Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide

Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide : The Modern Era

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NEW More than 16,000 capsule movie reviews, with more than 300 new entries NEW More than 13,000 DVD and 13,000 video listings NEW Up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying and renting DVDs and videos NEW Completely updated index of leading performers MORE Official motion picture code ratings from G to NC-17 MORE 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 MORE Reviews of little-known sleepers, foreign films, rarities, and classics AND 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 videosshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1640 pages
  • 106 x 180 x 60mm | 739.35g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Signet
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2013 ed.
  • 0451237749
  • 9780451237743
  • 99,746

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"Head and shoulders above the rest."--"The New York Times " "Inch for inch, dollar for dollar, Maltin's book gives you the most."--"Boston Sunday Herald" "****"--"USA Today " "The best."--"Newsday"show more

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