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Melodrama Classic Film Genre Makes Useful Cinematography Study
By admin On Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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Melodrama Classic Film Genre Makes Useful Cinematography Study

Melodrama came to its peak in the late 1930s, with King Vidor’s Stella Dallas (1937), and was supreme in the 1940s. It is an important genre not only because of the huge audiences it attracts, but because More...

Angels With Dirty Faces Movie (1938)
By admin On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Angels With Dirty Faces Movie (1938)

While Cagney and O’Brien share billing in this, the sixth of their nine pictures together, Angels really is Cagney’s film. His anti-hero is a richer role, and with that trademark kinetic energy, Cagney More...

Film Review: Malcolm X, an African American nationalist leader
By admin On Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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Film Review: Malcolm X, an African American nationalist leader

Malcolm X is arguably one of Spike Lee’s best films, and Denzel Washington played the role of the charismatic leader to perfection. Highly dramatic with some romantic overtones and a large dose of political More...

Asian Criminal Groups - Chinese Triads, Japanese Yakuza, Vietnamese/Laotian Gangs
By admin On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Asian Criminal Groups – Chinese Triads, Japanese Yakuza, Vietnamese/Laotian Gangs

Similar to Italian-American criminal groups, Asian gangs were first formed long ago and consisted of outlaws, bandits and several other kinds of notorious malcontents. Today they are still highly organized and are More...

Apocalypse Now: Vietnam Film from American Perspective
By admin On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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Apocalypse Now: Vietnam Film from American Perspective

Platoon is a classic 1986 movie about a young American recruit sent to Vietnam who witnesses the horrors of war and its effect on his fellow soldiers. Identifying With the Americans Platoon follows the story of More...

Biopic PM Narendra Modi
By Paul Linus On Friday, May 3rd, 2019
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Biopic PM Narendra Modi finally releasing on May 24

Failed to get released on April 11 due to temporary ban by Election Commission of India (ECI) the biopic PM Narendra Modi is now set to hit the theaters on May 24 (Friday), a day after the Lok Sabha elections results More...

Biopic PM Narendra Modi not releasing on April 5
By Paul Linus On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Biopic PM Narendra Modi not releasing on April 5

Biopic PM Narendra Modi will not be hitting the theaters as scheduled, April 5th. Its release has been postponed and if believed to lawyer of filmmaker Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has not given clearance More...

Toy Story 3 Film Review
By Paul Linus On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Toy Story 3 Film Review

Pixar isn’t known for cranking out sequels. Toy Story is the only Pixar production to receive not only one sequel, but two. There are discussions and gossip of a Cars 2 or a Monsters Inc 2 but as of right More...

Classic Movie Revie Here Comes Mr. Jordan
By Paul Linus On Saturday, November 17th, 2018
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Classic Movie Review: Here Comes Mr. Jordan

The film pretty much pioneered the guardian angel sub-genre, and outside of It’s a Wonderful Life, may be the best of the lot. As prizefighter Joe Pendleton, Oscar-nominated Robert Montgomery (real-life father More...

Dawn of the Dead
By Paul Linus On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Horror Of Dracula Since 1958

In the late fifties, UK production company Hammer Films found good fortune in a new formula for creating more commercially viable pictures. In 1957, they took the story of Frankenstein and slightly retooled the More...