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Surfing in the Movies: A Critical History

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John Engle

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But it seems this man can barely take care of himself, let alone fulfill the dreams of others. We're saying goodbye to a LOT of great movies this month. But the first trailer looked surprisingly fun. They instead find television, guns, alcohol and inertia. In March 2012, the BFI finally released ‘The Devils’ on DVD as part of an impressive two-disc package: a fitting tribute to Russell, who died in November 2011. She survives the accident, but comes to with no memory of what transpired.

Bottom Feeders: From Free Love to Hard Core

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In a future world where everyone is beautiful and only ‘citizens’ get to vote, Verhoeven imagines a war against an alien race whose hideous appearance makes them a perfect target for human aggression. What was your emotional response (horrify? disgust?) to the film after you finished watching it? 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)?

Horror Films of the 1990s

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John Kenneth Muir

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Dracula and Frankenstein end up in the United States. Studio power broker, talent spotter or film director you can be one or all three. Without further ado, allow us to serve up our choices for the 5 Best Dance Battle Movies. Film critic Owen Gleiberman here looks back over 30 years of Burton, ranking... Hardened men wore fedoras and forever smoked cigarettes. The action sequences are relentless, and if the film is somewhat let down by its gushy ending (improved but not entirely sorted out in the Special Edition recut), it’s a small price to pay for greatness elsewhere.

The Science of Avatar

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Stephen Baxter

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Robert Rodriguez expressed interest in making a Sin City movie( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sin_City_(film ) ), but this was not to be a movie adaptation in the strictest sense of all other comic book movies. The series also established the concept of the resourceful hero, who is able to dispatch the villains with a ready one-liner. Yet perhaps this wasn’t so fictional after all. Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Films by genre This category has the following 35 subcategories, out of 35 total. ► Adventure movies ‎ (8 C, 8 P) ► Buddy movies ‎ (1 C, 39 P) ► Drama movies ‎ (22 C, 3 P) ► Fantasy movies ‎ (11 C, 5 P) ► Horror movies ‎ (19 C, 10 P) ► LGBT movies ‎ (14 C, 5 P) ► Mystery movies ‎ (7 C, 4 P)

Star Wars Costumes

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Brandon Alinger

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Does this represent the dark side of humanity? The scares here are incremental and subtle, driven not by outright terror but by doors that close themselves or pianos that play on their own. If we reverse engineered Yellin's system, it was Yellin himself who imagined a much more ambitious reverse-engineering process. Dave Calhoun What is it about Polanski and confined spaces? Outlook: It's The Rock in "family comedy" mode.

Keeping the British End Up: Four Decades of Saucy Cinema

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Simon Sheridan

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Will they be able to arrive at a conclusion? Life for some became bland and predictable and if noir has taught us anything it's that a husky-voiced blonde can be as lethal as dynamite. If the films in this list were arranged in order of ascending awesomeness rather than chronologically, Primer would still occupy the final slot. Nigel Floyd James Cameron’s ferocious sequel to Ridley Scott’s genre-defining original has been called many things: a war epic, an action movie, but rarely a horror film.

American Silent Film Comedies: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

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Blair Miller

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The Mine: Drama, 96 minutes, color, 2012; Rating: PG-13; Writer, Director, Producer: Jeff Chamberlain; Executive Producer: Mark Victor; Director of Photography: Brian Sullivan; Production Designer: Adam Henderson; Original Score: Russ Howard III; Editor: Michael R. How do these films compare with Double Double Indemnity combines many ingredients of the classic murder story: a "perfect" crime, a large insurance policy, a tenacious investigator, and the inevitable falling-out among the thieves.

Dream West: Politics and Religion in Cowboy Movies (Jack and

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Douglas Brode

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It looks pretty crazy, I’ll have to check it out. Suffice it to say, the stakes were raised and the space blockbuster was born. Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. Gitts, the future.” (He never does get Gittes’ name right.) Gittes’ involvement begins with an adultery case. Strong message, weak story in faith-based trafficking drama. Although not as reliant on twists as You’re Next—most genre fans could call the movie’s ending very early on in the film—The Guest takes a similar pleasure in anticipating and playing with the audience’s expectations.

Empire of Dreams: The Science Fiction and Fantasy Films of

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But when Alex is arrested, it’s the state which now appears menacing: he becomes a tool for venal politicians and is subjected to a form of therapy meant to banish his criminal tendencies. The self-altering process: Exploring the dynamic nature of lifestyle development and change. At the larger local venues controlled by the majors, movies might turn over on a weekly basis. Synopsis: In this film adaptation of a novella by Brigham H.

A Critical History and Filmography of Toho's Godzilla Series

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David Kalat

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Films which are made to show natural or mechanical disasters, with large death-tolls, that have befallen mankind. 8.) Exploitation: This sub-genre has been around for a long time, but it too has not been consistent, and some people will tell you that is good. There are many films that can not be exp- lained by just one genre or sub-genre. In their senior year of high school, Monique is fond of David as well, but she makes it clear to David that since he doesn�t come from her privileged background, he will not be part of her future.