1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

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Edited by Steven Jay Schneider

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  • Publisher: Cassell Illustrated
  • Format: Paperback | 960 pages
  • Dimensions: 162mm x 210mm x 54mm | 1,900g
  • Publication date: 15 October 2007
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1844036189
  • ISBN 13: 9781844036189
  • Edition: 5, Special edition
  • Edition statement: 5th Anniversary edition
  • Illustrations note: 500
  • Sales rank: 529,356

Product description

"1001 Movies" is now well-established as the definitive guide to everything you need to know about must-see movies, from the films you shouldn't have missed the first time around, to the films you can see again and again. Expert critics in each genre of film, from romance to horror and sci-fi, have painstakingly included, revised, cut and added films to bring the must-watch list bang up-to-date for 2007. They will tell you exactly why these films deserve inclusion in this definitive illustrated list, about their conception and development, and even about the most famous pieces of memorabilia associated with them. Packed with vital statistics, and a few facts that may surprise you, this is a collector's must for the bookshelf as well as an entertaining read for all those who love the wonderful world of film.

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Steven Jay Schneider lectures in Cinema Studies at New York University, and has taught in various institutions including Harvard and Birkbeck College, London. He is a regular contributor to cinematic journals and an authority on horror films, as well as directors like Kathryn Bigelow and David Lynch

Table of contents

The best of every genre from sci-fi to romcom spanning a century of film-making in chronological order. New inclusions for 2007 include: Volver; Apocalypto; The Departed; Babel; The Queen; Borat; Last King of Scotland; Children of Men; Pan's Labyrinth; Little Miss Sunshine and The Prestige.