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Action Films

Liam Neeson announces his retirement from action films

Flickering Myth (blog)Flickering Myth (blog) - Sep 17, 2017
Since his starring role in 2008's Taken, Liam Neeson has embarked on a somewhat unexpected career turn, carving out a place for himself as an action star with ...  

Adventure Films

Houdini films

NewHampshire.comNewHampshire.com - Sep 21, 2017
WILTON — He reigned for decades as the legendary “Handcuff King,” famous for daring and impossible escapes staged around the world. But Harry Houdini also had a brief movie career, starring in a series of silent adventure films that showed off his ...  

Animation Films

Lachlan Murdoch Shares His Theory for Summer Movie Box-Office Slump

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter - Sep 13, 2017
At an investor conference on Wednesday, Lachlan Murdoch, executive chairman of 21st Century Fox, attributed the disappointing summer box office to the lack of hit animation films. "It's really interesting," he said at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia ...  

Biography Films

Ed Sheeran wants to make an 8 Mile-style biopic (think Notting Hill meets Once)

DigitalSpy.comDigitalSpy.com - Jul 4, 2017
As far as biography films go, Eminem's 8 Mile sets the bar pretty high. Someone who was clearly inspired by the gritty Detroit-based rap battle drama was a certain Ed Sheeran, who wants to make his own life-story picture. "I want to have an 8 Mile ...  

Comedy Films

6 timeless comedy films every Egyptian swears by

StepFeedStepFeed - Sep 17, 2017
If you're ever asked to describe Egyptians in three words, they would be 'funny,' 'hilarious,' and 'sarcastic.' Laughing at the darkest of situations is what makes Egyptians, well, Egyptians. So having a wealth of locally produced and made comedy films ...  

Crime Films

Aapa's story

The HinduThe Hindu - Sep 21, 2017
Director Apoorva Lakhia, who has made crime films like Shootout at Lokhandwala and Zanjeer, is ready with Haseena Parkar, based on Dawood Ibrahim's sister with the same name. He asserts that he has not glorified the character in the film and has tried ...  

Documentary Films

Students Present Documentaries About Chicago Communities

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (blog)Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (blog) - Sep 18, 2017
After over seven weeks of filming, editing and consulting with their Pulitzer Center mentors, 15 Chicago high school students debuted the four documentary films they developed and produced as part of Free Spirit Media's summer documentary filmmaking ...  

Drama Films

EHT man scores new movie 'Extraordinary'

Press of Atlantic CityPress of Atlantic City - Sep 10, 2017
The film, which stars Kirk Cameron, known for his adolescent role in “Growing Pains” along with recent Christian drama films, premiered Thursday evening at multiple locations in Lynchburg as well as in Mays Landing. Walz, an assistant professor of ...  

Family Films

Dad's Guide to the Kid Movies and Family Films of Fall 2017
Film School Rejects - Sep 13, 2017

It's been a bad year for mainstream animation and family films. Especially if you're a parent who has to actually go see yet another Cars sequel or the movie ...  

Fantasy Films

Audiences Now Bored Of Fantasy Films, Feels Farhan Akhtar ...

News18News18 - Sep 7, 2017
Farhan Akhtar talks about the shift in the interest of the audience. He feels that Indian audience has evolved from fantasy films to stories which are about real ...  

Film Noir

Game of Thrones Reimagined As Film Noir

Screen RantScreen Rant - Sep 22, 2017
With the culture of Westeros so fully ingrained in audience's minds, concept artist Ricean Vlad has gone ahead and shaken up the familiarity, reimagining HBO's Game of Thrones cast as characters in a film noir setting. Instead of cozying up in the ...  

History Films

Alexander Sletten joins Red Rock as director of production, development

RealscreenRealscreen - Sep 22, 2017
He will report into Shannon Malone-deBenedictis, VP of production and development. Previously a principle at Metanoia Films, Sletten has worked on over a dozen natural history films across the globe including Return of the Lion, Lizard King, The Wild ...  

