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  Livecity.it » Recensioni Film fino al 1969
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Scritto il 1 Novembre, 2007 in Recensioni Film fino al 1969
Questi i contenuti di “Luci della ribalta”, ultimo film statunitense di Charlie Chaplin dall’amaro sapore autobiografico.
www.livecity.it /category/cinema/recensioni-film-fino-al-1969   (455 words)

  Z / Costa-Gavras / 1969 / film review
At the heart of the film is a complex criminal investigation, but you don’t have to follow all the twists and turns of that investigation to appreciate the film.
The beauty of this film lies not in its detail – and there is certainly a lot of that – but in its overall construction, in its use of unusual editing and photography, reinforced by an astonishing soundtrack, to totally engross the viewer.
The film was directed by the Greek Constantinos Gavrás (known also as Costa-Gavras), son of a Russian emigrant who suffered harassment as a suspected communist when he settled in Greece in the 1930s.
frenchfilms.topcities.com /nf_Z_rev.html   (433 words)

  Yu Hyun-mok's School Excursion (1969)
From the film's very opening, Yu establishes the gap which exists between the children, sailing towards the modernity of the city, and their parents who are left behind on an undeveloped island.
Yet in other ways the film undermines this promise, when we discover that the older sister of one of the boys is working as a servant for a family in Seoul (improbably enough, at the very house in which he is invited to stay).
When it is revealed in the film's climactic moment that she has actually boarded the train with her son, the film seems to hint that the comparatively primitive life on the island (and the reunion of the nuclear family) can provide a better upbringing for the couple's child than the industrialized city.
www.koreanfilm.org /yuhm1.html   (1881 words)

  Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 1969 in film   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From shadows to light: French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville's WWII film "L'Armee des Ombres" (Army of Shadows) was digitally restored and released in the USA in May 2006.
A night to remember: the films of 1969 fed a ceremony that mixed sentiment and social change.
The way I looked: in 1969, following her film debut, an 18-year-old Anjelica Huston appeared in Harper's Bazaar for the first time, with the description "fresh, young and eager for life," in photographs by Bob Richardson.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=1969+in+film   (665 words)

 italian job (1969) film cell   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The caper leads to one of the most exciting car chases ever filmed, featuring a bus, a couple of Jaguars, and a trio of brightly coloured Mini Coopers careening through the streets, buildings, and highways of northern Italy and winding up in a breathtaking final cliff-hanger that is simply unforgettable.
Film cells are strips of 35mm film from the movie which are framed together with a photograph or a movie postcard.
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=113   (325 words)

 I Am Camera: Film Freak Central Interviews Documentarian Albert Maysles
With their 1969 breakthrough film Salesman, a looks at the lives of four door-to-door bible salesmen, the Maysles brothers, David and Albert, became the forerunners of the "direct cinema" style of unblinking documentary filmmaking.
But in making that first film I had designed a camera that allowed me to work independently of my brother in that there wasn't a cable connecting us: he could go where the best sound was and I could shoot where the best angles were.
There are 25,000 students of film in America, apparently, and documentary is a large part of that curriculum whether it be the study of existing documentary or the creation of new ones.
www.filmfreakcentral.net /notes/amayslesinterview.htm   (2330 words)

 Film 'Marooned' Hit Cape with Hurricane in 1969
The 1969 film "Marooned" featured a hurricane hitting Kennedy Space Center, hampering NASA efforts to save three astronauts (Richard Crenna, James Franciscus and Gene Hackman) trapped in a malfunctioning orbital lab.
By contrast, the storm in the film had relatively minor destructive effects, mostly serving the narrative function of making a rescue mission to the stranded astronauts more dangerous while impairing communications from ground control.
The film made extensive use of actual Cape locations for both the early scenes of business as usual at ground control and the climatic chaos that followed.
www.space.com /sciencefiction/marooned.html   (325 words)

