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A Separation (جدایی نادر از سیمین Jodaí-e Nadér az Simín, "The Separation of Nader from Simin") is a 2011 Iranian drama film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, starring Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Shahab Hosseini, Sareh Bayat, and Sarina Farhadi.
Abbas Kiarostami (عباس کیارستمی; 22 June 1940 – 4 July 2016) was an Iranian film director, screenwriter, poet, photographer and film producer.
Abby Singer is a 2003 dark comedy film tale that chronicles the life of Curtis Clemins, who is torn between the love of his life and accomplishing his dream.
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.
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes), known in the UK as Aguirre, Wrath of God, is a 1972 West German epic historical drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an international mutual aid fellowship whose stated purpose is to enable its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety." It was founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio.
Almost Famous is a 2000 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe, and starring Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson and Patrick Fugit.
An altar server is a lay assistant to a member of the clergy during a Christian liturgy.
Amadeus is a 1984 American period drama film directed by Miloš Forman, adapted by Peter Shaffer from his stage play Amadeus.
American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film directed by Sam Mendes and written by Alan Ball.
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.
An Unmarried Woman is a 1978 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Paul Mazursky, starring Jill Clayburgh and Alan Bates.
Andrew Sarris (October 31, 1928 – June 20, 2012) was an American film critic, a leading proponent of the auteur theory of film criticism.
Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.
Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic war film directed, produced, and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola.
Argo is a 2012 American historical drama film directed by Ben Affleck.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Astrology is the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial objects as a means for divining information about human affairs and terrestrial events.
At the Movies (also known as At the Movies with Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert) is an American movie review television program that aired from 1982 to 1990.
At the Movies (originally Siskel & Ebert & the Movies, and later At the Movies with Ebert and Roeper) is a movie review television program produced by Disney-ABC Domestic Television in which two film critics share their opinions of newly released films.
An audio commentary is an additional audio track, usually digital, consisting of a lecture or comments by one or more speakers, that plays in real time with a video.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
Barbara Hershey (born Barbara Lynn Herzstein; February 5, 1948), once known as Barbara Seagull,Walker, Connecticut.
Basic Instinct 2 (also known as Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction) is a 2006 erotic thriller film and the sequel to 1992's Basic Instinct.
Being John Malkovich is a 1999 American fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman, both making their feature film debut.
Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens is a 1979 satirical sexploitation film starring Kitten Natividad and Ann Marie with a cameo by Uschi Digard.
Better Luck Tomorrow is a 2002 crime-drama film directed by Justin Lin.
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls is a 1970 American satirical musical melodrama film starring Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom, Phyllis Davis, John LaZar, Michael Blodgett, and David Gurian.
Bill Kurtis (born William Horton Kuretich; September 21, 1940) is an American television journalist, producer, narrator, and news anchor.
Blue Velvet is a 1986 American neo-noir mystery film, written and directed by David Lynch.
Bonnie and Clyde is a 1967 American biographical crime film directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as the title characters Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker.
Boulder is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Boulder County, and the 11th most populous municipality in the U.S. state of Colorado.
Brendan Francis Aidan Behan (christened Francis Behan) (Breandán Ó Beacháin; 9 February 1923 – 20 March 1964) was an Irish poet, short story writer, novelist and playwright who wrote in both English and Irish.
Broadcasting syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network.
Bronze is the most popular metal for cast metal sculptures; a cast bronze sculpture is often called simply a "bronze".
Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor, producer, and singer.
Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.
The California Institute of Technology (abbreviated Caltech)The university itself only spells its short form as "Caltech"; other spellings such as.
The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.
Carotid artery may refer to.
Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz based on Murray Burnett and Joan Alison's unproduced stage play Everybody Comes to Rick's.
Central Park Media was an American multimedia entertainment company based in New York City, New York, that was active in the distribution of East Asian cinema, television series, anime, manga and manhwa titles in North America prior to its bankruptcy in 2009.
CereProc is a speech synthesis company based in Edinburgh, Scotland, founded in 2005.
Champaign is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States.
