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Anthony Oliver Scott (born July 10, 1966), known professionally as A. O. Scott, is an American journalist and film critic.
ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work on one particular motion picture.
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best screenplay not based upon previously published material.
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement for art direction in film.
The Academy Award for Best Sound Editing is an Academy Award granted yearly to a film exhibiting the finest or most aesthetic sound design or sound editing.
The Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film.
The Academy Award for Best Visual Effects is an Academy Award given for the best achievement in visual effects.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS (often pronounced as am-pas), also known as simply the Academy) is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
Airship hangars are specialized buildings that are used for sheltering airships during construction, maintenance and storage.
Alberta is a western province of Canada.
Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton from a screenplay written by Linda Woolverton.
In computer graphics, ambient occlusion is a shading and rendering technique used to calculate how exposed each point in a scene is to ambient lighting.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American Cinematographer is a magazine published monthly by the American Society of Cinematographers.
Anamorphic format is the cinematography technique of shooting a widescreen picture on standard 35 mm film or other visual recording media with a non-widescreen native aspect ratio.
Ariadne (Ἀριάδνη; Ariadne), in Greek mythology, was the daughter of Minos—the King of Crete and a son of Zeus—and Pasiphaë—Minos' queen and a daughter of Helios.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Atticus Matthew Cowper Ross (born 16 January 1968) is an English musician, songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer.
In literary theory and aesthetics, authorial intent refers to an author's intent as it is encoded in his or her work.
Avatar, marketed as James Cameron's Avatar, is a 2009 American epic science fiction film directed, written, produced, and co-edited by James Cameron, and stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sigourney Weaver.
Édith Piaf (19 December 1915 – 10 October 1963; nee Édith Giovanna Gassion) was a French singer, songwriter, cabaret performer and film actress noted as France's national chanteuse and one of the country's most widely known international stars.
Bobby Ray Simmons Jr. (born November 15, 1988), known professionally as B.o.B, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from Decatur, Georgia.
This is a list of winners and nominees for the BAFTA Award for Best Production Design for each year.
The BAFTA Award for Best Sound has been presented to its winners since 1968 and sound designers of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award.
This is a list of winners and nominees for the BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects for each year.
Batman Begins is a 2005 superhero film based on the DC Comics character Batman, directed by Christopher Nolan and written by Nolan and David S. Goyer.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.
BBC Radio 1Xtra (also known simply as 1Xtra) is a digital radio station in the United Kingdom from the BBC specialising in urban music.
BBC Radio 5 Live (also known as just 5 Live) is the BBC's national radio service that specialises in live BBC News, phone-ins, interviews and sports commentaries.
The 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century is a list compiled in August 2016 by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), chosen by a voting poll of 177 film critics from around the world.
Belle de Jour is a 1967 French drama film directed by Luis Buñuel, and starring Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, and Michel Piccoli.
Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time was a two-hour television special that aired on March 22, 2011, on ABC in the United States.
A bistro or bistrot, is, in its original Parisian incarnation, a small restaurant, serving moderately priced simple meals in a modest setting.
Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological horror film directed by Darren Aronofsky.
Blade Runner is a 1982 American-Hong Kong neo-noir science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples, and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos.
Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.
William Bradley "Brad" Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and film producer.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts or BAFTA Film Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to honour the best British and international contributions to film.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), previously the British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes, trailers, adverts, public Information/campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom.
Buddy breathing is a rescue technique used in scuba diving "out of gas" emergencies, when two divers share one demand valve, alternately breathing from it.
A car chase is the vehicular hot pursuit of suspects by law enforcers.
Cardington is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Bedford in Bedfordshire, England.
Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology.
CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.
An elevated passenger ropeway, or chairlift, is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a continuously circulating steel cable loop strung between two end terminals and usually over intermediate towers, carrying a series of chairs.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Christopher Charles Corbould, (born 1958) is a British special effects coordinator best known for his work on major blockbuster films and the action scenes on some 11 James Bond films since the early 1980s.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Christopher Edward Nolan (born 30 July 1970) is an English film director, screenwriter, and producer who holds both British and American citizenship.
