A morals reformer returns from Hollywood to his small town, and shows his fellow citizens the results of his investigation.
In "Wotaphony Newsreel", a series of nonsensical news stories are told, including those of a new knee attachment that makes cars run less smoothly, a leaking faucet which causes a river-like torrent out of an apartment building, the first drive on a not-so beautiful highway, a golfer who practices hitting not off tees but teeth, and the family welcoming home of a traveling movie actress. The reel's feature called "The Curse of an Aching Husband", which takes place in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1911, is told as a voiced over silent. It tells the story of the poor Acedosus family: father Otto Octavius, his wife, Agnes, their daughter, Anenia, Otto's immigrant mother (just arriving from overseas by boat), and Otto's California residing ostrich farmer sister, Annie. Otto's mother's arrival changes the dynamic within the household. Can Otto or an ostrich riding Annie keep the peace within the family? - Written by Huggo on IMDB
The film consists of three episodes under the theme of “violence”. Episode 1. Min-Ho Win! The owner of the gas station asks Min-ho to do some errands. Not knowing what is ahead of him. Episode 2. Making Film In a place where a film about snuff-film is being made, a war of nerves between an actor and a director leads to a real violence Episode 3. My Fighting Life Standing by the side of the strong, Do-kyeong wins a fight but after being left alone, he is defeated in the end.
Martin Scorsese celebrates American movies from the silent classics to the Hollywood of the seventies.
Isabell Suba, ambitious up-and-coming director, has made it – one of her short films is in the line-up of the most important film festival of the world! When she arrives at the 65. Cannes film festival, she has face the accomplished facts: David, her incompetent producer, has kindly sublet their cosy joint apartment to other festival guests. The other bad news: There is not a single movie in the competition directed by a woman! This affirms Isabell’s qualms: The film business demands women to gear up instead of dressing up low cut! Moreover, the chauvinistic remarks of her comrade-in-arms David who feels comfortable around the clichéd gender stereotypes from the Stone Age seemingly prevalent in Cannes infuriate Isabell. As if this wasn’t enough already, a shattering feedback on her new film project by a potential investor finally causes her to doubt herself. Before she can live her dream up at the Olympus of film business, she must first find out who really believes in her.
Kenji is a young aspiring movie director. He falls in love with Princess Miyuki who came from a black‐and‐white movie.
Author Stephen King discusses the various types of horror films and why they are so popular with moviegoers.
Mickey and the gang decide to make their own movie. Guest starring Hannah Washington (a poor man's Farina of the 1920's).
What goes in to the phrase, "Let's go to the movies"? An off-screen narrator takes us back to the earliest days of film: clips remind us of early stars and blockbusters. He explains how sound came to motion pictures: we see Jolson singing "Mammy" and John Barrymore playing Richard III. Next is a salute to the 30,000 people working in Hollywood at 272 different crafts. A montage shows us some of those jobs. It ends with a look at the physical production of celluloid (cotton and silver) and the many aspects of movie making. The narrator promises more short films about each step in production.
Between 1979 and 1983, 117 violent and gritty social realist pictures were produced in Taiwan. Many of these found their way around the world courtesy of Hong Kong's IFD films.
Documentary about horror fans
Silent comedy about a poor country bumpkin who goes to Hollywood to make good.
This tribute to John Wayne features some of the greatest action scenes from various films
After escaping a Communist dictatorship in Eastern Europe to make his American dream come true, together with his close friend Ed Wood, Stephen became the father of sexploitation cinema – before the liberalization of pornography. Chronicling his life and work including a hilarious look at his directorial debut / breakthrough, “Orgy of the Dead, which was adapted by Wood from his own novel, had about 20 pages of script, a cemetery set they could use and “no ideas,” this documentary proves Stephen is deserved of the title – worst director of all time!
The 8mm and Super-8 footage from Star Trek.
Video by Miloje Radaković.
A man who works at a book shop and writes for a film magazine meets the woman who photocopies his ID; as well as another man, an illustrator. They get together with a man who works as a waiter and produces independent cinema.
This film was never released for the general public. It was hidden in Chaplin's private vaults for forty years until he included some parts of it in his compilation 'The Chaplin Revue' in 1959.
Len Cella delivers offbeat, silly and generally Moronic short films
Movies Worth Watching is a television series that airs on ACCESS. The show airs contemporary major motion pictures, with commentary from professors from Athabasca University, Red Deer College and Mount Royal College. The show's format somewhat resembles TVOntario's Saturday Night at the Movies.
Scanning the Movies is a Canadian educational television series which debuted in September 1997, and takes a look at current films to understand and analyze films impact on pop culture. The show was created by host John Pungente for educators in media literacy. The show is produced by Bravo! Canada. Scanning the Movies is presented in classrooms as part of the Cable in the Classroom project.
