The Best DVDs You've Never Seen, Just Missed or Almost Forgotten

The Best DVDs You've Never Seen, Just Missed or Almost Forgotten

A Guide for the Curious Film Lover

Book - 2005
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Want to look further than the nearest mega-plex?
At last, a guide for you.

A.O. Scott
Stephen Holden
Caryn James
Dave Kehr
Peter M. Nichols

If just trudging to the latest Hollywood blockbuster doesn't appeal to you, The Best DVDs You've Never Seen, Narrowly Missed or Almost Forgotten is the perfect companion. Inside, the film critics of The New York Times have made their top choices for those movies that are unjustly obscure, overlooked or just plain forgotten.

* Newly updated reviews of 500 films---all available on DVD!
* Sophisticated, intelligent, entertaining, provoking---these films run the gamut.
* Each critic's top 10 picks from the book
* Introduction by A. O. Scott, chief movie critic for The New York Times

The perfect gift for any serious movie buff, no matter what they prefer, from Waiting for Guffman to Happy, Texas, The Opposite of Sex to Belle Epoque . Film noir, documentaries, drama, Westerns, animation, comedies, foreign films, even a few must-see TV shows on DVD--- The Best DVDs You've Never Seen, Narrowly Missed or Almost Forgotten has it all.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312343620
0312343620
Call Number: 791.4375 B4644
Characteristics: xi, 489 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Nichols, Peter M.

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