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Action Films

Women Prefer Action Films Over Rom-Coms, Fandango Survey ...

VarietyVariety - Mar 8, 2018
A majority of women in a new survey by Fandango said they preferred action movies, while fewer than one in 10 said they preferred romance or romantic comedies. The survey of more than 3,000 women ages 18 to 52 coincides with International Women's Day ...  

Adventure Films

Three Female-Driven Adventure Films You Can Watch with the Family

Rotten TomatoesRotten Tomatoes - Mar 16, 2018
If you don't plan on seeing Tomb Raider this weekend, here are three worthy substitutes you can watch at home. by Christy Lemire | March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments. Alicia Vikander dons the tanktop and cargo pants to play Lara Croft in this week's Tomb ...  

Animation Films

Heritage Museum hosts Lego Carnivale

Herald PalladiumHerald Palladium - Mar 22, 2018
Lego stop-animation films shot by area kids will be shown, and the Cy-Bear Joes robotics team from Brown Elementary School will demonstrate their Lego-inspired machines. And there will be plenty of treats, promised Heritage Museum curator Tracy Gierada ...  

Biography Films

“Battle of the Sexes” recreates historic moment

The GatewayThe Gateway - Oct 15, 2017
It's often difficult to critique biography films because one must consider the fact that these are real people, not just characters on a screen. However, Steve Carell brilliantly brings to life the dislikable and misogynistic Bobby Riggs in a way that ...  

Comedy Films

'Love, Simon' a solid venture into LGBTQ teen rom-com films.
La Voz Weekly - Mar 21, 2018

“Love, Simon” has huge significance as the first widely-distributed LGBTQ teen romantic comedy films, the start of a potentially new wave of LGBTQ mainstream representation in the film industry. But does it live up the expectations as a film? In short ...  

Crime Films

Kurosawa adapts Ed McBain in Japanese noir 'High and Low'
SFGate - Mar 19, 2018

Akria Kurosawa's fondness for Hollywood Westerns was well known, with the inspiration felt in “Seven Samurai” and “Yojimbo,” among others. Less known was the Japanese master's fascination with American crime films, influencing his postwar noirs ...  

Documentary Films

How two documentary films hitting US are opening windows on modern China in the age of Trump

South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post - Mar 13, 2018
More Americans are getting schooled on China as two feature-length documentaries by mainland Chinese directors in the United States make their debuts within a few days of each other. Maineland by Miao Wang, about Chinese students attending a boarding ...  

Drama Films

New ABC police drama films pilot in Manzanita

kgw.comkgw.com - Mar 15, 2018
New ABC police drama films pilot in Manzanita. The show is about a detective who is sent to an eccentric coastal town to work with a state trooper who talks to trees and flies kites. Author: Brian Brennan. Published: 6:25 PM PDT March 14, 2018. Updated ...  

Family Films

WSJ's Ben Fritz weighs in on the present and future of movies

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Mar 19, 2018
With Disney buying Hulu, Hulu's going to become a bigger player in movies for sure. The Disney direct-to-consumer platform, is something again I think that's predicted in the book, but not talked about. Disney is making original films, family films for ...  

Fantasy Films

Pop Chronicle: 5 Favorite Fantasy Films

Johnson City PressJohnson City Press - Mar 15, 2018
The Pop Chronicle returns this week to list my “5 Favorite Fantasy Films,” which probably aren't ending up on anyone else's list any time soon. There are many films that should be listed above my five if you are taking into account the quality of story ...  

Film Noir

Russian film noir The Lightest Darkness wins at Las Cruces International Film Festival
Digital Journal - Mar 13, 2018

Russian film noir with reverse chronology The Lightest Darkness wins its first award at Las Cruces International Film Festival. The award was given for the Best Cinematography. Directed by Diana Galimzyanova as her debut narrative feature, the film ...  

History Films

Horror Films

Independent Films

Independent Films
Forbes - Mar 16, 2018

For a foreign investor who wants to come to the U.S., a purchase of a U.S. film maker's screen play may end up being a “ticket to America.” A strategy involving the sale of a film script as the initial basis for an investor visa application makes sense ...  

Music Films

Music, Films And Gaming In Store For SXSW Day 7
Patch.com - Mar 15, 2018

Music, Films And Gaming In Store For SXSW Day 7. AUSTIN, TX — And on the seventh day, there will be more music. The Music is in full swing at SXSW, and the Film Festival is going strong. For lovers of virtual worlds, a special treat: SXSW Gaming ...  

Musical Films

Calista's Cinema Conversations: Musical movies

UConn Daily CampusUConn Daily Campus - Mar 19, 2018
There are many categories of musical films: Some are based on Broadway shows, others are Disney classics and some have original scores that were adapted into Broadway shows afterward. I will help you find the films in each of these categories that you ...  

Mystery Films

Marvel Studios Announces Six New Mystery Films

ScreenGeek (blog)ScreenGeek (blog) - Mar 1, 2018
Marvel Studios have always been about punctual and consistent releases with comic book films through the year, releasing 3 films from the MCU this year alone. With Avengers: Infinity War coming a week early on April 27th now, things are shifting to ...  

Romance Films

The 50 Best Romantic Movies

EmpireEmpire - Feb 14, 2018
46. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Scott Pilgrim vs The World 99% of romance films would be better off with a few kung fu fights and bass guitar battles, and Edgar Wright's hyper-stylised graphic novel adaptation is packed with them. The titular Canadian ...  

Sci Fi Films

Ballet troupe travels through time and space, inspired by sci-fi films and literature

Dallas News (blog)Dallas News (blog) - Mar 12, 2018
This time when co-owner Barak Epstein approached her about doing another project, they brainstormed about possible sci-fi films, including Barbarella. “I wanted to do something a little more thoughtful and not so kitschy,” she says. “Barak suggested La ...  

Short Films

With 'New Films from Iran,' Valley screenings aim to show 'the true face of Iranians'​

LA Daily NewsLA Daily News - Mar 21, 2018
Saturday's program, starting at 1 p.m., will showcase short films from Iran that focus on subjects ranging from life in a refugee camp to imprisonment, impending birth to sexual reassignment and people who simply must cope with surreal situations ...  

Sport Films

BT Sport Films explores golden era of Italian football in the UK during the 1990s

BT SportBT Sport - Mar 15, 2018
BT Sport Films has confirmed the next instalment in its acclaimed documentary series, Golazzo: The Football Italia Story, will premiere at 10pm on Saturday 31st March on BT Sport 2. The film captures the essence of a unique period for football fans in ...  

Thriller Films

Peele joins Oscar veterans

Northern Star OnlineNorthern Star Online - Feb 15, 2018
From the first moments that Chris meets Rose's family, a tension hangs in the air, differing greatly from other thriller films. The feeling of dread that hangs in the air is not supernatural in nature. Instead, the unease created by the interactions ...  

War Films

Why 'Operation Red Sea' Isn't Like Other Chinese War Movies

Sixth ToneSixth Tone - Mar 11, 2018
Where traditional war films divide the cast into friends and enemies, “Operation Red Sea” examines the complex motivations of people and organizations in wartime, featuring an array of refugees, resistance fighters, terrorists, multinational ...  

Western Films

Priority list includes Western films, romantic "Bridges," more
Indianapolis Business Journal (blog) - Feb 25, 2018

In what could be the local museum community's longest-running temporary exhibit, the Eiteljorg examines the way movies and television have shaped our understanding of the American West. Expect a full schedule of related programs including, of course ...  

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