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Author Raftery, Brian, author.

Title Best.movie.year.ever. : how 1999 blew up the big screen / Brian Raftery.

Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : Simon and Schuster, 2019.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  791.430973 RAF    AVAILABLE
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Description xxvi, 387 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue: "Loosing all hope was freedom" : December 31, 1999 -- "I'm scared to close my eyes. I'm scared to open them." : The Blair Witch Project -- "After the game is before the game." : Following/Go/Run Lola run -- "We need to talk about your TPS reports." : Office space -- "Whoa." : The matrix -- "I don't want your life." : Varsity blues/She's all that/Cruel intentions/10 things I hate about you/American pie -- "Sign up for tomorrow today!" : Election/Rushmore/The virgin suicides -- "At last, we will have revenge." : Star Wars : episode I/The phantom menace/The iron giant/Galaxy quest -- "Fidelio." : Eyes wide shut/The mummy -- "I see dead people." : The sixth sense/The Blair Witch Project -- "It's karma, baby." : The best man/The wood -- "Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world, I feel like I can't take it." : American beauty -- "I want you to hit me as hard as you can." : Fight club -- "Ever want to be someone else" : Being John Malkovich -- "Are we shootin" people, or what?" : Three kings/The limey -- "I'm running out of heroes, man." : The insider -- "The bluest eyes in Texas." : Boys don't cry -- "The goddamn regret." : Magnolia -- Epilogue: We are the middle children of history." : March 26th , 2000.
Summary "From a veteran culture writer and modern movie expert, a celebration and analysis of the movies of 1999--arguably the most groundbreaking year in American cinematic history"-- Provided by publisher.
Note "Simon & Schuster nonfiction original hardcover."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-361) and index.
Subject Motion pictures -- United States -- 20th century -- History.
Added Title Best movie year ever
ISBN 9781501175381 (hardcover)
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