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 Film Rant
The original Japanese horror film, Kaidan, is comprised of four separate tales of horror, derived mainly from Japanese folklore.
One of the highlights of the film is when he is taking the piss out of the paintings on the room’s walls, as he describes the room’s décor, while waiting for spooky things to happen.
John Cusack knows this film is his show, and delivers a nice line in sarcastic washed-up writer, as well as looking genuinely terrified at what the room throws at him.
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  Fantomas / Fantomas 70 / 1964 / film review
With its action-comedy format, the film is far nearer to being a parody of the popular novels by Marcel Allain et Pierre Souvestre, rather than a faithful adaptation, which is what Feuillade attempted.
Whereas Feuillade’s film is a chilling and atmospheric work which succeeds in conveying the menace of Fantômas, André Hunebelle’s version is little more than a conventional action comedy which is far more concerned with trivial comic stunts than characterisation.
In addition to these dubious casting decisions, the film is also marred by a rather obvious attempt to compete with the James Bond films, which were as popular in France at the time as they were elsewhere.
frenchfilms.topcities.com /nf_Fantomas_1964_rev.html   (696 words)

  zulu (1964) film cell   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Film cells are strips of 35mm film from the movie which are framed together with a photograph or a movie postcard.
We have all manner of film cells from singles (25cm x 20cm) to doubles (25cm x 20cm) but with two strips of film, or montages (30cm x 25cm).
Each film cell is unique, so the film supplied may be different to the one pictured, however we do not use unrecognisable street scenes, long shots or minor characters unlike some other suppliers.
www.wooklums.co.uk /index.asp?function=DISPLAYPRODUCT&productid=264   (192 words)

 Column - Film Festival
The film tells the story of Ya’ara (Tali Sharon), a young blind woman returning to Israel from Harvard University, in order to mourn the death (by suicide) of her best friend, Talia.
Dayan himself is a legendary Israeli film director and was nominated for the Most Promising Actor award at the 1970 Golden Globes, for his role in Jules Dassin’s PROMISE AT DAWN.
Unfortunately the film stops them in their tracks every time they start to shine, by adding unnecessary drama as Shmuel (Kushnir) tries to cope with his family’s history in the Holocaust and the historical fear and anger he feels towards Germany.
www.filmsinreview.com /Features/FilmFests/israeli06.html   (1347 words)

 Andy Warhol. Empire. 1964
The passage from daylight to darkness becomes the film’s narrative, while the protagonist is the iconic building that was (and is again) the tallest in New York City.
Warhol's clear delineation of the individual segments of film can be likened to the serial repetition of images in his silkscreen paintings, which also acknowledge their process and materials.
With their disengagement, lack of editing, and lengthy nonevents, these films were intended to be part of a larger environment.
www.moma.org /collection/printable_view.php?object_id=89507   (710 words)

 Steve Nottingham: The French New Wave
Their films could be shot quickly and cheaply with this portable and flexible equipment, which encouraged experimentation and improvisation, and generally gave the directors more artistic freedom over their work.
In a Hollywood film this would be avoided by either using a shot/reverse shot edit or cutting to a shot from a camera in a position over 30 º from the preceding shot.
Although the films represented a radical departure from traditional cinema, and where aimed at a young intellectual audience, many of them achieved a measure of critical and financial success, gaining a broad audience both in France and abroad.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/Stephen_Nottingham/cintxt2.htm   (1843 words)

 1964 In Film Encyclopedia Information @ Karr.net (Karr Network)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 taoyue.com: Film Reviews - Becket (1964)
The whole film is framed as a flashback from Henry kneeling in front of Becket's effigy, talking to and about his late friend.
The film, translated from the French play, is a cornucopia of clever exchanges and incisive wit; at one point Henry gives Becket his ring with three lions on it, and tells him: "There, that's the Great Seal of England; don't lose it.
Two weeks into the film's limited rerelease run, there is still no "official film website" save the one produced in the UK during the 2002 restoration, and no cities or dates can be found from official sources.
www.taoyue.com /film/becket.html   (2781 words)

