Philip French: I Found It at the Movies

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February 2012, no. 338

Philip French: I Found It at the Movies

Reviewed by
February 2012, no. 338

Out of the dark

Brian McFarlane

 

I Found It at the Movies: Reflections of a Cinephile
by Philip French
Carcanet Press (Australian Book Group), $35.95 pb, 292 pp, 9781847771292

 

Whenever I have found myself in disagreement with Philip French’s film reviews in London’s Observer, I have always felt worried, assuming I had missed a crucial point or misread a plot move. He may well be the longest-serving film reviewer in the English-speaking world; he is certainly the most honoured.

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