The Video Movie Guide 2002

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Random House Publishing Group, 2001 - Motion pictures - 1582 pages
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"Video Movie Guide" has been a Ballantine staple for 17 years. Fans and reviewers alike agree that Martin & Porter deliver the perfect review -- plus pertinent info on official rating, cast, running time, etc. Their five-star rating system -- including the dreaded Turkey -- guarantees viewers that they will never again have to sit through a clunker.

VMG is thoroughly updated and edited every year to keep the commentary and listings fresh, adding between 500 to 800 new entries. The guide also includes DVD listings, Academy Award listings, and information on where to buy hard-to-find videos. The Cast and Director indexes, amazingly complete, are a treasure trove for students and fans.

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About the author (2001)

Mick Martin, a lifelong film fan, has been reviewing movies professionally for thirty-four years in all forms of media. He worked for The Sacramento Union daily newspaper from 1976 until its demise in 1993. His other passion is blues music, which has resulted in ongoing tours of Europe and eighteen CDs with his band, Mick Martin and the Blues Rockers. Their latest release is One Foot in Front of the Other.
Marsha Porter, author of numerous short stories, articles, and a teacher's handbook, holds a master's degree in educational administration. She's taught a foreign-films class and written a monthly column. Currently, she does freelance writing and editing and teaches English.

Porter holds a master's degree in educational adminisistration. She's taught a foreign film class and written a monthly column. Currently she does freelance writing and editing, and teaches English.

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