Horror Films

Independent Films

WATCH: A feast of independent films at Jozi festival

eNCAeNCA - Sep 23, 2017
JOHANNESBURG - If you're a fan of independent films, head on over to the Jozi Film Festival in Johannesburg this weekend. Festival founder Lisa Henry says they do not curate the event like many other festivals do, instead relying solely on submissions.  

Music Films

Bijou In Bridgeport Showing Two Music Films

Hartford CourantHartford Courant - Sep 15, 2017
The lovely Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport, which closed several months ago, is open again under new management and this week will show two films about popular music. On Thursday, Sept. 21, "Searching for Sugar Man" will be shown at 7 p.m. The ...  

Musical Films

Gotta sing, gotta dance – why everybody loves the Hollywood musical

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Sep 8, 2017
People turn to escapist musicals in disturbing times, and some consider the Broadway musical one of America's greatest contributions to the arts. If so, then Singin' in the Rain (1952) is generally regarded as the greatest Hollywood musical of all time.  

Mystery Films

Fox Sets Dates For Six Marvel Mystery Films

Dark HorizonsDark Horizons - Jun 30, 2017
20th Century Fox has shuffled around its release date schedule and set aside dates for six unannounced films based on Marvel Comics properties. Fox has three Marvel-inspired films slated for next year – “X-Men: The New Mutants” on April 13th, “Deadpool ...  

Romance Films

Ogilvy and Romance Films' new TVC highlights sacrifices made by NSRI

Media UpdateMedia Update - Sep 5, 2017
Ogilvy Cape Town has created a tribute to the volunteers of the NSRI to mark the 50th anniversary of the organisation. Directed by Greg Gray of Romance Films, the new TVC demonstrates the family sacrifices NSRI volunteers make every time they respond, ...  

Sci Fi Films

The 5 Best Short Sci-Fi Films From Escape Velocity 2017

Outer PlacesOuter Places - Sep 1, 2017
Let's get one thing straight: the number-one problem with short sci-fi films is their tendency to stuff a 30 or 60-minute story into a 10-minute slot. Telling any story in film is hard enough, but sci-fi adds in an extra stumbling block by introducing ...  

Short Films

Short films gaining ground in mobile-driven world: Mandali

The HinduThe Hindu - Sep 22, 2017
Mr. Prasad lauded the veteran film actor L.B. Sriram, who is presently making many short films on human values and social issues. “Cheap and sleazy films are also made and one should learn to ignore them,” he said. Joshua Cultural Academy spokesperson ...  

Sport Films

Everton's Yannick Bolasie stars in Premier League and BT disability programme film

BT Sport (press release) (subscription) (blog)BT Sport (press release) (subscription) (blog) - Sep 16, 2017
The award-winning BT Sport Films team is producing and broadcasting short films on individuals and storylines involved in the Premier League and BT Disability programme, raising the profile of the project and the clubs' broader inclusion work to ...  

Thriller Films

Liam Neeson Announces His Retirement From Action Thriller Films

LADbibleLADbible - Sep 13, 2017
If there's one man who's known for his 'particular set of skills' - namely, his consistently excellent performances in action thrillers - it's Liam Neeson. The 65-year-old Irishman's ability to convey an unmistakably dark edge is enough to put the fear ...  

War Films

The 10 Best Movies About the Vietnam War
Esquire.com - Sep 21, 2017

Vietnam War Stories · Movies · Entertainment · 10 Underrated War Films · The 20 Best World War II Movies Ever Made · The 50 Scariest Movies of All Time · The 10 Best Movies to Win Cannes' Top Prize · These Are the Top 10 Movie Cars of All Time · The 20 ...  

Western Films

Steve Bannon Is About To Give Hollywood A Run For Its Money
The Daily Caller - Sep 15, 2017

But now he's much more interested in producing Western films, Page Six reports. Which makes sense, given his rugged individualism and rogue street-fighter persona. And he's been met with some enthusiasm about the idea. Hollywood bigwigs have ...  

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