 Easy Rider (1969)
Easy Rider, one of the first films of its kind, was a ritualistic experience and viewed (often repeatedly) by youthful audiences in the late 1960s as a reflection of their hopes of liberation and fears of the Establishment.
The iconographic, 'buddy' film, actually minimal in terms of its artistic merit and plot, is both memorialized as an image of the popular and historical culture of the time and a story of a contemporary but apocalyptic journey by two self-righteous, drug-fueled, anti-hero bikers eastward through the American Southwest.
The film's title refers to their rootlessness and ride to make "easy" money; it is also slang for a pimp who makes his livelihood off the earnings of a prostitute.
www.filmsite.org /easy.html   (1166 words)

 Amazon.com: Hello, Dolly! (1969 Film Soundtrack): Music: Jerry Herman,Barbra Streisand,Michael Crawford   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The film would be at a loss without her beautiful, flawless singing voice.
In 1969, the film version was released, and given the huge success of the stage production, Twentieth Century-Fox expected the same sort of response from movie audiences.
Didn't care for the film, with Streisand battling stuffy Walter Matthau for the spotlight, but the soundtrack is everything the movie was not: pert, perky, bubbly, sensual,...
www.amazon.com /Hello-Dolly-1969-Film-Soundtrack/dp/B000001F32   (1561 words)

 Joey the Film Geek: Reviews - "The Italian Job"
Supposedly, despite this being a remake of the 1969 film, the two films have very little in common.
Film critic Roger Ebert pointed out that the only thing they have in common is that they both utilize Mini Coopers for a key heist.
The new film uses the revamped version, which was introduced in 2001.
www.joeythefilmgeek.com /reviews/italian.html   (714 words)

 Film History of the 1960s
The film was banned in Great Britain until 1968 and released in a censored (and re-dubbed) version in the US.
Kubrick's last film in the 60s was the most successful science fiction film of the decade with a story that spanned all of human history with giant leaps (from pre-historic cave-dwelling apes jump-cutting ultimately to futuristic outer space travelers to Jupiter).
His film, based on the novel by Arthur C. Clarke, was the majestic, Super Panavision 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) with its spectacular visuals, landmark special effects, classical music, psychedelic, light-show ride (that appealed to late 60s 'tripping' viewers) and the memorable, flawed HAL supercomputer (with the uncredited voice of Douglas Rain).
www.filmsite.org /60sintro2.html   (1793 words)

 U B U W E B :: On Directing Samuel Beckett's Film
He ate lunch with us each day and talked about how differently films were made back then-with no script, starting with an idea about a character in trouble, a series of improvisations and gags to get him out of trouble, finis -but never a direct comment on this one.
About the fourth or fifth day, with the sequence at the window, sidling up in his greatcoat and scarf to pull aside the gauze curtains with his own poetic combination of grace and awkwardness, he caught on that there was more here than had previously met his inner eye.
One of them called the film "vacuous and pretentious," the exact two things it wasn't, and even told us how stupid we were to keep Keaton's back to the camera until the end.
www.ubu.com /papers/beckett_schneider.html   (4662 words)

 The Film Asylum - The Italian Job (Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron)
The ending we are given here is all sewn up, and like all Hollywood films, the good guys triumph so you leave the movie not having to think about a thing.
I felt that the film could have been so much better with a stronger plot.
Two electric-powered Mini Coopers, and one Mini Cooper S works had to be specially built for the film, since gasoline-powered vehicles are not allowed to operate in L.A.'s subway system.
www.thefilmasylum.com /reviews/italianjob/italianjob.htm   (748 words)

 Cork Film Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For the first time in the history of the Festival the opening feature film is Irish.
Lucey critised the Film Festival for screening the controversial " I can't, I can't".
Film shows actress Tess Wyatt in bed with her screen husband, Denis Waterman.
www.corkfilmfest.org /ciff/awards/award-14.html   (156 words)

