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It was the final film of the festival with a festival party scheduled directly after the screening.
Von Trier applies a Brechtian approach to the filming with the character of Bess frequently breaking the fourth wall (the camera) by gazing into the lens at various moments during the course of the movie.
It is a film that demands an open mind, an empathic heart, a curious soul.
www.jdmfilmreviews.com   (2992 words)

  
  Total Recall: SF Film, 1990-1999
While the film marked one of the decade's highlights, it was overlooked by both critics and audiences at the time of its release.
As the decade saw the emergence of the independent film scene as a viable force, science fiction -- often thought of as a stronghold of the big-budget major studios -- certainly found itself included.
While the film was a visual treat, it explicitly set out to lower its target audience from kids aged 12-14 -- the "golden age of science fiction" -- to kids aged 6-9.
www.space.com /sciencefiction/movies/sf_film_nineties_991228.html   (1175 words)

  
 Canadian Film: 1970-1990: Loser Film   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
During the 1970’s, the “loser film” model became dominant in Canadian cinema.
It is little wonder that Canadian films received very little attention during this period.
One example is the breakout film of the period, Goin’ Down the Road, directed by Donald Shebib, which is the story of two friends who leave the security of their Nova Scotia town in hopes of finding a better life in Toronto.
www.mala.bc.ca /~soules/mTheory/vol3/cashman/loserfilms.htm   (509 words)

  
 List of 'years in film'
1973 in film - The Sting and The Exorcist are released
Posthumously released, "The Son Of the Shiek" is Rudolph Valentino's biggest grossing film.
1925 in film - Lon Chaney's greatest film, "The Phantom Of The Opera" is released by Universal with colour sequences.
www.fact-index.com /l/li/list_of__years_in_film_.html   (1276 words)

  
 Koreanfilm.org - Movie reviews, news, actor info and more from Korea
Critics Poll - Short ratings and opinions of recent films.
Film Awards Ceremonies in Korea by Darcy Paquet
Darcy Paquet writes for Variety magazine and is a consultant for the Udine Far East Film and San Sebastian film festivals.
koreanfilm.org   (497 words)

  
 Bavaria Film GmbH: 1990
GO TRABI GO is the first Pan-German film comedy, which Peter Timm produces in the summer and is seen by more than one million viewers.
Bavaria Film produces MARY, the first TV show of the stage star Georg Preusse.
Klaus Wennemann celebrates a double anniversary at the end of the year: on this fiftieth birthday, the shooting for the 80th episode of the series DER FAHNDER is completed.
www.bavaria-film.de /index.php?id=639   (315 words)

  
 Texas Paris   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
At the same time the film opts for complexity: in particular, the present lives of the main characters are shown to be psychologically haunted by past events, and contained within the story is a special emphasis on the power of images in their own right.
Travis has regressed from social values, and in a sense the rest of the film is about his reintegration with American society.
The narrative winds down as the film alternates between them, finally moving to her side of the partition.
www.filmreference.com /Films-Or-Pi/Paris-Texas.html   (1466 words)

  
 Cyrano de Bergerac / Jean-Paul Rappeneau / 1990 / film review
Surprisingly for a modern film, this film adheres very closely to the theatrical form, most notably in its structure and dialogue.
On its release in 1990, the film enjoyed a staggering success across the world.
It was an instant hit in France, winning 10 cesars, and it remains one of the most successful French films to be released in the United Kingdom.
frenchfilms.topcities.com /nf_Cyrano_de_Bergerac_rev.html   (468 words)

  
 Privilege (1990)
From the beginning of her film career she inspired audiences to think about what they saw, interweaving the real and fictional, the personal and political, the concrete and abstract in imaginative, unpredictable ways.
Rainer's films have been shown extensively in the U.S. and throughout the world, in alternative film exhibition showcases and revival houses (such as the Bleecker St Cinema, Roxy-S.F., NuArt-L.A, Film Forum-NYC, et al), in museums and in universities.
In her 7th feature film, director Yvonne Rainer delivers an emotionally courageous, intellectually challenging work which is at once soap opera, fl comedy, love story and political meditation.
members.fortunecity.com /vanessa77/priv.htm   (1069 words)

  
 Why GoodFellas was the best film of 1990
Most films, even great ones, evaporate like mist once you’ve returned to the real world; they leave memories behind, but their reality fades fairly quickly.
Bracco was the cop’s wife from out in the suburbs in Someone to Watch Over Me, a film in which her scenes were so effective that it was with a real sense of loss that we returned to the main story.
The sense of their marriage is at the heart of this film, especially in a shot where he clings to her, exhausted.
members.cox.net /scorseseinfo/articles/whygf.html   (1285 words)

  
 Chicago Film Critics Association - About Us
The Chicago Film Critics Association is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization which maintains a 501 (c)3 status.
The parent association was founded in 1990 by film critic Sue Kiner after the successful launch of the Chicago Film Critics Awards in 1989.
Critic Roundtables - This informal gathering of critics is held at colleges and universities to engage the public in critical discussion.
www.chicagofilmcritics.org /about_cfca.html   (358 words)

