Reference Resource of the Week

The Rough Guide to Movies!

Comedy, Horror, Gangster, Sci-fi?

What’s your pleasure? Four genres, four books.

Read about the origins, history and stars of each genre. Take a look at the 50 classic films you must see to be a true aficionado, whether you love to guffaw, scream in horror, wince at the bad guys or talk to aliens.

Did you know that…?

The first sci-fi film was created in France, in 1902, by Georges Méliès, a former magician. It was called “A Trip to the Moon” and included an “iconic shot of the moon capsule, launched from earth, jammed into the eye of the man in the moon.”

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