Christy A. Lemire (née Nemetz; born August 30, 1972) is a film critic formerly with the Associated Press (AP) and Ebert Presents at the Movies.
Chroma key compositing, or chroma keying, is a visual effects/post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues (chroma range).
Cillian Murphy (born 25 May 1976) is an Irish actor.
CinemaScore is a market research firm based in Las Vegas.
Closing credits or end credits are a list of the cast and crew of a particular motion picture, television program, or video game.
CollegeHumor is a comedy website based in Los Angeles and owned by InterActiveCorp (IAC).
The Commodore Schuyler F. Heim Bridge was a vertical-lift bridge in the Port of Los Angeles.
Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American rapper, actor, poet, and film producer.
Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in art, printed media, video games, films, television programs, shorts, commercials, videos, and simulators.
A confidence trick (synonyms include con, confidence game, confidence scheme, ripoff, scam and stratagem) is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their confidence, used in the classical sense of trust.
A conglomerate is the combination of two or more corporations operating in entirely different industries under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.
Dark City is a 1998 American-Australian neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas.
David Denby (born 1943) is an American journalist, best known as a film critic for The New Yorker magazine.
David Edelstein (born 1959) is the chief film critic for New York, as well as the film critic for NPR's Fresh Air and CBS Sunday Morning.
Deirdre Barrett, Ph.D. is an author and psychologist who teaches at Harvard Medical School.
Depth perception is the visual ability to perceive the world in three dimensions (3D) and the distance of an object.
Details was an American monthly men's magazine published by Condé Nast, founded in 1982 by Annie Flanders.
Digital cinematography is the process of capturing (recording) a motion picture using digital image sensors rather than through film stock.
Dileep A. Rao (born July 29, 1973) is an American actor who has appeared in feature films and television series.
A diving cylinder, scuba tank or diving tank is a gas cylinder used to store and transport the high pressure breathing gas required by a scuba set.
Keno Don Hugo Rosa, known simply as Don Rosa (born June 29, 1951), is an American comic book writer and illustrator known for his stories about Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck, and other Disney characters.
Dotdash (formerly About.com) is an American Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites", of which there are nearly 1,000.
Downtown Los Angeles is the central business district of Los Angeles, California, as well as a diverse residential neighborhood of some 58,000 people.
Dream telepathy is the purported ability to communicate telepathically with another person while one is dreaming.
Dream world (also called dream realm or illusory realm) is a commonly used plot device in fictional works, most notably in science fiction and fantasy fiction.
Drew McWeeny (born May 26, 1970), also known by his pseudonym Moriarty, is a film critic, screenwriter, and the former west coast editor of the Ain't It Cool News website.
Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page (born February 21, 1987) is a Canadian actress.
Emma Thomas (born 9 December 1971) is a British film producer, known for co-producing films such as The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), the Dark Knight trilogy (2005–2012), Interstellar (2014) and Dunkirk (2017).
Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.
The energy industry is the totality of all of the industries involved in the production and sale of energy, including fuel extraction, manufacturing, refining and distribution.
Ennio Morricone, Grand Officer OMRI (born 10 November 1928) is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player.
An ensemble cast is made up of cast members in which multiple principal actors and performers are assigned roughly equal amounts of importance and screen time in a dramatic production.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Narrative exposition is the insertion of important background information within a story; for example, information about the setting, characters' backstories, prior plot events, historical context, etc.
A false awakening is a vivid and convincing dream about awakening from sleep, while the dreamer in reality continues to sleep.
Fandango is an American ticketing company that sells movie tickets via their website as well as through their mobile app.
Pierre-Félix Guattari (April 30, 1930 – August 29, 1992) was a French psychotherapist, philosopher, semiologist, and activist.
A femme fatale, sometimes called a maneater, is a stock character of a mysterious and seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers, often leading them into compromising, dangerous, and deadly situations.
A fence, also known as a receiver, mover, moving man, or thiefspawn, is an individual who knowingly buys stolen goods in order to later resell them for profit.
Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.
Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those which emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations.
Film Quarterly, a journal devoted to the study of film, television, and visual media, is published by University of California Press.
