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Completely updated index of leading performers
Official motion picture code ratings from G to NC-17
Old and new theatrical and video releases rated **** to BOMB MORE Exact running times—an invaluable guide for recording and for discovering which movies have been edited
Reviews of little-known sleepers, foreign films, rarities, and classics
Leonard's personal list of fifty notable debut features
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• Completely updated index of leading actors
• Up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying and renting DVDs and videos
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