Charlotte Sometimes is a 2002 film written, directed, and produced by Eric Byler.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The Chicago Theatre, originally known as the Balaban and Katz Chicago Theatre, is a landmark theater located on North State Street in the Loop area of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Chinatown is a 1974 American neo-noir mystery film, directed by Roman Polanski from a screenplay by Robert Towne, starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway.
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.
Citizen Kane is a 1941 American mystery drama film by Orson Welles, its producer, co-screenwriter, director and star.
Clive Barker (born 5 October 1952) is an English writer, film director, and visual artist.
Computer Chess is a 2013 independent comedy-drama film written and directed by Andrew Bujalski.
The Conference on World Affairs (CWA) is an annual conference, open to the public, featuring panel discussions among experts in international affairs and other areas, hosted since 1948 by the University of Colorado Boulder in Boulder, Colorado, USA.
Cosmology of Kyoto is a visual novel adventure game developed by Softedge and published by Yano Electric.
Crash is a 2004 American drama film produced, directed, and co-written by Paul Haggis.
Cries and Whispers (lit) is a 1972 Swedish period drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin and Liv Ullmann.
Crumb is a 1994 documentary film about the noted underground cartoonist Robert Crumb (R. Crumb) and his family.
Crystal healing is a pseudoscientific alternative medicine technique that employs stones and crystals.
A cult following is a group of fans who are highly dedicated to a work of culture, often referred to as a cult classic.
Dark City is a 1998 American-Australian neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas.
David Keith Lynch (born January 20, 1946) is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, actor, and photographer.
Days of Heaven is a 1978 American romantic drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, and Linda Manz.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer and artist.
The Deseret News is a newspaper published in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
Deuce Bigalow 2: European Gigolo is a 2005 American sex comedy film and a sequel to the 1999 film Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, from Happy Madison Productions.
Die Hard is a 1988 American action film directed by John McTiernan and written by Steven E. de Souza and Jeb Stuart.
The Directors Guild of America (DGA) is an entertainment guild which represents the interests of film and television directors in the United States motion picture industry and abroad.
Dirty Harry is a 1971 American action crime thriller film produced and directed by Don Siegel, the first in the ''Dirty Harry'' series.
Disney–ABC Domestic Television, also operating as ABC Syndication (formerly known as Buena Vista Television, Inc., also known as Disney Domestic Television and currently known as Disney–ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution), is the in-home sales and content distribution firm of the Disney–ABC Television Group, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
Do the Right Thing is a 1989 American comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee.
Dogma is a 1999 American fantasy comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also stars along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, Jason Lee, George Carlin, Janeane Garofalo, Alanis Morissette, and Jason Mewes.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, and written by Melissa Mathison.
Early Edition is an American television drama series that aired on CBS broadcast network from September 28, 1996 to May 27, 2000.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies is a defunct weekly, nationally syndicated movie review television program that was produced and presented by film critic Roger Ebert and co-produced by his wife, Chaz Ebert.
The Ebert test gauges whether a computer-based synthesized voice can tell a joke with sufficient skill to cause people to laugh.
Roger Ebert's Film Festival, originally known as Roger Ebert's Overlooked Film Festival but commonly referred to as simply Ebertfest, is an annual film festival held every April in Champaign, Illinois, United States, organized by the College of Media at the University of Illinois.
The Eiffel Tower (tour Eiffel) is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.
Encounters at the End of the World is a 2007 American documentary film by Werner Herzog.
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.
Eric Byler (born January 15, 1972) is an American film director, screenwriter and political activist.
Esquire is an American men's magazine, published by the Hearst Corporation in the United States.
Eve's Bayou is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Kasi Lemmons, who made her directorial debut with this film.
Fargo is a 1996 crime film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.
Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian ultranationalism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and control of industry and commerce, which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.
A feeding tube is a medical device used to provide nutrition to people who cannot obtain nutrition by mouth, are unable to swallow safely, or need nutritional supplementation.
Film Threat is an online publication, and earlier, a national magazine that focused primarily on independent film, although it also reviewed videos and DVDs of mainstream films, as well as Hollywood movies in theaters.
Five Easy Pieces is a 1970 American drama film written by Carole Eastman (as Adrien Joyce) and Bob Rafelson, and directed by Rafelson.
