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  • 'Have You Seen...?': A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films

    By David Thomson

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780307264619
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: October 2008
    In 1975, David Thomson published his 'Biographical Dictionary of Film', and few film books have enjoyed better press or such steady sales. Now thirty-three years later, we have 'Have You Seen...?' the companion volume, a second book of more than 1,000 pages in one voice - that of our most provocative contemporary film critic and historian. Juxtaposing the fanciful and the fabulous, the old favorites and the forgotten, this sweeping collection presents the films that Thomson offers in response to the question he gets asked most often - 'What should I see3?' This book is a generous history of film and an enticing critical appraisal written with much humor and passion.
  • 100 All-Time Favorite Movies of the 20th Century

    By Jürgen Müller

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783836556187
    • Publisher: Taschen
    • Published: July 2015
    Must-see movies: Get to know cinema's greatsTake a journey through the makers and shapers of celluloid history. From horror to romance, noir to slapstick, adventure to tragedy, western to new wave, this selection gathers thegreats of 20th century cinema into one indispensable guide to movie gold.The collection is arranged chronologically and in an extra-handy format. Film entries include asynopsis, cast/crew listings, technical information, actor/director bios, trivia, and lists of awards, as well as film stills, production photos, and theoriginal poster for each film.From Metropolis to Modern Times, A Clockwork Orange to Buñuel’sThe Young and the Damned, from the blockbusters to lesser-known masterpieces, thumb through and transform a quiet evening into anunforgettable screen encounter.
  • The 100 Best Films to Rent You've Never Heard of

    By David N. Meyer

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312150426
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
    • Published: 1997
    A guide to selecting video rentals includes descriptions of such films as "At Close Range," "Fearless," "King of Comedy," and "The Sheltering Sky"
  • The 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen

    By Richard Crouse

    Our Price: $17.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781550225907
    • Publisher: ECW Press
  • 100 Essential Silent Film Comedies

    By Roots

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781442278240
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    • Published: May 2017
  • 100 European Horror Films

    By Steven Jay Schneider

    Our Price: $28.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844571642
    • Publisher: BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE
    • Published: July 2007
    (BFI Screen Guides series). From blood-sucking schoolgirls to flesh-eating zombies from psychopathic killers to beasts from hell, '100 European Horror Films' provides a lively and illuminating guide to a hundred key horror flicksfrom the 1920s to the present. The book features entries representing key horror subgenres such as the Italian 'giallo' thrillers of the late 1960s and 1970s, psychological thrillers, and zombie, cannibal and vampire movies. Notes, Index, List of Illustrations. Illus., b&w film stills. 258p.
  • 100 Great Film Performances You Should Remember - But Probably Don't

    By John Dileo

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780879109721
    • Publisher: Limelight Editions
    • Published: August 2004
    The author of a movie quiz book that the noted late critic Pauline Kael praised provides commentary and stills of under-recognized stellar acting in chronological order, from Lillian Gish in Way Down East (1920) to Renee Zellweger in Nurse Betty (2000). Includes a video availability guide. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • 100 Greatest American Films: A Quiz Book

    By Andrew J. Rausch

    Our Price: $17.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780806523378
    • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
    • Published: August 2002
  • 100 Greatest American and British Animated Films

    By Thomas S. Hischak

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781538105689
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    • Published: April 2018
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

    By Steven Jay Schneider

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764157011
    • Publisher: Barron's
    • Published: February 2004
    A movie guide with facts and vital statistics for must-see films, with color and B&W photos, in chronological order with title index and director index.
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

    By Stephen Jay Schneider

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764167904
    • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
    • Published: October 2015
    This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Every film profile is packed with details including the director and cast, a plot summary and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film's history.This must-have guide chronicles the complete history of filmmaking, from silent-era sensations such as D. W. Griffith's controversialThe Birth of a Nation to recent Oscar nominees like Birdman, Boyhood andThe Grand Budapest Hotel. Also described are Hollywood's most memorable musicals, great dramas, screwball comedies, experimental "New Wave" films from 1950s and '60s Europe, major films noir, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and outstanding documentaries. This all-new edition has been updated with:New films that span the globeDetailed, full-color imagesKey quotations from the moviesMore movie posters than everUp-to-date facts and movie triviaFor students of cinema, discerning film buffs, DVD collectors, and readers who simply enjoy reminiscing over cherished screen moments, the 6th edition of1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is a must-have compilation of film knowledge.
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

    By Steven Jay Schneider

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764166136
    • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
    • Published: October 2013
    This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Every film profile is packed with details including the director and cast, a plot summary and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film's history. Is it any wonder this intensely readable book has sold more than 1.5 million copies world wide?Chronicling the complete history of filmmaking, this important survey dates back to silent-era sensations such as D. W. Griffith's controversial The Birth of a Nation and the immortal Little Tramp movies of Charlie Chaplin. It then covers blockbusters of the more recent past like Gone with the Wind, A Clockwork Orange, Avatar, and The Black Swan. Also described are Hollywood's most memorable musicals, great dramas, screwball comedies, experimental "New Wave" films from 1950s and '60s Europe, major films noir, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and outstanding documentaries. This all-new edition has been updated with:50 new films200 new imagesKey quotations from the moviesMore movie posters than everNew interesting facts and movie triviaFor students of cinema, discerning film buffs, DVD collectors, and readers who simply enjoy reminiscing over cherished screen moments, the 5th edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is a must-have compilation of film knowledge.
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

    By Steven Jay Schneider

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764159077
    • Publisher: Barron's
    • Published: October 2005
    Revised edition.
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (5th Anniversary Edition)

    By Stephen Jay Schneider

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764161513
    • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
    • Published: October 2008
    Inside this book is everything you need to know about the movies you simply must see--all 1001 of them! Whether you're looking for your favorite film or just trying to decide what to watch tonight, '1001 Movies' will serve as your ultimate movie guide. This fully updated, fifth anniversary edition now includes the most memorable moives to have been produced in the last five years. It presents everything you need to know about the most magnificent, must-see films--not only the ones your shouldn't have missed the first time around, but also those classics that are worth seeing over and over again.
  • 151 Best Movies You've Never Seen

    By Leonard Maltin

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061732348
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
    • Published: February 2010
    A popular film critic unearths 151 movies that he thinks have been unfairly assessed and explains why, in a book for anyone who has been baffled at all the choices when trying to pick a movie to watch. Original. 35,000 first printing.

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