  
 The Redford Theatre Film Archive 1990
To view info on the film, click the title.
Melissa Ambrose in Concert at the Redford Theatre - April 28, 1990 - $6.00
Dwight Thomas in Concert at the Redford Theatre- October 13, 1990 - $6.00
redfordtheatre.com /filmdatabase/1990.htm   (266 words)

  
 The Film Reference Library
The Film Reference Library, with more than 17,000 book titles and 60,000 film files, holds the world's most extensive English language collection of Canadian film-related material plus the unique archival collections of Canada's most esteemed filmmakers.
The Canadian Film Encyclopedia (CFE) includes over 750 film title, filmmaker and subject entries, covering some of Canada's foremost historical and contemporary films and filmmakers.
The Film Reference Library is a research centre for film studies and film appreciation.
www.filmreferencelibrary.ca   (309 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: The Simpsons Film Festival [1990]: DVD: Doris Grau,Marcia Mitzman Gaven,David Silverman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In '22 Short Films about Springfield' the episode is made up of bits of other episodes put together with clever links to each other.
The film studio is so disgusted by the new cut that they attempt to block its distribution.
Luckily for Moleman, his film is remade as "Football in the Groin," a star vehicle for George C. Scott, and wins an Oscar for Best Picture.
www.amazon.co.uk /Simpsons-Film-Festival-Doris-Grau/dp/B00005UWNP   (1688 words)

  
 Craig Armstrong, Film Works 1990 - 2005, Album Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In this new offering, Armstrong presents us with the best bits of the film scores from the last decade or so, and each one has the potential to charm, overwhelm and torment the emotional fabric of one's mind.
From the initial melodrama of O Verona from 'Romeo and Juliet' to the quiet trepidation of Rise from 'The Negotiator' to the gut wrenching bittersweetness of This Love from 'Cruel Intentions', each piece on this collection is as wonderful now as when it invaded your consciousness as you sat in the theatre.
Whether you have seen the films or not it is not possible to listen to this album and not have some sort of varied emotional response and complete astonishment at the unique and distinctive vision of this talented man. I was yet again blown away.
www.contactmusic.com /new/home.nsf/webpages/craigarmstrongx09x11x05   (297 words)

  
 In This Year ... 1990   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
This area contains a list of interesting reports based around the 7659 titles in the IMDb for 1990.
The form below allows you to search the database for titles from 1990 only.
The A-Z index enables you to browse the titles alphabetically.
us.imdb.com /Sections/Years/1990   (113 words)

  
 (WO/1990/004206) FILM CASSETTE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
A reversible loop mechanism (2) arranged between the halves of the housing (11, 12) conveys the film from one half (11) to the other half (12) of the housing.
(FR) Chargeur de film comportant un boîtier dans lequel se trouvent, dans des moitiés de boîtier (11, 12) adjacentes, un contenant débiteur de film et un contenant enrouleur de film destinés à recevoir un film non exposé et exposé.
Entre les deux moitiés de boîtier (11, 12) est disposé un système à boucle de retour (2) dans lequel le film est acheminé d'une moitié (11) à l'autre.
www.wipo.int /pctdb/en/wo.jsp?WO=1990/04206   (175 words)

  
 Years in Film - Film Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Years in film, film review, people search, film schedules, films to be released, film festivals, best pictures, year events
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix may be released in 2007.
Films scheduled (as of January 2, 2004) to be released in 2006 include:
www.cinemateca.org /movies/movie_review.htm   (1338 words)

  
 Cyrano de Bergerac (1990 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cyrano de Bergerac is a 1990 film based on the 1897 play of the same name by Edmond Rostand.
Gerard Depardieu won the Best Actor award for his portrayal of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Cannes International Film Festival in 1990.
The film received several other awards from the French Academy of Cinema in 1990, including awards for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, and Best Director.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cyrano_de_Bergerac_(1990_film)   (236 words)

  
 Hidden City [1990 feature film]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In Stephen Poliakoff's first directoral feature, the enigmatic Sharon Newton (Cassie Stuart) persuades reluctant statistician James Richards (Charles Dance) to help her locate a series of wartime films, which she is convinced hold the key to a long-forgotten mystery.
Ther search takes them first to the extant northern entrance of the Kingsway Tram Subway (the southern section starting in Lancaster Place was converted into a vehicular bypass in 1964, with a new ramped exit at the junction of Kingsway and Aldwych)....
The blockhouse over the northern entrance of the shelter, on Tottenham Court Road.
www.cwgcuser.org.uk /personal/subterra/lu/lufilmtv/hcity.htm   (150 words)