Flixster was an American social movie site for discovering new movies, learning about movies, and meeting others with similar tastes in movies.
is a 1959 Japanese drama film directed by Yasujirō Ozu, starring Ganjirō Nakamura and Machiko Kyō.
For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism is a 2009 documentary film dramatizing a hundred years of American film criticism through film clips, historic photographs, and on-camera interviews with many of today’s important reviewers, mostly print but also Internet.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
Eugene Kal Siskel (January 26, 1946 – February 20, 1999) was an American film critic and journalist for the Chicago Tribune.
Gerald Peary (born October 30, 1944) is an American film critic, who was a reviewer and columnist for the Boston Phoenix from 1996 until its demise in 2012.
() is a monster originating from a series of tokusatsu films of the same name from Japan.
Godzilla is a 1998 American monster film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich.
Goldfinger is a 1964 British spy film and the third installment in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.
Goodfellas (stylized as GoodFellas) is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese.
Graceland Cemetery is a large Victorian era cemetery located in the north side community area of Uptown, in the city of Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies is one of the seven professional schools of the University of Chicago.
Grand Central Publishing is a division of Hachette Book Group.
is a 1988 Japanese anime film based on the 1967 semi-autobiographical short story of the same name by Akiyuki Nosaka.
The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is a film festival held in the United States state of Hawaii.
Hellboy is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Guillermo del Toro and starring Ron Perlman, loosely based on the Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Hellboy: Seed of Destruction by Mike Mignola.
Herman Kogan (November 6, 1914 - March 8, 1989) was an American journalist who spent fifty years covering the city of Chicago, many with the Chicago Daily News and Chicago Sun-Times.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago, Illinois is the seat of the Archdiocese of Chicago, one of the largest Roman Catholic dioceses in the United States.
Hoop Dreams is a 1994 American documentary film directed by Steve James and Simon Schumann, and written by James and Frederick Marx, with Kartemquin Films.
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.
House of Games is a 1987 heist-thriller film directed by David Mamet, his directorial debut.
I Lost It at the Movies (1965) is Pauline Kael's first collection of reviews, covering the years 1954–1965, which was published prior to her long stint at The New Yorker.
Ignatiy Igorevich Vishnevetsky (Игна́тий И́горевич Вишневе́цкий; born September 5, 1986)Vishnevetsky, Ignatiy, Mubi is a Russian born, United States-based film critic and essayist.
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is a state high school association in the United States that regulates competition in most interscholastic sports and some interscholastic activities at the high school level.
IndieWire (sometimes stylized as indieWIRE or Indiewire) is a film industry and review website that was established in 1996.
Individual events in speech include public speaking, acting, reading, and interpretation.
Ingrid Bergman (29 August 1915 – 29 August 1982) was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films.
Intelligent design (ID) is a religious argument for the existence of God, presented by its proponents as "an evidence-based scientific theory about life's origins",Numbers 2006, p. 373; " captured headlines for its bold attempt to rewrite the basic rules of science and its claim to have found indisputable evidence of a God-like being.
Invincible (Unbesiegbar) is a 2001 drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog.
Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini (born 18 June 1952) is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model.
James Fulton Hoge Jr. (born 1935) was the editor of Foreign Affairs and the Peter G. Peterson Chair at the Council on Foreign Relations.
JFK is a 1991 American conspiracy-thriller film directed by Oliver Stone.
John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an American actor, director, producer and fashion designer.
Juno is a 2007 American coming of age comedy-drama independent film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody.
Justin Lin (born October 11, 1971) is a Taiwanese American film director whose films have grossed US$2.3 billion worldwide as of March 2017.
KABC-TV, channel 7, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station located in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Kenneth Tucker is an American arts, music and television critic, magazine editor, and non-fiction book writer.
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.
Kenneth Joel Hotz (born May 3, 1967) is a comedy producer and entertainer.
Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American filmmaker, actor, comedian, comic book writer, author, and podcaster.
La Dolce Vita (Italian for "the sweet life" or "the good life")Kezich, 203 is a 1960 Italian drama film directed and co-written by Federico Fellini.
