Greatest Movies Ever: The Ultimate Ranked List of the 101 Best Films of All Time!

Greatest Movies Ever: The Ultimate Ranked List of the 101 Best Films of All Time!

by Gail Kinn, Jim Piazza
     
 

The 101 best movies ever made—from around the world and across a century—unfold here in order, along with critical commentary, behind-the-scenes information, and hundreds of lush photographs.

Movie ranking has become an annual sport, and this global, all-encompassing list features the best of all time. It is sure to be a must-have for every

Overview

The 101 best movies ever made—from around the world and across a century—unfold here in order, along with critical commentary, behind-the-scenes information, and hundreds of lush photographs.

Movie ranking has become an annual sport, and this global, all-encompassing list features the best of all time. It is sure to be a must-have for every dedicated filmgoer eager to watch the greats that he or she has not yet seen and to recall favorite films from every era. Completely revised since its hardcover publication, it features movies from as recently as 2007, plus a new foreword.

Full-color, three-page sections celebrate each film on the list, which has been carefully compiled by two expert critics to include films from every decade, every genre, and a wide variety of cultures. Classics include Citizen Kane, Casablanca, The Wizard of Oz, and Star Wars; international films include Rules of the Game, The 400 Blows, and Rashomon; additions to the list since publication of the hardcover include The Lives of Others, City Lights, Pan's Labyrinth, and Groundhog Day. Each section includes cast lists, plot synopses, biographies of the director and key actors, Oscar nominations and wins, "behind-the-screen" anecdotes, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579127824
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.88(h) x 1.02(d)

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Meet the Author

Gail Kinn has conceived and edited a wide range of film books, including Screwball: The Great Romantic Comedies, Hollywood at Home: The Photographs of Sid Avery, and The Scorsese Picture. She lives in New York City.

Jim Piazza is an essayist, screenwriter, and playwright whose personal essays and writings about the media have appeared in The Village Voice and Out magazine. He has been a script analyst for Columbia, Fox, and Paramount Pictures. With Gail Kinn, he is the coauthor of The Greatest Movies Ever (BD&L). He lives in New York City. 

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