Interview: David Thomson on Have You Seen…?

David Thomson is the author of numerous books on film, most notably The Biographical Dictionary of Film and has also written for New York TimesFilm CommentMovielineThe New RepublicSalonThe Independent and The Guardian.

His latest is Have You Seen…? and in it he writes about 1000 of the films that he has particularly liked – or in some cases, hated – from the earliest classics of cinema to the present day.

I recently spoke to David about the book and we had a lengthy discussion including the following:

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Have You Seen…? is out today in the UK and is published by Allen Lane (The US version can be found here)

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> Buy Have You Seen…? at Amazon UK
> David Thomson’s recent articles at The Guardian
> Official page for the book at Penguin