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Action Films

Study: California Not Getting Its Share of Big Action Films
San Fernando Valley Business Journal - Aug 8, 2018

California was the location for 10 of the 100 highest-performing U.S. feature films released theatrically last year, according to a study released Wednesday by FilmL.A. The 2017 Feature Film Study by the Hollywood nonprofit that coordinates location ...  

Adventure Films

Visalia Fox's new film series celebrates classics and 1980s films

Visalia Times-DeltaVisalia Times-Delta - Aug 6, 2018
26 — "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (1938): The gold standard that all future swashbuckling adventure films are compared to. Errol Flynn plays the bandit king of Sherwood forest battling the evil Prince John (Claude Rains). And then there's the fair ...  

Animation Films

Władysław Starewicz: The Polish entomologist who invented puppet animation films

The First News (press release)The First News (press release) - Aug 8, 2018
Nick Park's 'Wallace and Gromit' and Tim Burton's 'Corpse Bride' and may well have broken the mould when it comes to animated films, but they may not have been made at all were it not for Polish animator Władysław Starewicz. Not that he was directly ...  

Biography Films

रीता भादुड़ी ने निभाएं ये शानदार किरदार.....

खास खबरखास खबर - Jul 17, 2018
मुंबई। जानी-मानी अभि‍नेत्री रीता भादुड़ी इस दुनिया में नहीं रहीं। किडनी की बीमारी के चलते 62 साल की उम्र में उनका निधन हो गया है। लगभग 50 सालों तक फिल्मी पर्दे पर जमी रहीं भादुड़ी ने 12 ...  

Comedy Films

10 Phenomenal Old Bollywood Comedy Films Of All Times That Are A Must Watch For Every Fun-loving Person

TopYapsTopYaps - Aug 12, 2018
Comedy films are something we simply cannot live without. In fact, when it comes to Bollywood comedy films, we simply cannot have enough of them. Bollywood has made umpteen comedy films in its history of over 100 years but there are only a few that ...  

Crime Films

Best crime movies of all time
WTOP - Aug 1, 2018

WASHINGTON — WTOP film critic Jason Fraley ranks the 25 best crime films of all time. View his picks in the gallery below. Looking for a different genre? Check out his full list here or use one of the quick links at the bottom of this post to view a ...  

Documentary Films

RYOT Partners With Vice to Fund Documentary Films (EXCLUSIVE)

VarietyVariety - Jul 25, 2018
Oath's immersive entertainment studio RYOT has partnered with Vice Studios to co-finance and co-produce a series of documentary films. The two-year, multi-million dollar partnership emerged after Verizon shut down Go90, for which Vice was producing ...  

Drama Films

The 100 best drama movies of all time, according to critics

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Jul 17, 2018
The list we compiled here from the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes includes the site's most critically acclaimed films featuring a "drama" tag. This resulted in a list that spans classic drama films, contemporary dramas, and dramadies of all sorts ...  

Family Films

Guitarists from around the world will compete at the Wilson Center Guitar Festival (and you can watch for free)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelMilwaukee Journal Sentinel - Aug 13, 2018
Family films: Take the family out for an end-of-the-summer treat on the cheap. Tickets for The Kids Dream Summer Film Series are $3 at the Majestic Cinema of Brookfield. The last showing of "My Little Pony: The Movie" is Aug. 15, followed by “Peter ...  

Fantasy Films

Which films could win the new Oscar?

BBC NewsBBC News - Aug 9, 2018
Sci-fi and fantasy films may be among the biggest beneficiaries of the new category. To be fair, Oscar doesn't always turn his nose up at the genre, with Avatar netting a best picture nomination in 2009. A movie like Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One ...  

Film Noir

Tribute to film noiR

Daily PioneerDaily Pioneer - Aug 6, 2018
Director-actor Atul Kumar's play Detective Nau-Do-Gyaraah is a narrative that creates nostalgia with a blend of comedy, says Chahak Mittal. Theatre is a game of spotlights. Just as the reader follows the lead through reading, the audience follows the ...  

