The 101 greatest movies of all time ranked and critiqued. Fully updated for the paperback edition with new films.
From The Godfather (#1) to Groundhog's Day (#101) The Greatest Movies Ever is fun and controversial ranking of the greatest movies of all time, as selected by film critics Gail Kinn and Jim Piazza and including comedies, dramas, musicals, romances, and action films compiled from 80 years of movie making and from all around the world. The list includes such classics as Citizen Kane, North by Northwest, and Schindler's List; international films such as The 400 Blows and Roshomon; as well as more recent films including Lord of the Rings: Return of the King and Slumdog Millionaire.
Kinn and Piazza offer smart, insightful, and often hilarious commentary for each film as well as cast lists, plot synopses, a tribute to their favorite scene, biographies of the director and key actors, award nominations and wins, behind-the-scene anecdotes, quotes from critics, and more.
|Publisher:||Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)|
About 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.