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The Action Movie – Early Days and the Silent Era

January 24, 2023 10:08 pm53 comments
The Action Movie – Early Days and the Silent Era

The basis for the action movie was formed from a variety of sources all of which pre-dated the invention of cinema. It is there in the swashbuckling stories of novelists like Alexandre Dumas and Sir Walter Scott, or the heroics of Odysseus and Hercules in Greek Mythology. In folklore, there […]

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Top Mother’s Day Films in Weepy Melodramas

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Top Mother’s Day Films in Weepy Melodramas

This category carries with it a stigma worse than romantic comedy. Among this list of favorites, though, are films that hit just the right note of sentiment, sprinkled with a few guilty pleasures that shamelessly wallow in the sap. Terms of Endearment: The greatest of its genre, seamlessly melding comedy […]

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Best Mother’s Day Films in Romantic Comedies

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Best Mother’s Day Films in Romantic Comedies

The term, “chick-flick”, usually implies an inferior piece of work, to be enjoyed only by the x-chromosome gender. The truth is, most romantic comedies (which fit nicely in to the chick-flick milieu) are generic, cut-and-paste endeavors these days. However, there are an abundance of classics to choose from, as well […]

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Top 5 Gangster Films of All Time

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Top 5 Gangster Films of All Time

The gangster genre has been popular since it first appeared in the early 20th-century. While there were a few in the silent era, the genre really took off with the invention of sound. Screeching car tires, gunshots, and the unique language of the New York and Chicago gangsters contributed greatly […]

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Review of Edward Scissorhands sci-fi romantic comedy movie

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Review of Edward Scissorhands sci-fi romantic comedy movie

Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder star in the 1990 sci-fi romantic comedy Edward Scissorhands in which an eccentric inventor (Vincent Price) creates a “son” using high-tech robotics with a sugar cookie heart. Eventually the young man’s hands – made of a variety of shears and scissors – are supposed to […]

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Johnny Depp’s Most Memorable Characters

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Johnny Depp’s Most Memorable Characters

Johnny Depp has been making movies for more than twenty years. Depp seems to relish losing himself in roles, donning teeth and wigs in an attempt to create a new person, not just a new character. Several of his roles are truly unforgettable characters, as evidenced by this list of […]

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