And there's an extensive listing of Web sites for us internuts. Comment: Guaranteed delivery - Direct from Amazon! It was published by Gale Research Inc and has a total of 1973 pages in the book. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Then you get among other things the list of all the Academy Awards, British Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Independent Spirit Awards, Writers Guild of America Awards and the easy to forget about but good for a laugh, the Golden Raspberry Award of the worst - who could forget that Dan Aykrod got worst actor for Caddyshack 2? This book is the size of a dictionary, but then it has to be in order to hold everything that it does. Its reviews are very down-to-earth, and it never takes itself too seriously. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
I have had the older version of Videohound on my shelf since the mid 1990's and purchased this as a necessary update. However, this 2017 edition that I bought is missing some entries, like 2013's Star Trek Into Darkness. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the video hounds golden movie retriever gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. Videohound gives each of us what we want. I found I generally agree with about 96% of Maltin reviews, but VideoHound just doesn't seem as useful as a consumer guide.
So you can get 1,973 pages of helpful information all in one place for what you would spend going to a movie and getting a big popcorn and big drink. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Indexes include Category, Kibbles and Series, Awards, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, and Composer. This huge volume fills in gaps from other small versions of movie books. Series Title: Other Titles: Golden movie retriever Video Hound's golden movie retriever VideoHound's golden movie retriever. Will want to recommend to complete strangers on the street.
Unless you don't care anything about movies. For some reason I've kept a couple of these annually issued shelf-wasters around even though the internet has rendered them obsolete. Wish they could have put it in two smaller volumes. Bookseller: , Texas, United States. All I want to do is look up a movie. Verified purchase: Yes Condition: Pre-owned. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Description: xii, 2087 pages ; 28 cm Contents: Introduction -- Using VideoHound -- Alternate titles index -- Videos A-Z -- Category list -- Category index -- Kibbles and series list -- Kibbles and series index -- Awards index -- Cast index -- Director index -- Writer index -- Video sources guide -- Web site guide. Yeah, it's that kind of book. I purchased the 2007 issue, due to complaints about the thin, brittle paper used for other years. Along with a list of all the movies she had appeared in. I thought I would never find an update after years of looking.
Some corners may be bumped or otherwise imperfect. Because it is so huge, it cannot be placed on a coffee table for constant use, rather like keeping the yellow pages on display. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. But it is a very thick and heavy book loaded with info I could do without. For some reason I've kept a couple of these annually issued shelf-wasters around even though the internet has render A thick-ass desktop-publishing-era movie guide with hideously cobbled and rendered reviews that were obviously churned out by underpaid interns who plagiarized them from elsewhere and made them legal with the judicious replacement of a word here or there. Reminds me of an old Manhattan phone book. Whether you agree with the opinion or not, you'll appreciate the plot synopses and interesting production notes and trivia our capsule reviews provide.
Description text copyright 2007 www. Because there are alphabetical listings by subject, by actor, director, writer, etc. That means it is incomplete. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Nobody seems to write these any more. This is a great book to curl up with to plan your movie week.
Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Book Condition: Guaranteed delivery - Direct from Amazon! Fully expanded and updated with 1,000 new reviews, VideoHound 1997 has an inviting new page design, Lots of new and outrageous film categories and tons of astounding trivia. Size 4to up to 12'' tall. The problem with this book is its size! At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. I was a theater major in school, supporting national theater in Britain and the Hollywood scene of John Ford, Howard Hawks, Frank Capra,Sam Pekinpah,Elmore Leonard, Dalton Trumbo, lately Oliver Stone I was in the same infantry division as he profiled in Platoon, the Tropic Lightning 25th Inf Dv. One small down note: Golden Movie Retriever's format can present some minor confusion.
Or see how prolific your favorite director, writer, cinematographer, even composer, has been. . If you are a movie buff, I think this belongs in your collection of movie guides. For instance my wife and I were watching the original Pink Panther movie the other day. Little bone icons are used to rate films instead of stars or asterisks. Like lists of Writers, Directors, Cinematographers, Composers, etc. VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever 1998 categorizes films by their country of origin and by director, star, writer, cinematographer, and composer.