Spanning eight decades of films and featuring the brightest stars ever to grace the silver screen, The Essentials is THE guide to must-see movies from the most trusted authority on film-Turner Classic Movies. It offers 52 films-one per week-for a year of must-see movies!
Showcasing 52 Essential films from the golden age to the present, Turner Classic Movies invites you into a world filled with stirring performances, dazzling musical numbers, and bold directorial visions that mark the greatest moments in film history. These are movies that define what it means to be a classic. Readers can enjoy one film per week, for a year of stellar viewing, or indulge in their own classic movie festival.