1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

"This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history.

Author: Steven Jay Schneider

Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing

ISBN: 1438089112

Category: Performing Arts

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With over 1.75 million copies sold worldwide, this book is a must-have for all movie lovers, from casual movie-goers to film connoisseurs. This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Selected and authored by a team of international film critics, every profile is packed with details, plot summaries and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film's history. Each entry offers a fresh look at some the greatest films of all time. Learn the complete history of filmmaking, from silent-era sensations such as D. W. Griffith's controversial The Birth of a Nation to recent Oscar winners. Discover little-known facts about Hollywood's most memorable musicals, greatest dramas, noteworthy documentaries, screwball comedies, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and more. Movie lovers of all stripes will thoroughly enjoy this must-have compilation.
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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Packed with vital statistics, and a few facts that might surprise you, this is a collector's must for the bookshelf as well as an entertaining read for all those who love the world of film.

Author: Steven Jay Schneider

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781844037186

Category: Performing Arts

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"I have, by the way, seen 943 of the 1001 movies, and am carefully rationing the remaining titles to prolong my life." - Roger Ebert "1001 ways to give cinema new scope." - The Herald Expert critics in each genre of film, from romance to horror and sci-fi, have once again painstakingly revised this list of essential must see-movies, cut and added films to bring the must-watch list bang up to date for 2013, from great classics like The Birth of a Nation and Gone With the Wind to recent Oscar winners like Life of Pi, Amour, Argo and the blockbusters that is Skyfall. Each entry tells you exactly why these films deserve inclusion in this definitive illustrated list, engaging readers in each film's concept development and production, including curious trivia facts about the movies, as well as the most famous pieces of memorabilia associated with them. Illustrated with hundreds of stunning film stills, portraits and poster art 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Dieoffers an incredible visual insight into the world of modern cinema. It puts together the most significant movies from all genres, from animation to Western, through action, comedy, documentary, musical, noir, romance, thriller, short and sci-fi. Movies from over 30 different countries have been included, offering a truly wide multi-cultural perspective, and the time span includes more than a century of extraordinary cinematography. Packed with vital statistics, and a few facts that might surprise you, this is a collector's must for the bookshelf as well as an entertaining read for all those who love the world of film. Whether your passion lies with The Blue Angel or Blue Velvet, from the films you shouldn't have missed the first time around, to the films you can see again and again, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is the definitive guide for all movie lovers. Contents includes... Introduction 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000
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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

The definitive film guide, this fully updated volume brings together the most significant movies from every country and all genres.

Author: Steven Jay Schneider

Publisher: Pier 9

ISBN: 1743369077

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 960

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The definitive film guide, this fully updated volume brings together the most significant movies from every country and all genres. With more than one and a half million copies sold worldwide in thirty languages, 1001 MOVIES YOU MUST SEE BEFORE YOU DIE celebrates the great and groundbreaking, classic and cult, must-see movies of all time, offering a treasure trove of incisive, witty, and revealing insights. Spanning more than a century of extraordinary cinema, this comprehensive volume brings together the most significant movies from every country and all genres, from action to Western, through animation, comedy, documentary, musical, thriller, noir, short, romance, and sci-fi. Completely revised and updated for 2013, this definitive edition features a fresh new design, 500 original movie posters, and 200 new movie stills. Fifty previously overlooked or recently discovered masterpieces are reviewed for the first time, taking their place alongside the box-office smashes and critically acclaimed films of movie history. Quotes from movie directors and critics, together with little-known facts complement the incisive reviews and vital statistics of each movie to make this the most fact-filled edition ever. So, whether your passion is rom-com or art house, The Blue Angel or Blue Velvet, 1001 MOVIES YOU MUST SEE BEFORE YOU DIE is bound to become the only film book you will ever turn to.
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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Packed with vital statistics, and a few facts that might surprise you, this is a collector's must for the bookshelf as well as an entertaining read for all those who love the world of film.

Author: Stephen Jay Schneider

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ISBN: 1844038890

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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Packed with vital statistics, and a few facts that might surprise you, this is a collector's must for the bookshelf as well as an entertaining read for all those who love the world of film.

Author: Steven Jay Schneider

Publisher: Cassell Illustrated

ISBN: 1844039862

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 960

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Expert critics in each genre of film, from romance to horror and sci-fi, have once again painstakingly revised this list of essential must see-movies to bring the must-watch list bang up to date for 2017, from great classics like The Birth of a Nation and Gone With the Wind to more recent offerings like Moonlight, Arrival, La La Land and Mad Max: Fury Road. Each entry tells you exactly why these films deserve inclusion in this definitive illustrated list, engaging readers in each film's concept development and production, including curious trivia facts about the movies, as well as the most famous pieces of memorabilia associated with them. Illustrated with hundreds of stunning film stills, portraits and poster art 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die offers an incredible visual insight into the world of modern cinema. It puts together the most significant movies from all genres, from animation to Western, through action, comedy, documentary, musical, noir, romance, thriller, short and sci-fi. Movies from over 30 different countries have been included, offering a truly wide multi-cultural perspective, and the time span includes more than a century of extraordinary cinematography. Packed with vital statistics, and a few facts that might surprise you, this is a collector's must for the bookshelf as well as an entertaining read for all those who love the world of film. Whether your passion lies with The Blue Angel or Blue Velvet, from the films you shouldn't have missed the first time around, to the films you can see again and again, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is the definitive guide for all movie lovers.
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1001 movies you must see before you die

Essays by a selection of international film writers, covering speeches, seminal films, and reviews of key scenes from films from more than 50 countries.

