November 12, 2015 Veteran film critic David Thomson's new book will get you thinking about the magic of film — but his personal, meandering arguments are sometimes too personal and too disjointed to land solidly.
October 18, 2012 Film critic and historian David Thomson's new collection of essays covers a wide array of films, from Casablanca all the way to Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel. Thomson digs through cinematic history to unearth truths about how what we watch reflects who we are.
December 1, 2010 Even in a year notable for economic bust and an e-reader boom, big art books, lush photo retrospectives and other gems both quirky and collectible continue to roam the earth. Here are gift-book suggestions for every taste and budget.
October 28, 2008 Film critic David Thomson blends eccentricity and common-sensibility in "Have You Seen...?", his insightful (and sometimes scathing) assessment of 1,000 classic films.
July 13, 2005 Author David Thomson concentrates his attention on a handful of key players, turning the lives of notable figures from Louis B. Mayer to Stephen Spielberg into deeply intuitive parables of success or disappointment.
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