Burtynsky’s Oil (Steidl) and Robert Robertson’s Eisenstein and the Audiovisual (I. B. Tauris).

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