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Daily Archives: June 12, 2014

The ‘new Hollywood’ era began in the mid 1960’s and lasted until the era of the ‘blockbuster’ took over in the late 1970’s. During these years, films were made by directors with unknown track records, often featuring stars and roles that didn’t fit into the traditional Hollywood mold. Here are 15 films that were made during the ‘new Hollywood’ period… Read more »

12 June 2014 | Features, Film Lists

British filmmaker Mike Leigh is known for his unusual directorial techniques. Using improvisation to shape his characters, dialogues, and storylines, Leigh usually begins his films with a rough outline of possible thematic directions and plot developments. Choosing not the disclose any information regarding plot or character to his cast members, Leigh introduces the actors to each other in the order… Read more »

12 June 2014 | Features, Film Lists