David Gritten Halliwell's Film Guide 2008

ISBN 13: 9780007260805

Halliwell's Film Guide 2008

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9780007260805: Halliwell's Film Guide 2008

With more entries than any other guide and over one hundred years of entertainment and cinema information at your fingertips, Halliwell’s is widely recognised as the biggest and the best film guide available. This is the undisputed bible for film enthusiasts and trivia buffs everywhere – a must-have for every moviegoer.

Long established as the first and last word in movie-going information, this new-look guide promises to be as cutting edge as it is comprehensive. And as always, it’s a promise that Halliwell’s guarantees to deliver.

This is the longest running guide to the film industry and is fully revised and updated to include hundreds of new films. It is packed with cast and credit information and pithy commentary on the classics of the silver screen, the latest blockbusters, and everything in between.

This beautifully designed, perennially entertaining, comprehensive and indispensable guide includes plot synopses and evaluations, video cassette, laser disc and DVD availability. Plus reader-friendly icons denote films suitable for family viewing, Academy Award winners and nominees, soundtrack availability and video format compatibility, and lists four- and three-star films by title and year.

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Review:

'I just wish I could be as concise, accurate, well balanced and full of love for the movies as Halliwell’s manages to be year after year.' Simon Bates, Classic FM, Christmas 2005

‘At the end of the day, Halliwell’s is top of the pile.’ Film Review

‘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.’ Guardian

About the Author:

David Gritten, new to this 2008 edition, has been writing about and reviewing films for the Daily Telegraph for 15 years, having interviewed the likes of Scorsese, Spielberg, Streep, Almodovar, Clooney and Hanks. He is currently chairman of the London Film Critics' Circle.

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