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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is an 1889 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain.
"A Little Less Conversation" is a song written by Mac Davis and Billy Strange, originally performed by Elvis Presley for the 1968 film Live a Little, Love a Little.
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution.
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.
Adobe After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application developed by Adobe Systems and used in the post-production process of film making and television production.
Ain't It Cool News (AICN) is a website founded by Harry Knowles and run by Dannie Knowles, dedicated to news, rumors and reviews of upcoming and current films, television and comic book projects, with an emphasis on science fiction, superhero, fantasy, horror and action genres.
Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer known primarily for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, The Ballad of Halo Jones and From Hell.
Alfonso Cuarón Orozco (born 28 November 1961) is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor.
Amanda Michael Plummer (born March 23, 1957) is an American actress.
Another Monty Python Record is the second album produced by the Monty Python comedy group, released in 1971.
Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders.
Arnold Toynbee (23 August 18529 March 1883) was a British economic historian also noted for his social commitment and desire to improve the living conditions of the working classes.
Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms.
Łódź (לאדזש, Lodzh; also written as Lodz) is the third-largest city in Poland and an industrial hub.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.
The BAFTA Fellowship, or the Academy Fellowship, is a lifetime achievement award presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) since 1971 "in recognition of outstanding achievement in the art forms of the moving image", and is the highest honour the Academy can bestow.
The Baroque is a highly ornate and often extravagant style of architecture, art and music that flourished in Europe from the early 17th until the late 18th century.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Music is an umbrella title used by the BBC to collect together its music output.
BBC Radio 3 is a British radio station operated by the BBC.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Benvenuto Cellini is an opera semiseria in two acts with music by Hector Berlioz and libretto by Léon de Wailly and Henri Auguste Barbier.
Billy Bob Thornton (born August 4, 1955) is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, songwriter, and musician.
Birmingham Community Charter High School (formerly Birmingham High School) is a charter coeducational high school in the neighborhood/district of Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles, California, United States.
Black comedy, also known as dark comedy or gallows humor, is a comic style that makes light of subject matter that is generally considered taboo, particularly subjects that are normally considered serious or painful to discuss.
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.
Brazil is a 1985 dystopian science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam, Charles McKeown, and Tom Stoppard.
Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.
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 Independent Film Awards (BIFA) is an organisation that celebrates, supports and promotes British independent cinema and filmmaking talent in United Kingdom.
Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor, producer, and singer.
Bucharest (București) is the capital and largest city of Romania, as well as its cultural, industrial, and financial centre.
Bureaucracy refers to both a body of non-elective government officials and an administrative policy-making group.
The International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography Camerimage is a festival dedicated to the celebration of cinematography and recognition of its creators, cinematographers.
Carl Zeiss, branded as ZEISS, is a German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss.
A cartoonist (also comic strip creator) is a visual artist who specializes in drawing cartoons.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
Charles McKeown (born 1946) is a British actor and writer, perhaps best known for his collaborations with Terry Gilliam.
Chris Joseph Columbus (born September 10, 1958) is an American filmmaker.
Christoph Waltz (born 4 October 1956) is an Austrian actor.
Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (born December 13, 1929) is a Canadian actor.
Clip art (also clipart, clip-art), in the graphic arts, is pre-made images used to illustrate any medium.
Clowns are comic performers who employ slapstick or similar types of physical comedy, often in a mime style.
Colin James Farrell (born 31 May 1976) is an Irish actor.
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.
Coraline is a 2009 American 3D stop-motion dark fantasy horror film based on Neil Gaiman's 2002 novel of the same name.
The Costume Designers Guild (CDG) was founded in 1953 by a group of 30 motion picture costume designers.
Craig Warnock (born 22 February 1970 in Hammersmith, London) is an English actor.
In the practice of religion, a cult image is a human-made object that is venerated or worshipped for the deity, spirit or daemon that it embodies or represents.
Damon Albarn (born 23 March 1968) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer and record producer.
David Edward Williams (born 20 August 1971), known professionally as David Walliams, is an English comedian, actor, author, and presenter known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the BBC One sketch show Little Britain. Since 2012, Walliams has been a judge on the ITV talent show: Britain's Got Talent.
David Yates (born) is an English filmmaker who has directed feature films, short films, and television productions.
Deep focus is a photographic and cinematographic technique using a large depth of field.
