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Action Films

Netflix's The Punisher Doesn't Understand Who It Should Be Punishing

Vanity FairVanity Fair - Nov 20, 2017
The time is fall 2017. The stars of a number of prominent action films—including Jackie Chan in The Foreigner, Chris Hemsworth in Thor: Ragnarok, and Dylan O'Brien in American Assassin—want revenge. Even Paul Kersey, Charles Bronson's emblematic, ...  

Adventure Films

Kiwassee Kiwanis honors area businesses

Midland Daily NewsMidland Daily News - Nov 13, 2017
For the Travel & Adventure Films series, a long-time fundraiser done in collaboration with the Midland Kiwanis Club, Cal Hoerneman presented plaques to four local businesses as Gold Award Sponsors. The representatives were Kathy Schmitt for ...  

Animation Films

John Stamos: It would be a 'tragedy' if I didn't have kids with my fiancée

Today.comToday.com - Nov 14, 2017
According to a statement from Stamos' rep, he popped the question to McHugh, 31, by cutting together a film combining romantic moments from Disney and Pixar animation films, concluding with Sebastian from "The Little Mermaid" encouraging Stamos to ...  

Biography Films

The problem with 'Kartini' and film audiences

Jakarta PostJakarta Post - May 26, 2017
These discussions, and young people's reactions to the film were, to me, ludicrous and disappointing. It angers me, because these reactions show how audiences are totally missing the point of the film. The importance of history and biography films like ...  

Comedy Films

Ranbir Kapoor to stop doing romantic comedy films?

Easterneye (press release)Easterneye (press release) - Nov 18, 2017
After giving series of flop romantic comedy films, Ranbir Kapoor has now decided to stay away from romantic comedies. Ranbir Kapoor's films have not been doing well at the box office for some time. The film Jagga Jasoos which had Ranbir Kapoor and his ...  

Crime Films

'Three Billboards' writer-director surpasses simple Hollywood arc

MyStatesman.comMyStatesman.com - Nov 11, 2017
“I think that's why this feels different from most crime films. There's the lingering question of what if there's no solution to this crime?” As Willoughby tells Mildred, “I'm doing everything I can to track him down, Mrs. Hayes. I don't think those ...  

Documentary Films

High Point Theatre to host Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour

Greensboro News & RecordGreensboro News & Record - Nov 9, 2017
The featured films are a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held annually in Telluride, Colo. A Mountainfilm presenter will guide you through the program, providing ...  

Drama Films

Military drama films California as global locations

KFTVKFTV - Nov 2, 2017
Military drama SEAL Team has filmed extensively on location in rural LA County in California, doubling the terrain for countries around the world. The series follows the lives and missions of a Special Forces unit of the US Navy, much of which is ...  

Family Films

New movies this week: DC superheroes and family films open Friday ahead of holiday

Half Moon Bay ReviewHalf Moon Bay Review - Nov 16, 2017
Oprah Winfrey gives voice to Deborah the camel and Kristin Chenoweth is the voice of Mouse in “The Star,” an animated Nativity-themed movie opening in theaters on Friday. Courtesy/Sony Pictures Animation Sony Pictures Animation. TownNews.com ...  

Fantasy Films

The Lasting Magic of Eve's Bayou

GizmodoGizmodo - Nov 7, 2017
... possible to passively glean information about it while channel surfing, which is magical in its own way. Even now, 20 years after its theatrical release, there's a lasting power to Eve's Bayou that makes it one of the most important fantasy films ...  

Film Noir

Student play rewrites King Arthur story as film noir

The Bozeman Daily ChronicleThe Bozeman Daily Chronicle - Nov 8, 2017
Seventeen-year-old Elsa Bentz loves 1940s swing dancing and vintage clothes, so when her Petra Academy class was studying the King Arthur legend and her teacher said the story would make a great film noir, she got excited. Bentz decided to write a ...  

