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Action Films

Two of the greatest action films of the decade are on TV tonight

JOEJOE - Jun 9, 2017
Given the influx of superhero films, sequels and PG-13 friendly fare, it's rare that an action film has enough punch and power to make an impact on audiences. We've seen countless orbs of mystical power, aerial dogfights with gigantic spaceships and ...  

Adventure Films

First in series of short adventure films showcasing Mayo released

Mayo NewsMayo News - May 23, 2017
THE first of five short adventure films by Mayo.ie was launched online last week, concentrating on the personal stories of athletes. With stunning scenery as the backdrop, the films are profile pieces on athletes either from, or with a real connection ...  

Animation Films

Eric Beckman, Marc Bonny Receive Variety & Mifa 2017 Animation Personality of the Year Award

VarietyVariety - Jun 14, 2017
“Before Gkids' launch there really wasn't a distributor in the U.S. for quality auteur-driven animation films,” he added, recalling Hayao Miyazaki's “My Neighbor Totoro” had to be distributed in the U.S. by Troma Films. “It was thanks to the DreamWorks ...  

Biography Films

Mike Leigh and Bafta: no love lost as Mr Turner snubbed

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jan 10, 2015
There are quite a few historical biography films around. “I tend to think Bafta is very much an international awards ceremony, so it is a British view on a world of films rather than us taking too parochial a view.” Selma, the biopic of Martin Luther ...  

Comedy Films

10 Great Dark Comedy Films You Haven't Seen

WhatCultureWhatCulture - Jun 15, 2017
With a society more understanding of the morally ambiguous amusement that can arise from dark situations, the film industry has been blessed with a surge of comedy films that gleefully indulge in the once-shunned realm of gallows humour. However ...  

Crime Films

Richard J. Leskosky: Showdown awaits in 'High Noon'
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - Jun 18, 2017

In particular, Lee Van Cleef, despite not having a single line of dialogue here, became a familiar villain in westerns and crime films until he broke into starring roles in spaghetti westerns with Sergio Leone's "For a Few Dollars More" and "The Good ...  

Documentary Films

Sheila Nevins Loves Being A Disruptor — & We Love Her For It

Refinery29Refinery29 - Jun 15, 2017
As the President of Documentary Films for HBO, she's produced over one thousand documentary films, including The Jinx, Going Clear, and When the Levees Broke. Her work has been recognized with over 65 Primetime Emmy Awards and 26 Academy ...  

Drama Films

Cumberbatch new drama films in NY, London and France

KFTVKFTV - May 30, 2017
Cumberbatch new drama films in NY, London and France. 30/05/2017; News; by Nia Daniels. Benedict Cumberbatch Benedict Cumberbatch's next TV drama is gearing up to shoot in New York, London and the south of France. Shooting begins in August on ...  

Family Films

Enjoy free family films at Dipson Flix theater

Buffalo NewsBuffalo News - Jun 20, 2017
School's out for the summer, but don't panic. Let the kids spend some time with Mavis and her dad Dracula, the Muppets, some angry birds and more familiar faces at the Dipson Flix Free Family Film Series. The weekly series will show movies at 10 a.m. ...  

Fantasy Films

Trident Fantasy Films begins production of 'Snow White' in Saratoga Springs
Albany Times Union (blog) - Jun 14, 2017

This production marks the first official project from the newly formed production company, Trident Fantasy Films, located in Saratoga Springs. Production will continue through July on locations in, or near, the city and Upstate New York. Snow White and ...  

Film Noir

Spirit Gum's 'Clown Bar' mixes dark comedy with film noir

Winston-Salem JournalWinston-Salem Journal - Jun 18, 2017
The New York Times reviewer explained in 2013 that Szymkowicz's script “is unabashedly silly but also shrewd, paying homage to film noir and pulp novels.” Sitting in a room with Nick Zayas, director, and Spirit Gum's largest cast to date, one gets the ...  