A film treatment (or simply treatment) is a piece of prose, typically the step between scene cards (index cards) and the first draft of a screenplay for a motion picture, television program, or radio play.
The Ford E-Series (also known as the Ford Econoline and Ford Club Wagon throughout various stages of its production) is a range of full-size vans produced by the American automaker Ford since 1960.
Fortress Mountain is a ski resort in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada.
Gilles Deleuze (18 January 1925 – 4 November 1995) was a French philosopher who, from the early 1960s until his death in 1995, wrote on philosophy, literature, film, and fine art.
A godparent (also known as a sponsor), in many denominations of Christianity, is someone who bears witness to a child's baptism and then aids in their catechesis, as well as their lifelong spiritual formation.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
Gotham City, or simply Gotham, is a fictional American city appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, best known as the home of Batman.
Henry Graham Greene (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.
The Grand Socco is a large market-place in Tangiers, Morocco.
Gravity, or gravitation, is a natural phenomenon by which all things with mass or energy—including planets, stars, galaxies, and even light—are brought toward (or gravitate toward) one another.
Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.
Guy Hendrix Dyas (born 20 August 1968) is a British production designer for feature films.
Hamster wheels or running wheel are exercise devices used primarily by hamsters and other rodents, but also by other cursorial animals when given the opportunity.
Hand-held camera or hand-held shooting is a filmmaking and video production technique in which a camera is held in the camera operator's hands as opposed to being mounted on a tripod or other base.
Hans Florian Zimmer (born 12 September 1957) is a German film score composer and record producer.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The heist film is a subgenre of crime film.
In motion picture technology—either film or video—high frame rate (HFR) refers to higher frame rates than typical prior practice.
HitFix, or HitFix.com, is an entertainment news website that launched in December 2008 specializing in breaking entertainment news, insider information, and reviews and critiques of film, music, and television.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is a non-profit organization of journalists and photographers who report on the entertainment industry activity and interests in the United States for information outlets (newspaper, magazine and book publication, television and radio broadcasting) predominantly outside the U.S. The HFPA consists of about 90 members from approximately 55 countries with a combined following of more than 250 million.
A horror film is a film that seeks to elicit a physiological reaction, such as an elevated heartbeat, through the use of fear and shocking one’s audiences.
The Hugo Awards are a set of literary awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.
A hypnic jerk, hypnagogic jerk, sleep start, sleep twitch, myoclonic jerk, or night start is an involuntary twitch which occurs when a person is beginning to fall asleep, often causing them to jump and awaken suddenly for a moment.
"Hypnotize U" is a song by group N.E.R.D., produced by The Neptunes and Daft Punk.
Identity theft is the deliberate use of someone else's identity, usually as a method to gain a financial advantage or obtain credit and other benefits in the other person's name, and perhaps to the other person's disadvantage or loss.
IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.
IMAX is a system of high-resolution cameras, film formats and film projectors.
An impersonator is someone who imitates or copies the behaviour or actions of another.
Inception: Music from the Motion Picture is the soundtrack to the 2010 film of the same name directed by Christopher Nolan, released under Reprise Records on July 13, 2010.
IndieWire (sometimes stylized as indieWIRE or Indiewire) is a film industry and review website that was established in 1996.
Industrial espionage, economic espionage, corporate spying or corporate espionage is a form of espionage conducted for commercial purposes instead of purely national security.
An infinity mirror is a pair of parallel mirrors, which create a series of smaller and smaller reflections that appear to recede to infinity.
"Insheeption" is the tenth episode of the fourteenth season of animated television series South Park, and the 205th episode of the series overall.
Insomnia is a 2002 American psychological thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan, and starring Al Pacino, Robin Williams, and Hilary Swank.
Interview was an American magazine founded in late 1969 by artist Andy Warhol and British journalist John Wilcock.
James Lewis Hoberman (born March 14, 1949), known as J. Hoberman, is an American film critic, journalist, author and academic.
James Berardinelli (born September 25, 1967) is an American film critic and fantasy novelist.
The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.
James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor, filmmaker, and college instructor.
has traditionally been typified by wooden structures, elevated slightly off the ground, with tiled or thatched roofs.
