150 Timeless Movies by Susan Granger

By Susan Granger

it is a selection choice of one hundred fifty motion picture reports of vintage and modern undying video clips by way of overseas syndicated movie critic Susan Granger. It contains movies from the earliest days to at the present time, from the Russian movie, "Battleship Potemkin" (1925) and "Gone With the Wind" (1939) to "Bridge of Spies" (2015) and "Zootopia" (2016). one hundred fifty undying videos comprises studies reprinted from Granger’s renowned web site, www.susangranger.com, in addition to greater than dozen new experiences of English and overseas movie classics. there's an unique advent by means of Granger, who grew up in Hollywood; her father used to be director/producer S. Sylvan Simon, and, after his premature dying at forty-one whereas filming "From right here to Eternity," her mom remarried and Susan’s step-father was once MGM government Armand Deutsch.

Praise for one hundred fifty undying MOVIES:
“No one is aware extra approximately video clips, previous and new, and how the movie global works than Susan. So what an incredible deal with it truly is to have her for the 1st time discuss one hundred fifty of the flicks 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 center, a pleasant potential for ask yourself, a willing serious eye, and a dexterous approach with phrases. She writes spot-on studies which are either well-informed and wonderful to read.”
—Randy Pitman, Publisher/Editor, Video Librarian

“Susan Granger has given us this consultant, one hundred fifty undying videos, which may be a major addition to the library of an individual who loves film.”
—Maria Cooper Janis, actor Gary Cooper’s daughter

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

“I can regularly belief Susan Granger to guide me to the films i will love (as good because the stinkers to avoid.) not just is she an excellent advisor, yet she's a enjoyable learn. i'm venerated to be incorporated within the undying 150!”—Keir Dullea, actor, famous person of "2001: an area Odyssey"

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