Korean War Filmography: 91 English Language Features through

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The board game you haven't played in years becomes a Transformers-esque action movie about aliens who come down and trap naval vessels in a magic ocean bubble, where they have to fight monsters. 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. Building on the achievement of B genre predecessors like Invasion of the Body Snatchers in its subtextual exploration of social and political issues, it doubled as a highly effective thriller and an incisive allegory for both the Vietnam War and domestic racial conflicts.

The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia: 2000-2010

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New kid in town Brodie and bad-boy Zakk quickly bond over their mutual admiration of heavy metal. A trans-Pacific flight gets haunted by a supernatural presence, in this film by director Takashi Shimizu, co-starring True Blood's Ryan Kwanten. Joshua Rothkopf Although anthology horror films are fiendishly difficult to pull off, in its original Italian version (as opposed to the reshuffled, re-scored travesty released in the US), Bava’s bold, expressionistic use of colour and lighting imposes a stylistic consistency on this disparate trio of tales.

The Science Fiction Image: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of

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The mayor, who is in cahoots with Kent appoints the town drunk, Washington Dimsdale, as the new sheriff assuming that he'll be easy to control. Hilarious high jinks ensue. (PG-13) Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne return as a married couple that must contend with the sorority that takes over the house next door. Spielberg consulted leading scientists to furnish a plausible future world, and a decade later – from retina scanners to personalised advertising – he was spot on. ‘Minority Report’ is still creepy as hell.

Disneystrology: What Your Birthday Character Says About You

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A film distributor would often have to deliver to an exhibitor over a hundred films a year to keep the theaters fresh. This being Hollywood, suave Michael Rennie was perfectly cast as the angular alien – after all, he came from the distant galaxy of Bradford. It’s amazing that this film isn’t a mess. David Lynch originally filmed the story as a pilot of a television series, then re-shot some scenes and cobbled together a feature-length film after the studio executives took a pass.

My Best Friend is a Wookiee: One Boy's Journey to Find His

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Corbett Allred plays missionary Elder Tuttle; Maclean Nelson plays Elder Probst; Alex Veadov and Nikita Bogolyubov play their Russian captors. The economic model was deliberately low-rent, at least by major studio standards. It is worth noting that in the Top 25 for all respondents, there was a virtual void of films in the COMEDY genre. Carol Reed's The Third Man (written by Grahame Greene) was an award-winning predecessor of this sub-genre.

Cinema of John Marshall (Visual Anthropology)

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Best known was Russ Meyer, who released his first successful narrative nudie, the comic Immoral Mr. But as we look at how the genre changes over time, we must not think of the history of horror as being a rigid one way street. Written by Tony Fontana Overview: For a Few Dollars More is a Spaghetti Western from Italian director Sergio Leone from 1965 and the sequel to A Fistful of Dollars.

Metropolis (BFI Film Classics)

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Thanks in large part to two likeable lead performances – Hemmings and Nicolodi have a real rapport as the amateur sleuths on the trail of a serial murderer – it’s also Argento’s most breezily enjoyable film, chucking in a fistful of witty, satirical attacks on Italian masculinity and some of the finest prog-fusion freakouts ever committed to tape. Film genres are similar to musical genres or literary genres in many ways. And even more basic: what should the adjectives be?

Hollywood Science: Movies, Science, and the End of the World

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This web site contains only authentic, original movie memorabilia. Here’s the full press release: The American Film Institute (AFI) tonight revealed the 10 greatest movies in 10 classic American film genres in AFI’s 10 TOP 10, a three-hour special television event on the CBS Television Network. This is a science fiction film in which a young boy is propelled into the future through a time travel vehicle.

The Desire to Desire: The Woman's Film of the 1940's

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The "sea monster" turns out to be a submarine captained by the mysterious Captain Nemo... More YouTube isn't just the place to go to watch videos of skateboarding dogs or the latest movie trailers. In real life, do you tend to believe what you see or what you hear? Tourneur was right about the monster – it’s B-movie silly. How does the mise en scene reflect those attitudes? Tom Huddleston A surprise entry on our list, this appallingly titled micro-budget Australian offering made waves at the SXSW film festival in 2006, then promptly vanished off the radar.

The Art of WALL.E

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Outlook: It's from the director of Meet Dave and Norbit. By way of contrast and comparison, Blacks cited 12 films (48%) in the Top 25 which concerned Black themes or top-billed Black actors and/or writers and directors. One thing is historically true: musicals are not forever —they are not, like a good film, timeless. Tom Huddleston In lesser hands, the wild theatrics and camp stylings of Ken Russell’s story of religious persecution and demonic possession in seventeenth-century France would turn ‘The Devils’ into no more than a fleshy, hysterical romp.