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 guide promises to be as cutting edge as it is comprehensive. Fully revised and updated to include hundreds of new films, this is the longest running guide to the film industry, and 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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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.Review:
"No other book offers such comprehensive and entertaining information in one volume." —Library Journal
"The King Kong of movie reference works." —Mail on Sunday
"Often imitated, never bettered." —Guardian
"At the end of the day, Halliwell's is top of the pile." —Film Review
"The indispensable reference guide for the avid moviegoer's bookshelf." —Empire
"[One of five] indispensable books that should be on the shelves or end tables of film critics and film buffs everywhere" —The Post and Courier
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007260806
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