 Film: January 03, 2002
The film had sold out in advance at McGill, but the students were so eager to see the breasts and sex scenes that they broke down the locked doors and stormed the cinema.
This film was followed by Sweet Substitute (1964), another film in which the prospect of marriage is treated by Kent’s male characters as a trap.
The film was to have its Canadian premiere at the Montreal Film Festival (then an event run by Rock Demers), but the Quebec censor board took one look at the film and pulled the plug on it.
www.montrealmirror.com /ARCHIVES/2002/022102/film1.html   (1434 words)

 U B U W E B - Film & Video: Kurt Kren
All his early films were edited in the camera by means of the single frame mechanism.
These two films do without applying an aesthetic opposite in terms of structure, and as a result, they are comparatively documentary in character.
In tausendjahrekino, we witness a meeting with the "Lucy" of the photo, film and video generation: these Gothic fossils are to photographic mimesis what the first mother of humankind is to anthropologists.
www.ubu.com /film/kren.html   (2224 words)

 Harvard Film Archive: People We Like
Written by the noted playwright John Guare, the film focuses on a very American tale with universal appeal as it follows the lives of two very different generations of people who attempt to live their lives in the shadows of the gambling casinos of Atlantic City.
Filmed in and around the Boston area, the film captures McQueen near the height of his powers and popularity.
As the film proceeds, revealing Paris of a certain time and milieu, we experience with Cléo the beginnings of a transformation that brings new perception to her world.
www.harvardfilmarchive.org /calendars/04_spring/legrand.html   (1926 words)

 Film Screening: 1964 Classic: The Last Man on Earth at Fool's Foundation (Friday, December 29, 2006) - Upcoming
This is the first film adaptation of Richard Matheson's "I Am Legend" from 1964 (the second being Heston's "The Omega Man," and there's a third coming from Warner Brothers next year) starring Vincent Price.
He spends his time clearing bodies, killing the zombie-vampires, reinforcing his house against them, and reserves time to cling to what was a normal lifestyle prior to the plague.
Film Screening: Electric Purgatory: The Fate of th...
upcoming.org /event/126688   (238 words)

 Public Information Films | 1964 to 1979 | Film index
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Home About these films 1945 - 1951 1951 - 1964 1964 - 1979 1979 - 2006 View all films Downloads
More 1964-1979 films (11 to 20 of 38)
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk /films/1964to1979/filmindex.htm   (96 words)

 The Official Site of Ray Manzarek - Film
This is fellow UCLA film student Jose Gonzalez's 1964 student film, entitled 'The Wino and the Blind Man'.
Ray's U.C.L.A. student film from 1964 with Dorothy Fujikawa, who later became Ray's wife on December 21, 1967, and Henry Crismonde (aka Hank Olguin) who allowed The Doors to use his piano and living room for their very first rehearsal in September of 1965.
A sync-sound project, it is a tale of lovers lost and lovers found, with Dorothy Fujikawa, Kathy Zeller and Ray.
www.raymanzarek.us /filmvid.html   (342 words)

 IMDb: Venice Film Festival: 1964
Girl with Green Eyes (1964) - Desmond Davis (I)
Une femme mariée: Suite de fragments d'un film tourné en 1964 (1964) - Jean-Luc Godard
Vangelo secondo Matteo, Il (1964) - Pier Paolo Pasolini
us.imdb.com /Sections/Awards/Venice_Film_Festival/1964   (111 words)

 Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Film es l'única incursió de Samuel Beckett al cinema.
Al juliol del 1964, Beckett va haver de fer el seu únic viatge als Estats Units per rodar-la.
Film va rebre diversos premis, com ara el Premi de la Crítica al Festival de Venècia del 1965 el Premi Especial del Jurat al Festival de Tours (França) el 1966 i el Premi Especial del Festival d'Oberhausen (Alemanya) també el 1966.
www.macba.es /controller.php?p_action=show_page&pagina_id=29&inst_id=19453   (405 words)

