Halliwell's Film, Video and DVD Guide 2005

Halliwell's Film, Video and DVD Guide 2005

by Leslie Halliwell (Author), Leslie Halliwell (Author), John Walker (Author)


With over one hundred years of entertainment and cinema information at your fingertips, this is widely recognised as the biggest and the best film guide available. It is the undisputed bible for film enthusiasts and trivia buffs everywhere -- a must-have for every moviegoer. This longest running guide to the film industry is fully revised and updated to include hundreds of new films, and is packed full with cast and credit information and pithy comment on the classics of the silver screen, the latest blockbusters, and everything in between. Halliwell's delivers all the cast and crew credits, fun trivia and behind-the-scenes information you need on over 23,000 movies including hundreds of new ones. This book also reviews films from as far afield as Iran and Korea, as well as offering critics' evaluations. This perennially entertaining, comprehensive and indispensable guide also includes plot synopses and evaluations, video cassette, laser disc and DVD availability. Plus reader friendly icons denote films suitable for family viewing, Academy Award winners and nominees, soundtrack availability and video format compatibility, plus lists of four-star and three-star films by title and year.


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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 1056
Edition: 20th edition
Publisher: HarperCollins Entertainment
Published: 04 Oct 2004

ISBN 10: 0007190816
ISBN 13: 9780007190812

Media Reviews
Praise for Halliwell's: At the end of the day, Halliwell is top of the pile Film Review 'The King Kong of movie reference works' Mail on Sunday 'The indispensable reference guide for the avid moviegoer's bookshelf' Empire 'Often imitated, never bettered' The Guardian
Author Bio
John Walker spent twenty years in Fleet Street working as a features editor, show business editor, columnist and film and theatre critic, and contributing features on movies to many national newspapers and magazines. Now a renowned film expert, his updating of Halliwell has been widely and highly acclaimed.