Trading on its impeccable reputation, Halliwell’s now presents it’s Top 1,000 favorite films. Starting at number 1,000, each entry includes a plot summary, cast and crew, awards, key critical comments, DVD and soundtrack availability, and a wealth of other interesting details. To supplement the countdown, there is commentary from film stars, show business personalities, well-known critics, and the movers and shakers in the film industry, each naming their favorite films or weighing in on Halliwell’s selection. Illustrated throughout with classic and modern film stills and posters, this is a book that every cinema fan will want to own. John Walker is one of Britain’s leading film critics.
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John Walker spent twenty years in Fleet Street working as a features editor, show business editor, columnist and film and theatre critic, and contributing features on movies to many national newspapers and magazines. Now a renowned film expert, his updating of Halliwell has been widely and highly acclaimed.Review:
'!influential!' Guardian, June 2005 '!erydite, meaty and dominated by vintage auteurs. There is hardly a frivolous bauble in sight!bold and dramatic!well done, Mr Walker.' The Times, June 2005 'It's a greatest hitlist that demands respect. For ever since movie buff Leslie Halliwell brought out his first Filmgoer's Companion 40 years ago, it has become the film reference work.' Daily Express, June 2005 '!the ultimate movie guide!' Film Review, September 2005 "!stands head and shoulders above the rest." Screen Digest "This is the guide the film industry turns to." TV Week "At the end of the day, Halliwell is top of the pile" Film Review, 7/99 "The King Kong of movie reference works" Mail on Sunday 'The indispensable reference guide for the avid moviegoer's bookshelf' Empire 'Often imitated, never bettered' The Guardian
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110007181655
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