The Wizard of Oz is one of the greatest movies of all time. Many young children watched this movie with their parents for the first time in 1939.
During this period of time, the film industries were making their deputies from the old black and white style to a life full of color. This film includes the use of both technologies, displaying both black and white along with full color. The technology of the color cameras was on the break and movies as they knew them would never be the same. The film being shot in full color was a mark of success.
The film was produced by MGM and is a comedy that includes a fantasy drama story line with a musical influence. The film is based on a book written in 1900 by L. Frank Baum named The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. As the films actors included many stars of that era, it also included a little dog and singing midgets know as the Munchkins.
During the years of American culture have passed along this film stands as an American icon for popularity. It is listed and ranked as one of the best ever films on many public …Continue reading...
If you enjoy epic stories, intense action and character development, then it is likely that the Matrix movie series (including the Animatrix animated companion story collection) is one that continues to be an inspiration.
The setting is that of what appears to be our world, circa 1999 (the time of the film’s release) and revolves around the isolated life of Thomas Anderson, AKA “Neo played by Keanu Reeves, an employee of a major software and web design company. Neo is a mild mannered everyday guy by day, but an elite hacker by night who supplements his income by selling illegal programs of his own design to the fringe elements of the electronic underworld.
Neo is also trying to track the movements of a mysterious man known only as Morpheus played by Lawrence Fishburne, one of the most wanted men in the world, who he believes can answer the question gnawing at his soul: What is the Matrix? After a strange turn of events Neo is approached by Trinity, another elite hacker who gives him an opportunity to meet with Morpheus.
These events lead to Neo discovering the truth of his reality: it is a lie. The Matrix is in …Continue reading...
The film was completed in less than 3 weeks on a budget which is equivalent to almost 3 million dollars today.
12 Angry Men hit the 28th place in a list of 50 greatest movies played by John Fonda.
It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best director and best writing of adapted screenplay, but it did not win.
The movie tells the story of a jury made up of 12 men given the hard job to guilt or acquit a defendant based on the reasonable doubt.
The movie is 96 minutes long ant it’s filmed mostly in the jury room. Only 3 minutes of it are filmed outside of the court house.
The 6 days of a long and complex case of murder in the first degree is shortened up and the real action of the movie starts with the camera catching the serious faces of the jury members when the judge states the importance of the reasonable doubt judgment.
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If there’s a reasonable doubt in your minds as to the guilt of the accused, reasonable doubt, then you must bring me a verdict of not
“Towing” is a 1978 comedy filmed in Chicago, IL and for sure it’s not a boring movie. It’s full of chaos, but this doesn’t count at all when you see how much fun the actors have.
The movie was written and directed by Maura Smith and is her first movie. “It’s a low budget movie, made possible with an initial budget of $185.000. The movie was filmed in Days and the total cost of the movie with expenses that will need to be paid later, ended up being around $400.000. It took more than 6 months to find a distributor once the film was finished. When it was launched in the local cinemas around Chicago the film made $144.000 in the first week. “ said Maura Smith in an interview with Komono Tribune.
The main characters Jennifer Ashley in the role of Joan and Sue Lyon in the role of Lynn, employed in the night bar, decide to go against a local intrepid towing company when several cars parked by Jean, who is employed by the bar to park the costumers cars, are towed by a towing operator. It turns out that this towing operator is towing even legally parked …Continue reading...
The movie is based on the book of Mario Puzzo:” The Godfather” wich is pulpier than the movie but, it does manage to express the power of the novel on which is based on. Realizing that the section two of the book will not fit into the movie Copola decided to incorporate it in part II of the film.
Mario Rezzo was the cowriter with Copolla for the screenplay.
The Grandfather was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and win for: the best Picture, best actor (Marlon Brando) and the best adaped screenplay
Francis Ford Copola deserves all the praise and awards this film have received over the years. Copola assembled a superb cast but also a talented crew. His main character Al Pacino and Brandon Marlo were the best choises he could have for the roles of Vito Corleone and Michael. The film accentuates the importance of the family both biologicall and professional.
This type of movie is very indicative of the times it was filmed for. The …
The Shawshank Redemption was voted by 1.555.775 users of the famous website www.imdb.com as the best movie of all times
This is a 1994 American drama movie, directed by Frank Darabont. It was adapted after the novella “ Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption” written by Steven King.
The story takes place in 1947 in Portland, Main. One of the main character, Andy Dufresne played by Tim Robbins is convicted for two life sentences for supposedly killing his wife and his lover. He is sent to the Shawshank State Penitentiary. Here he meets Elis” Red” Redding played by Morgan Freeman, also sentenced for life in prison for murdering his wife by cutting the brakes on her car, causing her to die in an accident, his motive being a large life insurance policy settlement.
This is a story of two prisoners that bond over a number of year they spend in prison. The Shawshank Redemption was nominated for Oscar 7 times for best picture, best actor in a leading role, best sound, best film editing, best music and best written screenplay based on material previously produced or published.
In the Laundry where Andy works, he is assaulted frequently times by prison …Continue reading...
How do one decides wich is the top 50 best kids movies of all times? It’s one that keeps your child stuck to the couch after you push the play button, I think. There are so many good kids movies out there but I will pick the ones that are known and loved by all ages.
We can only have one favorite TV show to help us relax after a crappy day so what’s yours? People have different tastes when it comes to what they watch, but these 50 TV shows came out being the favorites of many people.
I was so excited to find out that there is a place where regular people like me can vote and comment on. This place is called the Internet Movies Database. They put togheder a list of 250 best movies of all time. I took a look of the most popular 50 of them and watch all of them to better describe them for you. So here is my list fo 50 best movies of all times.