The Film Career of Terence Malick

Terence Malick is no ordinary director, no sir! This guy has attended Harvard and Oxford, the latter he left after a disagreement with his advisor over his thesis on the concept of the world in Kierkegaard, Heidegger and Wittgenstein. He shuns public life, hates celebrity and has only directed six films in a forty year career. Indeed, while at his relative peak after Badlands (1973) and Heaven’s Gate (1978) he took a twenty year sabbatical somewhere in France and it’s not public knowledge ...
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The Origins of Italian Neo-realist Film

In the early 1900s, Italian film production flourished, but after World War One, it was undermined by foreign films. Production further decreased through the 1920s, with only twelve films been made between 1927-28. However, the sparking of a revival began in the 1930s, depending mainly on escapist comedies and lavish musicals- critics sneerily referring to them as ‘white telephone’ movies after their use of the colourful device favoured by wealthy Italians of the time. Also included in this ...
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The Films of Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Mohsen Makhmalbaf was born in Tehran, Iran in 1959. He became involved in an underground Islamic militia group, he was arrested and imprisoned when he was seventeen. He was released in the aftermath of the Islamic Revolution in 1979, during his four year incarceration he had an intellectual renaissance, abandoning politics in favour of art and literature, especially cinema. His films explore the individual’s relationship with their social and political environment. He is immersed in the ...
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Savings Accounts: Put Your Savings in the Fast Lane

Looking to boost your savings? With the state of the economy at the moment it is wise to stay away from new debts for big items such as autos or electronics and go back to the old fashioned method of actually saving for the things you want. A big item like an auto or vacation may seem a hard goal to save for but with a few changes it can happen faster than you may think. Create a Budget: In order to free up more money for savings you should create a household budget. Start by noting down all ...
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Austin Home Theater Systems

The eclectic Austin home owner wants a theater system that can effectively replace the need for public cinema. Many turn to stores that offer q convenient source of equipment that promises exceptionally high resolution video and surround sound audio effects. Getting this equipment to work, however, requires much more than electronics know-how. It requires an advanced understanding of new home wiring, home architecture, how it creates acoustics in the room, and how to make home theater equipment ...
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Houston Home Theater

Houston home theater clients reside in some of the city's most upscale neighborhoods. Over the years, we have worked with many families in River Oaks, West University, Bellaire, Hedwig Village, Spring Valley, Memorial, Sugar Land, Clear Lake, and The Woodlands. These neighborhoods are home to a significant number of custom houses, and homes exceeding 10,000 square feet are ideal environments for Houston home theater equipment and home automation services. Families in these residences have grown ...
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Satellite TV Lets You Enjoy Your Favorite Movies Uncut and Uncensored

There’s something truly enjoyable about watching a film in its uncut, uncensored beauty.  Back since the days of Orson Welles, censors have been doing their worst to compromise artistic vision.  Orson Welles never got final cut over some of his best films, such as The Magnificent Ambersons.  Today censorship is alive and well and broadcast networks still go bonkers over anything too violent, too vulgar or even worse, too gritty and not PC-appropriate.  It’s hardly worth watching a movie ...
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Watch Free New Movies Online – Satellite TV for Pc Elite Software

Nowadays, the internet has brought us great convenience. In the past, to watch movies, we have to go to the cinema or buy/rent DVDs at your local DVD store. Today, you can watch free new movies online at the comfort of your own home and be watching online movies with a few clicks of the mouse. The software that allows you to watch movies free online is satellite TV for pc elite software. This software allows you to watch more than 3000 satellite TV channels on your PC for free. There is a one ...
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How to Choose a Good Horror Movie

There are so many horror movies it's impossible to count. Indeed, the horror movie genre is one of the most popular, generating a massive amount of new releases each year either in mainstream Hollywood cinema or in classic B-movie style. For those who enjoy horror movies it's a great idea to decide exactly what kind of horror movie you like best. Whilst they can be broadly categorised by the terms "Hollywood" and "B-movie" this is rarely enough to account for the true horror movie ...
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Worst Terror Attack in Mumbai

Terror attacks in Mumbai, on 27 November 2008, atleast 173 people were killed and few others were feared to death. A series of blasts ripped through packed train cars, stations and few 5 star hotels in Mumbai. It all started in the wee hours on Tuesday evening, which is considered as worst terror attack in India, so far, say roughly over a decade. The stations targeted were Trident Hotel, Taj Hotel, Nariman House, Wadi Bunder, Cama hospital, GT hospital, VT station, Bootleggers pub, Girgaum and ...
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