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Summer blockbusters and independent sleepers; masterworks of Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, and Martin Scorsese; the timeless comedy of the Marx Brothers and Buster Keaton; animated classics from Walt Disney and Pixar; the finest foreign films ever made. This 2014 edition covers the modern era, from 1965 to the present, while including all the great older films you can’t afford to miss—and those you can—from box-office smashes to cult classics to forgotten gems to forgettable bombs, listed alphabetically, and complete with all the essential information you could ask for.NEWNearly 16,000 capsule movie reviews, with more than 300 new entriesNEWMore than 25,000 DVD and video listingsNEW Up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying and renting DVDs and videosNEWCompletely updated index of leading performersMOREOfficial motion picture code ratings from G to NC-17MOREOld and new theatrical and video releases rated **** to BOMBMOREExact running times—an invaluable guide for recording and for discovering which movies have been editedMOREReviews of little-known sleepers, foreign films, rarities, and classicsANDLeonard’s all-new personal recommendations for movie lovers• Date of release, running time, director, stars, MPAA ratings, color or black-and-white• Concise summary, capsule review, and four-star-to-BOMB rating system• Precise information on films shot in widescreen format• Symbols for DVDs, videos, and laserdiscs• Completely updated index of leading actors• Up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying and renting DVDs and videos .

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Leonard Maltin

Leonard Maltin is a respected film critic and historian, perhaps best known for his annual paperback reference Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide, which was first published in 1969. He lives with his wife and daughter in Los Angeles and teaches at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

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