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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Author : Steven Jay Schneider
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This brand-new edition covers the complete history of filmmaking, from silent-era sensations to recent Oscar nominees like Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road, and more. With over 1.75 million copies sold, it's a must-have for movie lovers!

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Author : Steven Jay Schneider
ISBN : 9781844037186
Genre : Performing Arts
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"I have, by the way, seen 943 of the 1001 movies, and am carefully rationing the remaining titles to prolong my life." - Roger Ebert "1001 ways to give cinema new scope." - The Herald Expert critics in each genre of film, from romance to horror and sci-fi, have once again painstakingly revised this list of essential must see-movies, cut and added films to bring the must-watch list bang up to date for 2013, from great classics like The Birth of a Nation and Gone With the Wind to recent Oscar winners like Life of Pi, Amour, Argo and the blockbusters that is Skyfall. Each entry tells you exactly why these films deserve inclusion in this definitive illustrated list, engaging readers in each film's concept development and production, including curious trivia facts about the movies, as well as the most famous pieces of memorabilia associated with them. Illustrated with hundreds of stunning film stills, portraits and poster art 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Dieoffers an incredible visual insight into the world of modern cinema. It puts together the most significant movies from all genres, from animation to Western, through action, comedy, documentary, musical, noir, romance, thriller, short and sci-fi. Movies from over 30 different countries have been included, offering a truly wide multi-cultural perspective, and the time span includes more than a century of extraordinary cinematography. Packed with vital statistics, and a few facts that might surprise you, this is a collector's must for the bookshelf as well as an entertaining read for all those who love the world of film. Whether your passion lies with The Blue Angel or Blue Velvet, from the films you shouldn't have missed the first time around, to the films you can see again and again, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is the definitive guide for all movie lovers. Contents includes... Introduction 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000

101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die

Author : Steven Jay Schneider
ISBN : 1845436563
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Whether it be internal demons, real-life vampires, anonymous serial killers, crazed spouses, vengeful ghosts or Satan himself, horror films have gripped audiences and filmmakers alike since the very beginnings of cinema. Prepare to be terrified, fascinated and enthralled as you take this whirlwind tour of the 101 horror films you must see before you die. 101 Horror Films You Must See Before You Die gives you a thorough appreciation of the genre, because it approaches the subject chronologically. You'll move through gothic classics like James Whale's The Old Dark House (1932) and Terence Fisher's Dracula (1958), to zombie movies like Dawn of the Dead (1978) and 28 Days Later (2002). All the sub-genres are covered too, from Eyes Without a Face (mad scientist) and The Howling (werewolf) to Nightmare on Elm Street (slasher) and The Silence of the Lambs (serial killer). And you'll learn that it's not just American teenagers who are horror-film fodder. There are classic horror films from Japan (Onibaba), Russia (Vij), Italy (Suspiria), France (Les Diaboliques), Belgium (Man Bites Dog), Germany (M), and the Netherlands (The Vanishing). Immerse yourself in the most compelling of movie genres. Prepare to be possessed - and whatever you do, don't answer the phone...

101 Sci Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die

Author : Steven Jay Schneider
ISBN : 1845436555
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If you want to know your Degoba from your Delos or your Ming from your Morlock, if you can't decide whether to eat Soylent Green or in Mos Eisley's Cantina, or if you simply want to try to comprehend 2001:A Space Odyssey, 101 Sci- Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die is for you. Visionary and imaginative - science fiction allows all other genres to leap, quite literally, into another dimension. From the classic low-budget, space exploration Flash Gordon tales of the Saturday matinee serials to the slick, CGI-realized world of The Matrix, science fiction films have long been pushing the boundaries of the visually and dramatically fantastic. Take a classic cop chase, and set it on Mars. Think of a haunted house story, then add the Nostromo. Take the boy-meets-girl classic, then make them mutants. Turn the known world on its head, play with the laws of physics, and all the while hold your audience spellbound. With insight from critics, film historians, academics, and experts in the field, 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die offers a breadth of knowledge, insight, and passion to a century of close encounters, black holes, time-travel, dodgy outfits, distant planets, impossible quests, nuclear war, futuristic technology, inexplicable forces, spaceships, extraordinary monsters, subterranean societies, and fluorescent drinks - get a dog and don't list your name in the phone book.

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

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1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

Author : Stephen Farthing
ISBN : 1844037045
Genre : Painting
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For the student, for the connoisseur, for the gallery-goer, for those who simply want to thumb through and delight in the world's greatest paintings, this book is indispensable

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Author : Peter Boxall
ISBN : 9781844037193
Genre : Reference
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Completely revised and updated to include the most up-to-date selections, this is a bold and bright reference book to the novels and the writers that have excited the world's imagination. This authoritative selection of novels, reviewed by an international team of writers, critics, academics, and journalists, provides a new take on world classics and a reliable guide to what's hot in contemporary fiction. Featuring more than 700 illustrations and photographs, presenting quotes from individual novels and authors, and completely revised for 2012, this is the ideal book for everybody who loves reading.

1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die

Author : Rae Spencer-Jones
ISBN : 1844034984
Genre : Gardens
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1001 Gardens is an extraordinary showcase of the best examples of man s artistic taming of nature from the world s most outstanding landscape gardeners. From the famous gardens of the Moorish Alhambra to hidden gems, such as the Leichtag family s Healing Garden, created for patients at the San Diego Children s Hospital, this lavishly illustrated guide will delight both lovers of natural beauty and gardeners alike. Covering the entire globe, the guide presents the very best example of every gardening style, whether it is the inspirational European floral display of impressionist painter Claude Monet s garden at Giverny in France or the exuberant diversity of the lush tropical gardens of Bali. Everywhere, gardens speak of the intimate relationship between man and the environment. Worldwide and from person to person our conceptions of beauty may differ, but gardeners are united in their desire to create visions of heaven on earth, places that stimulate the imagination and restore the spirit.

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Author : Peter Boxall
ISBN : UVA:X030331175
Genre : Literary Criticism
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For discerning bibliophiles and readers who enjoy unforgettable classic literature, this trove of reviews covers a century of memorable writing. Each entry is accompanied by an authoritative yet opinionated critical essay describing the importance and influence of the work in question.

1001 Tv Shows You Must Watch Before You Die

Author : Paul Condon
ISBN : 9780789329387
Genre : Performing Arts
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The most groundbreaking and important must-see shows from the 1950s to today's golden age of television. ´╗┐This latest addition to the best-selling and highly acclaimed 1001 series showcases the best programs produced for television from its inception to the bumper crop of great shows being produced in today's era of original cable programming and digital streaming. Offering a critical evaluation of the most important and groundbreaking TV programs ever created, this book tracks television's evolution through decades of social, cultural, and stylistic change. Included are shows that broke new ground, influenced the future, and left a lasting mark, ranging from the wholesomeness of Leave It to Beaver or The Andy Griffith Show through the mod cool of Laugh-In and The Avengers to the present day. Every important genre and era is represented, from award-winning sitcoms such as All in the Family and Seinfeld to the recent wave of high-quality cable series, including The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, Breaking Bad, and Mad Men. This volume is the perfect guide to what next to binge watch--every program is available via DVD or streaming on Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu.

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