Blogs by John Howard Reid
6 Books in Top 18 Bestsellers at Amazon Kindle Today!
10/30/2010 8:02:29 PM
Leading off with "Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics", I have no less than six bestsellers in the top 18 of Kindle's Movies & Video Guides & Reviews today. In other words, one of every 3 books in the top 18 bestsellers in this category is one I authored.
I must admit I'm a little surprised "Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics" is so popular.
There are other books on this topic. And actually only 110 movies of the 150 could be classed as ABSOLUTELY MUST-SEE. Almost all of these 110 are famous films like "Citizen Kane" and "Dinner at Eight"; or movies that won numerous awards such as "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and "Going My Way".
The other 40 movies are really personal recommendations that many other critics like Leonard Maltin and Roger Ebert, for instance, would possibly not share. For example, "A Millionaire for Christy" starring Eleanor Parker; "Strange Boarders" with Googie Withers; and "Upperworld". That last film ranks as a must-see for me because it features Ginger Rogers in one of her very best roles.
Admittedly, any movie with Ginger Rogers is a must-see as far as I'm concerned, but "Upperworld" is most definitely one of Ginger's greatest triumphs.
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