History Films

At the New Museum, the Empire Strikes Back

Village VoiceVillage Voice - Aug 9, 2018
“I love nature films, natural history films,” Akomfrah told me. “I watch them religiously. But at some point you are struck with the question of what keeps that natural history at bay and offstage, which is our complicity in the drama of our own making ...  

Horror Films

Independent Films

Here are some of the films you'll see at Brightside Tavern Film Festival

NJ.comNJ.com - Aug 2, 2018
Since 2015, Brightside Tavern Film Festival has brought short and independent films to the Jersey City Community. The film festival is coming back for its fourth year this weekend and will be showing a variety of short films spanning genres. Below are ...  

Music Films

MIFF brings huge slab of music films with this year's program

Beat MagazineBeat Magazine - Jul 10, 2018
Melbourne International Film Festival has just dropped this year's program and amongst the tidal wave of films comes a smorgasbord of music documentaries and films for lovers of every music genre and generation. Amongst the selection of films you'll ...  

Musical Films

Milly's Orchid Show Summer Musical Spectacular Extravaganza July 21

Windy City TimesWindy City Times - Jul 18, 2018
... Outrageous Twirling Core ) and Chicago Pride Guard; Tango Dancing by Jennifer Sohn and Fabrizio LeNoir; Summer Stories by Lanie Wilson and Tom Reilly; the song stylings of Robert Cornelius; and Heather McAdams'"Archive of Musical Films." Plus a ...  

Mystery Films

13 Medical Mystery Movies To Stream If You Can't Get Enough Of The Creepy Genre

StuffBustle - Jul 3, 2018
The movie, which is based on the true story of a New York Post reporter, is just the most recent entry into Hollywood's catalog of medical mystery films. Here are 13 gripping medical mystery movies you can stream if you liked Brain On Fire. Just be ...  

Romance Films

'That's impossible': 'Lie' at heart of romance films

NEWS.com.auNEWS.com.au - Jul 25, 2018
'That's impossible': 'Lie' at heart of romance films. THERE'S a huge flaw with pretty much every rom-com you have seen. Which is why these Kiwis decided to make something completely different. Matilda Dixon-Smith. news.com.auJuly 26, 20189:59am.  

Sci Fi Films

14 Sci-Fi Movies With 0% On Rotten Tomatoes (And 6 With 100%)

Screen RantScreen Rant - Aug 4, 2018
That being said, there is still a fair share of sci-fi films which have managed to achieve a perfect or near-perfect score on the Tomatometer — indicating that the critics have all thought the movie was worth a watch. But there are far more sci-fi ...  

Short Films

New Zealand's best short films honoured

NewshubNewshub - Aug 4, 2018
Winners of New Zealand International Film Festival's short film competition were announced at Auckland's Civic Theatre on Saturday night. Director Chelsie Preston Crayford received the top prize for her film Falling Up, pocketing $5000. "It's days ...  

Sport Films

Take them all on with free BT Sport for 18 months

BT SportBT Sport - Aug 3, 2018
Magazine show episodes • BT Sport live studio show episodes • Celebrated BT Sport films • Documentaries. No Fear of Missing Out here, then. Just make sure you don't miss out on getting all this and more free for 18 months. Join now to take them all on ...  

Thriller Films

Top Upcoming Thriller Movies in 2019
Filmoria (blog) - Aug 2, 2018

From the latest instalment of the 007 series to hot remakes of classic 80's mysteries and some exciting new releases, there is definitely much to get excited about in terms of thriller films in 2019. We list down some of the top upcoming super ...  

War Films

Celebrating Kargil Diwas with Indian war films

FilmfareFilmfare - Jul 26, 2018
Ahead of the release of his war film, Paltan, JP Dutta who directed films like Border and LOC Kargil shares his feelings regarding the films he's made in the past saying, "I am humbled that my films are still being remembered by the audience on such an ...  

Western Films

Tucson's Loft Cinema to show Spaghetti Western films in August

Arizona Daily StarArizona Daily Star - Jul 31, 2018
The Loft Cinema is bringing Spaghetti Western Sundays to Tucson. On each Sunday this month, The Loft Cinema will be playing a classic Spaghetti Western, a term coined for Italian-produced western films. Each movie screening will also feature an in ...  

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