100 Documentary Films (Screen Guides)

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But this is such a bizarre mind-fuck of a film that it hardly matters. Rate the film 1-10 and give reasons for your score. The action typically involves individual efforts on the part of the hero, in contrast with most war films. During the last thirty years or so, a couple of critics have written books, published articles in newspapers and magazines, and taught courses in colleges “proving” the direct connection between reality (or surfaces of reality, as Michael Roemer[2] would say it) and cinema.

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Bond on Set: Filming Casino Royale

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Lethal Weapon is a perfect example of another sub-genre of the buddy movie: the cop buddy movie. Story of the film takes audience on the journey of comical confusions of characters and situations. S. feature film cost $375,000 to produce. [13] A broad range of motion pictures occupied the B category. Scott's secretary Carol (Ella Raines) frantically tries to track down the mysterious "phantom lady" whom Scott took to the show and who would be able to secure Scott's alibi. Her inspiring story was adapted into both a hit TV series starring Sawajiri Erika and a moving film directed by Okamura Riki.

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Australian Film Festivals: Audience, Place, and Exhibition

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The trend changed as the 1980s progressed, and precedence was slowly given to action films and science fiction. That doesn't stop them from trying to take down the Syndicate - a rogue group of operatives attempting to bring about global chaos through terrorism. The plot does indeed involve a 2-headed shark that attacks, and what it attacks is a group of college kids filled with so many annoying characters that I wished it was a 12-headed shark, just so the kids would disappear faster than they did.

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Doctor Who: The Vault: Treasures from the First 50 Years

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As for the pig’s blood scene, it doesn’t matter how many times you watch it, you’re willing that bucket not to drop. Parker; Writer: Vance Mellen; Producer: Dan LaPray; Executive Producer: Chris Williams; Director of Photography: Patrick H. On Superman's and Lex's next encounter he takes Lex to jail. When a historical event has inspired various movies (e.g., the Great Depression, the Vietnam War, Watergate), you have a rich opportunity to analyze and understand those cinematic interpretations.

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Coming Attractions: The Making of an X-Rated Video

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Their Disney brethren Lucasfilm is also interested in seeing how the galaxy far, far away can be used to span multiple genres, as the Mouse House looks to bring the franchise back into the spotlight next December with Star Wars: Episode VII. Aliens invade Earth and inadvertently spawn a quartet of mutated reptilian warriors, the Ninja Turtles, who rise up against them to defend the world. My suggestion for that is Mitchell Hundred, aka The Great Machine from Brian K. Landing in enemy territory, they fell under immediate attack.

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To Free the Cinema

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S. and the history of the film.) For a while, except for MTV-style videos and animated cartoons such as The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast, the movie musical seemed to have become a dead letter. Usually, the musical sequences in the integated and unintegrated musicals obtrude on the development of the film’s plot. Tom Huddleston She wasn’t the favourite to play ‘creepy Carrie’, but it’s impossible to imagine anyone other than Sissy Spacek (looking like she’s stepped into the ‘70s from another time altogether) in the role.

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Stardust: The Visual Companion

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You must upgrade through your mobile device. Are �slasher� horror films sexually violent? What sheds some light on the inner workings of Jame Gumb? They make a plan: sell the new house, cash out all their stocks and bonds, leaving them with $180,000 to live on for the rest of their lives (this was considered a lot in 1985), buy a motor home to escape from Los Angeles and travel the country (just like Easy Rider!), and maybe settle in a lighthouse in Connecticut where they can paint and write and no longer have to worry about ambition.

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Television Fright Films of the 1970's

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This is mature psychological horror, built on intelligence and an alluring, solid foundation of old-fashioned craft. What do they think after it has been released? Slasher Movies: A staple of the horror genre, slasher movies center around a killer mercilessly picking off their victims in a brutal and gory manner. After the First World War, the French film industry suffered through a lack of capital. But one night in a dream, a magical character directs him to the wises of love, the most mysterious experts in winning a girl.

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The Movies' Greatest Musicals: Produced in Hollywood, U.S.A.

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Read the Hays Code and explain using examples in the film. Can you imagine other actors in the same roles? Paranormal apparitions begin to surround her, and strangers with terrifying technologies know her secret--and want her dead. Created on 11/24/2008 and originally featured on Squidoo.com. Logline: A terminally ill billionaire (Ben Kingsley) gets to transplant his mind into Ryan Reynolds' body — but then he starts having flashbacks of the body's former life, in this thriller directed by Tarsem Singh.

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The American Martial Arts Film

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But Raimi never forgets to keep the blood flowing: limbs fly, eyeballs explode, and you don’t even want to know what goes on in that woodshed. The rest of the nominees fall into the typical categories the Oscars love, including biopics ("American Sniper," The Imitation Game," "The Theory of Everything" and "Selma") and serious dramas ("Boyhood"). Also, I named it Silver because, well, subtract 25 years from 1995. In the western, the town always represents civilization, but every film will have a different view of that civilization.

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