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  Batman (1989 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Batman is a 1989 superhero film based on the Batman character created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger and appearing in DC Comics.
When the film was approved for production, there was considerable fan concern that it would emulate the farcical parodying tone of the 1960s Batman television series starring Adam West, concerns that seemed even more worrying after the casting of Michael Keaton (who was, at that time, known for his comedic acting) in the title role.
The film was first released to DVD in 1997, shortly after the format debuted; it was a single disc release featuring the ability to watch the film either in widescreen or in fullscreen but not featuring any bonus materials.
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 1989 in film - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The James Bond film Licence to Kill is released.
Unknown to anyone at the time, its release would be followed by years of legal wrangling over the future of the popular film series.
While still considered parts of the same series, Licence to Kill is considered the last of the "old-style" Bond films as produced since 1962.
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 Stray Dog Films - East Europe's Film Industry 1989-2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Films such as Jan Sverak's "The Ride" (1994) and "Kolya" (1996) in the Czech Republic, of Martin Sulik's "The Garden in Slovakia" (1994) climbed to the top of the charts.
As a result of the changing structure of film financing, the demand for competent producers far outweighs the supply, and there is growing recognition of the fact that the producer is at least as important as the director.
Krátky Film was partially privatized in 1990 and for a while the Czech Ministry of Culture retained a large percentage of its stock, which allowed the company to retain some of the professionals laid off by Barrandov.
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 Batman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1989 Batman film, firearms figure more prominently in the Dark Knight's arsenal; machine guns and grenades are mounted on the Batmobile, and missiles and machine cannons on the Batwing.
Tim Drake, the third Robin, first appears in 1989 and aspires to be as good a detective as Batman.
Coincidentally, ranked at no. 45 is Zorro from the film The Mark of Zorro; in most versions of Batman's origin story, this is the film young Bruce Wayne saw with his parents right before they were shot.
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 Walken Works | Communion (1989) | Film Review
This is one of those numerous films that claims to be 'based on a true story', an invitation of course, to sink comfortably into one's couch ready to enjoy a complete work of fiction.
The opening shots of the film are very effective with an aerial view coming in fast to the night lights of New York and then suddenly slowing down and becoming darker as it reaches the twin towers (a premonition of what was to come in future years perhaps?).
The film seems to suggest that he was having some kind of psychic experience - with, for example, Strieber's sudden awakenings and awareness of someone else in the room.
www.walkenworks.com /communion.html   (1936 words)

 Beckett - Film: 1989 "Peephole Art"
Although Beckett declined to be filmed as part of the project, Reilly met with him in Paris five times from 1987 to 1989, where the two collaborated on the productions before the author's death.
Filmed in fl and white, her mouth fills the entire television screen, its position fixed throughout the entire monologue.
Although the reflections of light on the greasepaint distract from the illusion of isolation, seeing the larger-than-life mouth is still a powerful dramatic image, and Sherman plays on this skillfully, exaggerating her movements just enough for visceral effect.
www.themodernword.com /beckett/beckett_film_peephole1989.html   (2054 words)

This contemplative, epic film about feudalism in rural regions was named the best Egyptian film ever made in a recent poll of Egyptian film critics.
The film has almost no dialogue but is marked by the fantastic theatricality that fans of these two artists expect.
The film also shows archival footage from the golden age of hot rods with a surf rock soundtrack by The Sadies.
www.okcmoa.com /Film/p/6802/Default.aspx   (1811 words)

 Woody Lot - Film Review, 1989
Film Review turns left at ' schizophrenia' and carries on past 'serial killer' in a bid to explore the psyche of top screen 'sleazebag' James Woods, whose new movie, The Boost, is out his month
It is a film essentially about adoption, and it is interesting to see Woods' new clean screen look after 20 years of playing psychos, scumbags, villains and cranks.
Generally dubbed as the most unsung actor in films today, he's actually had an Oscar nomination (Best Actor for Salvador), and loads of awards, including an Emmy for the TV film My Name is Bill W., about the Alcoholics Anonymous movement.
www.hillebrander.de /woods/press/review89.htm   (920 words)

