Remember The Movie, The Dead Poets Society?
In the 1989 film, Robin Williams plays a man named John Keating, a teacher at a private school who transfers his love for poetry, for beauty and for love, to a group of boys in a secret club called The Dead Poets Society. I saw the movie several times because I was reminded of a teacher I had at Hunter College many years ago who would mime Falstaff from the top of his desk, who made me work as hard as I ever would during my subsequent masters and doctoral programs.New Film Delves Into Children’s Education In Steel Town
Won’t Back Down is the latest film dealing with how a child’s education can affect the future. Buoyed by good performances from its two leads, the film gives a little awareness about how school boards are conducted.Is Shakespeare Still Relevant?
William Shakespeare is an English legend. The world’s most celebrated playwright, his plays have endured for over 400 years. They remain a staple of G.C.S.E English lessons and are continuously performed in theaters across the UK and the globe. But do they deserve to be?Buy These Great World Cinema Releases From Blockbuster
For movie fans living in the UK, Blockbuster is a fantastic resource. It allows customers to easily locate and purchase DVD and Blu-ray films from a choice of hundreds of top titles. And because its selection is so vast, Blockbuster is especially useful for fans of hard-to-find films outside of mainstream cinema – such as those in the genre known as world cinema.Returning to Antarctica: Ben Affleck, Jason Affleck, and Matt Damon’s Upcoming Film
In this period of Hollywood remakes, countless comic book films, and indie films, it is rare to see a period piece. The Affleck brothers and Matt Damon have decided to reteam and cover a period of history not often seen in any medium: the early 20th century. Set pre-World War I, this film is a retelling of the race to the South Pole undertaken by two competing international teams of explorers.The Works of Wes Anderson
Can we talk about Wes Anderson for a minute? “Wes Anderson who?” For those of you who actually pay attention to good films and know who Anderson is, you can skip to the next paragraph. For those of you who seriously don’t know who this Wes Anderson guy is, let me crack an egg of knowledge on you. Wes Anderson is a director/screenwriter known for his quirky, dark dramatic comedies.As Seen on TV: Upcoming Films Based on Television Shows
Recycling is sometimes a good thing, because when you’re finished using a product, you can extend its life cycle by creating something that looks slightly newer. It’s like buying one and getting a second free. By buffing up an old dresser and slapping a coat of paint on it, you’re giving it a new lease of life.Return of the Bastard Swordsman – The Review
“Return of the Bastard Swordsman” is a sequel to Lu Chin-Ku’s earlier movie “Bastard Swordsman”. “Return of the Bastard Swordsman” is probably the funniest wuxia movies ever created by the Shaw Brothers.The Scoop on the Red Carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival
Each year, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is the festival of choice for many filmmakers to debut their movies. There are plenty of other festivals to choose from, but TIFF manages to get its share of big premieres. Directors love the fact that so many members of the press come to cover the festival.“The Expendables” Becomes a Franchise
Sequels are seen almost as a sure thing by studio executives. If the original film was so strong at the box office that they allowed it to have a sequel, then chances are good that the sequel will also be a success. If a moviegoer enjoyed the first movie, they will likely go back for seconds.Review of Famous Martial Arts Movies – Game of Death (1978)
Bruce Lee’s actual funeral footage was used to show Billy Lo’s funeral scenes in “Game of Death”. In the movie, Lee plays the role of a Hong Kong based movie star. Several critics think the movie was a “shameless attempt to create a feature-length movie”.Review of Famous Martial Arts Movies – Fist of Fury
The second and the best Bruce Lee movie ever is what “Fist of Fury” is considered as around the world. From a martial-arts-lover’s point of view, this is Lee’s best ever performance. “Fist of Fury” is a movie that will definitely bring back life to the oppressed souls.