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

Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide: The Modern Era By Leonard Maltin (Editor), Darwyn Carson (Editor), Luke Sader (Editor) Cover Image
By Leonard Maltin (Editor), Darwyn Carson (Editor), Luke Sader (Editor)
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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 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.
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
Leonard's 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.

About the Author

Recognized as one of the leading authorities on movies and movie makers, Leonard Maltin has become a household name and media personality due to his regular appearances on the highly successful syndicated TV program Entertainment Tonight; his daily radio feature, Leonard Maltin s Video View; his monthly reviews in Playboy magazine; and his popular weekend TV show, Hot Ticket."

Praise For…

Praise for Leonard Maltin’s "four-star"* Movie Guide

“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

“Easily the most comprehensive book of its kind anywhere. It belongs next to every TV...in every home."—*USA Today

“A book you must buy.”—Esquire

“Distinctive, authoritative and personal. Its prose is so spare, rarely betraying biases or eccentricities, but the book lives so long precisely because every page has Maltin's unmistakable presence.”—NPR

“The best of the bunch.”—San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle

“The best all-purpose video guide.”—New York Daily News

“The best organized…the most complete.”—Newsday

“Indispensible.”—The New York Post

“The mother of all video guides and the first to buy.” —Louisville Courier Journal

“The definitive source of information.”—The Cleveland Plain Dealer

“I recommend Leonard Maltin's guide, which has become standard.”—Roger Ebert’s Video Companion


Product Details
ISBN: 9780451468499
ISBN-10: 045146849X
Publisher: Signet Book
Publication Date: September 2nd, 2014
Pages: 1611
Language: English
Series: Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide (Paperback)