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Action Films

'Peppermint' Director on His Female-Led Action Film, Jennifer Garner's Return to the Genre

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter - Sep 15, 2018
Pierre Morel is no stranger to action. The cinematographer-turned-director was behind From Paris with Love, The Gunman, starring Sean Penn and Javier Bardem, and Liam Neeson's Taken. But Morel's latest feature marks a first for the veteran. Peppermint ...  

Adventure Films

Films, Fair Chase and Productive Dialogue

Flathead BeaconFlathead Beacon - Sep 19, 2018
“The center for performing arts has never done anything like this, ventured very far into adventure films,” Boiteau said. “We used that as a leverage point to get more visibility on conservation and habitat restoration.” For more information, contact ...  

Animation Films

Director of hit Disney animation films returns to hometown of Sioux ...

KTIVKTIV - Sep 13, 2018
Ron Clements was watching "Pinocchio" at the Orpheum Theater in Sioux City when he fell in love with animation.  

Biography Films

Comedy Films

Mudassar Aziz loves to make comedy films on cross-border cultural differences

Times of IndiaTimes of India - Aug 17, 2018
Filmmaker Mudassar Aziz, whose film 'Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi',the sequel to 2016's sleeper hit Happy Bhag Jayegi loves to find comedy around him. While Mudassar chose to laugh at the cultural differences between us and our neighbouring country ...  

Crime Films

In Larry Clark's Crime Films, the Bad-Man Indie Icon Refuses Sermonizing

Village VoiceVillage Voice - Aug 25, 2018
Larry Clark pulls no punches. His collected work, which covers photography and film, is scummy and sleazy; it has the crust of life stuck to it. Raised in Oklahoma by a mom who was a children's photographer — his father, a traveling salesman, was ...  

Documentary Films

Taboo-breaking documentary films the moment of death as viewers watch patient take final breaths

Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk - Sep 14, 2018
In the last seven minutes of Alan Hardy's life he doesn't groan, he doesn't utter some profound last words, nor does he take a large sigh like death is often depicted in movies. Instead as he lies in bed, his drawn-out breaths become further spread ...  

Drama Films

TIFF 2018: 5 Drama Films That Explore the Human Condition

Earn The NecklaceEarn The Necklace - Aug 24, 2018
Even if they are from another part of the world and in another language, drama films move us. Why? Because as humans, we share many of the same emotions and desires. The TIFF 2018 drama section is full of movies based on riveting stories about people ...  

Family Films

Bowlero Bethesda Rolls Out New Look and Menu With a Five-Pound Burger

Eater DCEater DC - Sep 14, 2018
The newly renovated venue (5353 Westbard Avenue, Bethesda, Md.) features 34 lanes accented by black lights, lounge seating, and high-definition video walls at the end of the lanes that airs everything from live sports to music videos and family films.  

Fantasy Films

Interview: 'Songbird' director Sophie Black

LeftLionLeftLion - Sep 12, 2018
I grew up on old fantasy films – Dragonslayer, Classic Disney Films, Hawk the Slayer, that kind of thing – so of course I revisited lots of those on the run up to making the film. Legend and The Princess Bride, for example, were big influences for the ...  

Film Noir

9 movies open Sept. 21; SAM's film noir series kicks off soon

The Seattle TimesThe Seattle Times - Sep 21, 2018
Here are snapshots of what our reviewers thought of the movies opening this week in the Seattle area. (Star ratings are granted on a scale of zero to four.) “Love, Gilda” (not rated, for mature audiences; 86 minutes): The documentary, directed by Lisa ...  

History Films

Get a musical education in record quick time with these brief history films

Red BullRed Bull - Sep 5, 2018
In our A Brief History Of… series, we explore the stories that matter, from the history of music formats and birth of house, to the evolution of the synth and the arrival of techno in Berlin. Don't get caught out when discussing momentous moments in ...  

