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Title:
Leonard Maltin's movie guide : 2015 edition : the modern era
Author:
Maltin, Leonard.
Edition:
2015 edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Penguin Books, 2014.
Physical Description:
xix, 1611 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
Offers readers a comprehensive reference to the world of film, including nearly 16,000 entries and more than thirteen thousand DVD listings, along with information on performers, ratings, running times, plots, and helpful features.
General Note:
"A Plume book."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780142181768
Format :
Book

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New York Times bestseller

Now that Netflix and Hulu can deliver thousands of movies at the touch of a button, the only question is: What should I watch?

With nearly 16,000 entries, including 300+ new entries, and more than 13,000 DVD listings, Leonard Maltin's 2015 Movie Guide remains "head and shoulders above the rest." ( The New York Times ) It also includes an 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 four-stars to BOMB, exact running times, reviews of little-known sleepers, foreign films, rarities, and classics, and Leonard's list of 60 breakthrough performances.

"****"-- USA Today


Author Notes

Film critic and historian Leonard Maltin was born in New York City on December 18, 1950. He grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey and began writing as a teen. Maltin received a degree in journalism from New York University and has published articles in numerous film journals, newspapers, and magazines. He is well-known for his bestselling annual, Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide, the first edition of which he created at the age of 18.

Maltin has written or edited many other film-related books and television specials, and he has hosted, produced and/or written video documentaries. His title Leonard Maltin's 2012 Movie Guide made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. He has hosted radio and cable programs, was a film critic for Playboy magazine, and has been the movie reviewer for Entertainment Tonight since 1982. Maltin has also appeared in several animated television series including South Park. He lectures on film and taught for nine years at New York City's New School for Social Research. Maltin currently teaches in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.

He has been a guest curator for the film department of New York's Museum of Modern Art, president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and a member of the National Film Preservation Board and the Advisory Board of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum. Maltin has been the recipient of awards and citations from the American Society of Cinematographers, Anthology Film Archives, The Society of Cinephiles, and the Telluride Film Festival.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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