It was the first independent film to rival the powerful Hollywood studios, discarding a number of normal conventions with its improvised style and lack of any real heroes.
The success of the film paved the way for a number of young directors, such Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola, to revolutionize cinema techniques in the 1970s.
The film based on George Orwell's 1984 was released 1984, oddly, the rubbish Class of 1984 was released in 1982.
www.50connect.co.uk /50c/film.asp?article=2631   (322 words)

 John Williams' Greatest Hits 1969-1999 - Music from the Movies
Williams’ themes from 28 films are present on this album, from every possible film genre.
This album should appeal to all film music fans, almost all recordings are taken from their original soundtracks, so Williams fans need not worry about the loss of detail that is so often noticed in re-recordings.
This album is also great for people new to film music, as an introductory soundtrack to the world of film.
www.musicfromthemovies.com /review.asp?ID=4799   (338 words)

 Amalie Rothschild
From 1969 to 1971 she worked with the Joshua Light Show at the Fillmore East Theater in New York producing special effects photography, slides, graphics, films and film loops used during performances and was considered the theater's unofficial house photographer.
Her film PAINTING THE TOWN: The Illusionistic Murals of Richard Haas (1990) is about the architectural trompe l'oeil mural artist whose witty work is transforming the American urban landscape.
From 1976-78 she taught film production at New York University, and in 1977 she was invited by Margaret Mead to lecture and show her film NANA, MOM AND ME at the Kin and Communities Symposium at the Smithsonian Institution.
www.newday.com /filmmakers/Amalie_R_Rothschild.html   (936 words)

 The Wrecking Crew (1969 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Wrecking Crew, released in 1969 and starring Dean Martin and Elke Sommer, is the fourth and final film in a series of American comedy-spy-fi theatrical releases featuring Martin as secret agent Matt Helm.
As with the previous three movies (The Silencers, Murderers' Row and The Ambushers), the film is based only loosely upon Donald Hamilton's 1960 novel of the same title and takes great liberties with the plot and characters, being developed as a spoof of the James Bond films.
Also appearing in the film are Nancy Kwan as Yu-Rang, Tina Louise as Lola Medina, and Nigel Green as the villainous Count Contini.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Wrecking_Crew_(1969_film)   (451 words)

 Unfaithful (2002)
While she is remembering/mentally reliving the pleasure the sex brought her, she is distraught from overwhelming guilt at the same time.
Especially in American films, it is unusual for anyone who is happily married to commit adultery.
For this film story to work, it is crucial that we continue to like Connie, Edward and Paul even though we don't approve of their behavior.
www.filmmonthly.com /Video/Articles/Unfaithful/Unfaithful.html   (771 words)

 german films - Film Archive
Although the film does not say what becomes of the new couple Jorgos and Marie, the Greek's chances of becoming integrated in this society look slim in view of what happened before.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder was born in 1945 and died in 1982.
Fassbinder's films are among the most valid social documents produced between the late 60s and early 80s in Germany; his plays are among the most performed of any post-war German dramatist.
www.german-films.de /app/filmarchive/film_view.php?film_id=843   (348 words)

 1969 Film Review - Time Out Film
Thompson's evocation of the spirit of the '60s protest is most moving when it abandons the soapbox and concentrates on domestic discord.
Inevitably the two rebels clash with their parents, inspiring support from their mothers (splendid perfomrances from Cassidy and Hartley) and hostility from Scott's gung-ho father (played with conviction by Dern).
The film effectively recreates the fear and defiance which accompanied Nixon's support of the draft lottery, with 19-year-olds designated as the first for the slaughter.
www.timeout.com /film/63433.html   (158 words)

