Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide

Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide

The Modern Era

By Leonard Maltin

Plume Books, Paperback, 9780452298545, 1640pp.

Publication Date: August 29, 2012

Walking into a video store or browsing on Netflix can be an overwhelming experience. How do you choose what to watch? Respected film historian Leonard Maltin is here to help, recommending the best movies for a first date, a cozy night in with your spouse, or just a rainy day. Whether it's a Scorsese drama or a Judd Apatow comedy, all of your favorite movies are here. Listed alphabetically, each movie entry includes: --date of release --running time --director and cast --MPAA rating --color or black and white --capsule review, and Maltin's own four-star-to-BOMB rating --symbols for DVD, video, widescreen, or Blu-Ray format Maltin also includes an index of actors and his personal recommendations for movie lovers, and sources for buying and renting DVDs.

About the Author
Leonard Maltin is a respected film critic and historian, perhaps best known for his annual paperback reference Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide, which was first published in 1969. He lives with his wife and daughter in Los Angeles and teaches at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Praise For Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide

"Maltin's movie guide is still * * * *." - USA Today

"The go-to choice for both film geeks and casual couch potatoes."  - The New York Times Book Review

"I recommend Leonard Maltin's guide, which has become standard." - Roger Ebert's Video Companion