Leonard Maltin's 2015 Movie Guide by Leonard Maltin

By Leonard Maltin

Approximately 16,000 ENTRIES together with three hundred+ NEW ENTRIES AND greater than 13,000 DVD LISTINGS

Summer blockbusters and autonomous sleepers; masterworks of Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, and Martin Scorsese; the undying comedy of the Marx Brothers and Buster Keaton; lively classics from Walt Disney and Pixar; the best international movies ever made. This 2015 variation covers the fashionable period, from 1965 to the current, whereas together with all of the nice older motion pictures you can’t have the funds for to miss—and these you can—from box-office smashes to cult classics to forgotten gemstones to forgettable bombs, indexed alphabetically, and entire with all of the crucial details you may ask for.

NEW:
• approximately 16,000 pill motion picture reports, with three hundred+ new entries
• greater than 25,000 DVD and video listings
• up to date record of mail-order and on-line resources for getting and renting DVDs and videos

MORE:
• professional movie code scores from G to NC-17
• outdated and new theatrical and video releases rated **** to BOMB
• special operating times—an important consultant for recording and for locating which videos were edited
• studies of little-known sleepers, international movies, rarities, and classics
• Leonard’s own checklist of Must-See Movies
• Date of liberate, working time, director, stars, MPAA rankings, colour or black and white
• Concise precis, tablet evaluation, and four-star-to-BOMB ranking system
• specific info on movies shot in widescreen format
• Symbols for DVDs, movies, and laserdiscs
• thoroughly up-to-date index of prime actors

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