In a movie theater, a man wakes up and looks at the screen. "What's that?", he asks his girlfriend. "A movie", she replies. Is it?
This is the story of rival "Firms" of football (soccer) supporters, and how one man has a wish to team them up for the European Championships of 1988. However, when this is discussed, the opposing leaders are not happy, as they believe this is a challenge to their authority. This Film shows how football violence has progressed from pure violence to a form of organised crime, to the extent that all the leaders know each others' phone numbers.
March 11th, 2002. John R. takes the head of security and 17 others hostage in Amsterdam biggest skyscraper. John R. demands to speak with the Philips head of Sound&Vision. His goal is to warn people about a large-scale fraud, aimed at brainwashing consumers by means of widescreen TV sets. In the film, we find out about John's preliminary frustrations, his bizarre encounter with Philips head of Sound&Vision Gerard Wesselinck, their impossible friendship, rivalry and John's armed attempt to force the executive to do penance in public.
Sandra Brown’s “Smoke Screen” follows newswoman Britt Shelley (Jaime Pressly), who shockingly wakes up in bed next to the dead body of Detective Jay Burgess and is suspected of foul play. Five years prior, Jay’s lifelong friend Raley Gannon (Currie Graham) also woke up next to a dead body. After learning of Britt’s scandal and the similarities between their two cases, he realizes she might be his only chance for vindication. As the two unravel their mysterious cases together, they find themselves caught in a dangerous political cover-up involving arson and murder.
“While he mused on the effect of the flowing sands, he was seized from time to time by hallucinations in which he himself began to move with the flow.“ (Kōbō Abe) Liminal zones. Floating particles. Fire, water, earth, air. Voices of fictional characters: sometimes suggestive, sometimes strict, leading the viewer away from the here and now. Who's talking? The relationship between the hypnotized subject and the hypnotist is mirrored in the spectator's relationship to the screen.
Merata Mita, pioneering Māori filmmaker and international champion of women in indigenous film, is celebrated by her youngest son, archivist Heperi Mita, collaborating with his siblings to deliver a richly personal portrait. This film is an intimate portrayal of pioneering filmmaker Merata Mita told through the eyes of her children. The sudden death of pioneering Māori filmmaker Merata Mita in 2010 led her son on a journey to uncover a story of a mother’s love that changed the landscape of indigenous participation in film forever. Merata worked across the globe and for various respected organisations including the BBC and National Geographic. She directed on Hollywood sets, interviewed Robert Mugabe and followed Louis Farakhan, there was nothing she was afraid of especially if it meant a voice for the voiceless. She was fearless.
Charlie is an overworked labourer at a film studio who helps a young woman find work even while his coworkers strike against his tyrannical boss.
A group of sex-crazy guys pose as porno filmmakers just to audition groups of lovelies in various states of undress. Eventually, they're pressurized into coming up with an actual movie.
A botched assassination of the US Attorney General forces its perpetrators to go into hiding. Meanwhile, clandestine forces awaken to correct the situation.
A group of horror fans are found scared to death in front of a drive-in movie screen. Whatever they saw, also bled into their screens on their mobile devices. We go back 24 hours to follow two of the characters from this group. Lola and Carrie go on a road trip to attend this Halloween screening event. It's being held at an old disused drive-in movie theater. They also research the past reports about the drive-in. It's haunted! People died in front of the screen in the 70s. This event is the 40th anniversary of the deaths. Despite this fact, nothing will stop Lola and Carrie from attending. They want to see what is on the screen.
A film by Pat O'Neill
Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time - and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most prolific of artists. Many films have dealt with these later years - the art, the affairs and the wide circle of friends. But where did this all begin? What made Picasso in the first place? Too long ignored, it is time to look at the early years of Picasso; the upbringing and the learning that led to his extraordinary achievements.
