The success story of the Marvel cinematic universe and its impact on culture (part 2)
"Dr. Strange" raised important questions of belief in oneself and in the world, questions of perception of reality and how it can be influenced. It is impossible to leave aside…

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Netflix's best documentaries: untold stories
The American television network Netflix has a reputation for several years as a supplier of valuable documentaries, including both bright Oscar-winning works and large-scale scientific studies of modern society. Believe…

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History of self-censorship in Hollywood (part 1)
Censorship is a familiar word for everyone who grew up in the former Soviet republics. It is feared, it is hated, it is reproached, but one of the most terrible…

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The ghoulish seven: top scariest movies of the 2000s (part 1)

Have you ever wondered about the reason for such a wide popularity of the horror genre? Is it normal to watch people suffer on the screen? Well, it depends what we take for the norm. Analyzing the popularity of films with a rating of 16, and even 18+, with an abundance of blood, dismemberment and multiple scenes of violence, scientists have come to the conclusion that in this way people — mainly male audience — realize the behavior peculiar to the ancients, or rather — the assessment of danger. The choice to watch horror movies in the viewer is quite conscious: in this case, the desire to get a dose of adrenaline, thrills, which many so lacking in real life. Continue reading

“Chronicles of predatory cities”: the triumph of the picture over the meaning

Authors, artists and other creators regularly come up with a variety of ends of the world for our world, describe in detail the worlds that grow out of the ashes of a nuclear war or some major cataclysm. Each Apocalypse is different details, but all scenarios are similar in one thing: people do not change and still crave power, strength and power, despite the mistakes of the past. In the film “Chronicles of predatory cities” (Mortal Engines) also shows this story.

The basis for the film was a series of books by Philip Reeve-teenage adventure novels. And the first film almost completely illustrates the events described in the first book, slightly changing the details, removing most of the clumsy teardrop moments, but generously scattering epicness. Continue reading

Watch and dance: the top seven movies about dancing

“Dance is almost a Declaration of love,” Dostoevsky said. “Cinema should make the viewer forget that he is sitting in the cinema,” Polanski repeated. Movies about dancing or dancing in the movies. Or maybe movie stories about love, passion, self-discovery, midlife crisis. So, today-a selection of films about dances and dancers. Look, enjoy, count the number of repetitions of the root “dance” and do not forget to dance to the beat!

1. “Saturday night Fever” (Saturday Night Fever, 1977)the Film directed by John Badham entered the history of cinema and fell in love with the audience, including thanks to the dances performed by a young John Travolta. Moreover, this tape has become a symbol of the bright, sparkling disco era.The main character is Tony Manero, a Brooklyn hardware store worker. But behind Tony’s seemingly uncouth appearance and uncouth manner lies the vulnerable, sensitive soul of a dancer from God. Every weekend Tony goes to the major club just to dance. Continue reading

History of self-censorship in Hollywood (part 2)
Self-censorship didn't work. Therefore, in 1968, the MPAA rating system appeared. And the debate about it has not subsided until the threat of government censorship , together with the court…

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The success story of the Marvel cinematic universe and its impact on culture (part 1)
On Monday, April 29, in Russia started rolling the final picture in the current phase of the marvel cinematic universe- "Avengers: Final" (Avengers: Endgame). Marvel together with Disney went to…

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From the bird to make an elephant and inflate to the size of the globe
"You can't put a loaded gun on the stage if no one means to shoot it. Can't promise anything."/A. P. Chekhov. A teenage girl who requires everyone to call herself"Lady…

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"Mandy": and one in the field warrior
It is not necessary to Wake a sleeping bear, know all the inhabitants of the forest and hunters. And that not to Wake Nicolas cage should have been learned by…

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