Monty Python: Complete and Utter Theory of the Grotesque

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Crackle tops my list for the best place to watch free movies online because through their partnership with Sony Pictures they have hundreds of full-length free movies you can watch. This is an Internet-only film, but I feel it's crazy enough to get a mention. When the gangster boyfriend gets wind of this, he decides to use it to his advantage as an escape route for his girlfriend. Calculating in the three hundred or so films made annually by the many Poverty Row firms, approximately 75 percent of Hollywood movies from the decade, more than four thousand pictures, are classifiable as Bs. [21] The Western was by far the predominant B genre in both the 1930s and, to a lesser degree, the 1940s. [22] Film historian Jon Tuska has argued that "the 'B' product of the Thirties—the Universal films with [Tom] Mix, [Ken] Maynard, and [Buck] Jones, the Columbia features with Buck Jones and Tim McCoy, the RKO George O'Brien series, the Republic Westerns with John Wayne and the Three Mesquiteers ... achieved a uniquely American perfection of the well-made story." [23] At the far end of the industry, Poverty Row's Ajax put out oaters starring Harry Carey, then in his fifties.
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Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle: A Biography Of The Silent Film

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An insidiously cheap creepshow that feels like it’s being projected directly from your nightmares (Harvey used an Arriflex camera – typically used for newsreels – as a cost-cutting measure, adding an unsettling edge of realism), the film tells the barebones story of a woman who loses a drag race by driving off a bridge and into the river below. The 21st century downturn in original, straightforward slasher movies is bound to be temporary, however, as cinematic trends -- particularly within the horror genre -- tend to be cyclical in nature.
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Film Follies: The Cinema Out of Order

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Meanwhile, Detective Kamiyashi (Tomoko Tabata) finds out the kidnapping case may be related to the detention case 10 years ago. In fact it’s a benign, selfless giant, intent only on munching scrap metal and protecting a young boy who saves its ‘life’. As most know, Mickey Mouse is going to milk Star Wars for all it’s worth by putting out standalone spinoffs in between the core episodes. Nightmare in Badham County (1976) headed straight into the realm of road-tripping-girls-in-redneck-bondage exploitation. [134] The reverberations of Easy Rider could be felt in such pictures, as well as in a host of theatrical exploitation films.
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Taxi Driver (BFI Film Classics)

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Kobayashi’s stylised use of colour is more symbolic than naturalistic, and coupled with the avant garde electronic score by Toru Takemitsu, which also incorporates sampled natural sounds, it generates both a haunting atmosphere and some subtle supernatural chills. This movie is the best film ever made in BFW (the "W" stands for "Wisconsin"). One piece of advice, though: if you can, watch ‘Repo Man’ in its extended, censored for TV version: the Cox-approved ‘flip you melonfarmer’ dialogue is priceless, and the extra scenes are some of the best in the movie.
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The Flash Gordon Serials, 1936-1940: A Heavily Illustrated

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As the threat closes in, Jay and her friends must somehow escape the horrors that are only a few steps behind. Thanks for some new additions to my DVD library. They also almost entirely come from other countries or could be reconstructed cheap television shows. What makes the genre concept so much more regularly used to describe communicative arts endeavors? What sheds some light on the inner workings of Jame Gumb? In 1984, New Horizons released a critically applauded movie set amid the punk scene written and directed by Penelope Spheeris.
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Uninvited: Classical Hollywood Cinema and Lesbian

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Partly that’s down to Reed's reserved performance – compared, at least, to the madness around him – which means that when his character, Father Grandier, is finally tortured we feel the full horror of corrupt government and wayward religious fervour directed towards him. And if that’s the case, then ‘Close Encounters’ might be our Old Testament. It's a beautiful and dark, dark, dark film and deserves high placement in the noir canon. One of the most disturbing cases in recent German criminal history. - IMDb
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English Gothic

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Long ago, when a person first experienced a certain type of book or play and wanted to find more like it, she would be at the mercy of word of mouth and the wisdom of her librarian, book seller or other expert in the field. Logline: At long last, a new original Pixar film. Crucially, since neither director was a horror nerd, they cut a highly original path through the dark woods of our imagination. Cath Clarke Nicole Kidman plays the mother of two young children who have a photo-sensitive disorder that forces them to stay indoors in this distinctly grown-up ghost story set on the island of Jersey in 1945.
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Shakespeare-quarto Facsimiles: Hamlet ... 1. Quarto

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Categories of nonfiction books, like humor, current events and true crime are just as worthy of the genre distinction as mystery and drama. In a good drama film, the audience are able to experience what other characters are feeling and identify with someone. Dave Calhoun From its breathtaking opening shot from inside the bomb bay of a cruising warplane, you know you’re in the hands of a master with ‘The Devil’s Backbone’. Logline: This Australian movie about bedtime stories gone wrong rocked Sundance, and we already saw one trailer.
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Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s: Why Don't

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 (Nov. 16) At last, it ends. But there’s something uniquely pleasurable – and unsettling – about a scary movie where every shot, every line, every beat of music feels painstakingly composed to scare the bejesus out of you. ‘It Follows’ is a prime example: for every second of this sparse, precise story of supernatural stalkers in suburbia, you know that writer-director David Robert Mitchell has both hands firmly on the wheel.
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Film Noir Reader

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Eddy Frankel The Big Idea: That old existential chestnut – we’re all just constructs in a giant machine, and life is, as the song goes, but a dream… That creaky old phrase ‘millennial angst’ was tossed around like so much confetti in the last few years of the twentieth century, but it fits ‘The Matrix’ like a black PVC glove. It was directed by written by co-stars Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement. Synopsis: Champions of the West features the American Fork High School Marching Band and their 2013 journey to Grand Nationals in Indianapolis with their show, Fury.
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