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1.
Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide 2000
by Leonard Maltin(Editor), et al


BOOKS (AC)
Paperback - 1641 pages
Accessory edition (November 1999)

$6.39
$1.60

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2.5 out of 5 stars
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Film historian and critic Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide 2000 is incredibly extensive, offering summaries and ratings of movies from Aaron Loves Angela to Zuma Beach. Each movie gets a wry comment from Maltin (the 1981 teen sex comedy Private Lessons is summed up as "a mild piece of sleaze")... Read more

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Cinematherapy : The Girl's Guide to Movies for Every Mood
by Nancy K. Peske, Beverly West


Dell Books (Paperbacks)
Paperback - 258 pages
(March 9, 1999)




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4 out of 5 stars
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Hip, hilarious, and irreverent, and in full awareness of the healing powers of film, this fantastic guide recommends a movie to suit and soothe a woman's every possible mood. Read more

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The New York Times Guide to the Best 1000 Movies Ever Made
by Vincent Canby, et al


Times Books
Paperback - 1002 pages
1 Ed edition (October 1999)




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3.5 out of 5 stars
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Everyone knows that a good canon debate doesn't get interesting until you reach the realm of the top 100. But by listing the top 1,000 movies, as the editors of The New York Times have done with this fat, readable collection of reviews, you get to skip all that huffing and puffing about quality and... Read more

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Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide 2000 (Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide 2000)
by Leonard Maltin(Editor), et al


Plume
Paperback - 1641 pages
(October 1999)

$15.96


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2.5 out of 5 stars
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Film historian and critic Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide 2000 is incredibly extensive, offering summaries and ratings of movies from Aaron Loves Angela to Zuma Beach. Each movie gets a wry comment from Maltin (the 1981 teen sex comedy Private Lessons is summed up as "a mild piece of sleaze")... Read more

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The End and the Beginning : The Official Guide to the X Files (The Official Guide to the X-Files, V. 5)
by Andy Meisler, Chris Carter


Harper Entertainment
Paperback - 299 pages
Vol 5 (April 2000)

$13.56
$3.39

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5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
A colorful, information-packed manual to the X-Files sixth season offers more than three hundred episode shots, detailed plot summaries, dialogue from key scenes, trivia, and behind-the-curtain coverage of all the action. Original. TV tie-in. Read more

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The Star Wars Encyclopedia
by Stephen J. Sansweet, Timothy Zahn (Introduction)


Ballantine Books (T)
Hardcover - 354 pages
Lst Ed. edition (June 30, 1998)

$34.96


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Since 1977, the Star Wars universe, conceived by George Lucas, has been explored by authors and artists eager to build on the foundation laid by the blockbuster movies. The Star Wars Encyclopedia is the essential guide to every detail of the history, planets, vehicles, politics, aliens, and weapons... Read more

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Star Wars: The Making of Episode I
by Laurent Bouzereau, Jody Duncan


Lucasbooks
Paperback - 161 pages
(May 19, 1999)

$15.96


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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An Imperial Star Destroyer plus a doughnut equals a Neimoidian battleship. So reveals Phantom Menace design director Doug Chiang, as he's discussing how the previous Star Wars films influenced the conceptual planning of Episode I. Fans of Star Wars, of course, love to get this kind of skinny, and ... Read more

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The Film Encyclopedia (3rd Ed)
by Ephraim Katz, et al


Harperperennial Library
Paperback - 1504 pages
3rd Rev edition (March 1998)




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4.5 out of 5 stars
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This is the basic reference guide to the international cinema. Put it next to your TV and VCR and you'll be able to answer the questions that inevitably arise when you watch a movie: "What other films has she been in?"; "Haven't I heard that director's name before?"; and "What in tarnation is a... Read more

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Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary
by David West Reynolds, Alexander Ivanov (Illustrator)


Dorling Kindersley
Hardcover - 64 pages
(October 1998)