Jean Baudrillard (27 July 1929 – 6 March 2007) was a French sociologist, philosopher, cultural theorist, political commentator, and photographer.
Jefferson is a town in Ashe County, North Carolina, United States.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer.
Joseph Anthony Budden II (born August 31, 1980) is an American rapper, songwriter and broadcaster.
Johnny Marr (born John Martin Maher; 31 October 1963) is an English musician, songwriter and singer, best known as the guitarist and – with Morrissey – co-songwriter of the Smiths, who were active from 1982 to 1987.
Jonah Richard Lehrer (born June 25, 1981) is an American author.
Jonathan Liebesman (born 15 September 1976) is a South African film director and writer.
Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo (24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986) was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish-language literature.
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur.
KCRW (89.9 MHz FM) is a National Public Radio member station broadcasting from the campus of Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, where the station is licensed.
is a Japanese actor.
Kenneth Turan (born October 27, 1946) is an American film critic and lecturer in the Master of Professional Writing Program at the University of Southern California.
Kristin Thompson (born 1950) is an American film theorist and author whose research interests include the close formal analysis of films, the history of film styles, and "quality television," a genre akin to art film.
La Croix (English: The Cross) is a daily French general-interest Roman Catholic newspaper. It is published in Paris and distributed throughout France, with a circulation of just under 110,000 as of 2009.
In Greek mythology, the Labyrinth (Greek: Λαβύρινθος labyrinthos) was an elaborate, confusing structure designed and built by the legendary artificer Daedalus for King Minos of Crete at Knossos.
Lee Smith (born 1960) is an Australian film editor who has worked in the film industry since the 1980s.
Legendary Entertainment (also known as Legendary Pictures Productions, LLC or simply Legendary) is an American media company based in Burbank, California.
Leicester Square is a pedestrianised square in the West End of London, England.
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974) is an American actor and film producer.
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper.
Inception is a 2010 science fiction thriller film directed and written by Christopher Nolan.
Films generate income from several revenue streams, including theatrical exhibition, home video, television broadcast rights and merchandising.
This list of film formats catalogues formats developed for shooting or viewing motion pictures, ranging from the Chronophotographe format from 1888, to mid-20th century formats such as the 1953 CinemaScope format, to more recent formats such as the 1992 IMAX HD format.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Louis J. "Lou" Lumenick (born September 11, 1949) is an American film critic.
A lucid dream is a dream during which the dreamer is aware that they are dreaming.
Luis Buñuel Portolés (22 February 1900 – 29 July 1983) was a Spanish filmmaker who worked in Spain, Mexico and France.
Lukas Daniel Haas (born April 16, 1976) is an American actor and musician.
LUMIERE is an online database of ticket sales for films released in Europe.
Maurits Cornelis Escher (17 June 1898 – 27 March 1972) was a Dutch graphic artist who made mathematically-inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints.
The Maghreb (al-Maɣréb lit.), also known as the Berber world, Barbary, Berbery, and Northwest Africa, is a major region of North Africa that consists primarily of the countries Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya and Mauritania.
Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.
Marion Cotillard (born 30 September 1975) is a French actress, singer-songwriter, musician, environmentalist, and spokesperson for Greenpeace who achieved international fame with the film La Vie en Rose (2007).
Mark Fisher (11 July 1968 – 13 January 2017), also known as "k-punk", was a British writer, critic, cultural theorist, and teacher based in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Mark James Patrick Kermode (nocat Fairey; born 2 July 1963) is an English television and film critic and musician.
A video mashup (also written as video mash-up) combines multiple pre-existing video sources with no discernible relation with each other into a unified video.
McFarland & Company, Inc. is an independent book publisher based in Jefferson, North Carolina that specializes in academic and reference works, as well as general interest adult nonfiction.
A medina quarter (المدينة القديمة "the old city") is a distinct city section found in a number of North African and Maltese cities.
Memento is a 2000 American neo-noir psychological thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and produced by Suzanne and Jennifer Todd.
Memory is the faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
The Miami Herald is a daily newspaper owned by the McClatchy Company and headquartered in Doral, Florida, a city in western Miami-Dade County and the Miami metropolitan area, several miles west of downtown Miami.
