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  • Genre:PERFORMING ARTS
  • SubGenre:Film & Video / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Eyes Wide Open
  • Series Number:3
  • Pages:154
  • eBook ISBN:9781483550060

Eyes Wide Open 2014: The Year's 25 Greatest Movies (and the 5 Worst)

by Chris Barsanti

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Overview

Who has the time to waste on a bad movie? In "Eyes Wide Open: 2014," you'll discover 2014's most worthwhile movies—and the ones you should avoid at all costs. This quick and informative annual guide from critic Chris Barsanti ("Filmology," "The Sci-Fi Movie Guide") also includes Best-Of lists, Honorable Mentions, DVD reviews, and the year’s best lines. From mega-budget blockbusters to tiny indies, "Eyes Wide Open: 2014" covers it all.

Description

Who has the time to waste on a bad movie? In his quick and informative annual guide, critic Chris Barsanti ("Filmology," "The Sci-Fi Movie Guide") runs down the 25 movies from 2014 you should seek out—and the 5 worst you should avoid at all costs, including: • Dramas ("Boyhood," "Selma," "Calvary") • Comedies ("The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Birdman," "Top Five") • Foreign films ("Two Days, One Night;" "Omar") • Musicals ("Into the Woods," "20,000 Days on Earth") • Indies ("Bird People," "Locke," "Under the Skin") • Documentaries ("Life Itself," "Tales of the Grim Sleeper," "Last Days in Vietnam") • Surprises ("Guardians of the Galaxy," "The Lego Movie," "Begin Again") This guide to the year in movies also includes Best-Of lists, Honorable Mentions, DVD reviews, and the year’s best lines. From mega-budget blockbusters to tiny indies, "Eyes Wide Open: 2014" covers it all.

About the author

Chris Barsanti is a member of the National Book Critics Circle, New York Film Critics Online, and the Online Film Critics Society. He is the author of Filmology: A Movie-a-Day Guide to the Movies You Need to Know (Adams Media) and The Sci-Fi Movie Guide: The Universe of Film from Alien to Zardoz (Visible Ink). His website is: chrisbarsanti.net.

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