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Alfred HItchcock and his popular films

Alfred HItchcock and his popular films

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Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense and psychological thrillers, is as popular today as he was in his heyday. Dial M for Murder, To Catch a Thief and Rear Window are a few of his classics. Here's a look at the legendary directors career that spanned six decades. Hitchcock's early years Born in 1899, the youngest of three children, he spent his formative years attending St. Ignatius College. He left the school at 14 after his father passed away and studied at the London County Council School of Engineering and Navigation becoming a draftsman and advertising designer after graduating. Being intrigued with photography his life took a turn that led to working as a title card designer for a company that would eventually become Paramount Pictures. In 1920 Hitchcock was successf...
Notable movies of 20th century American women

Notable movies of 20th century American women

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Contributions women have made to American history are sometimes well-publicized, but many have been under-recognized. Watching films about strong women in American history is a great way for students, history buffs or anyone to learn more about women's history in the U.S. 20th Century American Women in History All of these films feature as their subjects women who have made history in some way. This first film is a biopic about a woman well-known for her accomplishments: Amelia (2009) – Hilary Swank plays record-setting aviation pioneer and suffragette, Amelia Earhart. In 1932, Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Mira Nair directed this biographical film. Women Activists in American History – Biopics These two period pieces, also biograp...
Top Ten Bond Themes

Top Ten Bond Themes

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Bond is back this spring with the new movie, No Time to Die. Daniel Craig’s final outing as the secret agent with a licence to kill is due out on April 6th, and with Phoebe Waller-Bridge involved in the script, it promises some fiery dialogue to match the excitement and the action. The new film is the 25th in the franchise, which dates back almost sixty years,- to Sean Connery’s debut in Dr. No, in 1962. It’s all in the song While some of the best Bond films stand out, such as Moonraker’s space adventures and Live and Let Die’s voodoo vibes, it’s fair to say that many of the Bond plots blur together in a somewhat formulaic fashion. However, there is one thing that clearly differentiates one Bond movie from another, and that is the iconic themes. A key part of the package sinc...
3 Horror Movies That Will Give You Chills

3 Horror Movies That Will Give You Chills

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Ever since movies became a new form of art, people have been fascinated by horror movies. These types of movies seek to evoke fear for entertainment purposes and people seem to not get enough of them. The earlier horror movies have been inspired by literature from authors such as Bram Stoker, Mary Shelley, or Edgar Allan Poe. This movie genre has been around for over a century now, with themes like the macabre and the supernatural. There are many horrors that overlap with thriller, supernatural fiction, and fantasy genres. The most common elements we often find in these types of movies are demons, ghosts, zombies, extraterrestrials, vampires, evil witches, psychopaths, serial killers, and the list can go on. Even though these movies are intended to elicit fears, nightmares, revul...
Movies to watch when you want to laugh hard!

Movies to watch when you want to laugh hard!

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Recently there has been a production of high concept films that are engaging and interesting, in the Bollywood industry. These movies have started to appeal to the audiences and have made them get up from their seats to go to the theatres. Some of the great comedy films that you can have on your list in 2019 are: ​‘Dream Girl’ Directed by ‘RaajShaandilyaa’, ‘Dream Girl’ is an unconventionally light comedy movie. The movie has the most amazing performer ‘AyushmannKhurrana’ who is playing a titular role. The actor has been cast opposite bubbly ‘NushratBharucha’ who plays the love life of the lead. Ayushmann plays the role of a guy who plays who has a weird talent for speaking in both male and female voice, equally well and therefore he plays the role of Sita in Ram Leela.  What hap...
Behind the Scenes: A Case Study in Hollywood Stunts

Behind the Scenes: A Case Study in Hollywood Stunts

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Everyday stuntmen go to work, they risk their lives for the good of a big-screen Hollywood film—and some even risk it for low-budget indie titles. Elaborate action scenes are all the rage, and blockbuster producers go the extra mile to make these scene sequences look as realistic as possible. Whether they’re riding on top of cars or jumping from high altitudes, there’s no denying it’s one of the riskiest jobs a person can have. According to the Barnes Firm, a car accident injury lawyer in Los Angeles even people with extensive contracts can file a personal injury lawsuit for a myriad of reasons, although it all depends on the case. This is exactly what happened when one stunt woman sued for a watercraft accident during the filming of “Rough Night.” The studio green screen, cables...