The Pocket Guide to Collecting Movies on DVD: Building an Essential Movie Collection

The Pocket Guide to Collecting Movies on DVD: Building an Essential Movie Collection

by Steven H. Scheuer, Alida Brill-Scheuer
     
 

Citizen Kane • Boogie Nights • Sunset Boulevard • My Fair Lady • Almost Famous • Jaws • A Hard Day's Night • Lord of the Rings • Monsoon Wedding • Apocalypse Now Redux • Moulin Rouge • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid • A Beautiful Mind • Shakespeare in Love

THEY'RE NOT JUST

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Overview

Citizen Kane • Boogie Nights • Sunset Boulevard • My Fair Lady • Almost Famous • Jaws • A Hard Day's Night • Lord of the Rings • Monsoon Wedding • Apocalypse Now Redux • Moulin Rouge • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid • A Beautiful Mind • Shakespeare in Love

THEY'RE NOT JUST MOVIES ANYMORE.

THEY'RE DVDs.

Supplements...special collector's edition...extras...Words that set the heart pounding of every DVD lover. But how do you decide which DVDs to buy? Where do you begin collecting? Which special features are really special? What commentaries are informative or entertaining? Which disks are worth your time and money? Here at last is the portable, one-of-a-kind DVD buyer's guide — from veteran film and television critics Steven H. Scheuer and Alida Brill-Scheuer.

Director/star/crew audio commentaries • Outtakes • Filmographies and biographies • Alternate takes, music, and endings • Celebrity interviews • Deleted scenes • Trailers • Lost footage • Hidden features and Easter eggs • Animated menus • Production notes • Storyboards • Promotional art • DVD-rom extras • Behind-the-scenes footage • Screenplays • Souvenir booklets • and a special afterword on the best DVDs for kids

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743475716
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.25(d)

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Meet the Author

Steven H. Scheuer is a distinguished film and television critic, and a syndicated columnist. He is the author of several books, including The Complete Guide to Videocassette Movies and Movies on TV and Videocassette. A renowned lecturer, he has also hosted the television series All About TV and the new series Television in America: An Autobiography.

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