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War and Cinema: It's Complicated

Posted 3 months ago
We are living through another dramatic moment in the complex relationship of war and cinema. This time, Clint Eastwood's American Sniper is the movie at issue. It has been nominated for six Academy Awards and praised as an anti-war movie, but has also been attacked for glorifying combat and misrepresenting the American campaign in Iraq.

This controversy is nothing new in film history.
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Lights! Camera! Jesus! How Christians Are Building Their Own Hollywood

Posted 8 months ago
Christian filmmakers are now a force to be reckoned with, and they hope to reach beyond their religious fans to a larger, less devout audience. (Illustration: Troy Dunham/The Huffington Post)

“I HAVE NO SPOILERS, NO FLAPS, NO ELEVATORS AND IF I RUN THIS THING DRY, NO REVERSE THRUST!!!"

Nicolas Cage, panicked and bug-eyed, is once again fighting to avert disaster on ...
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Mark Harris on ‘Five Came Back': ‘War Made Them Who They Were’

Posted 1 year ago
Credit: thewrap.com
Stirred by a call to fight Nazi fascism and Japanese imperialism, five directors at the top of their game abandoned Hollywood for the battlefield.
These men — John Ford, Frank Capra, William Wyler, John Huston and George Stevens — were among the preeminent forces of the studio era. They tapped their skills behind the camera to craft propaganda and training films for the military, to ...
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Visual effects icon Ray Harryhausen dies

Category: Celebrity Death
Posted 2 years ago by vlad1369
Credit: movies.msn.com
LONDON (AP) — Ray Harryhausen, a special effects master whose sword-fighting skeletons, six-tentacled octopus and other fantastical creations were adored by film lovers and admired by industry heavyweights, has died. He was 92.

Biographer and longtime friend Tony Dalton confirmed that Harryhausen died Tuesday at London's Hammersmith Hospital, where the special effects titan had ...
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Brad Pitt: The U.S. 'War On Drugs' Is A 'Charade'

Category: Movie
Posted 3 years ago
Credit: movieline.com
Brad Pitt headed to WeHo in support of a documentary he produced and took a swipe at the decades-old war on drugs. Pitt apparently just said 'yes' back in the day, but said his days dabbling in illegal substances have long gone. Why We Fight director Eugene Jarecki bowed his latest The House I Live In and stopped in a West Hollywood theater for a Q&A with his super-star producer who flew in ...
Related Links: Brad Pitt, Eugene Jarecki, Why We Fight (2005), movieline.com, The House I Live In (2012)
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Eugene Jarecki's 'Reagan' Documentary Debuts on HBO Tonight

Category: Movie
Posted 4 years ago
Filed under: Documentaries, Sundance Film Festival, Cinematical One of the quickest films to reach a wide audience following its Sundance premiere last month, Eugene Jarecki's 'Reagan' debuts on HBO tonight (fittingly, a day after Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday). And it's a must-see for fans of non-fiction film, fans of the 40th president, and even those critical of the ...
Related Links: Ronald Reagan, Eugene Jarecki, Why We Fight (2005), cinematical.com, Tea Party
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Doc Talk: Sundance to Kick Off Another Great Year for Documentary

Category: Movie
Posted 4 years ago
Filed under: Documentaries, Sundance Film Festival, Columns, Cinematical Pictured: An image from Steve James 'The Interrupters' Doc Talk is a bi-weekly column on all things documentary and non-fiction cinema. Could anyone have guessed this time last year that 2010 would be the best year for documentary ever? Might we have predicted it based on the selections for the ...
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FREAKONOMICS Review

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Posted 5 years ago
Credit: collider.com
Cheating sumo wrestlers, the value of a name, bribing students to do better in school, and legalized abortion leading to a lower crime rate are all topics in the documentary anthology Freakonomics.  Based on the best-selling book by economist Steven Levitt and journalist Stephen Dubner, Freakonomics takes the book’s individual chapters and hands them off to noted documentary filmmakers Seth Gordon ...
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The Freakonomics Trailer; Or, How Many Documentarians Does It Take To Make A Movie?

Category: Movie
Posted 5 years ago
Credit: movieline.com
The key tenet to Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner's best-selling book series Freakonomics is that incentive makes the world go 'round. So what are the incentives for you to see a documentary based their writings? Well, there are six actually: Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight), Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side), Seth Gordon (King of Kong), and Heidi Ewing ...
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First Trailer For Documentary FREAKONOMICS

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Posted 5 years ago
Credit: collider.com
Magnolia Pictures has released the first trailer for the Freakonomics, assembled by a cadre of Hollywood’s premier documentarians: Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room), Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing (Jesus Camp), Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight), and Seth Gordon (The King of Kong). The doc is an adaptation of the bestselling book by Steven Levitt ...
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