 Roustabout - Paramount 1964 - Elvis Presley
Like Pat Buttram, he lent his voice to the Disney film 'The Fox and The Hound' and was working in TV and film right up to his death in 1981.
In most of Elvis' 31 feature films as an actor, there are various character actors and actresses who have had small roles in more than one Elvis movie.
She also sought an injunction against showing the film and selling the LP, saying she did not authorize the use of the song nor the name in the film.
www.elvispresley.com.au /elvis/presley/roustabout.shtml   (2870 words)

 Beat Girl Film Flyer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Banned in both England and the USA for years after its initial release, this is a stylish but wild teen exploitation film set in England about a young girl whose parents just "don't understand her." She ends up following in her wild young stepmother's footsteps on a road to ruin.
Beat Girl, one of the few feature films with a "beatnik" theme, is more exploitation than a serious representation of the "beat" lifestyle and philosophy.
The film is an example of how mainstream cinema interprets youth and explores subculture as an out of control menace devoid of law, morality and compassion -- -- minus the heavy moralizing of films like Reefer Madness.
www.library.unr.edu /friends/events/filmseries/beatgirl_flyer.html   (263 words)

Released in 1964, the film also showed something that hadn't really been seen that often before - and that was something of a backstage look at the Beatles and how they acted when not performing or doing interviews (the only other way fans had seen them up to that point).
A commercial and critical hit, the film went on to garner two Oscar nominations - for Original Screenplay and Best Score - and is now being re-released with a newly restored print and soundtrack, just in time to coincide with the release of a new "greatest hits" compilation.
In a time when musicals were really just filmed extensions of their Broadway predecessors, Lester's approach at showcasing the songs - beyond the standard concert type performance that closes the show - was something few had seen before.
www.screenit.com /ourtake/1964/a_hard_day's_night.html   (856 words)

 Typotheque: Quick Cuts, Coarse Letters, Multiple Screens: by Steven Heller
It also contrasted beautifully with the film’s concluding montage, edited by Ferro, which shows atomic bombs rhythmically detonated to the accompanying lyric, “We’ll meet again, don’t know where, don’t know when...”This was not the first time that a movie title sequence added narrative dimension to a film.
Yet before he started designing film titles the Cuban born Ferro (b 1935), who had emigrated to New York City when he was twelve years old - and quickly became a huge film fan and aficionado of UPA cartoons - had earned a reputation for directing and editing scores of television commercials.
In 1964 Ferro launched Pablo Ferro Films and created a landmark TV logo for Burlington Mills where he introduced multicolored stitching animation, which is still used by the textile giant.
www.typotheque.com /site/article.php?id=48   (2960 words)

 Classic-Horror Review of Devil Doll (1964)
Coppola, Roger Corman's assistant at the time, was allowed to shoot on the same sets as his boss, provided that he shot around Corman's schedule.
The essential problem with that particular entry was that the movie was too good for the jokes to come easy, but too boring to be really interesting.
It was one of those films that was probably safest confined to a room with Mike and the 'bots.
www.classic-horror.com /reviews/devildoll64.shtml   (567 words)

 1964 in film
See also: 1963 in film, other events of 1964, 1965 in film, list of 'years in film'.
March 6 - Elvis Presley's 14th motion picture, Kissin' Cousins is released to theaters.
July 6 - A Hard Day's Night, the first Beatles film, premieres.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/19/1964_in_film.html   (60 words)

 Film History of the 1960s
And the largest number of foreign films released in the US in any one year was in 1964 (there were 361 foreign releases in the US vs. 141 US releases).
And by the end of the decade, the film industry was very troubled and depressed and experiencing an all-time low that had been developing for almost 25 years.
Meanwhile, the creation of and flight to the suburbs, the studios' divestiture of their theatre holdings after 1948, and the impact of television in the 1950s meant the demise and razing of the benchmark, downtown movie palaces of the 20s.
www.filmsite.org /60sintro.html   (1994 words)