Sir Michael Caine (born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr., 14 March 1933) is an English actor, producer, and author.
Michael Phillips (born 1961) is an American film critic for the Chicago Tribune newspaper.
Paul-Michel Foucault (15 October 1926 – 25 June 1984), generally known as Michel Foucault, was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, and literary critic.
A miniature effect is a special effect created for motion pictures and television programs using scale models.
In Greek mythology, Minos (Μίνως, Minōs) was the first King of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa.
In Greek mythology, the Minotaur (Μῑνώταυρος, Minotaurus, Etruscan: Θevrumineś) is a mythical creature portrayed in Classical times with the head of a bull and the body of a man or, as described by Roman poet Ovid, a being "part man and part bull".
Mombasa is a city on the coast of Kenya.
The Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG) is the guild that represents freelance and staff motion picture film and television editors and other post-production professionals and story analysts throughout the United States.
Moviefone is an American-based movie listing and information service.
MTV News is the news production division of MTV.
N.E.R.D (stylized as N*E*R*D, a backronym of No-one Ever Really Dies) is an American hip hop and rock band, formed in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1999.
Nathan Rabin (born April 24, 1976) is an American film and music critic.
Neo-noir is a modern or contemporary motion picture rendition of film noir.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
Observer is an online newspaper originating in New York City.
The New York Post is the fourth-largest newspaper in the United States and a leading digital media publisher that reached more than 57 million unique visitors in the U.S. in January 2017.
is a flatland castle in Kyoto, Japan.
Nitrogen is a chemical element with symbol N and atomic number 7.
"Non, je ne regrette rien" (meaning "No, I regret nothing") is a French song composed by Charles Dumont, with lyrics by Michel Vaucaire.
The Odeon Leicester Square is a cinema which occupies the centre of the eastern side of Leicester Square in London, dominating the square with its huge black polished granite facade and high tower displaying its name.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service is a 1969 British spy film and the sixth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions.
"On the Floor" is a song recorded by American singer Jennifer Lopez for her seventh studio album, Love? (2011).
In film theory, the term oneiric ("pertaining to dreams") refers to the depiction of dream-like states or to the use of the metaphor of a dream or the dream-state in the analysis of a film.
The Palais Galliera, also formally known as the Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris (City of Paris Fashion Museum), and formerly known as Musée Galliera, is a museum of fashion and fashion history located at 10, avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie, in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France.
The Palos Verdes Peninsula (from Spanish Palos Verdes: Green sticks) is a landform and a geographic sub-region of the Los Angeles metropolitan area, within southwestern Los Angeles County in the U.S. state of California.
Paul J. Franklin is an English visual effects supervisor who has worked with visual effects since the 1990s.
People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.
Peter William Postlethwaite, OBE (7 February 1946 – 2 January 2011) was an English character actor, known for acting in films including Dragonheart (1996), Romeo + Juliet (1996), Brassed Off (1996), Amistad (1997), The Constant Gardener (2005), Clash of the Titans (2010), and Inception (2010).
Peter Travers is an American film critic and journalist, who has written for People and Rolling Stone.
was the 27th Mayor of New York City from 1702 to 1703.
The pont de Bir-Hakeim, formerly the pont de Passy, is a bridge that crosses the Seine River in Paris, France.
Postgraduate education, or graduate education in North America, involves learning and studying for academic or professional degrees, academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education.
A practical effect is a special effect produced physically, without computer-generated imagery or other post production techniques.
In mammalian brain anatomy, the prefrontal cortex (PFC) is the cerebral cortex which covers the front part of the frontal lobe.
Premiere was an American and New York City-based film magazine published by Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., between 1987 and 2010.
In film and photography, a prime lens is a fixed focal length photographic lens (as opposed to a zoom lens, typically with a maximum aperture from f2.8 to f1.2. The term can also mean the primary lens in a combination lens system. Confusion between these two meanings can occur if context doesn't make the interpretation clear. People sometimes use alternate terms—primary focal length, fixed focal length, or FFL to avoid ambiguity.
