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Action Films

Why being an 'operator' doesn't make you Jason Bourne

SOFREP (press release)SOFREP (press release) - Feb 12, 2018
These are the main characters in the Bourne movies, the Transporter saga, the Mission Impossible franchise, each iteration of the “Hitman” video game adaptations — countless action films depict characters who are a jack of all trades, and a master of ...  

Adventure Films

Are action films snubbed at the Oscars?

Big ThinkBig Think - Feb 13, 2018
War films are generally considered a separate category than action/adventure films; it's hard to envision credible war movies without a dramatic element, as war is the most dramatic human endeavor imaginable. The very few action films that have won ...  

Animation Films

Keep it in Motion

Animation World NetworkAnimation World Network - Feb 14, 2018
Every Wednesday, Chris Robinson takes a look at short animation films. Today, 'Love and Vehicles', a little Valentine card from 2013 courtesy of Draško Ivezić ('Manivald'). By Chris Robinson | Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 6:00am. In 2D, Art, Films ...  

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

Best romantic comedy films to watch this Valentine's Day

The Oklahoma DailyThe Oklahoma Daily - Feb 14, 2018
1. “The Princess Bride” is a good romantic movie to watch if you've lost faith in relationships in general. It has countless funny moments but keeps the romance without overdoing it. Facebook icon Twitter icon. Copy link. Embed. ×. ×. ▻. 2. “The ...  

Crime Films

Yerba Buena screens Chinese crime films

SFGateSFGate - Feb 7, 2018
If it's noir and the title is “Free and Easy,” you know it's going to be anything but. The film is actually an absurdist farce set in a remote northern corner of China, and director Geng Jun's film won a special jury award for cinematic vision at last ...  

Documentary Films

The Year's Most Celebrated Documentary, Jane, to Simulcast on ...

Business Wire (press release)Business Wire (press release) - Feb 15, 2018
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hailed by critics as “breathtaking,” “mesmerizing,” “spectacular” and “the best documentary of 2017,” JANE from National Geographic Documentary Films will make its broadcast debut timed to Women's History Month on March 12 ...  

Drama Films

List of 2016 Drama Films

YEN.COM.GHYEN.COM.GH - Feb 12, 2018
List of 2016 Drama Films. Author: Zindzy Gracia. Updated: Feb 16,2018. Views: 16. Category: Facts and Life Hacks · Share on Facebook Send via email · Share on Facebook Send via email. Drama films are best watched during a weekend with either a group ...  

Family Films

2017's Overlooked, Must-See Family Films Include 'Gifted,' 'Megan Leavey'

NewsmaxNewsmax - Jan 26, 2018
2017's Overlooked, Must-See Family Films Include 'Gifted,' 'Megan Leavey'. Image: 2017's Overlooked, Must-See Family Films Include 'Gifted,' '. Actress Kate Mara attends the "Megan Leavey" World Premiere at Yankee Stadium on June 5, 2017, in the Bronx ...  

Fantasy Films

List of 2016 fantasy films

YEN.COM.GHYEN.COM.GH - Feb 12, 2018
Fantasy films are most loved by people who like to imagine and let their minds travel to the unimaginable. These films are a mixture of fiction and thrill and they bring out innovation and creativity in the movie industry. List of 2016 fantasy films ...  

Film Noir

Neo-Noir Thriller The Burnt Orange Heresy Adds Christopher Walken and Elizabeth Debicki

Paste MagazinePaste Magazine - Feb 15, 2018
The film is classified under a neo-noir category of thriller, meaning that it is a more modern version of an old Hollywood film-noir. The film is likely to include cinematic elements such as awkward and tilted camera angles, and an emphasis on shadows ...  

History Films

Will Oscars Go to Britain's Fake History Films?

The American ProspectThe American Prospect - Feb 2, 2018
TAP Goes to the Oscars: Sidestepping history, Dunkirk and Darkest Hour are custom-made for Brexit-era Britain. PinIt. Share?InstapaperPocket Email Print. Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP. Christopher Nolan at the world premiere of Dunkirk, in London. The ...  

Horror Films

Independent Films

KSU Independent Films announces new shorts

KentwiredKentwired - Feb 9, 2018
A trio of short films are the next projects slated to be produced by KSU Independent Films this semester. The student-run film production organization began hiring cast and crew for the three shorts last week. The first project in production, a ...  

Music Films

WATCH: Official Trailer For Electronic Dance Music Doc WHAT WE STARTED

Broadway WorldBroadway World - Feb 15, 2018
Abramorama is the preeminent global rights management partner for music films today and is recognized for the consistent high quality of its work on award winning feature films. An innovator in the focused, personalized form of film distribution and ...  

Musical Films

The Life, Death, and Rocky Rebirth of the Movie Musical

Film School RejectsFilm School Rejects - Feb 6, 2018
To succeed, the movie must not only amalgamate the elements of successful musical films but also improve upon them. Trained and talented stars are crucial: sacrificing skill for star power has time and time again precipitated failure. Spielberg may not ...  

Mystery Films

Absentia Episode 3, The Emily Show, Shines as a Classic Thriller

TVOvermindTVOvermind - Feb 14, 2018
In fact, most of our modern thriller/mystery films, and even our procedural television shows, owe a debt to Hitchcock. However, despite this debt to him, we don't consider every film or TV show that uses that structure to be Hitchcockian. That's ...  

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

Cult Sci-Fi films are virtually our reality

The NationalThe National - Feb 17, 2018
Indeed, the Tom Cruise-led Minority Report might just be the most telling of Hollywood's recent sci-fi films. It is set in 2054 at a time when “precogs” – a trio of people with power to see into the future – are used to predict murders before they ...  

Short Films

Five short films focusing on cyber crime released
The Hindu - Feb 19, 2018

To create awareness about rising incidents of cyber crime among general public, the Cyber Crime Police Station, Hyderabad, with the help of Tollywood actors, has produced a series of five short-films. The short-films will be screened in cinema halls ...  

Sport Films

The 30 best-ever sports films ranked from Cool Runnings and Raging Bull to Mighty Ducks and Rocky

Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk - Feb 9, 2018
16. Chariots of Fire. Chariots of Fire. You've got the music in your head, don't you? (Image: Rex). The 1981 Oscar winner is a sacred cow of English sport films, telling the tale of two 1924 Olympic hopefuls. But it's all about Vangelis' iconic ...  

Thriller Films

'Pretty intense' indie thriller films in Gastonia

Gaston GazetteGaston Gazette - Jan 20, 2018
Vanessa Ore, as Gia, and David Bianchi as Isaac, in a scene from the independent movie “Calm Before” being filmed at Catherine Trail's Gastonia home. Trail is also one of the producers of the film. [JOHN CLARK/THE GASTON GAZETTE]. Hide caption. Vanessa ...  

War Films

Are action films snubbed at the Oscars?

Big ThinkBig Think - Feb 13, 2018
War films are generally considered a separate category than action/adventure films; it's hard to envision credible war movies without a dramatic element, as war is the most dramatic human endeavor imaginable. The very few action films that have won ...  

Western Films

'Hostiles' is a beautiful western with an appeal to fans of the genre.

The Massachusetts Daily CollegianThe Massachusetts Daily Collegian - Feb 7, 2018
American actor Robert Duvall, who has been prominently featured in western films throughout his career, has claimed of the genre, “The English have Shakespeare, the French have Moliere, the Russians have Chekhov. The Western is ours.” Storytellers have ...  

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