 Marnie (1964)
In a further complication, since Kelly had not fulfilled her MGM contract when she married Prince Rainier of Monaco in 1956, she could not appear in any film other than an MGM film until she fulfilled the terms of her MGM contract.
Continuity: When Marnie and Mark are first seen driving to the Rutland estate in his 1964 Lincoln Continental, the gear shift lever on the steering wheel remains in the park position.
Starring Hedrin as Marnie and Sean Connery as the man who falls in love with her, this movie tells of a compulsive thief and pathalogical liar who is caught by Connery and flmailed into marrying him.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0058329   (742 words)

 Chiang Mai (Northern Thailand) Tourist Guide - YOUR FILM PAGE
Film by Jacques Demy, presented at the Alliance Francaise.
Chiang Mai is not without good cinemas for film buffs.
Although only two cinema operators are competing to attract the big-screen fans, a wide variety of choices are on offer daily from noon to midnight.
www.chiangmaitouristguide.com /filmpage.html   (330 words)

 9th International Latino Film Festival: Films
This is a fascinating documentary about the film I Am Cuba, the unknown masterpiece that the famous Soviet director, Mijail Kalatosov made in Cuba in 1964.
This extraordinary film that was intended to be a propaganda piece for the Cuban Revolution required an unprecedented crew of 200 people who spent two full years shooting in Cuba.
Through breathtaking shots by Urusevsky from the original film and interviews with surviving Cuban and Soviet crew members, Ferraz investigates the banning of the film.
www.latinofilmfestival.org /2005/film.php?film_id=212   (165 words)

 Virtual Highway Celebrates Easter with a One-Dollar Promotion - Acclaimed 1964 Pasolini Film “The Gospel According to ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Among the films available for downloading is the award-winning 1964 Pier Paolo Pasolini oeuvre, "The Gospel According to Matthew".
Film critic Roger Ebert likens “The Gospel” to “The Passion” as a film that “…really seems to deal directly with what happened instead of with all kinds of sentimental eyes, cleaned up, postcard versions of it (the Bible)".
There is no charge to Indie artists for showing their films on "Independent Choice." Films are delivered as DVD-quality encoded video on secure private servers, encrypted and protected by DRM, and video watermarks.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2004/4/emw117598.htm   (621 words)

 SoundStage! Shostakovich - Hamlet, Music for the 1964 Film
In 1929, he wrote a score for the silent film, The New Babylon, which was to be played live while the movie was shown.
In spite of various efforts to record it, this music remains largely unknown to the public, with the exception of an excerpt from The Gadfly, which became famous in a Harry Rabinowitz arrangement as the theme for Public Television’s Reilly, Ace of Spies.
Good news, then, that Shostakovich composed over 30 film scores, so there is a lot material ready to encore this release, should Naxos want to start a multichannel Russian-film-score festival.
www.soundstage.com /music/reviews/rev627.htm   (337 words)

 Avanti Time Capsule
The film is a sweeping epic that dramatizes the real life adventures of T.E. Lawrence, a British major who unified Arab tribes and led them in the fight for independence from the Ottoman Turks in the 1920s.
The film follows Tom Jones (Albert Finney), a country boy who becomes one of the wildest playboys in 18th-century England, developing a ravenous taste for women, food, and rowdy adventures.
Over the course of the film, Jones tries to amass his own fortune and win the heart of Sophie (Susannah York).
www.theavanti.com /academy_awards.htm   (223 words)

 JFK assassination film hoax - A simple introduction
Zapruder’s film might also be a part of the lies and cover-up that agencies of the U.S. Government had weaved around the JFK assassination!
The fake film was made by cutting and pasting real photos and film frames together to make new frames.
Since the film was not shown on television, no one knows exactly what these people saw.
www.assassinationscience.com /johncostella/jfk/intro/index.html   (643 words)

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