Theoretical verses Practical filmmakers

Some people learn by study and observation.  Others learn by trial and error.  Most of us learn through both methods.  However, there are a few practical filmmakers out there who deny that they learned anything other than by experience.  Let’s contrast those with theoretical filmmakers, who learned how to make great films before they ever […]

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6 films about Mental Illness

As the second Monday in May starts mental health awareness week, we thought he’d find six films that show what Hollywood thinks about mental illness.  This list may expand as time goes on, but we feel these are most representative of the way society changes its views.

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5 earth day films

I can’t stand The Lorax.  This year’s Peter Rabbit looks even worse.  Most environmental films make my eyes roll because they are so badly written. To prove this isn’t some anti-green thing, I’ve chosen 5 green films that I actually enjoyed.

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5 films shot in the director’s home

With recent scandals, we normally suspect a movie made in the director’s home. When the director is alone, it doesn’t matter whether the audition is in an office, an auditorium, or a hotel room, but hotel room usually seems suspect. Let’s return to a more innocent time, when many directors didn’t have bad intentions, they […]

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The following post is filled with #irony making it #ironic . It’s not meant to be useful, any utility is purely accidental. Punctuation is intentionally misplaced to suit the hashtag. You know one of the most ironic sayings ever? “A picture is worth a thousand words. ” That’s seven words long. Try drawing a picture […]

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The Iron Lady – thoughts

“Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.” — adapted from the memoirs of Hiram Withington, in The Iron Lady screenplay by Abi Morgan.

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