MSNBC at the Movies is a television show hosted by Sharon Tay. Entertainment reporter Claudia DiFolco served as the Los Angeles-based reporter. The show provided interviews with celebrity actors and directors of the weekend's big openings, behind-the-scenes information on the latest independent and art film releases, and feedback from the nation's top film critics.
Movies With Manings was a Canadian movie television series which aired on CBC Television from 1959 to 1960.
ITV at the Movies was a weekly British television film review show broadcast on ITV2, originally presented by Giles Vickers-Jones. The final series was presented by James King and was produced and directed by Richard Leyland. The show was replaced in 2011 by The Movie Show on ITV2. The show looked at the weeks movie releases, featured the latest movie news and reviews plus looked at the UK Box Office top 5 and previewed the latest DVD releases. In March 2010 a ITV at the Movies special aired on ITV2, presented by James King, feacuring a look at the Oscar nominations. In December 2009 a ITV at the Movies special aired on ITV2, presented by James King, feacuring an interview with Avatar director James Cameron.
In 1999, Cult Movies TV was inspired in part by two earlier video documentaries that Copner and Barnett produced, Bela Lugosi Then And Now and On The Trail Of Ed Wood.
Saturday Night Movies is a Canadian film television series which aired on CBC Television in 1977.
Maltin on Movies is a movie review show on the ReelzChannel hosted by Leonard Maltin. The show reviews the latest movies released by Hollywood. The first film featured on the show was Step Up 3D.
Commander USA's Groovie Movies is an American movie showcase series that ran weekend afternoons on the USA Network. The show premiered January 5, 1985, and ran through 1989. It was hosted by Jim Hendricks as "Commander USA", a wacky but slightly seedy blue-collar comic book superhero who occasionally displayed powers such as "microwave vision".
Saturday Night at the Movies was a weekly television series on TVOntario, the public educational television network in Ontario, Canada. The series presented classic movies, followed by interviews and feature segments with directors, actors and other people involved in making the films presented. The show was initially formatted in this way due to requirements that all programming shown on TVO needed to contain educational elements, which was usually accomplished by including interviews and analysis of the programming. Nevertheless, even after these requirements were dropped, the format was maintained; all told, the series presented almost 1,500 films and over 1,000 interviews. First aired on March 30, 1974, the program was originally hosted by Elwy Yost. The first film shown was Ingmar Bergman's Through a Glass Darkly. During Yost's 25-year tenure as host, he showed a wide variety of foreign films, but tended to concentrate on Hollywood-produced films from the 1930s through the 1970s. In the late 1990s, the Progressive Conservative government of Mike Harris appointed Isabel Bassett as chair of TVOntario, with a mandate to refocus the network's broadcast schedule more clearly on education. Although there was some concern that the network would lose Saturday Night at the Movies, its highest-rated program, Bassett instead negotiated an agreement with York University to include the series in its film studies curriculum.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies was a weekly, nationally syndicated movie review television program produced and presented by film critic Roger Ebert and co-produced by his wife, Chaz Ebert. The program aired on public television stations in the United States through American Public Television. The show continued the format originated by Ebert and Gene Siskel on their first show, Sneak Previews, and continued on At the Movies with Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert and later At the Movies, in which two film critics discuss the week's new releases and occasional theme episodes, such as "The Best Films of the Year". Ebert Presents: At the Movies was hosted by Christy Lemire of the Associated Press and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky of the Chicago Reader and the website Mubi. The program premiered on January 21, 2011.
Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies is a 2006 animated television series. Set in the African savanna, it focuses on an enthusiastic elephant named Mama Mirabelle, who travels around the world to film real wildlife footage and project them onto a screen of fireflies in front of almost the entire animal kingdom. The "Home Movies" are used for educational purposes not only for the principal young characters, but for the target audience at home. It is animated using the same computer software as Peppa Pig. The live action footage comes from the BBC Natural History Unit archives, as well as the National Geographic Society, and is also shown in the United States on PBS. In the American version all of the animals except Karla have American voices. Vanessa Williams is the voice of Mama Mirabelle in the US, and Floella Benjamin is the voice for the UK Mama Mirabelle. The series is produced by UK animation company King Rollo Films, whose other shows include Paz, Maizy, and Mr. Benn. Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies season 1 runs as 52 11-minute shows on CBeebies, but the show is running on PBS Kids as of 2008 in a thirty-minute slot by combining two ten minute shows with extra songs, features, and games. Music for this show is written by Lester Barnes, the composer for Horrid Henry, Me Too!, Paz, and Urmel.) The series was created by Douglas Wood, who is also the author of the companion children's picture book, When Mama Mirabelle Comes Home, published by National Geographic Channel Book.
NBC Saturday Night at the Movies, is the first continuing weekly prime time network television series to show relatively recent feature films from major studios in color. The series premiered in September 1961.