1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die


by: Haydn Smith, Ian
Format: Hardcover

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Product Description With over 1.75 million copies sold worldwide, this book is a must-have for all movie lovers. This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Selected and authored by a team of international film critics, every profile is packed with details, plot summaries and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film's history. Each entry offers a fresh look at some the greatest films of all time. This all-new edition has been updated with: New films that span the globe Detailed, full-color images Key quotations from the movies More movie posters than ever Up-to-date facts and movie trivia Learn the complete history of filmmaking, from silent-era sensations such as D.W. Griffith's controversial The Birth of a Nation to recent Oscar nominees like Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Mad Max: Fury Road. Discover little-known facts about Hollywood's most memorable musicals, greatest dramas, noteworthy documentaries, screwball comedies, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and more. Movie lovers of all stripes will thoroughly enjoy this must-have compilation. Review "This book is a film lover's dream. It chronicles the entire history of cinema, and this updated edition includes new movies…" -- Book Page "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die packs in details about over a thousand movies which are 'must see' events. If this sounds familiar, it's because various editions of this book have appeared in the past; but this has been newly revised and updated to include movies up to the latest productions. Each film receives a review of facts, a consideration of why it's a standout compared to others, and a few black and white and color photos from films and ads. The plot synopsis includes discussion of major characters and cinematographic approaches and camera work, considering all the elements that make the work exceptional. The result is a 'must' for any serious film collection." -- The Midwest Book Review "1001 MOVIES YOU MUST SEE BEFORE YOU DIE celebrates the most creative and influential voices in film. It is a trusted resource for movie lovers and one that we proudly reference." -- Sundance Channel About the Author Steven Jay Schneider is a film critic, film historian, author and editor of several books on film and film making, many of them available in North America from Barron's. Ian Haydn Smith is the update editor for 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. He is a London-based writer and the editor of Curzon Magazine.


Product Code: 9781438050065
ISBN: 1438050062
Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing
Publication Date: 2017-10-15
Number of Pages: 960 pages
Languages: English
Edition: 7
Dimension: 8.19 x 2.8 x 8.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.75 pounds