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3,889. Donald Rumsfeld was the first to propose Stanley Kubrick ... In the end Kubrick agreed. The fake footage would be shot in England in the MGM studios near Borehamwood with a skeleton crew. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Film) Dark Side of the Moon
3,900. Jay Weidner: Kubrick’s Odyssey: Secrets hidden in the films of Stanley Kubrick. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Film) Richard D Hall, Richplanet TV with Andrew Johnson checktheevidence online
113,002. This is a scummy little sewer of a movie, a cesspool that lingers sadistically on shots of a killer terrifying and killing helpless women, and then is shameless enough to end with an appeal to law and order. The people who made From Ten to Midnight have every right to be ashamed of themselves – and that includes Charles Bronson, whose name on the marquee is the only reason anybody would come to see it. (Criticism & Film) Roger Ebert
5,287. If my films make one more person miserable, I’ll feel I have done my job. (Job & Film & Misery) Woody Allen
120,667. If my films don’t show a profit, I know I’m doing something right. (Profit & Film) Woody Allen
7,554. Toy Story was a blockbuster, and taking Pixar public made Steve Jobs super rich. (Computer & Film) Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippy, BBC 2011
102,599. Man With a Movie Camera: a 6-reel record on film. Produced by VUFKU in 1929. Excerpt from a camera operator’s diary. Attention viewers: this film is an experiment in cinematic communication of real events. Man With a Movie Camera 1929, opening captions
10,301. With films like Emak-Bakia, Man Ray brought his restless experimentation and visual brilliance to bear on this still young medium. (Art & Film) Great Artists in Their Own Words I: The Future is Now 1907-1939, BBC 2013
18,634. So you’re a movie producer. Ever produce anything good? (Gangstas US: Los Angeles & Film) Ray Donovan, Black Cadillac s1e4 starring Liev Schreiber & Paul Malcomson & Jon Voight & Eddie Marson & Dash Mihok & Steven Bauer et al, Mickey
21,059. You in movies too? (GBH Films & Film & Dance) They Shoot Horses Don’t They? 1969 starring Jane Fonda & Michael Sarrazin & Susannah York & Gig Young & Red Buttons & Bonnie Bedelia & Bruce Dern & Allyn Ann McLerie & Robert Fields & Michael Conrad, her to him
22,521. We’ll go and see Public Enemy with James Cagney. (GBH Films & Films) Young Dillinger 1965 starring Nick Adams & Robert Conrad & John Ashley & Mary Ann Mobley & Victor Buono & Dan Terranova & John Hoyt & reed Hadley & Robert Osterloh et al, director Terry O Morse, him to her
22,938. I am Big – it’s the picture that got small. (Film Noir & Murder & Film & Big) Sunset Boulevard: A Hollywood Story 1950 starring Gloria Swanson & Erich von Stronheim & William Holden & Nancy Olson & Fred Clark & Lloyd Gough & Jack Webb & Franklyn Farnum et al, director Billy Wilder, Norma Desmond
23,227. Nobody wants to come to shows no more. (South & Film) The Last Picture Show 1971 starring Jeff Bridges & Timothy Bottoms & Ellen Burstyn & Ben Johnson & Cybill Shepherd & Cloris Leachman & Clu Gulager et al, director Peter Bogdanovich, cinema lady
26,443. I find his [Charlie Chaplin] films about as funny as getting an arrow through the neck and then discovering there’s a gas bill tied to it. (World War I & Film & Comedy) Blackadder Goes Forth: Plan C – Major Star
26,444. He certainly is a genius, George. He invented a way of getting paid a million dollars a year for wearing a pair of stupid trousers. (World War I & Film & Comedy) ibid.
27,680. In the mountains of southern Bavaria on the slopes of the Obersalzberg Adolf Hitler built his retreat – the Berghof. Here he would relax by watching feature films. And he liked one film in particular: The Lives of a Bengal Lancer. (Nazis & Films) The Nazis: A Warning from History: The Wrong War
27,681. When not dreaming of future German cities or German expansion, Hitler would lose himself in fantasy by watching feature films. At the Berghof always two a night. He preferred escapist entertainment. And Goebbels always made sure there was plenty on hand. (Nazis & Films) ibid.
