Robert Aldrich started his film career in 1941 as a production clerk at RKO pictures, he worked his way up and in the mid 1950’s created his own production company. His most renowned films are Kiss Me Deadly, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane, and The Longest Yard (1974). Among the stars in The Dirty Dozen were Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine. Lee Marvin was born February 19, 1924. He was named in honor of Robert E. Lee who was his first cousin, four times removed.
Laborer’s Love (1922), a silent film made by Chinese cinema pioneers Zhang Shichuan and Zheng Zhengqiu, is said to be “the earliest complete extant Chinese film” (Zhang, 90). Despite the film’s numerous similarities to Harold Lloyd 's Never Weaken (1921), Zhang Zhen argues in her writing that Laborer’s Love was ultimately a product of the “nascent…urban culture” and “confluence of discourses and practices of shadow-play” in Shanghai during the 1910s-1920s (100). Zhang Yingjin reiterates this notion, highlighting that since it “was a transitional moment in Chinese films, the producers threw in pieces grabbed from various sources”, resulting in “a mixture of disparate, sometimes contradictory elements” within Laborer’s Love (25). This response
272) and Nigel Bruce as Dr. James Watson, can be considered as an adaptation within an adaptation. The movies were very popular and were probably first motion pictures which depicted the adaptation of the Victorian detective for the purposes of the modern times. Featuring Holmes and Watson in the Second World War set, ferreting out Nazi spies, was one of the way for the USA to show its anti-Hitler propaganda through the film industry (Field 119). The fact that at least two movies were released in one year, sometimes there were even three, proves again the audience`s huge demand for Sherlock Holmes`s adventures. Some of the scenes in the movies were used in the latest adaptations.
Odeon Cinema becomes the largest cinema in the UK, with over one hundred cinemas. The founding of Odeon Cinema was Oscar Deutsch in 1930 (Odeon Cinema, 2018). The spelling of Odeon was an acronym of Oscar Deutsch Entertains Our Nation, at that time their art decoration and their interiors became the company icons. In the beginning, their mission statement was “not only simply somewhere to watch films, but somewhere to experience them” based on Herte (2018). The ODEON was acquired in 1941 by J Arthur Rank who had interests in the film production and distribution, in 1998 the company launch their rebranding campaign to reinforce ODEON place as market leader in the UK with introducing the “ Fanatical about the film” to UK cinema (Odeon Cinema,
The film The Outsiders is based on a novel written by S. E. Hinton which was published in 1967. The book was adapted to film by a well-known director of the time named Francis Ford Coppola. With his guidance, a ninety-one-minute version of the original story was introduced to the masses on March 25, 1983. The film has been touted as a coming of age drama based in the 1960’s as it follows two teen groups of the time, the wealthy “soc’es” and the poor “greasers”, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The story showcases the black and white style of viewing the world teens categorically take on and the distinct socioeconomic differences between the two groups as they struggle with their place in the world.
He has acted over 15 films. He made his directional Debut with the remake of the Hindi Film “A Wednesday” in Tamil as Unnai Pol Oruvan. He has also directed another Tamil film Billa 2. Few of his films are in the production process and are scheduled to be released in 2018. Plot of the Movie A dismissed police officer Marar, explains the reason for his termination because of a common man through voice over.
The beginning of the Malaysian Film industry is dated as far back as the 1930s. WM, Chang, and Aziz (2009), said that the first Malaysian film production recorded back in that time was Laila Majnun directed by B.S Rajhans in 1993. This industry grow by leaps and bounds over the years with magnificent numbers over 400 – 500 film productions not including television dramas or other television programs. The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) aim to advance and push the industry since the 1980s under the Film Development Corporation Act, 1981 (Act 244). According to Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996), piracy refers the practice or an act of robbery or unauthorized reproduction or usage of something like a book, recording, computer program and others
Bringing him the honour and awards over the world, Ran won 1 Oscar (Best Costume Design) in 1986 along with another 28 wins and 21 nominations, for example, 3 nominations (Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration) in Oscar, and award-winning of Best Foreign Film Awards in BAFTA Film Award, Amanda Awards, and César Awards (IMDB, 1990). Accredited as a masterpiece, Kurosawa's Rashômon (1950) was the first movie I watched in his famous films. Due to the technology constraint, this monochrome movie was lack of expression of the colour element. Ran was the second movie I watched, which was regarded as the proficient manipulation of colour. The film had exhausted me with shock and reticence.
BOOK REVIEW THE JUNGLE IS NEUTRAL BY F. SPENCER CHAPMAN REVIEW BY KAPT MUHAMAD MUSTAFA BIN MUSLIMIN (3011594) AUTHOR BACKGROUND Frederick Spencer Chapman was born in 1907. He read English and History at Cambridge. Taking part in expedition to Greenland and to Himalaya, Chapman made the first ascent of chomolhari, in 1937. After Dunkirk, he was assigned to a Special Training Centre as a commando instructor. In September 1941 he was posted to Malay to help organise local resistance against the impending Japanese invasion.
Wong Kar-Wai, a world well known Hong Kong filmmaker, started his career as a screenwriter after graduated from a training course of TVB. Under the support of producer, Alan Tang, he had first being the director of a film, As Tears Go By, in 1988. This film brought him the first nomination of Best Director in the 8th Hong Kong Film Awards and also the 25th Golden Horse Awards. The film was selected to be screened during Director’s Fortnight of the 1989 Cannes Film Festival. This was the first time he went into the international arena.