Look what I found! A Trip to the Moon – often considered the first science fiction movie ever! This movie had a bit of a resurrection due to being featured in the movie 72 more words
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Oh my God, y’all — are you ready to see the very first horror movie ever made!?
Okay, so I guess I should be honest and admit that this is more of a comedy than a horror film. 85 more words
George Melies’ Le Voyage Dans La Lune: Innovations in Film Technology, Contributions to Early Science Fiction Film, and a Reading of Dominant Culture
George Melies’ Le Voyage Dans La Lune: Innovations in Film Technology,
Contributions to Early Science Fiction Film, and a Reading of Dominant Culture
Throughout the duration of civilization many great cultural movements have taken place that have assisted in shaping and molding the world into the ever evolving product that can be seen today. 1,295 more words
Mark Twain once mused that “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
In October of 2013, I blogged that after a century of collectively hallucinating in darkened theaters, in the opening years of cinema’s third century, it appeared we’d come full circle, back to the nickelodeon—think iPhones, iPods, iPads, all shapes and sizes of flat-screen TVs. 212 more words
Today is the birthday of French silent-film illusionist George Melies (1861-1938).
Melies was the George Lucas of his day, only without the latter-day technology. He used every trick in the book — stop-motion, elaborate sets, and color painted directly onto the film frames — to evoke a fantasy world unlike any other. 162 more words