History Films

PBS show on regional history films in Lincoln County

Lincoln Times-NewsLincoln Times-News - Jun 11, 2017
PBS show on regional history films in Lincoln County. “Trail of History” producer John Branscum films a segment of the program at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Wednesday. The show, which will be on Lincoln County history, will be aired this fall.  

Horror Films

Independent Films

Reif hosts first of 2017 independent films

Herald ReviewHerald Review - Jun 9, 2017
Continuing with its near 15-year partnership with the Grand Rapids Area Library, the Reif Center will host the first of this year's Tuesday Independent Films on Tuesday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ives Studio Theater. Set against the backdrop of a ...  

Music Films

A bumper crop of music films headline at the MV Film Center

Martha's Vineyard TimesMartha's Vineyard Times - Jun 21, 2017
Three music films will screen on Friday, June 23. Island guitarist Eric Johnson opens the evening at 6:30 pm when he will play in the lobby. The first film is “Deconstructing the Beatles: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band,” a film recording of ...  

Musical Films

'Dear Evan Hansen': 5 things to know about the Tony-winning musical

Los Angeles TimesABC News - Jun 12, 2017
He has starred in musical films, including the two "Pitch Perfect" movies. He is 23 and said he has been appearing in shows since he was 6. He was featured in a Los Angeles production of "The Music Man" alongside Kristin Chenoweth at 9. His Broadway ...  

Mystery Films

Starz takes Snapshots from Distribution360

TBI VisionTBI Vision - Jun 8, 2017
US premium cable channel Starz has acquired a package of kids series from Canada-based Distribution360. The deal comprises seasons one and two of Teletoon's Skatoony, Kids' CBC's Snapshots, and TVO pair The Mystery Films and The Prime Radicals ...  

Romance Films

16 Best Romantic Movies on Netflix Right Now

Den of Geek USDen of Geek US - Jun 8, 2017
Love Actually is so closely associated with romance films, Valentine's Day, and Christmas that it's almost a self-parody at this point. This is a picture that has been picked apart for comedic and memeable scraps time and time again since its debut in ...  

Sci Fi Films

The Top Indie Sci-Fi Films From the 2017 Philip K. Dick Film Festival

Outer PlacesOuter Places - Jun 12, 2017
If you're a fan of indie sci-fi like District 9 or Ex Machina, you should be bookmarking the winners coming out of this year's Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Festival, which recently announced its top 15 films from this year's festival. The Festival ...  

Short Films

Community short films highlight water issues
The Hindu - Jun 18, 2017

Mumbai: A series of short films made by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Community Media diploma students and Pani Haq Samiti, a city-based water ...  

Sport Films

False Nine and BT Sport Films present "Iron Man: The Sean Fallon Story "

BT Sport (press release) (subscription) (blog)BT Sport (press release) (subscription) (blog) - May 12, 2017
False Nine producer Luke Bower-Massey commented: “We are proud to be partnering with BT Sport Films on this exciting project. We were captivated by Sean Fallon's wonderful story and believe that BT Sport, with their experience in producing excellent ...  

Thriller Films

There is a vacuum in suspense and thriller films in B'wood: Flat 211's director Sunil

Deccan ChronicleDeccan Chronicle - Jun 2, 2017
There is a vacuum in suspense and thriller films in B'wood: Flat 211's director Sunil. DECCAN CHRONICLE. | ROHIT BHATNAGAR. Published Jun 2, 2017, 3:37 pm IST. Updated Jun 2, 2017, 4:09 pm IST ...  

War Films

Before you witness Indo-Sino war in Tubelight, here are 5 must watch Bollywood films made on war

India.comIndia.com - Jun 17, 2017
But these are not the only war films in India. War films, in fact, have been a popular genre in Bollywood. Before Tubelight hits screens, here's a look at five of the best war centered Bollywood films. I bet, you have shed tears while watching these ...  

Western Films

One of largest Western film history collections goes on display

Arizona State UniversityArizona State University - Jun 20, 2017
“Stagecoach” is considered one of the most important Western films ever made and one of Director John Ford's greatest achievements. It demonstrated to the Hollywood studios that there was a viable audience for Westerns films. It also rescued John Wayne ...  

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