  
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The first awards ceremony of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was held in 1929, and the first Australian film to receive both a nomination and an award was Kokoda Front Line, which took out Best Documentary Feature in 1942.
Over the past 60 years Australians and Australian films have continued to receive recognition from the Academy.
Even so, it is possible we have missed nominations to Australians pre-1980 where the person has not been identified as Australian in reference texts.'Year' represents year of the films' release rather than the year of the awards ceremony.
www.afc.gov.au /filmsandawards/academy/90_onwards.aspx   (1457 words)

  
 Film Sound History: 90's
It involves synchronizing a CD-ROM with the film by using a timecode track between the picture and analogue soundtrack.
It's is the first system to exceed Cinerama as far as number of channels are concerned.
The SDDS digital data is on both edges of the 35mm piece of the film.
www.mtsu.edu /~smpte/ninties.html   (413 words)

  
 Marquis
An audacious rendering of the political, social and sexual manners of the ancien regime and the class division and social disruption that produced the French Revolution.
Adapted from the writings of the Marquis de Sade, Henri Xhonneux and Roland Topor's elegantly witty film uses elaborate puppets in human form to act out erotic and sexual decadence.
The film plays out all manner of human desire" (J. Hoberman).
www.1worldfilms.com /France/marquis.htm   (83 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Film Works 1986-1990: Music: John Zorn,Fred Frith,Mark Dresser,Melvin Gibbs,Marty Ehrlich,Ennio ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
"Film Works 1986 - 1990" is an anthology of early soundtrack work by John Zorn, collecting soundtracks for three short films and a rightly famous arrangement of "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" together.
These days, Zorn has been pumping out a couple or three soundtrack pieces a year, but in the '80s, he was still the duck call guy, and it's intriguing to see his soundtrack work when it was very new to him.
Sounds of Spys, Cops, and the Hyper-cool: A list by J.
www.amazon.com /Film-Works-1986-1990-John-Zorn/dp/B000003YUL   (920 words)

  
 At-A-Glance Film Reviews: 1990-1999
The Final Sacrifice (1990) (aka: "Quest For the Lost City")
Hands of a Murderer (1990) (aka: "Sherlock Holmes and the Prince of Crime")
The King's Mistress (1990) (aka: "The King's Whore")
www.rinkworks.com /movies/i/1990s.shtml   (714 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Hardware (1990 Film): Music: Simon Boswell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
This soundtrack takes an average film and turns it into watchable art (almost!).
Were it not for the dodgy killah-robot, it could be a really nice piece of cyberpunk cinema.
Thankfully we have the soundtrack to evoke some of the better images and a nice - unobtrusive - mixing of samples from the film.
www.amazon.com /Hardware-1990-Film-Simon-Boswell/dp/B000008GDT   (1074 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Pretty Woman (1990 Film): Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The movie revitalised Richard Gere's career, and made a superstar of Julia Roberts, launching her on a string of hugely successful romantic comedies including My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Notting Hill (1999), and, reuniting her with Gere and Pretty Woman director, Garry Marshall, The Runaway Bride (1999).
However, if you go to jamesnewtonhoward.com, look under the "discography" heading and go to the year 1990 and you'll see that it appeared as a bonus track on a bootleg double disc CD score of the movies "French Kiss" and "One Fine Day", two other films Howard wrote the music for.
Amazon has magazine subscriptions for $10 or less and subscriptions with savings of at least 70% off the cover price.
www.amazon.com /Pretty-Woman-Film-Various-Artists/dp/B000002UW2   (1090 words)

  
 1990 Cannes Film Festival — Infoplease.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Middle East cinema makes an impact at Cannes.
Vendor & product: film sellers put their wares on the global sales block (H-Z).
Russian helmers return to Cannes prominence.(2000 Cannes Film Festival)(Brief Article)
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0150065.html   (124 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1990 Film): Music: Michael Kamen,Michael Kamen,Los Angeles Motion Picture All Stars ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Michael Kamen is a great composer and he made up some great music for this film.
The first Die Hard film used classical music with Beethoven's 9th Symphony.
Likewise, classical music is used once again with J. Sibelius' "Finlandia", which although a good piece, doesn't quite fit in with the rest of the music as Beethoven's 9th did.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000014RO?v=glance   (998 words)

  
 Wikinfo | 1990   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Years: 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 - 1990 - 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
April 15 - Greta Garbo, Swedish film star.
May 16 - Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=1990   (1581 words)

  
 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In the film, April is a reporter for Channel 3.
In the cartoon, She was a reporter for Channel 6, and in the comics (in her first appearance), she worked for a scientist who was a recurring enemy of the Turtles'.
Discuss this title with other users on IMDb message board for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
www.imdb.com /title/tt0100758   (593 words)

  
 Sondheim Guide / A Little Night Music (Recordings)
Suggested by the film Smiles of a Summer Night by Ingmar Bergman
Compact Disc reissue, 1990 [RCA RCD1-5090] (59:07 mins.)
Recorded on March 1, 2, 10 and 19, 1990 at Abbey Road Studios, London
www.sondheimguide.com /nightrecs.html   (2201 words)

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