Moving Pictures (Discworld, #10)
Publish date: November 14th 1991
Publisher: Corgi Adult
Pages no: 332
Edition language: English
Series: Discworld 2 (#10)
Pratchett's take on the entertainment industry taking a leap into the Century of the Fruitbat on the Discworld.Mostly it's obvious puns and re-imagining Hollywood classics, but the characters are done well and it keeps moving at a good pace.Introduces a few characters who go on to larger roles in ot...
This is my least favorite Discworld book so far. I think this is mainly because I didn’t find the story appealing at all. The characters were ok, and I really liked Gaspode the talking dog, but I was bored by the story.At the beginning of the book, an old man living alone in a remote area called H...
A funny look at a magical society coming to grips with the "new" concept of motion picture films. The way the wizards react to seeing their first movie was laugh out loud funny in parts. Not quite as engaging as previous Pratchett novels, but still a hilarious read.
Hollywood comes to the Discworld.We have the introduction of Ponder Stibbons, Gaspode, and Archchancellor Ridcully. And the Bursar isn't mad yet. The Librarian, Dibbler, and Detritus play supporting roles, and we also see the other wizards (including Windle Poons), Death, the Patrician, and Nobby N...
Moving Pictures, Terry Pratchett's 10th venture onto Discworld, puts Hollywood and celebrity culture in it's sights as the Disc goes crazy for motion pictures. Pratchett blends a combination of his satirical Discworld humor with movie clichés, even reverse clichés, to create a fun book but not up to...