Leaving Las Vegas is a 1995 American romantic tragedy film written and directed by Mike Figgis and based on the semi-autobiographical novel Leaving Las Vegas by John O'Brien.
Leonard Michael Maltin (born December 18, 1950) is an American film critic and historian, as well as an author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory narratives.
Life Itself is a 2014 American biographical documentary film about film critic Roger Ebert, directed by Steve James and produced by Zak Piper, Steve James and Garrett Basch.
James Bond is a fictional character created by novelist Ian Fleming in 1953.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Mad (stylized as MAD) is an American humor magazine founded in 1952 by editor Harvey Kurtzman and publisher William Gaines, launched as a comic book before it became a magazine.
Malcolm X, sometimes stylized as X, is a 1992 American epic biographical drama film about the Afro-American activist Malcolm X. Directed and co-written by Spike Lee, the film stars Denzel Washington in the title role, as well as Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman, Jr., and Delroy Lindo.
Martin Charles Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor and film historian, whose career spans more than 50 years.
A master of ceremonies, abbreviated M.C. or emcee, also called compère and announcer, is the official host of a ceremony, a staged event or similar performance.
Maxivision 24 and Maxivision 48 are 35 mm film motion picture film formats.
McCabe & Mrs.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Michael Lerner (born June 22, 1941) is an American character actor in film, television and theater.
Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American documentary filmmaker, activist, and author.
Michael Louis Pfleger (born May 22, 1949) is a Roman Catholic priest and a social activist in Chicago, Illinois.
Million Dollar Baby is a 2004 American sports drama film directed, co-produced, and scored by Clint Eastwood, and starring Eastwood, Hilary Swank, and Morgan Freeman.
Minority Report is a 2002 American neo-noir science fiction film directed by Steven Spielberg and loosely based on the short story "The Minority Report" by Philip K. Dick.
Mississippi Burning is a 1988 American crime thriller film directed by Alan Parker.
Modern American liberalism is the dominant version of liberalism in the United States.
Monster is a 2003 biographical crime drama film written and directed by Patty Jenkins.
Monster's Ball is a 2001 American drama film directed by Marc Forster, written by Milo Addica and Will Rokos, and starring Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Heath Ledger, Peter Boyle, Sean Combs, and Mos Def.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) film rating system is used in the United States and its territories to rate a film's suitability for certain audiences based on its content.
My Dinner with Andre is a 1981 American comedy-drama film directed by Louis Malle, and written by and starring Andre Gregory (Andre) and Wallace Shawn (Wally).
Myst is a graphic adventure puzzle video game designed by the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller.
Mystic River is a 2003 American mystery drama film directed and scored by Clint Eastwood.
Nashville is a 1975 American satirical musical comedy-drama film directed by Robert Altman.
Neil Steinberg (born June 10, 1960) is an American news columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and an author.
New Age is a term applied to a range of spiritual or religious beliefs and practices that developed in Western nations during the 1970s.
Night of the Living Dead is a 1968 American independent horror film written, directed, photographed and edited by George A. Romero, co-written by John Russo, and starring Duane Jones and Judith O'Dea.
North is a 1994 American comedy drama adventure film directed by Rob Reiner.
Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (translated as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror; or simply Nosferatu) is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok.
Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
The Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.
Pan's Labyrinth (lit) is a 2006 dark fantasy drama film written and directed by Guillermo del Toro.
Papillary thyroid cancer or papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most common type of thyroid cancer, representing 75 percent to 85 percent of all thyroid cancer cases.
Patrick Goldstein is an American former film critic and columnist for the Los Angeles Times who wrote about movies in a column titled The Big Picture.
Pauline Kael (June 19, 1919 – September 3, 2001) was an American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from 1968 to 1991.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.
Phi Delta Theta (ΦΔΘ), commonly known as Phi Delt, is an international social fraternity founded at Miami University in 1848 and headquartered in Oxford, Ohio.
Platoon is a 1986 American anti-war film written and directed by Oliver Stone, starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, and Charlie Sheen.
Priest is a 1994 British drama film marking the debut of director Antonia Bird.
Print syndication distributes news articles, columns, comic strips and other features to newspapers, magazines and websites.
Pseudoscience consists of statements, beliefs, or practices that are claimed to be both scientific and factual, but are incompatible with the scientific method.
Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
The Pulitzer Prize for Criticism has been presented since 1970 to a newspaper writer who has demonstrated 'distinguished criticism'.
Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, based on a story by Tarantino and Roger Avary,See, e.g., King (2002), pp.
Radiation therapy or radiotherapy, often abbreviated RT, RTx, or XRT, is therapy using ionizing radiation, generally as part of cancer treatment to control or kill malignant cells and normally delivered by a linear accelerator.
Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical black-and-white sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler and adapted by Paul Schrader and Mardik Martin from Jake LaMotta's memoir Raging Bull: My Story.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (also known as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark) is a 1981 American action adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Lawrence Kasdan from a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman.
is a 1985 period tragedy film directed, edited and co-written by Akira Kurosawa.
Reader's Digest is an American general-interest family magazine, published ten times a year.
A red carpet is traditionally used to mark the route taken by heads of state on ceremonial and formal occasions, and has in recent decades been extended to use by VIPs and celebrities at formal events.
A rice cooker or rice steamer is an automated kitchen appliance designed to boil or steam rice.
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.
Robert Michael Schneider (born October 31, 1963) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director.
Robert Bernard Altman (February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor, director, author, poet, composer, and singer.
Robert Jolin Osborne (May 3, 1932 – March 6, 2017) was an American actor, film historian, television presenter, and author, best known for more than twenty years as the primary host of the cable channel Turner Classic Movies (TCM).
Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936) is an American actor, director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, and philanthropist.
RogerEbert.com is an American website that archives film reviews written by film critic Roger Ebert for the Chicago Sun-Times and also shares other critics' reviews and essays.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Roy Thomson Hall is a concert hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Russell Albion Meyer (March 21, 1922 – September 18, 2004) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, film editor, actor, and photographer.
The salivary glands in mammals are exocrine glands that produce saliva through a system of ducts.
Salivary gland tumours or neoplasms are tumours that form in the tissues of salivary glands.
Scenes from a Marriage (Scener ur ett äktenskap) is a 1973 Swedish Television miniseries written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson.
Schindler's List is a 1993 American historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian.
A science-fiction fanzine is an amateur or semi-professional magazine published by members of science-fiction fandom, from the 1930s to the present day.
Secular humanism is a philosophy or life stance that embraces human reason, ethics, and philosophical naturalism while specifically rejecting religious dogma, supernaturalism, pseudoscience, and superstition as the basis of morality and decision making.
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry.
The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.
Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 American romantic comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Nora Ephron, based on a story by Jeff Arch.
Small Change (L'Argent de poche) is a 1976 French film directed by François Truffaut about childhood innocence and child abuse.
Sneak Previews is an American film review show that ran for over two decades on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).
Sophie's Choice is a 1982 American drama film directed by Alan J. Pakula, who adapted William Styron's novel of the same name.
Sound Opinions is a radio talk show focusing on rock music.
Speed 2: Cruise Control is a 1997 American action thriller film produced and directed by Jan de Bont, and written by Randall McCormick and Jeff Nathanson.
Spencer Nolan "Spenny" Rice (born April 14, 1963) is a Canadian writer, director, producer, musician and comedian.
Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi and written by Alvin Sargent, from a story by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar and Michael Chabon.
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.
Steve James (born March 8, 1954) is an Oscar-nominated American film producer and director of several documentaries, including Hoop Dreams (1994), Stevie (2002), and Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2016).
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
Stigmata is a 1999 American supernatural horror film directed by Rupert Wainwright and starring Patricia Arquette as a hairdresser and atheist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who is afflicted with the stigmata after acquiring a rosary formerly owned by a deceased Italian priest who himself had himself suffered from the phenomenon.
A student publication is a media outlet such as a newspaper, magazine, television show, or radio station produced by students at an educational institution.
The Sundance Film Festival, a program of the Sundance Institute, takes place annually in Park City, Utah.
Superman (informally titled Superman: The Movie in some listings and reference sources) is a 1978 superhero film directed by Richard Donner and based on the DC Comics character of the same name.
Sweet Smell of Success is a 1957 American film noir made by Hecht-Hill-Lancaster Productions and released by United Artists.
