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Cancellation of the Majestic Theater's special screening of "Casablanca" (1942)

A recent change has been made to an upcoming major classic film screening at the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

The Feb. 13 revival screening of the 1942 classic, “ 125 more words

History of a Passive Character

Joan of arc is an emotionally charged film that focuses on the inner and relational conflict of Joan. It’s a film about Christians persecuting  Christians in the name of the church. 497 more words

Film Reviews

Perfume: the Story of a Murderer

Perfume: the Story of a Murderer, an adaptation of Patrick Süskind’s novel, centers on Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw), a nearly catatonic wretch with an extraordinary sense of smell that enables him to master the art of perfume creation. 465 more words


Film resources trial

Four film resources are currently on trial until 31 March 2016:

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. 268 more words

Celebrate the Founders of The Lincoln Motion Picture Company

Shortly before Oscar Micheaux and others began producing “race movies” in the 1920s, actor Noble Johnson and his brother, George, founded The Lincoln Motion Picture Company. 78 more words


Genre Vs Auteur: Asessing the pressures Stanley Kubrick placed upon 'The Shining' and its position within the horror genre!

The significance of Stanley Kubrick as an auteur is arguably the anomaly of his presence both within the constraints of Hollywood and within any given genre. 4,542 more words

Stanley Kubrick

First Prize for Cello (1907)

Every once in a while I come across a film that is often forgotten. I remember many years ago when I stumbled upon this little film from France. 399 more words