By Susan Granger

this can be a selection choice of a hundred and fifty motion picture studies of vintage and modern undying videos by means of overseas syndicated movie critic Susan Granger. It contains motion pictures from the earliest days to this present day, from the Russian movie, "Battleship Potemkin" (1925) and "Gone With the Wind" (1939) to "Bridge of Spies" (2015) and "Zootopia" (2016). a hundred and fifty undying videos contains studies reprinted from Granger’s well known site, www.susangranger.com, in addition to greater than dozen new studies of English and international movie classics. there's an unique creation by means of Granger, who grew up in Hollywood; her father used to be director/producer S. Sylvan Simon, and, after his premature demise at forty-one whereas filming "From the following to Eternity," her mom remarried and Susan’s step-father used to be MGM govt Armand Deutsch.

Praise for one hundred fifty undying MOVIES:
“No one understands extra approximately video clips, previous and new, and how the movie international works than Susan. So what a major deal with it's to have her for the 1st time speak about one hundred fifty of the films that experience intrigued her so much in the covers of 1 book…”
—Robert Osborne, host for Turner vintage Movies

“Susan Granger is a superb movie critic who has a beneficiant middle, a pleasant skill for ask yourself, a prepared serious eye, and a dexterous means with phrases. She writes spot-on experiences which are either well-informed and interesting to read.”
—Randy Pitman, Publisher/Editor, Video Librarian

“Susan Granger has given us this consultant, one hundred fifty undying video clips, which could be a big addition to the library of someone who loves film.”
—Maria Cooper Janis, actor Gary Cooper’s daughter

“I have recognized Susan considering the fact that she used to be 4 years previous. She was once vivid then—she's even brighter now—in each means. and she or he is aware tips on how to separate the wheat from the chaff.”
—actress Jane Powell

“I can constantly belief Susan Granger to lead me to the films i'm going to love (as good because the stinkers to avoid.) not just is she an exceptional advisor, yet she's a enjoyable learn. i'm commemorated to be integrated within the undying 150!”—Keir Dullea, actor, superstar of "2001: an area Odyssey"

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