The Top 10 Directors of the 90's

Acclaimed director Elia Kazan (A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront) is quoted as saying, “the director is the true author of the film.” In almost every way, a director must be all and know all. They must take responsibility for the whole film. From the screenplay, the actors and...
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Ten Movie Lines That Are Off the Beaten Path

  Is there anything better than a great line of dialogue? A masterful phrase encapsulates everything we love about the movies. Because stellar dialogue isn’t just about the combination of words, but what those words represent emotionally. Whether they make us laugh or cry or tell us that something drastic...
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The Top Ten Animated Features

Since the dawn of the moving image, and even before that, animation has been used as a valuable technique for visual expression. Archaic forms of animation date back to the 17th century, but it wasn’t until the early 1900's that our modern view of the style took shape in cinematic...
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Top 10 Comedy Writers

There is a formula to writing good comedy. Academics and seasoned screenwriters will list out step by step guides that promise to nail the correct structure of a comedy script, but fail in lending help with actually making it funny. Unfortunately, most writers just don’t get it right. First, it’s...
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