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ALL-TIME 100 Movies - TIME

You like us, you really like us. You also hate us. Anyway, you click on us, which is the surest way a website has of measuring interest in its content. The All-TIME 100 Movies feature—compiled by Richard Schickel and me, and handsomely packaged by Josh Macht, Mark Coatney and all the smart folks at TIME.com—attracted a record-busting 7.8 million page views in its first week, including 3.5 million on May 23rd, its opening daym, in time for Father’s Day. The idea was to assemble 100 estimable films since TIME began, with the March 3, 1923 issue. Not so simple, in fact, for we faced a couple of complications. Why do the list? LISTOMANIA I feel one of my grand gender generalizations coming on, and I can’t resist it, so here goes. As a kid I would study the major league batting averages in the Sunday paper more assiduously than any school subject, and I kept box scores of the games our neighborhood team played. As with baseball, so with favorite movies, TV shows, comics. Schickel’s Cuts Related:  7ème art - Films

Top 50 Dystopian Movies of All Time Massive dehumanization, totalitarian government, rampant disease, post-apocalyptic terrains, cyber-genetic technologies, societal chaos and widespread urban violence are some of the common themes in dystopian films which bravely examine the ominous shadow cast by future. A dystopia is a fictional society that is the antithesis or complete opposite of a utopia, an ideal world with a perfect social, political and technological infrastructure. A world without chaos, strife or hunger. A world where the individual potential and freedom is celebrated and brought to the forefront. In contrast, the dystopian world is undesirable with poverty and unequal domination by specific individuals over others. Dystopian films often construct a fictional universe and set it in a background which features scenarios such as dehumanizing technological advancements, man-made disasters or class-based revolutions. Ranking the List 50. In the nation of Libria, there is always peace among men. 49. 48. 47. 46. 45.

100 Amazing Movies - a list by Ab Siddique NEGATIV - Magazin für Film und Medienkultur CinemaXX Babylon A.D. Babylon A.D. is a 2008 French American science fiction action film based on the novel Babylon Babies by Maurice Georges Dantec. The film was directed by Mathieu Kassovitz and stars Vin Diesel. It was released on 29 August 2008 in the United States. Plot[edit] In 2058, a mercenary named Toorop (Vin Diesel) accepts a contract from a Russian mobster, Gorsky (Gérard Depardieu), who instructs him to bring a young woman known only as Aurora (Mélanie Thierry) to New York City. The towns and cities of Russia have been turned into dangerous, overpopulated slums by war and terrorist activity, forcing Toorop, Aurora, and Rebeka to face dangers of the human element, while fleeing from an unknown group of mercenaries claiming to have been sent by Aurora's supposedly dead father. Later, they board a submarine that carries refugees to Canada. Sister Rebeka explains to Toorop that Aurora could speak nineteen different languages by the age of two, and always seems to know things she has never learned.

Top 100 of Each Decade - a list by JohnnyGray BluRay Rezenssionen Gandhi (film) Gandhi is a 1982 epic biographical film which dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United Kingdom's rule of the country during the 20th century. Gandhi was a collaboration of British and Indian production companies[3] and was written by John Briley and produced and directed by Richard Attenborough. It stars Ben Kingsley in the titular role. The film covers Gandhi's life from a defining moment in 1893, as he is thrown off a South African train for being in a whites-only compartment, and concludes with his assassination and funeral in 1948. Although a practising Hindu, Gandhi's embracing of other faiths, particularly Christianity and Islam, is also depicted. Gandhi was released in India on 30 November 1982, in the United Kingdom on 3 December 1982, and in the United States on 6 December 1982. The early life of Gandhi is not depicted in the film. 55th Academy Awards

Leser-Umfrage: Die 100 besten Filme aller Zeiten - Topfilme 100: Shutter Island (USA 2010) Das "Departed"-Duo Scorsese und DiCaprio brilliert auch in diesem packendem Psychothriller, in dem US-Marshall Teddy Daniels im streng bewachten Ashecliffe Hospital für psychisch kranke Straftäter das rätselhafte Verschwinden einer Kindermörderin aufklären soll. Wer die gleichnamige Romanvorlage von Dennis Lehane nicht kennt, wird vom finalen Twist ebenso überrascht sein wie von der meisterlich inszenierten Atmosphäre dieser sehr akkuraten Adaption. 99: Reservoir Dogs - Wilde Hunde (OT: Reservoir Dogs; USA 1992) Quentin Tarantino zerlegte die Chronik eines brutal missglückten Überfalls in ihre Einzelteile und wurde damit zum Erneuerer des amerikanischen (Gangster-) Kinos. Sein brutal-cleveres Meisterstück zog eine Welle intelligenter Independent-Filme nach, die die 90er Jahre nachhaltig prägten. 96: Indiana Jones und der Tempel des Todes (OT: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom; USA 1984) Als Filmemacher sollte man nie etwas wegwerfen! 62: L.A. 28: L.A.

LOVEFiLM | Online Videothek - DVD Verleih - Blu-ray Verleih - per Post Blade Runner Blade Runner is a 1982 American neo-noir dystopian science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos. The screenplay, written by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples, is a modified film adaptation of the 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. The film depicts a dystopian Los Angeles in November 2019, in which genetically engineered replicants, which are visually indistinguishable from adult humans, are manufactured by the powerful Tyrell Corporation as well as by other "mega-corporations" around the world. Blade Runner initially polarized critics: some were displeased with the pacing, while others enjoyed its thematic complexity. Seven versions of the film have been shown for various markets as a result of controversial changes made by film executives. Plot[edit] Deckard begins his investigation at the Tyrell Corporation to ensure that the test works on Nexus-6 models. Themes[edit] Casting[edit]

ALL-TIME 100 Movies - TIME You like us, you really like us. You also hate us. Anyway, you click on us, which is the surest way a website has of measuring interest in its content. The All-TIME 100 Movies feature—compiled by Richard Schickel and me, and handsomely packaged by Josh Macht, Mark Coatney and all the smart folks at TIME.com—attracted a record-busting 7.8 million page views in its first week, including 3.5 million on May 23rd, its opening daym, in time for Father’s Day. Thousands of readers have written in to cheer or challenge our selections, and thousands more have voted for their own favorites. The idea was to assemble 100 estimable films since TIME began, with the March 3, 1923 issue. Not so simple, in fact, for we faced a couple of complications. Why do the list? LISTOMANIA I feel one of my grand gender generalizations coming on, and I can’t resist it, so here goes. As with baseball, so with favorite movies, TV shows, comics. I too was a teenage listmaker. But, pardon me, we’re better. Ah, Leone.

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