Horror Films

Independent Films

Your chance to view original independent films
Defiance Crescent News - Sep 21, 2018

FREMONT – From a documentary about Teddy Roosevelt and the environment to a feature film about America's race to the moon in the 1960s, the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival will feature a variety of independent films and documentaries.  

Music Films

Arts and culture highlights for autumn 2018 – the must-see music, films, theatre, comedy and more

iNewsiNews - Sep 14, 2018
V&A Dundee opening. 15 September. Scotland's first design museum opens today and rings in its first weekend with the '3D Festival', featuring performances from local artists and musicians. Its first exhibition, Ocean Liners: Speed and Style, celebrates ...  

Musical Films

A student of cinema at Hamilton College: studying Egyptian films

The SpectatorThe Spectator - Sep 6, 2018
The musical film is the first genre in Egyptian cinema and the first type of cinema to achieve immense popularity in Egypt. One of the first Egyptian musical films is White Rose (1932), which featured Mohamed Abdel-Wahab, acclaimed musical composer and ...  

Mystery Films

Movie review: 'A Simple Favor' is fun, dark, and ruthless

ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News - Sep 21, 2018
In the past years, there had been similar suburban housewife mystery films coming out in cinemas based on best-selling novels. These were "Gone Girl" (David Fincher, 2014) from the 2012 book by Gillan Flynn, and "The Girl on the Train" (Tate Taylor ...  

Romance Films

Do I Get to Love? Black Male Representation In Romance Films

Film ThreatFilm Threat - Sep 14, 2018
The static-painted screen of a decade-old television filled my blackened room with light. It was always freezing in the middle of the night, and during these times, I felt more alone than ever. But, it was my sanctuary, and that old television held ...  

Sci Fi Films

68 greatest sci-fi films to mark 50th anniversary of '2001: A Space Odyssey'

cleveland.comcleveland.com - Aug 31, 2018
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Stanley Kubrick was so secretive of the mission that even the actors didn't know what was going on in “2001: A Space Odyssey.” "Stanley was making a big-budget sci-fi film -- the first of its kind," according to Keir Dullea, a ...  

Short Films

Yara Shahidi, Gillian Jacobs, and More Female Filmmakers Unveil New Short Films Through Shatterbox — Watch

IndieWireIndieWire - Sep 18, 2018
When Refinery29 premiered its Shatterbox Anthology in August of 2016, the new program was anchored by a forward-thinking concept: to “create short films that redefine identity, imagination, and storytelling through the female lens.” In their first ...  

Sport Films

Athletic Training in Popular Sports Films: More than khakis, a polo, and a roll of tape?

United States Sports Academy Sports JournalUnited States Sports Academy Sports Journal - Sep 6, 2018
Thus, it comes as no surprise that sport films represent a particularly popular on screen entertainment genre (14, 53, 54) that not only permeates popular culture, but does so with impressive longevity. Almost half a century after the release of the ...  

Thriller Films

Best time to be an actor: Ayushmann Khurrana

IndiaPost.comIndiaPost.com - Sep 21, 2018
Working with Raghavan, who has best thriller films in India to credit, be it “Ek Haseena Thi”, “Johnny Gaddar” or “Badlapur”, was on Ayushmann's bucket-list. The actor approached Raghavan when he heard about “Andhadhun”. They met and Ayushmann ...  

War Films

Good & bad news in Afghanistan; Airstrikes in Idlib; ISIS, still in Iraq; Best war films; And a bit more.

Defense OneDefense One - Sep 4, 2018
Good news, bad news for Afghanistan. First the good news: The founder of the Afghan militant Haqqani network — Jalaluddin Haqqani — has “passed away after a long battle with illness,” according to the Afghan Taliban. Details so far (like date or ...  

Western Films

Gordon McConnell's works question the romanticism of western films

Billings GazetteBillings Gazette - Sep 14, 2018
As technology advanced and movies were converted to digital format, the old western films became more vivid, losing the graininess and gaining detail. In this high contrast, McConnell's style changed and sharpened. Yet for McConnell, there is such a ...  

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