$13.96


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Watch the Star Wars trilogy enough times and you'll find yourself straining to catch all the little details. Not the subtle plot points (Darth is Luke's dad, check; Luke and Leia are brother and sister, check), but all the cool gear and gadgets that keep flashing in front of the camera. Like what... Read more

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1999 Leonard Maltin Movie/Video Guide
by Leonard Maltin(Introduction)


BOOKS (AC)
Paperback - 1632 pages
(November 1998)
+ $1.35 special surcharge
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2.5 out of 5 stars
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If you buy only one film book in your life, this should be it. Maltin is the filmgoer's guide--the most compact, intelligent, and informative reference available. Alphabetized by title, each of its more than 19,000 entries lists year of release, running time, director, principal cast, and... Read more

11.   The Tarzan Chronicles (Welcome Book)
by Howard E. Green


Hyperion
Hardcover - 192 pages
(June 1999)




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4.5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist June 1, 1999
For its latest animated feature, instead of adapting a fairy tale, legend, or myth, Disney has chosen the relatively modern story of Tarzan. As it did with the heroes of its other recent movies, the studio focuses on the alienation of adolescence in its Tarzan, who no longer belongs with the apes... Read more

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Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2000 (Roger Eberts Movie Yearbook, 2000)
by Roger Ebert


Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 923 pages
(October 1999)

$13.56
$3.39

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4 out of 5 stars
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Roger Ebert collects the past few years of his reviews along with interviews, essays, and "Ask the Movie Answer Man" into one sturdy volume--Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2000. The reviews, of course, are the main feature of the book, and they bear the hallmark of a man who no longer worries about... Read more

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1999 Video Movie Guide
by Mick Martin, Derrick Bang (Contributor)


Ballantine Books (Mm)
Paperback - 1584 pages
(March 1999)

$6.39
$1.60

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4 out of 5 stars
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Wondering what video to rent tonight? Well, this bestselling, fact-packed guide is the only sourcebook you and your family will ever need. Mick Martin and Marsha Porter steer you toward the winners and warn you about the losers. VIDEO MOVIE GUIDE 1999 covers it all--more films than any other... Read more

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Video Movie Guide 2000
by Mick Martin, et al


Ballantine Books (Trd Pap)
Paperback - 1582 pages
(November 1, 1999)

$15.16
$3.79

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4 out of 5 stars
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Wondering what video to rent tonight? This bestselling, fact-packed guide is the only sourcebook you and your family will ever need. Mick Martin and Marsha Porter steer you toward the winners and warn you about the losers. VIDEO MOVIE GUIDE 2000 covers it all--more films than any other guide, plus... Read more

15.   The Anime Companion: What's Japanese in Japanese Animation
by Gilles Poitras


Stone Bridge Press
Paperback - 176 pages
(November 1998)

$13.56
$3.39

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3.5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, May 27, 2000 4 out of 5 stars
perfect for almost any anime otaku
this book is great. its kinda like a japanese dictionary with a whole bunch of anime refrences. its got a bunch of pictures from diffrent series used as examples to what certian words mean. really speaking, its a dictionary with lots of pictures, lots of words, in black and white, and one of the... Read more

 


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The Essential Bond
by Lee Pfeiffer, et al


HarperCollins (paper)
Paperback - 204 pages
(September 8, 1999)

$18.40
$4.60

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5 out of 5 stars
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"Bond...James Bond."

The Bond name is synonymous with high-tech gadgets, beautiful women, deadly spies, and action-packed, death-defying adventure. There's no one else like him around. There have been nearly twenty films about him, there are more than sixty Web sites dedicated to him, and it's... Read more


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70 Years of the Oscar : The Official History of the Academy Awards
by Robert Osborne


Abbeville Press, Inc.
Hardcover - 384 pages
Rev&Updtd edition (January 1999)

$45.50
$19.50

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5 out of 5 stars
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The only book officially sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, this hefty tome presents the history of the movies through the lens of the industry's central organizing body. On May 4, 1927, AMPAS came into formal existence, and since then it has served as the primary forum... Read more