Der Tagesspiegel (meaning The Daily Mirror; motto: "rerum cognoscere causas", or "to know the causes of things") is a German daily newspaper.
Derek Deadman (11 March 1940 – 22 November 2014) was an English character actor who appeared in numerous British films and television series for 48 years.
Derrick O'Connor (born 3 January 1941) is an Irish character actor, starred as Jack Stone in The Professionals episode "You'll be Alright", but better known for his performance as Pieter Vorstedt in Lethal Weapon 2.
In social science, disenchantment (Entzauberung) is the cultural rationalization and devaluation of mysticism apparent in modern society.
Do Not Adjust Your Set (DNAYS) was a television series produced originally by Rediffusion, London, then, by the fledgling Thames Television for British commercial television channel ITV from 26 December 1967 to 14 May 1969.
The Ingenious Nobleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha (El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha), or just Don Quixote (Oxford English Dictionary, ""), is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes.
The Dutch angle, also known as Dutch tilt, canted angle, or oblique angle, is a type of camera shot where the camera is set at an angle on its roll axis so that the shot is composed with vertical lines at an angle to the side of the frame, or so that the horizon line of the shot is not parallel with the bottom of the camera frame.
"Election Night Special" is a Monty Python sketch parodying the coverage of United Kingdom general elections, specifically the 1970 general election, on the BBC by including hectic (and downright silly) actions by the media and a range of ridiculous candidates.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
The Empire Award for Best British Film is an Empire Award presented annually by the British film magazine ''Empire'' to honour the best British film of the previous year.
The Empire Award for Best Director is an Empire Award presented annually by the British film magazine ''Empire'' to honor directors working within the film industry.
The Empire Award for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy is an Empire Award presented annually by the British film magazine ''Empire'' to honor the best sci-fi, fantasy or superhero film of the previous year.
English National Opera (ENO) is an opera company based in London, resident at the London Coliseum in St. Martin's Lane.
Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, author, singer-songwriter, musician, writer and comedic composer.
Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American black comedy road film adapted from Hunter S. Thompson's novel of the same name.
The field of view is the extent of the observable world that is seen at any given moment.
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
Adobe Flash animation or Adobe Flash cartoon is an animated film that is created with the Adobe Flash platform or similar animation software and often distributed in the SWF file format.
The focal length of an optical system is a measure of how strongly the system converges or diverges light.
Folgers Coffee is a brand of coffee in the United States, part of the food and beverage division of The J.M. Smucker Company.
Fresh Air is an American radio talk show broadcast on National Public Radio stations across the United States since 1985.
A Fresnel lens is a type of compact lens originally developed by French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel for lighthouses.
Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic whose work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight (originally known as The Hour) is a Canadian television talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos that aired on CBC Television from 2005 to 2014.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Ghent (Gent; Gand) is a city and a municipality in the Flemish Region of Belgium.
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.
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (1990) is a World Fantasy Award-nominated novel, written as a collaboration between the English authors Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
Gorillaz are a British virtual band created in 1998 by musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett.
A hallucination is a perception in the absence of external stimulus that has qualities of real perception.
HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.
Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter is a British-American film series based on the Harry Potter novels by author J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (released in the United States as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harvey Kurtzman (October 3, 1924 – February 21, 1993) was an American cartoonist and editor.
Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 197922 January 2008) was an Australian actor and director.
Louis-Hector Berlioz; 11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique, Harold en Italie, Roméo et Juliette, Grande messe des morts (Requiem), L'Enfance du Christ, Benvenuto Cellini, La Damnation de Faust, and Les Troyens. Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation. He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works, and conducted several concerts with more than 1,000 musicians. He also composed around 50 compositions for voice, accompanied by piano or orchestra. His influence was critical for the further development of Romanticism, especially in composers like Richard Wagner, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss, and Gustav Mahler.
Help! is an American satire magazine that was published by James Warren from 1960 to 1965.
A high-angle shot is a cinematic technique where the camera looks down on the subject from a high angle and the point of focus often gets "swallowed up." High-angle shots can make the subject seem vulnerable or powerless when applied with the correct mood, setting, and effects.
Highgate is a suburban area of north London at the north-eastern corner of Hampstead Heath, north north-west of Charing Cross.