Synecdoche, New York is a 2008 American postmodern drama film written and directed by Charlie Kaufman and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Taste of Cherry (طعم گيلاس..., Ta’m-e gīlās...) is a 1997 film by the Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.
Taxi Driver is a 1976 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Paul Schrader, and starring Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel, Peter Boyle, Albert Brooks and Leonard Harris.
The Telluride Film Festival is a film festival in Telluride, Colorado, U.S., over Labor Day Weekend in September of each year.
The Anna Nicole Show is an American reality sitcom starring former model and Playboy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith.
The Battle of Algiers (La battaglia di Algeri; معركة الجزائر; La Bataille d'Alger) is a 1966 Italian-Algerian historical war film co-written and directed by Gillo Pontecorvo and starring Jean Martin and Saadi Yacef.
The Black Stallion, known as the Black or Shêtân, is the title character from author Walter Farley's bestselling series about the Arab stallion and his young owner, Alec Ramsay.
The Black Stallion is a 1979 American adventure film based on the 1941 classic children's novel The Black Stallion by Walter Farley.
The Color Purple is a 1985 American period drama film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Menno Meyjes, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Alice Walker.
The Critic is an American prime time animated series revolving around the life of New York film critic Jay Sherman, voiced by actor Jon Lovitz.
The Daily Illini, commonly known as the DI, is a student-run newspaper that has been published for the community of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 1871.
The Fifth Estate is a 2013 biographical thriller film directed by Bill Condon, about the news-leaking website WikiLeaks.
The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film released by United Artists.
The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy, based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel of the same name.
The Godfather Part II is a 1974 American crime film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from a screenplay co-written with Mario Puzo, starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.
The Godfather Part III is a 1990 American crime film written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola.
The Great Movies is the name of several publications, both online and in print, from the film critic Roger Ebert.
The Howard Stern Show is an American talk radio show hosted by Howard Stern.
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) is a 2009 Dutch horror film written, directed, and co-produced by Tom Six.
The Hurt Locker is a 2008 American war thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal released on June 26, 2009.
The Lady Eve is a 1941 American screwball comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges which stars Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda.
The Last House on the Left is a 1972 American exploitation horror film written, edited, and directed by Wes Craven and produced by Sean S. Cunningham.
The Last House on the Left is a 2009 American horror film directed by Dennis Iliadis and written by Carl Ellsworth and Adam Alleca.
The Last Picture Show is a 1971 American drama film directed and co-written by Peter Bogdanovich, adapted from a semi-autobiographical 1966 novel The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry.
The Last Temptation of Christ is a 1988 American epic drama film directed by Martin Scorsese.
The Lincoln Academy of Illinois is a not-for-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to recognizing contributions made by living Illinoisans.
The Longest Yard is a 1974 American sports comedy film directed by Robert Aldrich, written by Tracy Keenan Wynn and based on a story by producer Albert S. Ruddy.
The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film and a remake of the 1974 film of the same name.
The Manson Family is a 1997 American crime drama horror film.
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 News-Gazette is a daily newspaper serving eleven counties in the eastern portion of Central Illinois and specifically the Champaign–Urbana metropolitan area.
The Night Porter (Italian: Il portiere di notte) is a 1974 Italian erotic psychological drama film.
The Norton Anthology of English Literature is an anthology of English literature published by the W. W. Norton & Company.
The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply Oprah, is an American syndicated talk show that aired nationally for 25 seasons from September 8, 1986 to May 25, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
The Passion of the Christ (also known simply as The Passion) is a 2004 American biblical drama film directed by Mel Gibson, written by Gibson and Benedict Fitzgerald, and starring Jim Caviezel as Jesus Christ, Maia Morgenstern as the Virgin Mary and Monica Bellucci as Mary Magdalene.
The Punisher is a 2004 American action film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, starring Thomas Jane as the antihero Frank Castle/The Punisher and John Travolta as Howard Saint, a money launderer who orders the death of Castle's entire family.
The Right Stuff is a 1983 American epic historical drama film.
The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American horror-thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and Scott Glenn.
The Social Network is a 2010 American biographical drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin.