This documentary divided into five segments examines the source and its path to the movies, backstory, special effects story/character areas, cast and performances. It includes notes from Reynolds, Liefeld, Miller, Wernick, Reese, executive producers Aditya Sood and Stan Lee, co-creator/comics writer Fabian Nicieza, producer Simon Kinberg, comics writer Joe Kelly, specialty costume designer Russell Shinkle, makeup designer Bill Corso, production designer Sean Haworth, director of photography Ken Seng, executive producer/unit production manager John J. Kelly, previs supervisor Franck Balson, stunt coordinator Philip J. Silvera, visual effects supervisors Pauline Duvall and Jonathan Rothbart, visual effects producer Annemarie Griggs, 2nd unit director/stunt coordinator Robert Alonzo, special effects coordinator Alex Burdett, utility stunts Regis Harrington, composer Tom Holkenberg, and actors Morena Baccarin, TJ Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, Leslie Uggams, Ed Skrein, and Gina Carano.
In this contemporary adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s brilliant, eponymous 17th century play, the enigmatic Alcandre is now a hotel concierge who uses the myriad in-house high-tech security cameras to show worried father Pridamant the whereabouts and travails of his son, Clindor. As Pridamant witnesses the conflicting romances involving his estranged son, Corneille’s modernist meta-narrative is transposed to contemporary Paris, underscoring the ambiguous nature of love, wealth and desire in an age of consumerism. (Chicago International Film Festival)
Three-part film centered around a film being made by a group of young directors. In the first a working-class girl finishes school and has her first love affair, which ends badly. In the second a provincial boy with dreams of life in the theater has an affair with his boss' wife. They meet during the film's screen tests.
Billy, a struggling young gay photographer (who likes Polaroids), tired of being the "other man", falls in love with Gabriel, a waiter and aspiring musician who is probably straight but possibly gay or at least curious. Billy tries to get Gabriel to model for his latest project, a series of remakes of famous Hollywood screen kisses, featuring male couples, while also trying to win his affections.
Hungarian short film featured in 1967 New York Film Festival.
In 1987, four movie screeners stumbled upon a chilling event as they were hired to screen a movie in the forest of Kamchanod, Udon Thani Province. The screeners were wondering why they had no audience at all. Yet, as the movie was about to end, a group of people emerged from the forest and lined up in front of the screen. To the screener's surprise, the audience also began to disappear as mysteriously as they had appeared out of nowhere.
A fragment showing the husband and wife team Mozzhukhin and Lisenko on the eve of their departure into exile following the dismantlement of the Tsarist autocracy.
One of two(?) 1964 screen tests of Linich. Runs 4 minutes, 24 seconds in length.
Australia’s favourite film critic Margaret Pomeranz alongside actor and writer Graeme Blundell. This widely respected duo will continue to do what they do best; critique cinema releases and premium TV dramas as well as interview the who’s who of screen talent from in front of and behind the camera.
Join Chris Taylor for a brand new show all about film, television and just about anything else you can watch on a screen. From the latest blockbusters to the hidden gems, we're here to help you work out what to watch next
Screen One is a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 between 1989 and 1993. Following the demise of the BBC's Play for Today which ran from 1970 to 1984, producer Kenneth Trodd was asked to formulate a new series of one-off television dramas. However, while Play for Today's style had often been a largely studio-based form of theatre on television, the new series was to follow the lead taken by Channel Four's television films many of which had been released in cinemas. The result was Screen Two which ran from 1985 to 1994 on BBC2. In 1989 the Screen One strand began broadcasting on the more mainstream BBC1. The third series' A Question of Attribution adapted from the Alan Bennett play won the 1992 BAFTA TV award for Best Single Drama and Prunella Scales was nominated for Best Actress. From the fifth series A Foreign Field starring Alec Guinness, Lauren Bacall and Jeanne Moreau and Wide-Eyed and Legless saw a cinema release. Wide-Eyed and Legless starring Julie Walters and Jim Broadbent was renamed The Wedding Gift in America. Screen One attracted many names familiar to television and film audiences including Alfred Molina, Sean Bean, David Thewlis, Ray Winstone, Alan Bates, Judi Dench, James Fox, Keith Allen, Bob Peck, Alun Armstrong, Marina Sirtis, David Jason, Brenda Blethyn, James Bolam, Adrian Edmonson, Alison Steadman, Timothy West, Clive Russell and Janet McTeer. The fifth series episode Royal Celebration saw the screen debut of Keira Knightley.
Painter Zheng Xue Jing accidentally acquires a magical pen and frees three foxes from a screen. She becomes involved into their world because from that moment on, she's their "master".
