Beyond the Wardrobe: The Official Guide to Narnia

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She’s never been into scary movies before so this is brand new territory for her and I decided to lay out a step-by-step process for anyone interested in getting into the horror game. Cath Clarke Based on traditional Japanese folk tales and filmed in ravishing wide-screen on hand-painted sets, these four stories – of raven-haired women, beautiful female spectres, blind singing monks and ghostly samurai warriors – created a template for much of the indigenous supernatural cinema that would follow.

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Touch: Sensuous Theory And Multisensory Media

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P Dutta, Border film recreated its major event—battle of Longewala that won India the war—an epic story of a battalion of one fifty soldiers from Punjab regiment led by Major Kuldeep Singh Chandpuri and their heroic retaliation against the tank regiment comprising two thousand armed Pakistani soldiers. Trevor Johnston The Big Idea: That it is possible to deliver a more accessible version of an arthouse sci-fi classic without dumbing down its psychology complexity.

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It Came from 1957: A Critical Guide to the Year's Science

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It is my sense that certain genres, such as the film noir or the horror film, exhibit the anti realism, the disjointed and spatialized temporality, the breakdown of psychological causality, the quotation of styles, the intentional reversibility of signification, and the effacement of a unified narrator which characterize high modernist and postmodernist aesthetics, whereas other genres, such as the Western or the Domestic Melodrama, do not display concomitant qualities except in novel, or baroque, instances (Johnny Guitar and Written on the Wind, for example).

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100 Film Musicals (BFI Screen Guides)

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We'll take a look at the top 20 movies that have provided the biggest return on investment (ROI) (according to industry info website, The Numbers ), and the ones that have been the biggest Hollywood flops, to find the movie genre that consistently provides the best returns. By using these guidelines, and the chart on the next page you can see how I fairly distribute the use of grades so that every film, no matter how cheaply made, gets a fair chance.

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The Silent Comedians

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In terms of narrative, how would you describe the plot of Double Indemnity in relation to its story (as differentiated by Bordwell and Thompson in the textbook Film Art: An Introduction)? Then please submit it to us so we can make the clue database even better! Dave Calhoun What might have been a routine ‘chicks with picks’ movie is lent extra emotional depth by the complex group dynamics of six young women who plunge into an Appalachian cave system and discover they are not alone.

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Between Opera and Cinema (Critical and Cultural Musicology)

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Rather than avoiding what’s been done before, the movie works it all in—and unlike Cabin In The Woods, there’s no ready explanation. Balam is more than just a mob criminal; he's a very cunning and dangerous lord who controls the police force from behind bars. Spendrill III), Dennis Ross (Don as a boy). Table 10 shows the release dates by 20 year intervals of All Cited Films as well as of the Top 25 films. Many people may be turned off by a film because of the genre it is in.

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The Sleaze Merchants: Adventures in Exploitation Filmmaking

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Every single vampire movie theme (and cliché) can be traced back to this 1922 masterpiece of German Expressionism. It’s a film with passionate things to say about making the most of mankind’s gifts, but for anyone who first saw this as a little kid, the Morlocks’ dark eyes illuminated by pinpricks of light may have haunted your dreams ever since. He bounces his little son on his shoulders while listening to his tribute with his wife. Every shot is lovingly crafted and there are some beautiful landscapes - as one might expect from a DoP.

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World War I on Film: English Language Releases Through 2014

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Clouzot has been tagged the ‘French Hitchcock’, and it’s a fair enough comparison: like his British counterpart, he allows for ample playfulness amid the scares. They even offered a $1 million prize to the team that could design an algorithm that would improve the company's ability to predict how many stars users would give movies. Tom Huddleston Who’s the real villain in Takashi Miike’s ice-cold thriller: the middle-aged widower who sets up a fake movie audition to lure unsuspecting single women and ends up opting for the most pliable, geisha-like applicant?

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Laughing Hysterically: American Screen Comedy of the 1950s

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Eddie is the founder and president of the Film Noir Foundation, a non-profit that raises money to preserve old noir films whose surviving negatives are on the verge of being lost forever all so that future generations can enjoy these seedy little tales of B-movie heaven. I also have two sub-genres of that genre. Cath Clarke The idea of horror as an act of political or cultural subversion may have gained traction in the ’70s, but it’s been there all along: what is Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ if not a satire on class?

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Making Waves: New Cinemas of the 1960s

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The My Movies online service have reached a milestone with 1,000,000 titles on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD, and we are celebrating with a sale, 50% off all products. But what drives ‘Fantastic Planet’ isn’t story, but rather the mad visual imagination of Laloux’s team, which included renowned surrealist artist Roland Topor. Cast: Charan Prabhakar, Brady Bluhm, Andrea Ciliberti, Darin Southam, Rick Macy, Elizabeth Knowelden.

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