Leonard Maltin's 2014 Movie Guide

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Penguin, Sep 3, 2013 - Performing Arts - 1664 pages
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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.

Nearly 16,000 capsule movie reviews, with more than 300 new entries

More than 25,000 DVD and video listings

Up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying and renting DVDs and videos

Completely updated index of leading performers

Official motion picture code ratings from G to NC-17

Old and new theatrical and video releases rated **** to BOMB

Exact running times—an invaluable guide for recording and for discovering which movies have been edited

Reviews of little-known sleepers, foreign films, rarities, and classics

Leonard’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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Recognized as one of the leading authorities on movies and movie makers, Leonard Maltin has become a household name and media personality due to his regular appearances on the highly successful syndicated TV program “Entertainment Tonight;” his daily radio feature, “Leonard Maltin’s Video View;” his monthly reviews in Playboy magazine; and his popular weekend TV show, “Hot Ticket.”

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