Don’t be scared – we’ve got a bone-chilling selection of thrilling horror films to make you sleep with the light on. Richard Jaeckel (1926–1997), Jack Elam (1918–2003), Chill Wills (1903–1978), Paul Fix (1901–1983), and Slim Pickens (1919–1983) all appeared in countless westerns, so when they are in the same cast and many of them die in Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (Sam Peckinpah, 1973), the film may be read as being as much about the death of the genre as it is a story about particular characters.
Radical film theory of the seventies produced ambitious, but hypostatic, subject/object models (by Comolli and Narboni, Jean Louis Baudry, Christian Metz, Laura Mulvey). But forget all the masked wannabes and knife-wielding suburban loonies that came after, and marvel at the streamlined power of Carpenter’s film: the gliding camera, the concealing shadows, the single-minded presence of masked villain Michael Myers, as perfect a killer as the shark in ‘Jaws’. In Steampunk movies pretty much anything can happen!
As Yellin talked, it occurred to me that Netflix has built a system that really only has one analog in the tech world: Facebook's NewsFeed. Moreover, I have not only been selective in my choices within genres, I have also been selective in my emphasis on genres relative to each other. So I went to Itunes and added the genre in on the info page. Tom Huddleston It’s arguably the single greatest set-up for a modern horror movie: a monster that invades your dreams, slashing away at your very psyche with his razor-fingered gloves.
Bonus: Shaun of the Dead might be more comedy than horror but it’s amazing and must be watched. The magisterial Scott plays a well known composer who, following the death of his wife and son in a road accident, takes up a teaching job in Seattle and moves into an eerie, haunted Victorian house. Indiana Jones is an archaeology lecturer in an US university. Both the main characters in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang use their knowledge of the plots of mystery novels to foresee the events which will occur in the movie.
Yet as they speak their anxious vows, it is clear that their love is doomed from the start. The setting for this film isn't "Victorian" so some purists may prefer to describe Hellboy as "dieselpunk" rather than "steampunk", but whatever label you stick on this film, it's full of "mad science", tentacled monsters and glorious special effects! Logline: Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston are immortal vampire rock stars, in the new Jim Jarmusch movie.
Signs is another pretty creepy film, and perhaps one of the most famous alien ones, and Dark Skies is a lot more recent but a great take on the alien mythos. These conventions included anything from the good guy in a white hat and the bad guy in a black hat, to the actual edited construction of a film sequence. Synopsis: In 1818, when Joseph Mohr is assigned to be the new assistant priest in Oberndorf, a small Austrian town near Salzburg, the young man is full of ideas and ideals.
In a decisive and unexpected break from his then-popular goofy-dweeb persona, Robbins plays Jacob, a worn-out war veteran whose mind begins to fragment once the conflict is over. The hardboiled detective, Philip Marlowe, is different as played by Dick Powell ( Murder, My Sweet, 1944), Humphrey Bogart ( The Big Sleep, 1946), or Elliott Gould ( The Long Goodbye, 1973). Orc Wars: Comedy/Action, 2013; Production Company: Orc Wars; Writer, Director: Kohl Glass; Producer: Jason Faller, Kynan Griffin; Executive Producer: Maclain Nelson, Rizwan Virk, Saad El-Anezi; Director of Photography: Cammon Randle; Production Designer: Anne Black; Original Score: Stephen J Anderson; Editor: Kohl Glass; Sound Designer: Nathan Hoffman; Visual Effects Supervisor: Rob Au; Co-Producer: Jennifer Griffin.
Countries of origin also showed up, as did a larger-than-expected number of noun descriptions like Westerns and Slashers. K. productions, have been nominated for a best picture Oscar. “Life is Beautiful,” “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and “Amour” were all nominated for best picture. “The Artist,”which won best picture in 2011, is a tricky one since it was a French production but was also a silent film.
Here are 15 16 of my absolute favorites from this rarefied class of motion pictures. So he decides to concentrate on being Peter Parker and gives up being Spider-man. The Kingdom of God on Earth: Documentary, 87 minutes, color, 2012; Writer, Director: Bryan D. At the same token, the sub-genre of Martial Arts and Espionage will reach genre status by the year 2000. S. theaters this Friday, is an exception to that trend. Director George Romero insists that much of what made his debut so groundbreaking – the in-your-face documentary camerawork, the unadorned interiors and unpolished performances – were just the necessary result of zero-budget filmmaking.
Western films often portray how desolate and hard life was for American frontier families. Movies which are set in Biblical times are considered to be part of the genre, even if they don’t specifically adapt tales from scripture. (Ben Hur, The Ten Commandments, Noah, The Passion of the Christ) Period Movies: A historical sub genre that takes place in a specific era, usually – but not always – rooted in 19th century aristocracy. As the thousands of genres flicked by on my little netbook, I began to see patterns in the data.