With over 1.75 million copies sold worldwide, this book is a must-have for all movie lovers, from casual movie-goers to film connoisseurs. This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Selected and authored by a team of international film critics, every profile is packed with details, plot summaries and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film's history. Each entry offers a fresh look at some the greatest films of all time.
Learn the complete history of filmmaking, from silent-era sensations such as D. W. Griffith's controversial The Birth of a Nation to recent Oscar winners. Discover little-known facts about Hollywood's most memorable musicals, greatest dramas, noteworthy documentaries, screwball comedies, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and more. Movie lovers of all stripes will thoroughly enjoy this must-have compilation.
About the Author
Ian Haydn Smith is the update editor for 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. He is a London-based writer and the editor of Curzon Magazine.
Steven Jay Schneider is a film critic, scholar, and producer with postgraduate degrees in Philosophy (Harvard University) and Cinema Studies (New York University). He is the author of many books on the cinematic arts.