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Star Wars the Making of Episode I : The Phantom Menace (Star Wars)
by Laurent Bouzereau, Jody Duncan


Lucasbooks
Hardcover - 192 pages
1 Ed edition

$27.96


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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An Imperial Star Destroyer plus a doughnut equals a Neimoidian battleship. So reveals Phantom Menace design director Doug Chiang, as he's discussing how the previous Star Wars films influenced the conceptual planning of Episode I. Fans of Star Wars, of course, love to get this kind of skinny, and ... Read more

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Halliwell's Film & Video Guide 2000 (Halliwell's Film and Video Guide, 2000)
by Leslie Halliwell, John Walker (Editor)


Harper Resource
Paperback - 948 pages
15 edition (December 1999)
$22.50

$4.50

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3 out of 5 stars
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This monster is quite simply the king of video guides. Halliwell's Film and Video Guide 2000 contains more than 23,000 entries, creating a competition for space that allows most films only a quick-and-dirty single sentence review. Which is not to say that the book is in any way less than... Read more

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The Bare Facts Video Guide 1998
by Craig Hosoda


Bare Facts
Paperback - 900 pages
8th edition (August 1, 1998)


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4 out of 5 stars
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"The Bare Facts Video Guide" helps you locate actresses' nude scenes on video tapes. The entry for each actress lists their film and television credits. The films they have disrobed in appear in bold face followed by a rating on how "good" the scene is, the hours and minutes when it occurs and a... Read more

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A Bug's Life : The Art and Making of an Epic of Miniature Proportions
by Jeff Kurtti


Hyperion
Hardcover - 128 pages
(December 1998)

$28.00


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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This lavish celebration of "A Bug's Life", the new computer-animated film, profiles the innovative minds behind the movie, its cutting-edge animation techniques, and the movie's unforgettable, lovable characters. Full color. Read more

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Star Trek Deep Space Nine Technical Manual : Technical Manual (Star Trek, Deep Space Nine)
by Herman Zimmerman, et al


Pocket Books
Paperback - 178 pages
(November 1998)

$19.20
$4.80

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5 out of 5 stars
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Whether you're looking for a cross-section of a Bajoran tricorder, plan drawings of the USS Defiant, or a detailed explanation of station wastewater treatment, you'll find everything you need in the Deep Space Nine Technical Manual. This is a fascinating and useful reference for the dedicated DS9... Read more

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Star Wars Chronicles
by Deborah Fine, Aeon Inc.


Chronicle Books
Hardcover - 320 pages
(February 1997)
$150.00
$105.00


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5 out of 5 stars
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This is the ultimate must-have for the Star Wars fanatic. Spendy, but definitely worth it, the Star Wars Chronicles is a big, beautiful book that comes in a gold and black box--it will look great on your coffee table next to your Star Wars Logbook. The Chronicles cover the beloved trilogy of movies... Read more

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Peter Bogdanovich's Movie of the Week : 52 Classic Films for One Full Year
by Peter Bogdanovich


Ballantine Books (Trd Pap)
Paperback - 208 pages
(November 1, 1999)
$11.00
$8.80
$2.20

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5 out of 5 stars
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Peter Bogdanovich's Movie of the Week is a gem of a movie guide: a whole year of guaranteed good rentals. Bogdanovich takes the reader all the way through the calendar, recommending and commenting on a worthy film every week. (Not to worry if you're reading this mid-year; while the book is divided... Read more

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Star Wars : The Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels
by Bill Smith, et al


Del Rey
Paperback - 201 pages
(March 1996)

$15.16
$3.79

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5 out of 5 stars
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Every Star Wars fan knows that Slave I is Boba Fett's tricked-out bounty-hunting ride. But how many know about its short-lived successor, Slave II? And what average fan has ever laid eyes on an Imperial MT-AT walker? (Imagine a huge, arachnid AT-AT.) Heck, most SW buffs will even try to tell you... Read more

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