Film production on location in Newark, New Jersey, April 2004. Principal photography is the phase of film production in which the movie is filmed, with actors on set and cameras rolling, as distinct from pre-production and post-production.
QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode) first designed in 1994 for the automotive industry in Japan.
The Ray Bradbury Award (full name "Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation") is presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to recognize excellence in screenwriting, in place of the discontinued Nebula Award for Best Script.
Relevant (often styled as RELEVANT) is a bimonthly Christian lifestyle magazine exploring the intersection of faith and pop culture.
Reprise Records is an American record label founded in 1960 by Frank Sinatra.
Rex Taylor Reed (born October 2, 1938) is an American film critic and former co-host of the syndicated television show At the Movies.
Richard Nelson Corliss (March 6, 1944 – April 23, 2015) was an American film critic and magazine editor for Time.
Richard E. Roeper (born October 17, 1959) is an American columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times.
Sir Ridley Scott (born 30 November 1937) is an English film director and producer.
Rififi (Du rififi chez les hommes) is a 1955 French crime film adaptation of Auguste Le Breton's novel of the same name.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Keith Rupert Murdoch, (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian-born American media mogul.
The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.
Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
Science fiction film (or sci-fi film) is a genre that uses speculative, fictional science-based depictions of phenomena that are not fully accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception and time travel, along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar travel or other technologies.
Scrooge McDuck is a fictional character created in 1947 by Carl Barks during his time as a work-for-hire for The Walt Disney Company.
A sedative or tranquilliser is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
Showscan is a cinematic process developed by Douglas Trumbull.
A simulacrum (plural: simulacra from simulacrum, which means "likeness, similarity") is a representation or imitation of a person or thing.
Slant Magazine is an American online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.
In common usage, a sound stage is a soundproof, hangar-like structure, building, or room, used for the production of theatrical film-making and television productions, usually located on a secured movie or television studio property.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone and developed by Brian Graden for the Comedy Central television network.
The fourteenth season of the American animated television series South Park began airing in the United States on Comedy Central between March 17, 2010 and November 17, 2010.
A spec script, also known as a speculative screenplay, is a non-commissioned and unsolicited screenplay.
Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Steadicam is a brand of camera stabilizer mounts for motion picture cameras invented by Garrett Brown and introduced in 1975 by Cinema Products Corporation.
Stephen Holden (born July 18, 1941) is an American writer, music critic, film critic, and poet.
"Strange Clouds" is a song by American hip hop recording artist B.o.B, featuring fellow American rapper Lil Wayne and produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut.
In psychology, the word subconscious is the part of consciousness that is not currently in focal awareness.
Suggestion is the psychological process by which one person guides the thoughts, feelings, or behavior of another person.
Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.
Syncopy Films Inc. is a British film production company based in London, England.
Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. (born September 25, 1980), known professionally as T.I. and Tip (often stylized as TIP or T.I.P.), is an American rapper and actor.
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Tangier (طَنجة Ṭanjah; Berber: ⵟⴰⵏⴵⴰ Ṭanja; old Berber name: ⵜⵉⵏⴳⵉ Tingi; adapted to Latin: Tingis; Tanger; Tánger; also called Tangiers in English) is a major city in northwestern Morocco.
The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.
The Arizona Republic is an American daily newspaper published in Phoenix.
The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) are an American musical group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo, and formerly Fergie.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed, produced, and co-written by Christopher Nolan.
The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, who co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan, and the story with David S. Goyer.
The Denver Post is a daily newspaper and website that has been published in the Denver, Colorado area since 1892.
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie) is a 1972 surrealist film directed by Luis Buñuel and written by Jean-Claude Carrière in collaboration with the director.
The Dream of a Lifetime is a 2002 Donald Duck comic by Don Rosa.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler.
The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction action film written and directed by The Wachowskis (credited as The Wachowski Brothers) and starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe Pantoliano.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.
The Other Guys is a 2010 American action comedy film directed and co-written by Adam McKay.
The Prestige is a 2006 British-American mystery thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan from a screenplay adapted by his brother Jonathan from Christopher Priest's 1995 novel The Prestige.
The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982.
