(Ch. 10) Also known as “Popcorn Flicks” – most action films are not critically acclaimed, but they do normally have large budgets (READ MORE)
Filmmakers of political cinema are interested in every aspect of what makes a society tick. They invite each of us to examine our predispositions and motivations. Think about it. What are the most important issues (READ MORE)
Mystery film is a sub-genre of the more general category of crime film genre. It focuses on the efforts of the…
There are your typical horror/thriller authors, and then there is Stephen King. King has received numerous accolades for his works,
Blum, the production genius behind the successes of Paranormal Activity, The Purge, Get Out, Split and Halloween (2018), understands
This lesson will help to educate you on the significance of the why the production designer matters.
Reviewing foreign language films may seem daunting to the general film goer, but there is much than can be learned from exploring international cinema.
The international box-office has moved Hollywood into the back seat in the 21st Century
One of the most successful indie filmmakers in the United States is Earl Owensby from Shelby, NC. (READ MORE)
The language (or the math) of comedy is something that does not always translate (or calculate) for everyone (READ MORE)
As you begin to explore films for visual appeal, you should look no further than by examining those selected as the best by some of the world’s best cinematographers.
What is your film bias, or prejudice, or baggage …. (READ MORE)