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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die by Schneider, Steven Jay
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
by (Editor: Steven Jay Schneider)
Barron's Educational Series (2005-10-01)
Brand: Barron's Educational Series
Hardcover - 960 pages
Collectable Like New
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Updated with brand-new entries to describe the most recent major motion pictures, this critically-acclaimed volume spans more than a century of moviemaking, concisely describing 1001 of the best films from around the world. New in this edition are entries to describe such film hits as
Lord of the Rings, Mystic River, Farenheit 9/11,
Million Dollar Baby.
But in fact, this volume's team of critics goes back to 1902, describing such films as
The Great Train Robbery,
and progressing chronologically across the decades to cover the best cinematic dramas, comedies, westerns, musicals, suspense and horror films, gangster classics,
sci-fi epics, documentaries, and adaptations of novels and stage plays made by filmmakers around the world. Each entry includes a full list of cast and credits, awards won by the film, an essay summarizing the story line and screen-history, and still shots of the film's memorable scenes. At the back of the book, both an alphabetical index and a genre index will help readers find any film they're looking for. Movie fans will find descriptions of great musicals like
Singing in the Rain,
science-fiction classics like
and international classics from master directors who include Fellini, Antonioni, Resnais, Truffaut, Eisenstein, Kurosawa, and many others. Here is a volume that belongs in the personal library of film buffs, movie reviewers, collectors of DVDs-and every reader who enjoys reminiscing over great movies of the past and present. Hundreds of movie still shots in color and black and white. "... a great motivating guide to cinema. After reading one of its engaging, often profound entries on a missed film, you want to ... rent it. Best of all, it includes international, silent, animated, and recent films."
Dallas Morning News
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