The Social Network is a 2010 American biographical drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin.
The Thirteenth Floor is a 1999 science-fiction crime thriller film directed by Josef Rusnak and loosely based upon Simulacron-3 (1964), a novel by Daniel F. Galouye.
The Times-Picayune is an American newspaper published in New Orleans, Louisiana, since January 25, 1837.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Theseus (Θησεύς) was the mythical king and founder-hero of Athens.
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance-disaster film directed, written, co-produced and co-edited by James Cameron.
Tom Berenger (born Thomas Michael Moore; May 31, 1949) is an American television and motion picture actor.
Edward Thomas Hardy, CBE (born 15 September 1977) is an English actor and producer.
A spinning top is a toy designed to spin rapidly on the ground, the motion of which causes it to remain precisely balanced on its tip because of its rotational inertia.
Tor.com is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine published by Tor Books, as well as an imprint of Tor Books.
Total Film is a British film magazine published 13 times a year (published monthly and a summer issue is added every year since issue 91, 2004 which is published between July and August issue) by Future Publishing.
Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures.
Michael Trent Reznor (born May 17, 1965) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and film score composer.
UGO Entertainment, Inc. was a website that provided coverage of online media in entertainment, targeting males aged 18–34.
The unconscious mind (or the unconscious) consists of the processes in the mind which occur automatically and are not available to introspection, and include thought processes, memories, interests, and motivations.
The United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) is a Ministry of Defence directorate that provides a joint special operations task force headquarters.
University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Viral marketing or viral advertising is a business strategy that uses existing social networks to promote a product.
VistaVision is a higher resolution, widescreen variant of the 35 mm motion picture film format which was created by engineers at Paramount Pictures in 1954.
The visual cortex of the brain is a part of the cerebral cortex that processes visual information.
The Visual Effects Society (VES) is the entertainment industry's only organization representing the full breadth of visual effects practitioners including artists, animators, technologists, model makers, educators, studio leaders, supervisors, PR/marketing specialists and producers in all areas of entertainment from film, television and commercials to music videos and games.
Walter C. "Wally" Pfister, A.S.C., (born July 8, 1961) is an American cinematographer and director, who is best known for his work with Christopher Nolan.
A water cannon is a device that shoots a high-velocity stream of water.
Willard Carroll Smith Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, producer, rapper, comedian, and songwriter.
William Ford Gibson (born March 17, 1948) is an American-Canadian speculative fiction writer and essayist widely credited with pioneering the science fiction subgenre known as cyberpunk.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
WonderCon is an annual comic book, science fiction, and film convention held in the San Francisco Bay Area (1987–2011), then - under the name WonderCon Anaheim - in Anaheim, California (2012–2015, 2017–), and WonderCon Los Angeles in 2016.
Donavan LaMond Johnson (born July 9, 1985) better known by his stage name XV is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Wichita, Kansas.
Zack Hemsey (born 30 May 1983) is an American composer, musician, and record producer, whose work has been largely popularized through its inclusion in films and film trailers.
2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick.
In the year 2010, there was a dramatic increase and prominence in the use of 3D-technology in filmmaking after the success of Avatar in the format, with releases such as Alice in Wonderland, Clash of the Titans, Jackass 3D, all animated films, with numerous other titles being released in 3D formats.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
2D to 3D video conversion (also called 2D to stereo 3D conversion and stereo conversion) is the process of transforming 2D ("flat") film to 3D form, which in almost all cases is stereo, so it is the process of creating imagery for each eye from one 2D image.
35 mm film (millimeter) is the film gauge most commonly used for motion pictures and chemical still photography (see 135 film).
A three-dimensional stereoscopic film (also known as three-dimensional sangu, 3D film or S3D film) is a motion picture that enhances the illusion of depth perception, hence adding a third dimension.
5.1 surround sound ("five-point one") is the common name for six channel surround sound audio systems.
"6 Foot 7 Foot" (also styled as "6'7") is a song by American rapper Lil Wayne featuring label mate Cory Gunz.
70 mm film (or 65 mm film) is a wide high-resolution film gauge for motion picture photography, with higher resolution than the standard 35 mm motion picture film format.