Nude Awakening (Wahida Clark Presents)

Victor L. Martin

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The story follows three men who enter the mysterious and guarded Zone, nursing dreams of wish-fulfillment, but that’s hardly what the movie is ‘about’. And yet somehow this Technicolor tale of heroic muscle-bound lunks, preening goateed villains, boisterous bird-men (Blessed sealed his reputation here), hapless maidens and doomed Blue Peter presenters works like a charm. After warning his pals about their similar fate, the panicked perishables devise a plan to escape from their human enemies.
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M (BFI Film Classics)

Anton Kaes

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For Raj to marry Simran, he must win over Simran’s parents who want their daughter to marry someone of their choice. But Bava’s monochrome masterpiece ‘Black Sunday’ fully deserves to be set alongside them: while Hitchcock and Powell were revolutionizing the genre by bringing the terror closer to home, Bava was doing almost the opposite, creating a boldly imaginative and dreamlike world inspired by the Universal classics, while at the same time using groundbreaking special effects to ensure that the horrors depicted on screen were more graphically disturbing than ever before. ‘Black Sunday’ is a film crammed with surreal and still shocking imagery: while it’s most famous for the opening scene in which a spiked mask is hammered onto the face of dark witch Barbara Steele, there are many more wonderfully nasty sights to behold, from an empty eye socket crawling with maggots to a walking corpse who looks suspiciously like Sonny Bono.
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Industrial Society and the Science Fiction Blockbuster:

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When I spotted the title of that article I couldn't think of any steampunks movies I knew. That it also manages to weave in kung-fu, groundbreaking digital effects, fear of technology, pounding industrial techno and wraparound shades makes it perhaps the ultimate ’90s movie: a little dated now, to be sure, but still lots of fun to revisit. Marv's reply is in regular text, small and up right, so we know he is calm. Kelly always said that he was more comfortable dancing with men than with women.
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Seeing Red-Hollywood's Pixeled Skins: American Indians and

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Possession films are some of the scariest films out there with The Exorcist frequently considered one of the most terrifying movies ever made. Let us know in the comments below and we’ll be sure to add them here. This buddy movie has two things going for it from the get go. See the links above to explain examples the conventions and iconography of each genre. But it is without doubt one of the pinnacles of cinematic craftsmanship. Other such films even mine filth in convents, a sub-genre deemed "nunsploitation."
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The Lovers’ Guide to Homemade Video: Tips and Techniques for

Serena Vallés

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Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock'n'Roll Generation Saved Hollywood. Hence, a semiotic system repeats itself through the subject and turns him/her into its dupe. I strongly believe that the Series, "Hell on Wheels" has steampunk genre' costumes, characters, backgrounds, machines, weapons, etc. On their next encounter Wolverine defeats Magneto and he is imprisoned in a plastic prison.
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Identity Politics in George Lucas' Star Wars

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Recently, film theorist Robert Stam challenged whether genres really exist, or whether they are merely made up by critics. It seems there has been a chicken living and going about his business in New York for many years. How in hell did ‘Serenity’ ever get made? Of course, once it was out in the world the whole thing made some kind of twisted, outrageous sense, and it still does. In Young Frankenstein (1974), for example, when the monster and the little girl he meets have tossed all their flowers in the lake and she innocently asks what to throw in now, the monster looks at the camera, as if to ask the viewer to remember that in the original Frankenstein (1931) he stupidly drowned the girl, thinking she too would float.
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Alfred Hitchcock's Silent Films

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These figures are now comprehensive for the entire list. As it turns out, Marvel won’t be the only studio using this filmmaking strategy. Some argue that Some Like It Hot is cinema’s greatest comedy. Tom Huddleston In lesser hands, the wild theatrics and camp stylings of Ken Russell’s story of religious persecution and demonic possession in seventeenth-century France would turn ‘The Devils’ into no more than a fleshy, hysterical romp.
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Belle de Jour (BFI Film Classics)

Michael Wood

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Mars Attacks! was originally a set of colourful cards very much in the mould of many other trading cards produced in this era. “Are you alone?” the private eye is asked in Roman Polanski ’s “Chinatown.” “Isn’t everybody?” he replies. The use of wide angles is gorgeously unsettling – director Robert Wise is clearly a student of Orson Welles, whose off-kilter influence is all over the film. In the decades since, these cheap entertainments, generally dismissed at the time, have become some of the most treasured products of Hollywood's Golden Age. [43] In one sample year, 1947, RKO produced along with several noir programmers and A pictures, two straight B noirs: Desperate and The Devil Thumbs a Ride. [44] Ten B noirs that year came from Poverty Row's big three—Republic, Monogram, and PRC/Eagle-Lion—and one came from tiny Screen Guild.
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Kings of the Jungle: An Illustrated Reference to "Tarzan" on

David Fury

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The scares here are incremental and subtle, driven not by outright terror but by doors that close themselves or pianos that play on their own. In these scenarios, it is the task of a critical elite to seek behind language for either the hidden ideological imperative or the lack of reference, the nonsense, of the signifier. However, Stephenson and Debrix’s book seem to be the most specific and clear study on the direct relationship between reality and cinema.
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Romantic Comedy In Hollywood: From Lubitsch to Sturges

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Many companies have a hard time raising the funds than others. In Chinese Movie Database there are records of over 30 Chinese opera on films, including Chaoju, Chuanju, Chuju, Ganju, Gannancaichaxi, Hebeibangzi, Huaibeibangzi, Huaiju, Huajixi, Huangmeixi, Huju, Jiju, Jingju (Peking Opera), Kunju, Shandong Luju (吕剧), Luju (鲁剧), Longjiangju, Meihuju, Meiwanqiang, Xiandaijingju (Modernized Peking Opera), Pingju, Puju, Qinqiang, Quju, Shandongbangzi, Canton Yueju, Shaoxing Yueju, Wuju, Xiangju, Xiju, Henanyuediao, and Yuju.
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