The Spectacular Now is a 2013 American coming of age romantic comedy-drama film directed by James Ponsoldt, written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber and starring Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley.
The Tree of Life is a 2011 American experimental epic drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and featuring a cast of Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Hunter McCracken, Laramie Eppler, Jessica Chastain, and Tye Sheridan in his debut feature film role.
The United States of Leland is a 2003 American drama film written and directed by Matthew Ryan Hoge that follows a meek teenage boy, the eponymous Leland, who has inexplicably committed a shocking murder.
The Usual Suspects is a 1995 American neo-noir mystery film directed by Bryan Singer and written by Christopher McQuarrie.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
The Three Colours trilogy (Trzy kolory, Trois couleurs) is the collective title of three films directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski, two made in French and one primarily in Polish: Three Colours: Blue (1993), Three Colours: White (1994), and Three Colours: Red (1994).
Three Colours: Blue (Trois couleurs: Bleu, Trzy kolory.) is a 1993 French drama film directed and co-written by Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski.
Three Colours: Red (Trois couleurs: Rouge, Trzy kolory.) is a 1994 romantic mystery film co-written, produced and directed by Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski.
Three Colours: White (Trois couleurs: Blanc, Trzy kolory.) is a 1994 French-Polish comedy-drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski.
Thyroid cancer is cancer that develops from the tissues of the thyroid gland.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
To the Wonder is a 2012 American experimental romantic drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams, and Javier Bardem.
is a 1953 Japanese drama film directed by Yasujirō Ozu and starring Chishū Ryū and Chieko Higashiyama.
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF, often stylized as tiff) is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is a 2009 American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, based on the ''Transformers'' toy line created by Hasbro.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented pay-TV network operated by Turner Broadcasting System. Launched in 1994, TCM is headquartered at Turner's Techwood broadcasting campus in the Midtown business district of Atlanta, Georgia. Historically, the channel's programming consisted mainly of classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. Pictures (covering films released before 1950) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (covering films released before May 1986). However, TCM now has licensing deals with other Hollywood film studios as well as its WarnerMedia sister company, Warner Bros. (which now controls the Turner Entertainment library and its own later films), and occasionally shows more recent films. The channel is available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Latin America, France, Spain, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
TV Guide is a bi-weekly American magazine that provides television program listings information as well as television-related news, celebrity interviews and gossip, film reviews, crossword puzzles, and, in some issues, horoscopes.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is a public research university located in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
The University of Chicago (UChicago, U of C, or Chicago) is a private, non-profit research university in Chicago, Illinois.
The University of Colorado Boulder (commonly referred to as CU or Colorado) is a public research university located in Boulder, Colorado, United States.
The University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign (also known as U of I, Illinois, or colloquially as the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public research university in the U.S. state of Illinois and the flagship institution of the University of Illinois System.
Up! is a 1976 soft core sex comedy film directed by American filmmaker Russ Meyer.
Urbana High School is the only public high school in Urbana, Illinois and was established in 1872.
Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois, United States.
Vertigo is a 1958 American film noir psychological thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock.
The concept of video games as a form of art is a controversial topic within the entertainment industry.
The Virginia Theatre is a live performance and movie theatre in downtown Champaign, Illinois.
Werner Herzog (born 5 September 1942) is a German screenwriter, film director, author, actor, and opera director.
Who Killed Bambi? was to be the first film featuring the punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and was due to be released in 1978.
WTTW, virtual channel 11 (UHF digital channel 47), is the primary Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station licensed to Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Z is a 1969 Algerian-French epic political thriller film directed by Costa-Gavras, with a screenplay by Gavras and Jorge Semprún, based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Vassilis Vassilikos.
The 40th Cannes Film Festival was held from 7 to 19 May 1987.
The 50th Cannes Film Festival was held from 7 to 18 May 1997.
2001: A Space Odyssey is a science-fiction narrative, produced in 1968 as both a novel, written by Arthur C. Clarke, and a film, directed by Stanley Kubrick.
3 Women is a 1977 American avant-garde drama film written and directed by Robert Altman and starring Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek and Janice Rule.
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.
The 86th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2013 and took place on March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.