History Films

A Brief History of the Lumíère Film Festival

TVOvermind (blog)TVOvermind (blog) - Oct 17, 2017
Classic international films have been re-screened at the Lumíère Film Festival throughout its history. Films include 1933's “King Kong”, Steven Spielberg's classic “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”, “Chariots of Fire”, “Reds”, a restored version of ...  

Horror Films

Independent Films

Independent Films Get Big Boost From Awards Season Push – Variety

VarietyVariety - Nov 8, 2017
While indies have consistently played a big part in awards seasons over the past two decades, in the rapidly changing production and distribution climate, the ...  

Music Films

The Scene: Music, films and sales

Pacific Daily NewsPacific Daily News - Nov 2, 2017
It's the weekend after Halloween, but there are still plenty of fun events to keep the excitement going. Friday Night Live. Instead of coming just for the usual club scene, you can check out live local music at the weekly Friday night party. For its ...  

Musical Films

5 Easy Pieces: Högni discusses his five favourite films

The 405The 405 - Nov 9, 2017
Musical films such as the Disney series, really helped me develop my taste for song. As a child, I hummed the fluent melodies of Alan Menken and they just stuck to my head and settled a musical foundation I still feel accord with. I haven't watched ...  

Mystery Films

'Reinventing Hollywood' Educates, Illuminates and Connects Films Past and Present

PopMattersPopMatters - Nov 6, 2017
Later in the book, Bordwell ties in mystery films like Jacob's Ladder (1990), The Usual Suspects (1995), and Shutter Island (2010), arguing that the foundation conventions of flashbacks, voice-over narration, and psychological conflict set down by '40s ...  

Romance Films

SA takes home metal at international craft festival
Bizcommunity.com - Nov 10, 2017

South African production and film talent recently took home a number of accolades at leading international craft festival Ciclope, at the awards ceremony hosted in Berlin, Germany on the 26th and 27th October. Romance Films/RSA Films took home a gold ...  

Sci Fi Films

Metaphysical sci-fi classic 'Solaris' screens in 2K at Speed Cinema
Insider Louisville - Nov 9, 2017

The pop-culture explosion that was “Star Wars” marked the end of a decade when sci-fi films tended to be far more contemplative and subdued — maybe even a little tedious, at least to summer blockbuster junkies who have been conditioned to expect an ...  

Short Films

City students come out with impressive short films

The HinduThe Hindu - Nov 15, 2017
KKR Gowtham School students bag first place in the 48-hr challenge.  

Sport Films

BT Sport Films to premiere 'No Hunger in Paradise'

BT Sport (press release) (blog)BT Sport (press release) (blog) - Nov 6, 2017
BT Sport Films has announced the next instalment in its series examining football's academy system and exploring youth development from the grassroots to the international stage. The film, No Hunger in Paradise, is based on the book by award-winning ...  

Thriller Films

Thriller to begin filming in Mayfield

Hopkinsville Kentucky New EraHopkinsville Kentucky New Era - Oct 26, 2017
"Star Light" is not what Cheryl Dillard Staurulakis, co-producer, calls a "slasher," but involves elements of suspense and thriller films. Staurulakis arrived last week and has spent her time since then doing everything from buying bed linens for crew ...  

War Films

The 6 best war films since 2000

Sioux City JournalSioux City Journal - Nov 10, 2017
If “Dunkirk” wins this year's Best Picture Oscar, it'll be the 17th to deal with war. Sure, some like “Casablanca,” have broader stories to tell , but the ranks are filled with films that use some kind of conflict as a backdrop. “Gone with the Wind ...  

Western Films

New film course critiquing white supremacy to be offered next spring

University of Virginia The Cavalier DailyUniversity of Virginia The Cavalier Daily - Nov 16, 2017
Some of the major themes of the course will pull from the other classes that Little teaches on American Western films, the TV show “Breaking Bad” and American gangster films. White supremacy is a theme in all of these classes, according to Little. “I ...  

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