Item description for 101 Movies to Avoid: The Most Overrated Films Ever! by Allan Smithee...
The essential bible for film watchers who don't want to be suckered into seeing another acclaimed classic, each entry will surely instigate debate and discussion. Informative and highly opinionated, this compendium steers film aficionados away from the pompous and pretentious films known as "classic movies" with biting and contrarian commentary. Films such asThe English Patient, Ghost, Platoon, Pretty Woman, Ray, The Silence of the Lambs, Titanic, and War of the Worlds have been re-reviewed in this way. Chapters listing the top 10 overrated, top-grossing films, the top 10 actors to have appeared in the most overrated movies, and the top five overrated movies by genre are also included.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.14" Height: 0.87" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Sep 10, 2007
Publisher Cyan Communications
ISBN 1905736061 ISBN13 9781905736065
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Funny and Ironic Views Apr 28, 2008
Scan the titles of the films reviewed, then google or wiki the author's name... and enjoy a bit of irony. Then reconsider the nature of the new reviews in the book. I actually agree that several of these films are overrated... but the satirical bent is clear. Robert LaRue Omnibozoologist