The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
From the first “talkies” to modern blockbusters, The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made collects the original reviews of the most popular and influential films exactly as they appeared in print, creating a fascinating history of nearly a century of cinema.
Written by such acclaimed critics as Vincent Canby, Janet Maslin, Elvis Mitchell, and others, the film reviews featured in this indispensable volume cover black and white classics, Technicolor musicals, widescreen extravaganzas, genre favorites, art films, and foreign masterpieces with honest and thought-provoking assessments that reflect the eras in which they were initially released.
With critiques of beloved European and Asian films by directors such as Truffaut, Fellini, Almodovar, and Kurosawa appearing beside Hollywood milestones from Kubrick, Spielberg, Hitchcock, and Welles, this book traces the careers of these groundbreaking filmmakers, and encapsulates the evolution of the medium and film criticism—making this an invaluable resource for any movie fan.
Special Features and Extras Include:
* Full cast and production credits for every movie
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The New York times guide to the best 1, 000 movies ever madeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This volume compiles alphabetically the original reviews of the 1000 "best" films as selected by New York Times critics from 1927 to 1998. The selections come largely from the "Ten Best Films" chosen ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - justine - LibraryThing
I'm not sure if these really are the "best" movies, but it is a great jumping off point with good synopses of the films. Read full review
List of Movies
Key to Critics
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FILMS BY CATEGORY
FOREIGN FILMS BY COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
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