Keyword film history Movies

Side by Side 7.0

2012 Documentary

Since the invention of cinema, the standard format for recording moving images has been film. Over the past two decades, a new form of digital filmmaking has emerged, creating a groundbreaking evolution in the medium.…

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The Pixar Story 7.4

2007 Documentary

A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people.

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Admiral 6.9

2008 Action, Drama, History, War

This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of…

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Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust 0.0

2004 Documentary, History

Daniel Anker’s 90-minute documentary takes on over 60 years of a very complex subject: Hollywood’s complicated, often contradictory relationship with Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. The questions it raises go right…

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Out of the Mist: An Alternate History of New Zealand Cinema 0.0

2015 Documentary

Two decades on from Cinema of Unease, Tim Wong’s ambitious film essay contemplates the prevailing image of a national cinema while privileging some of the images and image-makers displaced by the popular view of…

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Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy 6.3

2004 Documentary

Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy is a 2004 documentary film directed by Kevin Burns and narrated by Robert Clotworthy. It documents the making of the original Star Wars trilogy.

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In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross 0.0

1995 Documentary

Jonathan Ross delves into the world of James Bond and meets with new and former cast members who reveal humorous stories and anecdotes in a series of interviews. All the 5 Bonds at the time are featured, though…

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Apartment Zero 3.0

1988 Drama, Thriller, Foreign

The owner of a failing cinema and his mysterious boarder are caught up in the political intrigue of Argentina.

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Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory 6.4

1895 Documentary

Working men and women leave the Lumière factory, through the main gate, followed by a carriage drawn by two horses. It is often referred to as the first real motion picture ever made, although Louis Le Prince's…

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Roundhay Garden Scene 6.9

1888 History, Documentary

The earliest surviving celluloid film, and believed second moving picture ever created, was shot by Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince using the LPCCP Type-1 MkII single-lens camera. It was taken in the garden of Oakwood…

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MGM: When the Lion Roars 0.0

1992 Documentary

This mini-series surveys the history of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios from its creation and rise in the 1920s, its pinnacle in the '30s and '40s to its decline in the 1950s.

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Origins of Film Noir 0.0

2013 Documentary

Jump into the world of Film Noir and look at how the technology and economic factors gave birth to a genre that still deeply influences the way filmmakers work today. Take a look at 4 Film Noirs spanning the beginning…

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The Tale of Zatoichi 5.9

1962 Action, Adventure, Drama

The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur and master swordsman. Zatoichi targets a yakuza-controlled village, because war with a neighbouring town's smaller gang is brewing.

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The Cyberpunk Educator 0.0

2003 Documentary

A 2003 documentary study of mainstream Cyberpunk films of the 1980s created by director Andrew J. Holden. The film uses the structure of literary theorist Northrop Frye to describe the common, repeating stories…

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The Rules of Film Noir 5.8

2009 Documentary

Matthew Sweet explores his rules of 1940s and 50s American film noir thrillers: *Choose a dame with no past and a hero with no future *Use no fiction but pulp fiction *See America through a stranger's eyes *Make…

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Vito 0.0

2011 Documentary

The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.

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Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood 0.0


Documentary about the making of 20th Century Fox's 1963 film "Cleopatra," then the most expensive film of all time.

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The Decade of Darkness 0.0

2007 Documentary

A special look at the broad trends and impact of 1980s horror films, featuring interviews with various directors and commentators.

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