1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Steven Jay Schneider

Cassell Illustrated

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 to bring the must-watch list bang up to date for 2016, from great classics like The Birth of a Nation and Gone With the Wind to more recent offerings like Mad Max: Fury Road, The Big Short, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Revenant, Spotlight and Straight Outta Compton. 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 Die offers 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.

  • Classification : Film, Theatre & Tv
  • Pub Date : OCT 6, 2016
  • Imprint : Cassell Illustrated
  • Page Extent : 960
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9781844038893
  • Price : INR 1,695

Steven Jay Schneider

Steven Jay Schneider one of the true connoisseurs of movie horror has written talked taught and published extensively on all aspects of film from aesthetics and psychoanalysis to the joys of the slasher flick. Here he has brought together more than fifty of the finest writers reviewers critics professors aficionados and filmmakers from around the globe. From Le Monde's Jean-Michel Frodon in Paris to Undercurrent's Chris Fujiwara in Tokyo the team comprises the best that film writing has to offer. It includes contributors to Empire Sight & Sound Time Out Rolling Stone The New York Times Total Film International Film Guide LA Weekly CineAction Film Quarterly NME Washington Post Filmmaker Moviemaker and many more.


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