 Jan Svankmajer: Alice [Neco z Alenky] (1987)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In a room cluttered with domestic objects, her attention is drawn to the glass cabinet containing a stuffed white rabbit, who comes to life, smashes his way out, and runs off across an adjoining field.
For his first feature-length film, Svankmajer's humour has been interestingly tested: at times it goes freewheeling off, one bizarre joke after another (although often cued by Carroll), like the wild inventiveness of the Hatter's tea party, in which an endless series of watches is swathed in butter.
But the ending, with Alice waiting to snip off the head of her treacherous 'teacher', is also balefully personal: she is now free from the tyranny of her elders, but the only power this realisation has given her is the power of destruction.
www.illumin.co.uk /svank/films/alice/alice.html   (1407 words)

 Arthurian Film
Donner's film, which was shelved by the studio for several years before being dumped for television release, is one of the silliest films ever made about the Arthurian legend.
The charges leveled against the film are generally that the lead roles were miscast, that the direction was ponderous, and that, at nearly three hours, the film was too long.
Clearly, Zucker intends his film to be an Arthuriad for the 1990s, but the film fails to capture the spirit of the original legend or to make a case for its contemporary translation of the oft-told story of the Arthur-Lancelot-Guinevere love triangle.
www.lib.rochester.edu /camelot/acpbibs/harty.htm   (11005 words)

 .::BATMAN ON FILM - "BATMAN" (1989)::.
BATMAN (1989) is the first - and the best - of the four "Burton/Schumacher" summer blockbuster Batman films of the late 1980s and 1990s.
This film was the first "serious" Batman film and the highest money-maker to date.
Actually, this IS an origin film as The Joker’s transformation from mafia thug to the Crown Prince of Crime is prominently depicted in BATMAN.
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 Trust Film Sales
Niels Arden Oplev is born in 1961 in Denmark.
This film was honoured at the film school festival in Montreal, chosen as Best Fiction in Mexico City, and nominated at the Academy Awards 1991.
His feature film debut PORTLAND/ PORTLAND (1996) was in competition at the Berlin Film Festival.
www.trust-film.dk /off_vis_instruktor.asp?id=33   (115 words)

 Glory (1989) - Film Talk
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I just finished watching this film, for the first time ever and I can honestly say, my heart is stuck in my throat.
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 Batman (1989)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
However, in the comics there was a character named Vicki Vale, who was a reporter and appeared in the comics throughout the '40s and '60s.
Goofs: Continuity: Vicki Vale wears high heels for most of the film but when she stands on the grated floor in the Batcave she's conveniently wearing flat-heeled shoes.
In 1989, Tim Burton created the very first Batman movie with great stars like Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson.
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 1989 In Film Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about 1989 in film.
be confiscated, and income from the film seized.
The movie is a sexually explicit love story set against China's pro-democracy protests of 1989, which led up...
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Several scenes were shot in Savannah, Georgia, a city whose historic character made it a natural for that part of the film set in Boston.
Filming also took place in New Zealand and in the Warner Bros Studios lot in Burbank.
Although the story is set in Carolina in 1860s America, the filming took place in the Transylvania mountains in Romania.
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 Film Henry 5 1989 - Related Articles @ Funny.co.uk
Film Henry 5 1989 - Related Articles @ Funny.co.uk
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 Elephant (1989) - Channel 4 Film review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Alan Clarke's last film is simple, wordless yet unforgettable.
It follows its nameless characters for a few minutes and then sees them approach another and shoot them.
The title comes from writer Bernard MacLaverty, who said the Troubles were like having an elephant in your living room.
www.channel4.com /film/reviews/film.jsp?id=103080   (114 words)

 Wired (1989) - Channel 4 Film review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Disappointing John Belushi biography, especially marred by a framing device in which a journalist tries to piece his life together while Belushi's ghost gets to reflect on the proceedings.
If it were illegal to make a film about Belushi which isn't funny (and it certainly should be) the makers of Wired would still be serving their prison sentences.
Their film, based on Bob Woodward's biography, was apparently beleaguered by legal problems, but as it stands it neither works as a tribute to the great man, nor as an exposé of his outrageous life.
www.channel4.com /film/reviews/film.jsp?id=110307   (132 words)

