Personal and profound look into lives immersed in film. These documentaries about films and culture show the medium's role in love and war, nostalgia and national identity. Cinema was born ... See full summary »
Another of the "Fate and Irony" films from director-writer-producer-actor Hugo Haas but this one has less hair-shirt torment than most of his offerings, although his camera, as usual, ... See full summary »
Based on the first centenary of the largest exporter of films in the world, that is Hollywood, is the story told by its protagonists, actors and writers and other people who made life in ... See full summary »
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
In the late Spring of 1970, nationwide protests against the war in Vietnam focused in the Wall Street area of New York City and ultimately in a major anti-war demonstration in Washington, ... See full summary »
Solid overview and genre history of American film.
This is good work and it's the unfortunate that Low ratinga may keep appreciative viewers away. A neighbor's daughter was attending junior h.s. year summer advanced whatever and asked me for some particular films. In response I have her the stuff along with suggesting she look at this one series. A day later she told me her class was watching this as class curriculum. This is not academic disciplined stuff but insightful take on what makes u.s. Film the world dominant storytelling industry it became.
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