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Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide: The Modern Eraby Leonard Maltin
Synopses & Reviews
NEARLY 16,000 ENTRIES INCLUDING 300+ NEW ENTRIES AND MORE THAN 13,000 DVD LISTINGS
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 2015 edition covers the modern era, from 1965 to the present, while including all the great older films you cant 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.
Nearly 16,000 capsule movie reviews, with 300+ new entries
More than 25,000 DVD and video listings
Up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying and renting DVDs and videos
Official motion picture code ratings from G to NC-17
Old and new theatrical and video releases rated **** to BOMB
Exact running times—an invaluable guide for recording and for discovering which movies have been edited
Reviews of little-known sleepers, foreign films, rarities, and classics
Leonards personal list of Must-See Movies
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 DVDs, videos, and laserdiscs
Completely updated index of leading actors
The definitive New York Times bestselling guide to the movies
Now that online streaming has become a reality, more and more Americans are opting to watch movies at home. And with Netflix and Hulu delivering literally thousands of options at the touch of a button, the only question is: What should I watch? For decades, Leonard Maltin has been Americas most trusted film critic and whether youre in the mood for Hollywood hit or a little-known gem, his bestselling guide can help you make a satisfying choice. Listed alphabetically, each movie entry includes:
Read Leonard Maltin's posts on the Penguin Blog.
Consulted more frequently than ever in this era of Netflix as the resource, Leonard Maltin’s New York Times bestselling film guide remains the most complete, most reliable, and most authoritative resource for movie reviews. Including nearly 17,000 films, the 2009 edition features more than 300 new entries, a completely updated index of leading actors and directors, and Leonard’s personal favorite films.
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