ANN: The Leonard Maltin Movie & Video Guide for Palm OS Now Available

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by David, Nov 14, 2003.

  1. David

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    Oradell, NJ - November 13, 2003 - LandWare, a pioneering developer of
    handheld computer solutions announced today the immediate availability of
    the Leonard Maltin Movie & Video Guide for Palm Powered Handhelds. LandWare
    has teamed with Leonard Maltin, the leading authority on American Film, to
    produce the ultimate mobile companion for anyone looking to buy, watch, rent
    or merely brush up on movies whenever, wherever.

    The Most Comprehensive Film Reference Available
    From Aaron Loves Angela to Zulu Dawn the Leonard Maltin Movie & Video Guide
    places essential facts at your fingertips including availability, screen
    formats, running time, director and cast, nationality, MPAA rating, genre
    and date of release for over 19,000 movies. In addition, each movie is rated
    from four stars to bomb and comes with a capsule review summarizing plot,
    quality and often great tidbits of information.

    The Leonard Maltin Movie & Video Guide also provides "top-lists" which tap
    you into the collective opinion of over 100,000 movie buffs with a single
    stroke of the stylus. Instantly find the best loved films of their decade or
    genre by selecting from 27 ranked lists that represent the most popular in
    their class.

    Manage Your Film Library, Rental and Buying Lists
    Whether you have an extensive DVD collection or simply suffer from late
    return fees the Leonard Maltin Movie & Video Guide offers powerful tools for
    tracking the films you watch, rent and own. The Leonard Maltin Movie & Video
    Guide will help maintain cost and purchase details, loan and rental records,
    technical information, notes and much more.

    Your Inside Connection to The Entertainment World
    Now you can use your handheld to keep in touch with what has happened, is
    happening and will happen in the world of cinema. The Leonard Maltin Movie
    & Video Guide provides up-to-date, anytime, anywhere access to film
    premieres in theatres, DVD release dates, Film festivals and more. Your
    handheld is updated during HotSync or wirelessly with the tap of a button to
    ensure you never miss an important event.

    Key Features:
    - Complete details and capsule reviews of over 19,000 films, including more
    than 300 new entries.
    - More than 8,000 DVD, 7,000 Laserdisc and 14,000 Videocassette entries
    - Easy-to-read symbols detailing MPAA rating, Widescreen formats, awards
    - Filmographies for over 35,000 Actors, Actresses and Directors
    - Top lists of popular movies as voted by over 100,000 regular movie-goers
    - Complete film library, rental and buying list management
    - Online event calendar keeps you in touch with DVD release dates, new
    releases in theatres and Film festivals
    - Full support for removable expansion card media

    Pricing and Availability

    The Leonard Maltin Movie & Video Guide for Palm OS is available now, and can
    be electronically downloaded at The suggested
    retail price is $19.95. The Leonard Maltin Guide requires Palm OS 3.1 or
    later. A CD-ROM version will be available in early December.

    A full visual overview is available at

    Contact: David Porfido
    Company: LandWare, Inc.
    Phone: 201-261-7944, x 213

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    LandWare is a registered trademark of LandWare, Inc. Movie guide content is
    copyright Leonard Maltin, 1969, 1974, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987,
    1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992. Copyright JessieFilm, Ltd., 1993, 1994, 1995,
    1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002. Palm OS and HotSync are
    registered trademarks of PalmSource, Inc., a subsidiary of Palm, Inc. Other
    parties' trademarks or service marks are the property of their respective
    owners and should be treated as such.
    David, Nov 14, 2003
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