Leonard Maltin's 2013 Movie Guide: The Modern Era

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Walking into a video store or browsing on Netflix can be an overwhelming experience. How do you choose what to watch? Respected film historian Leonard Maltin is here to help, recommending the best movies for a first date, a cozy night in with your spouse, or just a rainy day. Whether it's a Scorsese drama or a Judd Apatow comedy, all of your favorite movies are here. Listed alphabetically, each movie entry includes: —date of release —running time —director and cast —MPAA rating —color or black and white —capsule ...

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Overview

Walking into a video store or browsing on Netflix can be an overwhelming experience. How do you choose what to watch? Respected film historian Leonard Maltin is here to help, recommending the best movies for a first date, a cozy night in with your spouse, or just a rainy day. Whether it's a Scorsese drama or a Judd Apatow comedy, all of your favorite movies are here. Listed alphabetically, each movie entry includes: —date of release —running time —director and cast —MPAA rating —color or black and white —capsule review, and Maltin's own four-star-to-BOMB rating —symbols for DVD, video, widescreen, or Blu-Ray format Maltin also includes an index of actors and his personal recommendations for movie lovers, and sources for buying and renting DVDs.

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"Maltin's movie guide is still
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"The go-to choice for both film geeks and casual couch potatoes."  - The New York Times Book Review

"I recommend Leonard Maltin's guide, which has become standard." - Roger Ebert's Video Companion

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780452298545
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/29/2012
  • Pages: 1664
  • Sales rank: 1,030,796
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 2.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Leonard Maltin is one of the country's most repected film historians and critics. He appears regularly on Entertainment Tonight, hosts Secret's Out on Reelz Channel, and introduces movies on DirecTV. He also teaches at USC School of Cinematic Arts. He and his wife Alice are the proud parents of Jessie, who helps her father interpret matters of pop culture.

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  • Posted March 8, 2013

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    If you want all the information about the films on TV/Cable you watch this book will fill in everything you forgot since the last time you watched.

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  • Posted March 1, 2013

    Highly Recommended

    I've been using Mr. Maltin's Movie Guide for years and find it to be the best!

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