 Amazon.com: Millennium: DVD: Michael Anderson,Kris Kristofferson,Cheryl Ladd,Daniel J. Travanti,Robert Joy,Lloyd ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
About a third of the film is maddeningly wasted by repeating action from a different point of view.
The elders where being kept alive in there tubes and that future is erased by the end of the film so that it never happened anyway which is what every futuristic movie needs to do because anybody's vision of the future will always be highly criticised for numerous reasons.
People who criticise this film are just showing their lack of understanding a plot that went right over their heads.
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 cars - 1989
1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.
1986 1987 1988 - 1989 - 1990 1991 1992
Thursday, August 24, 1989 - Following allegations that he gambled on baseball, Baseball player Pete Rose is banned from baseball for life by commissioner Bart Giamatti
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 : Live Palias des Festivals Hall Cannes 1989 - DVD film
His album Feels So Good became a worldwide mega hit thanks to its self-titled single, which features one of the most recognized melodies in the world and he has continued recording and performing music of a standard that has made him an influential contemporary Jazz icon.
It is a concert from 1989 at the Cannes Music Festival.
Some of you may know that this was already released on video in Europe as "Live At Midem".
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 The Redford Theatre Film Archive 1989
To view info on the film, click the title.
Don Baker in Concert at the Redford Theatre - May 6, 1989 - $6.00
Christmas at the Redford with Steve Schlesing and Marcie Shulman - December 9, 1989 - $6.00
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 An Existential `Cop' / Beat Takeshi's 1989 film is violent but exhilarating
The foot chase turns into a chase in an unmarked squad car, and the straight-arrow rookie has no doubt his partner is going to run down the culprit.
The look of the film is sharp-edged and detached.
The violence is first presented slightly off-camera, but that changes as the stakes get higher.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/1999/08/27/DD59221.DTL   (660 words)

 No1 Film In 1989 - Related Articles @ Funny.co.uk
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 Amazon.com: Dangerous Liaisons (1989 Film): Music: Original Soundtrack,George Fenton,Catherine Bott,Pablo Abel do ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
This is one of my all-time favorite soundtracks (as well as one of my "desert island pick" movies), for its music perfectly evokes the film's spirit and themes by combining historically pertinant pieces by Bach, Gluck, and Handel with original compositions by George Fenton.
The haunting music of this movie paints an emotional as well as intellectual vision that creates the subtle nuances that contribute so much to the essence of this film.
This soundtrack is worth having in that its not distinct from the story line, but like every soundtrack worth its salt it contributes to and adds a vibrant depth to what is on the screen.
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 Last Exit To Brooklyn (1989 Film)
More than any of his other work, this score reflects Mark Knopfler's formal academic musical training -- likely a surprise for listeners who only know him as a fine rock composer and quitarist with Dire Straits.
(My 2nd choice for most beautiful film score ever would be Cinema Paradiso.
I like all about this record too.Once again a very good soundtrack album, whith very brilliant songs whith smart lyrics like always, and always terrific guitarwork by M.K, and the others are also doing great.
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 Pumpkinhead (1989) - Film Talk
In our last stop along the backwoods trail of horror, we meet Ed Harley, the local grocer, and his son Billy.
The only problem I had with this film, especially in scenes with Haggis, is everything is extremely dark.
However, Pumpkinhead, the creature design is so magnificent that when you do see the creature, even if it's in the distance, it's well worth it.
www.film-talk.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=7899   (870 words)

 Kenneth Branagh's 1989 Henry V
I had the privilege of seeing Kenneth Branagh’s Henry V, when it was first released in 1989, at the gorgeous old Oriental Cinema film palace in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For me personally, the essence of the mental revolution kindled by Branagh’s Henry V was the realization that Shakespeare was, after all, a modern playwright.
One of my favorite moments in the film comes early, when the Archbishop of Canterbury (Charles Kay) attempts to persuade the king and his court that Henry should "unwind his bloody flag" and make a claim on the French crown.
www.bardolatry.com /kbhv89.htm   (1047 words)

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