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Great Sounds – Part Three

The world is so noisy, we unconsciously filter out all that we don’t want to hear. Much of film sound operates in the same way.

Groundhog Day

One of the most original screenplays to ever emerge from Hollywood, this seriously funny comedy ponders the very meaning of our existence.

When Harry met Sally…

The rom-com goes back to 300BC. Since then, four major categories have emerged with Ron Reiner’s classic being one of the best.

The Case for the Courtroom Drama

Of all the genres, the courtroom is perhaps the one most beset by clichés. So is there any evidence for a few masterpieces?

Surrealism in Cinema

Surrealism was an art movement that originally set out to shock. So how has it become such a normal element in Hollywood cinema? Has it lost its original power?

Religion in Film

With so many faiths being practiced in America, Hollywood knows better than to show people praying. As a result, ‘religion’ is found in some unexpected places.


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