Video Movie Guide 2001

Author: Mick Martin



Category: Reference

Page: 1600

View: 338

Reviews thousands of movies and rates each film according to a five-star rating system, and features cross-indexing by title, director, and cast.

Video Movie Guide 2002

Author: Mick Martin

Publisher: Fawcett


Category: Motion pictures

Page: 1582

View: 417

This bestselling video guide to films, serials, TV movies, and old TV series available on video is completely updated with the newest releases. Containing more than 18,000 listings, this revised edition includes 400 new entries that are detailed with a summary, commentary, director, cast members, MPAA rating, and authors' rating.

The Lord of the Rings

Official Movie Guide

Author: Brian Sibley

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Category: Fiction

Page: 119

View: 603

An authorized introduction to the forthcoming film trilogy includes production stills, star and filmmaker biographies, and a behind-the-scenes examination of the making of the Tolkien world.

Uncle John's Ahh-Inspiring Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Humor

Page: 522

View: 606

Ahh…what a relief it will be to hold this most entertaining, informative, and amusing tome in the palm of your hands. Hours of great bathroom reading await you! Uncle John’s Ahh-Inspiring Bathroom Reader, Uncle John’s all-new 15th edition, sheds a light on everything under the sun and over the moon. From obscure history to classic wordplay to dumb crooks to inspiring quotations, you never know what you’re going to read next! Since 1987, the Bathroom Readers’ Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). With more than 12 million books in print, the Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader series is the longest-running, most popular series of its kind in the world. Where else could you learn how the banana peel changed history, how to predict the future by rolling the dice, how the Jivaro tribes shrunk heads, and the science behind love at first sight? Uncle John rules the world of information and humor, so get ready to be thoroughly entertained. Read all about… * Homer the Greek versus Homer the Simpson * The history of the bicycle * When humans become hailstones * Alternate definitions for common words * Helen Keller’s wisdom * The Silly Putty saga * And much more!

Bette Midler

Still Divine

Author: Mark Bego

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 398

View: 115

This is a fascinating book that brings that brings to life the dynamic redhead.

TLA Film and Video Guide 2000-2001

The Discerning Film Lover's Guide

Author: David Bleiler

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin


Category: Performing Arts

Page: 768

View: 917

The TLA Film & Video Guide is the absolutely indispensable guide for the true lover of cinema. By focusing on independent and international films, and avoiding much of the made-for-TV/made-for-cable/made-for-video dreck, this guide offers more comprehensive coverage of the films the reader may actually want to see. It also features: * Over 9,500 films reviewed * Five comprehensive indexes -- by star, director, theme, genre, and country of origin * Over 450 photos * A listing of all the major film awards * A comprehensive selection of International Cinema from over 50 countries From one of the finest names in video retailing and a growing rental chain comes the latest edition of the film & video guide - now expanded to include titles available on DVD - that's perfect for everyone whose taste ranges from Pulp Fiction to Pink Flamingos, from Life is Beautiful to Valley of the Dolls.

The Cinema of Generation X

A Critical Study of Films and Directors

Author: Peter Hanson

Publisher: McFarland


Category: Performing Arts

Page: 227

View: 731

When Steven Soderbergh exploded onto movie screens with sex, lies, and videotape in 1989, it represented more than the arrival of an important new director—it heralded the arrival of an entire generation of important new directors. Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction), Kevin Smith (Dogma), David Fincher (Fight Club), M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense), Ben Stiller (Reality Bites), Michael Bay (Pearl Harbor), and dozens of others are all members of Generation X, the much talked about but much misunderstood successors to baby boomers. This book is a critical study of the films directed by Gen Xers and how those directors have been influenced by their generational identity. While Generation X as a whole sometimes seems to lack direction, its filmmakers have devoted their careers to making powerful statements about contemporary society and their generation’s role in it. Each section of the book deals with an aspect of Gen X filmmaking, including the influence of popular culture, postmodern narrative devices, “slackerdom” and the lack of direction, disenfranchisement and nihilism, the ever-evolving role of technology, gender issues and sexuality, the question of race, the influence of older filmmakers, and visions of the future.

Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide

Author: Leonard Maltin

Publisher: Signet Book


Category: Motion picture actors and actresses

Page: 1621

View: 696

Updated and extended to 2002, Maltin's classic guide now includes more than 20,000 movie reviews with more than 300 new entries; listings for videos, DVDs, and laserdiscs; an up-to-date list of mail-order sources for buying and renting videos and discs; and much more.

Time Out Film Guide

Author: John Pym

Publisher: Time Out Publishing


Category: Motion pictures

Page: 1592

View: 631

This is an aphabetical critical guide to films, based on Time-Out reviews since the mid-1980s. It covers every area of world cinema, including: classic silents and 1930s comedies, documentaries and the avant garde, French or Japanese, the Hollywood mainstream and B-movie horrors. Features include cast lists and other key creative personnel, more than 110 obituary notes from 2001/2002 and indexes covering film by country, genre, subject, director and actor. This new edition includes a new Time Out readers' top 100 film poll, plus 2001/2002 Oscar and BAFTA awards, as well as prizes from the Berlin, Venice and Cannes festivals.