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Daily Archives: May 25, 2014

Although debatable, many attribute the 1915 release of D.W. Griffith’s controversial Birth of the Nation as the birth of American cinema (at least the first Hollywood film). This means we will soon be celebrating the centennial of the biggest industry in film. In the hundred years that Hollywood has been making films, certain years have stood out in terms of… Read more »

25 May 2014 | Features, Other Lists

The Japanese New Wave or ‘Nuberu Bagu’ was a film movement that occurred in Japan from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s and completely changed the way the world previously saw Japanese cinema. The world of “academia” usually prescribes Japan’s golden age of cinema to that of the 1930s to 1950s. From the period pieces of Kenji Mizoguchi and Akira… Read more »

25 May 2014 | Features, Film Lists