31,523. The 70s sex comedy ... The Confessions of a Window Cleaner – the lowest point in British cinema history. (Great Britain & England & 1970s & Film) Dominic Sandbrook, The 70s: Doomwatch 73-74
129,728. The history of science fiction is an extraordinary story of innovation and imagination … A remarkable revealing window on to our ambitions and our anxieties, our dreams and our nightmares. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) Dominic Sandbrook, Tomorrow’s Worlds: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction I: Space, BBC 2019
129,729. This is the story of science fiction’s most influential works and their creators: the men who women who fell to Earth, the pioneers of the history of science fiction. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,730. A landmark for an entire generation: Star Wars … The making of Star Wars had been an ordeal from start to finish … Even as Lucas was making Star Wars, his great friend Steven Spielberg was filming Close Encounters of the Third Kind. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,731. Flash Gordon (1936): this was the archetypal space opera, an epic saga of cliff-hanging derring-do set on a distant world, as its athletic heroes and gorgeous heroines lead their rebellion against an evil emperor. Lucas had originally wanted to remake Flash Gordon. (Science Fiction Films & Space & Film) ibid.
129,732. The roots of space fiction go even further back to the great Victorian age of astronomy and exploration. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,733. Forbidden Planet (1956) was the first big budget feature film set entirely in space. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,734. Star Trek (1966): The Enterprise’s journey is a classic civilising mission … effectively the Royal Navy in space. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,735. 2001: A Space Odessey: suggests we are being watched by a higher space intelligence … Not everybody bought in to their [Kubric & Clarke] cold cerebral vision. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,736. In 1974 the young John Carpenter offered a counter-cultural riposte to 2001: Dark Star ... enormously influential. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,737. The director of Alien, Ridley Scott, wanted the creature that threatens the crew of the Space Freighter Nostromo to look like nothing the audience had seen before. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,738. Alien’s strength was its meticulous attention to detail. A principle that’s been very dear to some of science fiction’s greatest writers. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,739. Dune changed the landscape of science fiction. Herbert created a remarkably detailed galaxy. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,740. Battlestar Galactica (1978): presents an image of interstellar exodus. An entire fleet of spaceships searching for a new home. (Science Fiction & Space & Film) ibid.
129,741. But what if one day somebody spotted a blip on one of these screens: an incoming object that wasn’t from the Soviet Union, that wasn’t even from this planet? (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) Dominic Sandbrook, Tomorrow’s Worlds: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction II: Invasion
129,742. Throughout its history science fiction has preyed on our fear of invasion, from massive alien assault to the enemy within. Over time the threat has evolved to reflect the anxieties of the day, from monsters awakened by atomic weapons to paranoid nightmares about our own authorities: who knows what could be heading for us next. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.
129,743. The War of the Worlds: Wells’ book turns Britain’s imperial mastery on its head … He [Orson Welles] moved the story to New Jersey. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.
129,744. The Thing from Another World (1951): In 1951 [John W] Campbell’s supremely paranoid little tale was adapted for the cinema. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.
129,745. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956): The film owed much of its power to its extensive location footage grounding it in the humdrum ordinariness of the fictional town of Santa Mira. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.
129,746. ‘Everyone! They’re here already! You’re next!’ (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid. terrified man Invasion of the Body Snatchers
129,747. In 1960 Wyndham’s story was adapted for the cinema as Village of the Damned (1960) … It’s the stare that stays with you. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.
129,748. British television’s love affair with science fiction had begun in 1953 with the live broadcast of The Quatermass Experiment (1953). (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.
129,749. In November 1963 the most successful science fiction series in history made its grainy black and white debut: Doctor Who. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.
129,750. Jurassic Park (1993): was a warning about the dangers of creating new life. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.
129,751. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977): pure H G Wells. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.
129,752. ET: The Extra-terrestrial (1982): The story of a young boy … a kindred spirit: a lost lonely extraterrestrial … This time the aliens were the good guys. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film & Extraterrestrial) ibid.
129,753. A number of films that have used the issue of alien invasion as a metaphor for our contemporary anxieties, of our race relations, of multiculturalism and immigration. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.
129,754. District 9 offers a rather bleaker picture: unwanted alien settlers corralled into a government run ghetto just outside Johannesburg. (Science Fiction & Aliens & Film) ibid.