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Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide: The Modern Era (Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide)

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More than 16,000 capsule movie reviews, with more than 300 new entries

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More than 13,000 DVD and 13,000 video listings

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Up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying and renting DVDs and videos

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Completely updated index of leading performers

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Official motion picture code ratings from G to NC-17

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Old and new theatrical and video releases rated **** to BOMB MORE Exact running times—an invaluable guide for recording and for discovering which movies have been edited

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Reviews of little-known sleepers, foreign films, rarities, and classics

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Leonard's personal list of fifty notable debut features

Summer blockbusters and independent sleepers; masterworks of Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, and Martin Scorsese; the timeless comedy of the Marx Brothers and Buster Keaton; animated classics from Walt Disney and Pixar; the finest foreign films ever made. This 2013 edition covers the modern era, from 1965 to the present, while including all the great older films you can’t afford to miss—and those you can—from box-office smashes to cult classics to forgotten gems to forgettable bombs, listed alphabetically, and complete with all the essential information you could ask for.

• Date of release, running time, director, stars, MPAA ratings, color or black and white

• Concise summary, capsule review, and four-star-to-BOMB rating system

• Precise information on films shot in widescreen format

• Symbols for DVD s, videos, and laserdiscs

• Completely updated index of leading actors

• Up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying and renting DVDs and videos

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The New York Times bestselling film guide

Synopsis:

An updated guide to classic movies from the leading authority on film

From the author of the bestselling annual Movie Guide comes this ultimate guide for fans of classic films both familiar and obscure. The Classic Movie Guide covers thousands of films, from the silent era to the 1960s, including The Birth of a Nation, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Grand Illusion, and The Maltese Falcon (all three versions: 1931, 1936, and 1941), Singin' in the Rain, and Godzilla, King of the Monsters! With entries spanning across the decades, this comprehensive guide has expanded star and director indexes, and capsule reviews of obscure and forgotten-the sort that turn up on Turner Classic Movies in the wee hours of the morning. This is the perfect companion for anyone who loves the thrill of discovering vintage movies on DVD or cable.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451237743
Subtitle:
The Modern Era
Author:
Maltin, Leonard
Publisher:
Signet
Subject:
Film - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
General Reference
Subject:
Film and Television-Film Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120904
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
1664
Dimensions:
7.08 x 4.58 x 2.2 in 1.59 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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The New York Times bestselling film guide

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An updated guide to classic movies from the leading authority on film

From the author of the bestselling annual Movie Guide comes this ultimate guide for fans of classic films both familiar and obscure. The Classic Movie Guide covers thousands of films, from the silent era to the 1960s, including The Birth of a Nation, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Grand Illusion, and The Maltese Falcon (all three versions: 1931, 1936, and 1941), Singin' in the Rain, and Godzilla, King of the Monsters! With entries spanning across the decades, this comprehensive guide has expanded star and director indexes, and capsule reviews of obscure and forgotten-the sort that turn up on Turner Classic Movies in the wee hours of the morning. This is the perfect companion for anyone who loves the thrill of discovering vintage movies on DVD or cable.

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