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Trumbo 7.2

2015 Drama

The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.

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The Artist 7.2

2011 Drama, Comedy, Romance

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

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Admiral 6.8

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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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, to the building of its East Bay campus, the company's relationship with Disney, and…

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Woody Allen: A Documentary 7.7

2011 Documentary

Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated…

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A Personal Journey Through Cinema History with Thomas Pollock 0.0

2016 Documentary, History

Covering over 100 years of cinema, this is a journey of discovering and exploring the magic of cinema from a personal perspective. Looking at the changes and developments of cinema Thomas explains how film has deeply…

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The Tale of Zatôichi 7.0

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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Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood 0.0

2001

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

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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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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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Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy 7.0

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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The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing 7.2

2004 Documentary

Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

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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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Max & James & Danielle 0.0

2016 Documentary

Max Ophuls is the legendary director and two of his favorite actors are James Mason and Danielle Darrieux. Mason and Darrieux were each in several Ophuls projects but were never together in an Ophuls movie, although…

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Roundhay Garden Scene 6.0

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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The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal 0.0

1985 Documentary

Among the legends of Hollywood, George Pal takes his place as a true visionary, an innovator and a showman who profoundly shaped the art of motion pictures. A peer of Walt Disney, Pal pioneered stop motion animation…

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30 Years of James Bond 0.0

1992 Documentary

An examination of why the James Bond films have proved so popular including a discussion between the four actors who have played Bond, an interview with Cubby Broccoli and contributions from the directors, production…

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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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Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory 5.2

1895 Documentary

Working men and women leave the Lumière factory, through the main gate. It is often referred to as the first real motion picture ever made, although Louis Le Prince's 1888 Roundhay Garden Scene pre-dated it by seven…

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