Is 1999 the best year for film, ever? A new book attempts to make that argument.
Former Wired and Rolling Stone writer Brian Raftery has revealed on Twitter the title and cover of his new book Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up The Big Screen.
THREAD: It’s my last day at @WIRED, a place that’s been wonderful to me for 10 years. It’s ALSO the day I can *finally* tell you all about my new book: BEST. MOVIE. YEAR. EVER.: HOW 1999 BLEW UP THE BIG SCREEN, which you can preorder here: https://t.co/sxCBhs1aif. Details below! pic.twitter.com/6veLLC0Ksy
— Brian Raftery (@BrianRaftery) January 10, 2019
Featuring over 130 interviews with various actors and directors, the book offers an in-depth look into a critical time in film history. A period that offered a glimpse into what the future of cinema would hold. Some of the films talked about in the book are Election, Being John Malkovich, The Sixth Sense, The Iron Giant, The Blair Witch Project, American Beauty, Office Space, The Matrix, Fight Club, and Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.
The book is being published by Simon & Schuster and is set to be released on April 16th. The book is available for pre-order now.
It’s the perfect gift for any movie lover!
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