Heterotopia of the film Solaris directed by Andrei Tarkovski

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  Jonathon Rosenbaum notes that Tarkovsky’s Solaris, (Andrei Tarkovsky 1972) unlike Lem’s novel, (Lem 2012) is rather anti-science fiction than science fiction. (Rosenbaum 1990, 60) Rosenbaum suggests that while the film is denying our archetypal space travel, the main concern … Read More

Psychology of the film Solaris directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

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Tarkovski’s film is a drama of pain and partial recovery centered on the psychology of the Solaris station crew. Tarkovski wanted to address this way the deeply emotional and intellectual science-fantastic genre, considered by him to be superficial. The film … Read More

Sculpting in Time, with Andrei Tarkovsky

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Tarkovsky opposed to the movie editing and considered that the basis of the art of cinematography (movie art) is the internal rhythm of images. He considers cinema as a representation of distinctive currents or time waves, transmitted in the film … Read More

Animation movie for kids: Big Buck Bunny

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A large and lovable rabbit deals with three tiny bullies, led by a flying squirrel, who are determined to squelch his happiness. Initial release: April 10, 2008 (Amsterdam) Director: Sacha Goedegebure Initial DVD release: May 20, 2008 (Netherlands) Producer: Ton … Read More

The Racketeer

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Directed by Howard Higgin Produced by Ralph Block Written by Paul Gangelin (story and screenplay) A.A. Kline (dialogue) Starring Hedda Hopper Carole Lombard Cinematography David Abel Edited by Jack Ogilvie Doane Harrison Distributed by Pathé Exchange Release date November 9, … Read More

YouTube paid $1 billion for royalties in 2016

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YouTube has announced that it paid $1 billion in royalties over the year 2016. The platform tries to renegotiate its agreements with the record companies. The artists consider the remuneration too low considering the total earnings accumulated by YouTube. The … Read More

Abraham Lincoln (full movie, 1930) – A biography

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Abraham Lincoln, also released under the title D. W. Griffith’s “Abraham Lincoln”, is a 1930 Pre-Code biographical film about American president Abraham Lincoln directed by D. W. Griffith. It stars Walter Huston as Lincoln and Una Merkel, in her second … Read More

Movies

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Movie, or film is the term used to designate, in broader sense, the final product of movie art and industry. Movie art and industry in the current language are known as cinema. In turn the film industry is divided into … Read More

Movies: Nosferatu, 1922

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Directed by: F. W. Murnau Produced by: Enrico Dieckmann, Albin Grau Screenplay by: Henrik Galeen Based on: Dracula by, Bram Stoker Starring: Max Schreck, Gustav von Wangenheim, Greta Schröder, Alexander Granach, Ruth Landshoff, Wolfgang Heinz Music by: Hans Erdmann Cinematography: … Read More

Cinematography

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Cinematography is the discipline of making lighting and camera choices when recording photographic images for the cinema. Etymologically, it means “writing in the movement”, from the French word cinéma, shortened from cinématographe, the camera invented by the Lumière brothers in … Read More

Movie theaters (Cinemas)

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A movie theater or cinema is a venue, usually a building, for viewing movies. Most cinemas are commercial operations catering to the general public, which attend by purchasing a ticket. The film is projected with a movie projector onto a … Read More

Movie awards

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There are three major categories: critics’ awards, voted on (usually annually) by a group of critics; festival awards, awards presented to the best film shown in a particular film festival; and industry awards, which are selected by professionals working in … Read More

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