In any Film Studies 101 class, you learn about the continuum from realism to formalism. One one end of the spectrum, you have the ultra-documentary style of realism. 370 more words
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Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan and Alan Alda, Bridge of Spies tells the story of James B. Donovan, a lawyer who is entrusted in negotiating the release of the US pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the USSR in 1960. 165 more words
This movie, based around the books of the prolific teen author, R.L. Stine, has been in the works for a very long time. Originally slated as a vehicle for Tim Burton, back in 1998, it has bumped around in limbo since then but finally gets a cinematic outing courtesy of director Rob Letterman. 421 more words
With the Academy Awards just under a month away, I take a look at each Best Picture contender.
Within the long career and filmography of the legendary Steven Spielberg, the gradings of his productions can be ranked across a standard America grading policy, with sure-fire classics such as Jaws, Saving Private Ryan and Raiders of the Lost Ark known as being his A-Grade material. 775 more words
Whilst you might think that the target demographic for the big-screen adaptation of the Goosebumps novels would be strictly children, that’s not entirely true. In fact, as someone who is about to turn to twenty-eight-years old, I can’t help but feel that this was made for me. 415 more words