The Hillman Minx was a mid-sized family car that British car maker Hillman produced from 1931 to 1970.
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.
Imagination is the capacity to produce images, ideas and sensations in the mind without any immediate input of the senses (such as seeing or hearing).
The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI, short for Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique) is an association of national organizations of professional film critics and film journalists from around the world for "the promotion and development of film culture and for the safeguarding of professional interests." It was founded in June 1930 in Brussels, Belgium.
The International Press Academy (IPA) is an association of professional entertainment journalists, representing both domestic and foreign markets in print, television, radio, cable and new media outlets.
In sociology, the iron cage is a term coined by Max Weber for the increased rationalization inherent in social life, particularly in Western capitalist societies.
Joanne Rowling, ("rolling";Rowling, J.K. (16 February 2007).. Accio Quote (accio-quote.org). Retrieved 28 April 2008. born 31 July 1965), writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.
Jabberwocky is a 1977 British fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam.
Jaffa, in Hebrew Yafo, or in Arabic Yaffa (יפו,; يَافَا, also called Japho or Joppa), the southern and oldest part of Tel Aviv-Yafo, is an ancient port city in Israel.
Jamie Christopher Hewlett (born 3 April 1968) is an English comic book artist and designer.
Jean Rochefort (29 April 1930 – 9 October 2017) was a French actor whose career spanned more than five decades.
Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor, singer, and producer.
Jodelle Micah Ferland (born October 9, 1994) is a Canadian actress.
John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer.
John Sauven, (born in Ealing, west London, on 6 September 1954) is a trained economist and environmentalist and executive director of Greenpeace UK since 2008.
John Christopher Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and musician.
Jonathan Pryce, CBE (born John Price; 1 June 1947) is a Welsh actor and singer.
David Jude Heyworth Law (born 29 December 1972) is an English actor.
Katherine Marie Helmond (born July 5, 1929) is an American film, theater and television actress and director.
A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch, bishop or other political leader for service to the monarch or a Christian Church, especially in a military capacity.
La damnation de Faust (English: The Damnation of Faust), Op.
Laika Entertainment, LLC, or simply Laika, is an American stop-motion animation studio specializing in feature films, commercial content for all media, music videos and short films.
The following is a list of cast members who voiced or portrayed characters appearing in the Star Wars film series.
Monty Python Live at Drury Lane is a live album released by Monty Python in 1974.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) is an American film critic organization founded in 1975.
Lost in La Mancha is a 2002 documentary film about Terry Gilliam's unfinished film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, a film adaptation of the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes.
In cinematography, a low-angle shot, is a shot from a camera angle positioned low on the vertical axis, anywhere below the eye line, looking up.
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.
Madeleine Marie Stowe (born August 18, 1958)According to the State of California.
Magical realism, magic realism, or marvelous realism is a genre of narrative fiction and, more broadly, art (literature, painting, film, theatre, etc.) that, while encompassing a range of subtly different concepts, expresses a primarily realistic view of the real world while also adding or revealing magical elements.
Mark James Patrick Kermode (nocat Fairey; born 2 July 1963) is an English television and film critic and musician.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
Maximilian Karl Emil "Max" Weber (21 April 1864 – 14 June 1920) was a German sociologist, philosopher, jurist, and political economist.
Bucharest Film Studios (MediaPro Studios) in Romania is Eastern Europe's largest and longest established film studios with a tradition in cinema spanning over 60 years.
Medicine Lake is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States.
Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson (born January 3, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Mercedes J. Ruehl (born February 28, 1948) is an American theater, television, and film actor.
Michael Edward Palin (pronounced; born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter.
Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
Mise-en-scène ("placing on stage") is an expression used to describe the design aspect of a theatre or film production, which essentially means "visual theme" or "telling a story"—both in visually artful ways through storyboarding, cinematography and stage design, and in poetically artful ways through direction.
Monkey: A Folk-Tale of China, more often known as simply Monkey, is an abridged translation by Arthur Waley of the sixteenth-century Chinese novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en of the Ming dynasty.
Monkey: Journey to the West is a stage adaptation of the novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en.
Montone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 35 km north of Perugia.
Monty Python (also collectively known as The Pythons) were a British surreal comedy group who created their sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, which first aired on the BBC in 1969.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British slapstick comedy film concerning the Arthurian legend, written and performed by the Monty Python comedy group of Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, and directed by Gilliam and Jones.
Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time is a collection of minigames, screen savers, desktop wallpaper and icons for Mac OS System 7, DOS and Windows released in 1994 by 7th Level, Inc.
Monty Python’s Flying Circus (known during the final series as just Monty Python) is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974.
Monty Python's Life of Brian, also known as Life of Brian, is a 1979 British religious satire comedy film starring and written by the comedy group Monty Python (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin).
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, also known as The Meaning of Life, is a 1983 British musical sketch comedy film written and performed by the Monty Python troupe, directed by Terry Jones.
Mulholland Drive is a street and road in the eastern Santa Monica Mountains of Southern California.
The Nastro d'Argento (lit. Silver Ribbon) is an Italian film award awarded each year since 1946 by the Sindacato Nazionale Giornalisti Cinematografici Italiani (lit. Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists).
Neil Richard MacKinnon GaimanBorn as Neil Richard Gaiman, with "MacKinnon" added on the occasion of his marriage to Amanda Palmer.
Nicola Pecorini (born 10 August 1957) is an Italian-born cinematographer.
Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services.
Nineteen Eighty-Four, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel published in 1949 by English author George Orwell.
In photography and cinematography, a normal lens is a lens that reproduces a field of view that appears "natural" to a human observer.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Occidental College is a private liberal arts college located in the Eagle Rock neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) is an Order of France, established on 2 May 1957 by the Minister of Culture, and its supplementary status to the Ordre national du Mérite was confirmed by President Charles de Gaulle in 1963.
Panorama City is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles, California, in the San Fernando Valley.
Paranoia is an instinct or thought process believed to be heavily influenced by anxiety or fear, often to the point of delusion and irrationality.
ParaNorman is a 2012 American 3D stop-motion animated comedy horror film produced by Laika, distributed by Focus Features and was released on August 17, 2012.
Patsy is a character in the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail and the musical Spamalot.
Paul Benjamin Auster (born February 3, 1947) is an American writer and director whose writing blends absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction, and the search for identity and personal meaning.
People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.
Percy Bysshe Shelley (4 August 17928 July 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded by some as among the finest lyric and philosophical poets in the English language, and one of the most influential.
In philosophy, the matter of personal identity deals with such questions as, "What makes it true that a person at one time is the same thing as a person at another time?" or "What kinds of things are we persons?" Generally, personal identity is the unique numerical identity of a person in the course of time.
In photography and cinematography, perspective distortion is a warping or transformation of an object and its surrounding area that differs significantly from what the object would look like with a normal focal length, due to the relative scale of nearby and distant features.
Rolf Peter Ingvar Storm (born 27 August 1953), known professionally as Peter Stormare, is a Swedish actor, voice actor, theatre director, playwright and musician active in the United States.
Photo comics are a form of sequential storytelling that uses photographs rather than illustrations for the images, along with the usual comics conventions of narrative text and word balloons containing dialogue.
Raymond "Ray" Cooper (born 19 September 1947) is an English virtuoso percussionist.
In photography, a rectilinear lens is a photographic lens that yields images where straight features, such as the walls of buildings, appear with straight lines, as opposed to being curved.
Relinquishment of United States nationality is the process under federal law by which a U.S. citizen or national voluntarily and intentionally gives up that status and becomes an alien with respect to the United States.
Richard Darryl Zanuck (December 13, 1934 – July 13, 2012) was an American film producer.
Richard LaGravenese (born October 30, 1959) is an American screenwriter and film director, best known as the writer of The Fisher King.
Robert Selden Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.
Roger Pratt BSC (born 27 February 1947) is a British cinematographer.
Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist.
The San Sebastián International Film Festival (Festival de San Sebastián; Donostia Zinemaldia) is an annual FIAPF A category film festival held in the Spanish city of Donostia-San Sebastián in September, in the Basque Country.
The Satellite Awards are annual awards given by the International Press Academy that are commonly noted in entertainment industry journals and blogs.
The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films; it was initially created to honor science fiction, fantasy, and horror on film, but has since grown to reward other films belonging to genre fiction, as well as on television and home media releases.
Screen Anarchy, previously known as Twitch Film or Twitch, is a Canadian English-language website featuring news and reviews of mainly international, independent and cult films.
Screen International is a film magazine covering the international film business.