Screen Two was a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 from 1985 to 1994. Following the demise of the BBC's Play for Today which ran from 1970 to 1984, producer Kenneth Trodd was asked to formulate a new series of one-off television dramas. However, while Play For Today's style had been a largely studio based form of theatre on television, the new series was shot entirely on film. This was an attempt by the BBC to repeat the success of Channel Four's television films, many of which had been released in cinemas. From 1989 to 1993 a companion series, Screen One, was broadcast on the more mainstream BBC1. After almost a decade Screen Two came to an end as the BBC moved it’s attentions away from expensive single dramas and concentrated production on series and serials instead.
Documentary series that celebrates the incredible careers of the best of British talent.
Screen Test is a United Kingdom children's quiz show about films, broadcast from 18 November 1970 to 20 December 1984 on BBC1. It was first hosted by Michael Rodd, who was succeeded by Brian Trueman and Mark Curry.
Screen Scene is a half hour, prime-time, urban entertainment and celebrity news magazine series on BET highlighting on the works of African-Americans in Hollywood and abroad. The series premiered on October 15, 1990 and ran thru 1997. Each episode was presented in themed segments: • “Behind the Scenes”: upcoming movies with primarily African-American casts were profiled with interviews of actors / directors / creators, and plot teasers; • “Network Scene”: actors from television programs were interviewed about the development of their characters; • “Beyond The Screen”: theatrical plays produced by African-Americans were featured; • “Entertainment News Review”: several newsworthy stories were covered by an in-studio reporter; Melvin Lindsey and Suzette Charles were the original anchors, but the most well-known hosts of the series were Angela Stribling and Harold McCoo. Other anchors / reporters included Mary Major, Kathy Andrews, Paula Bond, Cathy Lee, Danita Harris, Angelique Perrin, Melvin Lindsey and Atlanta, Georgia, correspondent Sharon Crews. The program producer was Lyle D. Mason
Screen Rant ScreenRant.com is one of the most visited movie and TV news sites in the United States. Since a humble beginning, it has grown to be the go-to source for movie and TV news, with in-depth analysis to explain to readers what the latest developments mean for their favorite movies and TV shows.
Split Screen was a television series that originally aired from 1997 to 2001 on IFC. The series focused on independent filmmaking in America and was hosted by John Pierson. Split Screen featured segments from many notable filmmakers, actors, and actresses including: Kevin Smith, Spike Lee, Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Buck Henry, Wes Anderson, Steve Buscemi, John Waters, John Turturro, Christopher Walken, Richard Linklater, Errol Morris, Miranda July, and William H. Macy. The Blair Witch Project first received notoriety as a segment on Split Screen.
A series of film and tv edits created to be emotional, action packed and everything in between.
Screen Gems Network was an American television program which ran in syndication from 1999 to 2001, launched by Columbia TriStar Television Distribution. SGN was the first broadcast-based service airing classic shows from the Columbia Pictures Television vault airing shows with an unprecedented resource base of 58,000 episodes of 350 television series from the 1950s to 1980s from those by Screen Gems, Columbia Pictures Television, Tandem Productions, TAT Communications, TOY Productions, Embassy Television and Embassy Communications. Programs are creatively grouped for theme weeks such as "Love is in the Air," "Pilots," "Best Music Videos" and "Before They Were Stars." Holiday based theme weeks include promotions for Halloween, Christmas, Mother's Day and Father's Day, among others. Such programs include:
Hollywood Screen Test is an American talent show which aired on ABC from 1948 to 1953.
Stage on Screen is a series broadcast on public television PBS affiliate Thirteen WNET New York, which presents American theatrical productions that consist of cinematic and made-for-TV adaptations, live broadcasts, and documentaries that relate to the process of staging theatrical performances. Among the features presented by this program are Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 and Clare Boothe Luce's comedy The Women.
Television Screen Magazine, also known as TV Screen Magazine, is a NBC Television Network series which debuted 17 November 1946, airing Sundays at 8:30pm ET, and ran from 1946 to 1949. Hosts and panelists included Bob Haymes, John McCaffery, Millicent Fenwick, Ray Forrest, Alan Scott, and George F. Putnam. The series later moved to Saturdays at 8:30pm ET. The program featured a magazine-type format with various subjects and guests. According to some sources, as the series aired during the early days of live television, very few famous people agreed to appear on the series.