Scary evil: eight charismatic maniacs from the world of cinema (part 1)
We continue to develop the theme of horror, and this time we present a selection of the most intriguing psychopaths from the world of cinema from Hitchcock to the present…

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"Predator" 2018: it would all be funny if it wasn't tasteless
September 13, "Predator" (the Predator) returned to the big screens. The film was directed by Shane black (Shane Black), who played one of the roles in the cult action film…

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Scary evil: eight charismatic maniacs from the world of cinema (part 2)
7. Maniac (Bloody harvest/FR. Haute tension, France, 2003) French Thriller directed by Alexander Azhe ("Mirrors", "the hills have eyes") in our collection — a kind of delicacy before dessert... This…

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“Draft”: in this world, the book was spoiled

What book adaptations can be called successful? The first head of the average citizen is likely to be “Lord of the rings” “Hobbit” and “Harry Potter”, more sophisticated remember, for example, “blade Runner”, “johnny Mnemonic” or some version of “Sherlock Holmes”, and from recent works, even a “First player to get ready.” But who exactly will not fall into the lists of successful film adaptations-the newly released “Draft” based on the novel of the same name by Sergei Lukyanenko.

What is the secret of a successful film adaptation? Clearly not to transfer to the screen every word written in the book — even in “the hobbit” six hours of video footage does not correspond to 100% of the story in the 60-plus pages. Continue reading

“Quiet place”: hush, mice, cat on the roof

“A quiet place” (a Quiet Place) – a new film is not yet very famous in our area Director John Krasinski next week in the Russian box office. The film has already received 100% out of 100 on Rotten Tomatoes; its script was noted among the top ten last year, well, Krasinski himself received comparisons with influential Hollywood Directors.

“Quiet place” immerses the viewer in an almost deserted world — from the first shots it seems ideal: picturesque views of nature, lush greenery and impassable trails, mountain rivers and twilight fields. Looks like a dream, eco-camp for the elite. Why then are the faces of the parents so sad, the children look anxiously into the distance in fear of once again moving, and the evening prayer of the family is silent?” Continue reading

How Hollywood is slowly introducing AI to make movies

The world of movies is full of intriguing “what if”: will Smith, as you know, refused the role of Neo, Nicolas cage got the lead role in” Superman ” Tim Burton, but only he had time to try on a suit, as the film was postponed. Actors and Directors often take on projects that eventually do not come out or are simply filmed by someone else, and fans can only wonder what could come out of it.

Those who produce films, this approach does not suit. If the difference between a successful and a failed film is which actress to take the lead – Gal Gadot or Alicia Vikander-they need to know about it. If a movie that doesn’t succeed in the U.S. is going to make a record box office in Europe, they need to know about it. And now they can help in this artificial intelligence.Los Angeles-based startup Cinelytic is one of the companies promising a wise AI producer. Continue reading

Short on the main thing: five mini-series that you can watch in one day
2018 gave a lot of good projects mini-format, and we have selected for you the best of the best. The list includes the premieres of the outgoing year, which appealed…

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"Fantastic beasts: the crimes of green de walda": the darkness of heartache
What certainly expects the viewer, going to the film on the universe of "Harry Potter"? Most likely, the feeling of magic, tales — sometimes naive, sometimes harsh, sometimes too close…

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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…

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