"The Secret Tournament" (also known as "Scorpion KO" or "The Cage") was a Nike global advertising campaign coinciding with the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
Vyacheslav Ivanovich “Slava” Polunin PAR (Вячеслав Иванович (Слава) Полунин) (born 12 June 1950) is a Russian performance artist and clown.
Spinal disc herniation, also known as a slipped disc, is a medical condition affecting the spine in which a tear in the outer, fibrous ring of an intervertebral disc allows the soft, central portion to bulge out beyond the damaged outer rings.
A standing ovation is a form of applause where members of a seated audience stand up while applauding after extraordinary performances of particularly high acclaim.
Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery.
A stroke is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death.
Terence Graham Parry Jones (born 1 February 1942) is a Welsh actor, writer, comedian, screenwriter and film director.
Sir Terence David John Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works.
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 Adventures of Baron Munchausen is a 1988 adventure fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring John Neville, Sarah Polley, Eric Idle, Jonathan Pryce, Oliver Reed, and Uma Thurman.
The Brothers Grimm is a 2005 adventure fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam.
The Criterion Collection, Inc. (or simply Criterion) is an American home video distribution company which focuses on licensing "important classic and contemporary films" and selling them to film aficionados.
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 Fisher King is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is a 2009 fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam and Charles McKeown.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is a 2018 adventure-comedy film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam and Tony Grisoni, loosely based on the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes.
The Monty Python Matching Tie and Handkerchief is the fourth album by the comedy group Monty Python, released in 1973.
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.
"The Spanish Inquisition" is a series of sketches in Monty Python's Flying Circus, Series 2 Episode 2, first broadcast 22 September 1970, parodying the real-life Spanish Inquisition.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The Zero Theorem is a 2013 British-French-Romanian science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam, written by Pat Rushin, and starring Christoph Waltz, Lucas Hedges, Mélanie Thierry, and David Thewlis.
Tideland is a 2005 British-Canadian science fiction fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, an adaptation of Mitch Cullin's novel of the same name.
Time Bandits is a 1981 British fantasy film co-written, produced, and directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Sean Connery, John Cleese, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Peter Vaughn, and David Warner.
Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor.
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.
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.
Tragicomedy is a literary genre that blends aspects of both tragic and comic forms.
Tuscany (Toscana) is a region in central Italy with an area of about and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013).
An ultra wide-angle lens is a lens whose focal length is shorter than the short side of film or sensor.
Umbria is a region of central Italy.
Uncut magazine, trademarked as UNCUT, is a monthly publication based in London.
Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.
Uri Fruchtmann (born 1955) is an Israeli film producer and director.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia, "International Exhibition of Cinematographic Art of the Venice Biennale") is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the "Big Three" film festivals, alongside the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
The Vlaamse Opera (Flemish Opera) is an opera company in Belgium directed by Aviel Cahn which operates in two different opera houses in two Flemish cities, the Vlaamse Opera Antwerpen at Van Ertbornstraat 8 and the Vlaamse Opera Ghent at Schouwburgstraat 3.
Voltage Pictures is an American film financing, production and distribution company founded by producer Nicolas Chartier.
Watchmen is an American comic book limited series by the British creative team of writer Alan Moore, artist Dave Gibbons and colorist John Higgins.
William D. "Bill" Vince (November 23, 1963 – June 21, 2008) was a Canadian producer.
12 Monkeys, also known as Twelve Monkeys, is a 1995 American neo-noir science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam, inspired by Chris Marker's 1962 short film La Jetée, and starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, and Brad Pitt, with Christopher Plummer and David Morse in supporting roles.
The 15th Empire Awards ceremony (officially known as the Jameson Empire Awards), presented by the British film magazine ''Empire'', honored the best films of 2009 and took place on 28 March 2010 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England.
The 51st Cannes Film Festival was held from 13 to 24 May 1998.
The 62nd Cannes Film Festival was held from 13 May to 24 May 2009.
The 71st annual Cannes Film Festival was held from 8 to 19 May 2018.
The 2nd Empire Awards ceremony, presented by the British film magazine ''Empire'', honored the best films of 1996 and took place on 5 March 1997 at the Park Lane Hotel in London, England.
The 70th annual Venice International Film Festival took place in Venice, Italy from 28 August to 7 September 2013.