 The New York Film Festival - Film Society of Lincoln Center
The 17-day festival, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, is a highly-selective showcase of new, inspiring and provocative cinema by both emerging talent and recognized international artists.
This year the New York Film Festival sidebar will be “50 Years of Janus Films.” This series will feature many world cinema classics, some of which are not yet released on DVD or VHS.
The Festival's Selection committee members are Richard Peña, program director, Film Society of Lincoln Center and chairman of the NYFF Selection Committee; Kent Jones, associate programmer, Film Society of Lincoln Center and editor-at-large for Film Comment; Philip Lopate, author and critic; John Powers, film critic, Vogue; Lisa Schwarzbaum, film critic, Entertainment Weekly.
www.filmlinc.com /nyff/nyff.htm   (456 words)

 The Record on Film: 1929-1969 - School Counselor Resources
His book, like the film, "Once Upon A Time...When We Were Colored" is a spellbinding chronicle of one fl family's American saga in the 20th century.
The film is as charming as it is evocative; it poignantly portrays the range of mood of a people besieged.
Filled with superb performances and expertly directed by Tim Reid, the film effortlessly transports viewers back to mid-century Mississippi, accurately depicting the pain and fear--as well as the joy and triumph--of a people called "colored"--Once upon a time, not so very long ago.
www.counselorresources.com /c/film.html?s@_XqsFf17Mkeac   (1623 words)

 Kes (1969) - Channel 4 Film review
At the centre of Loach's film is a remarkable, utterly unaffected performance from Bradley, who was at the time of filming himself a Barnsley schoolboy with no acting experience.
Loach's cinematic style is already fully formed here, with the film's naturalistic, semi-improvisatory feel, a profoundly humanist attitude, and a pervading sense of doom leavened by flashes of wit, principally the wonderful football sequence in which PE teacher Glover fulfils his Bobby Charlton fantasy.
A deeply affecting film that is gripping all the way from drab start to shattering climax.
www.channel4.com /film/reviews/film.jsp?id=104936   (266 words)

 Topaz (1969 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hitchcock changed the script shortly before the beginning of the filming and the distributor Universal forced a different ending to the one preferred by Hitchcock.
The cast in fact was full of renowned international film stars (Jade, Piccoli, Noiret), whose previous successes had come primarily in France.
As the film centered around a spy in the French intelligence service, it was very logical to have a predominantly-French cast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Topaz_(1969_movie)   (610 words)

 'Easy Rider' cinematographer honored - Boston.com
Hungarian cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs, with more than 60 feature films to his credit including the 1969 biker film "Easy Rider," was honored at the Santa Fe Film Festival for his lifetime achievement.
SANTA FE, N.M. Hungarian cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs, with more than 60 feature films to his credit including the 1969 biker film "Easy Rider," was honored at the Santa Fe Film Festival for his lifetime achievement.
Kovacs, whose films also include "Five Easy Pieces," "Paper Moon," and "Ghostbusters," received a standing ovation from the audience in receiving his Lumanaria Award.
www.boston.com /ae/celebrity/articles/2006/12/10/easy_rider_cinematographer_honored   (201 words)

 Batman 1969: Our planned fan film
Timothy Forbes began writing the script to Batman 1969 at the end of 2005 as a tribute to two ABC television series and to a comic book.
It also will reflect the Batman comic, as it was in 1969.
We plan to film largely in Hamilton, Ontario, with some additional filming to be done in both New York City and in Upstate New York (either Broome or Saratoga counties).
www.catwomanfan.com /en/film/1969/index.php   (311 words)

 german films - Film Archive
He studied at the Deutsches Institut fuer Film und Fernsehen (DIFF) in Munich as well as at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinematographiques (IDHEC) in Paris.
In 1969, he founded the production company Hallelujah Film together with Volker Schloendorff.
A selection of his films includes: Hunting Scenes from Bavaria (Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern, 1969), Das Unheil (1972), Die Hamburger Krankheit (1979), Frevel (1983), Es ist nicht leicht ein Gott zu sein (1989) and Deutschland, Deutschland (1991).
www.german-films.de /app/filmarchive/film_view.php?film_id=903   (255 words)

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