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Daily Archives: February 19, 2016

Film noir, flourishing in America throughout the 1940’s and 1950’s, is one of the most disturbing of movie genres – is it, in the first place, a distinct genre at all? Or a subgenre of crime movies, a movement or a visual style – this is still an ongoing debate among film critics and film theorists. Film noir can be… Read more »

19 February 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Some people claim the long shots of some recent movies are just a way for the directors and cinematographers to call attention to them, instead of permitting the story to talk for itself. This can be true, and maybe it even is about some of the selections on this list, but the unbroken shot (or the illusion of one) is… Read more »

19 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

After the imaginative, innovative, free-spirited and progressive 1960s, the European cinema was ready to take the international stage in the way which had been promising to do since the 1950s. In the US, the era known as The New Hollywood had finally brought that country into line with the movements which had originated in Europe and Asia in earlier years…. Read more »

19 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists