By Leonard Maltin
Summer time blockbusters and self sustaining sleepers; masterworks of Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, and Martin Scorsese; the undying comedy of the Marx Brothers and Buster Keaton; lively classics from Walt Disney and Pixar; the best international movies ever made.
This 2014 version covers the trendy period, from 1965 to the current, whereas together with the entire nice older movies you can’t find the money for to miss—and these you can—from box-office smashes to cult classics to forgotten gem stones to forgettable bombs, indexed alphabetically, and entire with all of the crucial details you may ask for.
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