Author: Chris Fujiwara

Publisher:

ISBN: 1844035905

Category: Motion picture actors and actresses

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Essays by a selection of international film writers, covering speeches, seminal films, and reviews of key scenes from films from more than 50 countries.
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101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die

Immerse yourself in the most compelling of movie genres. Prepare to be possessed - and whatever you do, don't answer the phone.

Author: Steven Jay Schneider

Publisher: Apple Press

ISBN: 1845436563

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 416

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Whether it be internal demons, real-life vampires, anonymous serial killers, crazed spouses, vengeful ghosts or Satan himself, horror films have gripped audiences and filmmakers alike since the very beginnings of cinema. Prepare to be terrified, fascinated and enthralled as you take this whirlwind tour of the 101 horror films you must see before you die. 101 Horror Films You Must See Before You Die gives you a thorough appreciation of the genre, because it approaches the subject chronologically. You'll move through gothic classics like James Whale's The Old Dark House (1932) and Terence Fisher's Dracula (1958), to zombie movies like Dawn of the Dead (1978) and 28 Days Later (2002). All the sub-genres are covered too, from Eyes Without a Face (mad scientist) and The Howling (werewolf) to Nightmare on Elm Street (slasher) and The Silence of the Lambs (serial killer). And you'll learn that it's not just American teenagers who are horror-film fodder. There are classic horror films from Japan (Onibaba), Russia (Vij), Italy (Suspiria), France (Les Diaboliques), Belgium (Man Bites Dog), Germany (M), and the Netherlands (The Vanishing). Immerse yourself in the most compelling of movie genres. Prepare to be possessed - and whatever you do, don't answer the phone...
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101 cult movies you must see before you die

Every movie in the book is a gem that every discerning film buff should knowabout. Although a few might be familiar-- Barbarella, Un Chien Andalou, The Blues Brothers--most will be unfamiliar, and all will boast a small but devoted fanbase.

Author: Steven Jay Schneider

Publisher:

ISBN: 1844036898

Category: Cult films

Page: 416

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Every movie in the book is a gem that every discerning film buff should knowabout. Although a few might be familiar-- Barbarella, Un Chien Andalou, The Blues Brothers--most will be unfamiliar, and all will boast a small but devoted fanbase. So, just what makes a cult movie? Typically, these movies are independently made on a small budget and were never expected by their creators to attract a broad audience: the eccentricity of the film making or story telling, the controversial stance taken, or the narrow appeal of the subject matter guaranteed that their appeal was limited. Some movies achieve cult status long after their release. Neither commercially nor critically successful at the time, these movies were too revolutionary, nfashionable, or simply badly made to find an appreciative audience. Movies, such as Harold and Maude and Plan 9 From Outer Space, languished unnoticed until a small, devoted group from a later generation discovered them and declared them cool. A few movies, such as The Rocky Horror Picture Show, originally attracted cult status, even though they were made by a major studio, owing to their dark, controversial, or offbeat subject matter. As tastes changed and tolerance increased, these films went on to appeal to a much wider audience and to gain commercial success without ever losing their cult status. With insight from critics, film historians, and academics from around the world, 101 Cult Movies You Must See Before You Die is a homage to a century filled with 50-foot women, alcohol-fueled binges, surreal imaginary friends, flying pink elephants, and improbably large arachnids.
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101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die

From Billy Wilder's Stalag 17 to Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter, this is the perfect guide. War films transcend more than one genre.

Author: Steven Jay Schnieder

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 0764162756

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 416

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(back cover) Ballad of a Soldier Apocalypse Now Enigma The Great Escape Downfall The Charge of the Light Brigade A Bridge Too Far Black Hawk Down Saving Private Ryan Platoon The Longest Day Stalag 17 M*A*S*H Grave of the Fireflies Gallipoli No Man's Land Ran The Killing Fields Patton Dr. Strangelove The Dam Busters Empire of the Sun La Grande Illusion Devils on the Doorstep Land and Freedom Hill 24 Doesn't Answer Glory Good Morning, Vietnam Das Boot Europa, Europa Hell in the Pacific Hotel Rwanda Cross of Iron Full Metal Jacket Rome, Open City Lawrence of Arabia Salvador The Bridge on the River Kwai Stalingrad A Matter of Life and Death Shame In Which We Serve Three Kings Zulu The Deer Hunter Wings Welcome to Sarajevo The Thin Red Line Catch-22 (front flap) Whether you know every line from " The Great Escape " or could watch " The Bridge on the River Kwai " again and again, 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die is the book for you. Take a war, any war, from the beginning of time to the present day, throw in some amazing heroes, antiheroes, and a whole lot of action, and you have a classic war film. From Billy Wilder's " Stalag 17 " to Michael Cimino's " The Deer Hunter, " this is the perfect guide. War films transcend more than one genre. From the first "antiwar" film, " All Quiet on the Western Front, " through Bogart and Hepburn in " The African Queen " to Clint Eastwood's powerful " Letters from Iwo Jima, " war films have spanned several worlds of filmmaking. Discover movies that show us heroic struggles, as well as those that question the motives and morality of war. With insight from critics, film historians, and academics, 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die offers a breadth of knowledge and passion for a celluloid century of tanks and trenches, guns and grenades, heart-rending deaths, and heroic leadership. So if you love war movies, now is the time to don your flak jacket and begin the march to great entertainment. (back flap) Steven Jay Schneider is a film critic, scholar, and producer. He is editor of " 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, 101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die, " and "101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die, "all available from Barron's. He is also the author and editor of many other books on film. "
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