Category “Movies”

Scarface: True Hollywood Story

We have all heard of the 1983 classic, "Scarface" where Al Pacino plays the role of Tony Montana, a cuban refugee who made his way to Miami, Florida in order to start a new life but quickly becomes caught up in the underworld whilst making a name for himself. This documentary however is about what happened during the making of the feature film, such as the staff receiving death threats directly from those who's lifestyle the film was shinning a light...

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Overnight

Overnight is a documentary released in 2003, about the rise and fall of the filmmaker and musician Troy Duff. Troy Duffy wrote and directed the cult classic "The Boondock Saints" but is described to be a victim of his own ego, having made it to the top only to witness his fortunes fade whilst becoming more and more abusive towards his friends, relatives and business...

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Elizabeth Taylor

Renowned for her legendary beauty and startling violet eyes, actress Elizabeth Taylor has mesmerized audiences with her dramatic performances on the big screen as well as her private life, which included eight marriages and seven husbands. She was the Queen of Hollywood, with a film career spanning six decades. Discover the real woman behind the cinematic legend with this intimate look at the turbulent personal life of silverscreen queen Elizabeth Taylor. The film includes interviews with peers Natalie Wood, Roddy McDowall and many...

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Great Bolshy Yarblockos! Making A Clockwork Orange

In this documentary, we follow Stanley Kubrick as he creates one of the most controversial films of all time, one that retains its power to shock audiences, even after 35 years. At the time of its release, A Clockwork Orange created a firestorm of controversy. Through interviews with collaborators, filmmakers, screenwriters and authors, we come to appreciate Stanley Kubrick as an artist unafraid to take risks and court controversy, committed unwaveringly to his single-minded goal: the highest artistic quality of his...

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Michael Jackson: The Making Of Thriller

Michael Jackson's Thriller is an American 13-minute music video for the song of the same name released on December 2, 1983. It was directed by John Landis, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Jackson. It was MTV's first world premiere video. Voted as the most influential pop music video of all time, Thriller proved to have a profound effect on popular culture, and was named "a watershed moment for the [music] industry" for its unprecedented merging of filmmaking and music. Guinness World Records listed it in 2006 as the "most successful music video", selling over...

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The 100 Scariest Movie Moments

The 100 Greatest Scary Moments on TV and film hosted by Jimmy Carr. Celebrity guests include John Carpenter, Janet Leigh, Wes Craven, Alice Cooper, Robert Englund, Christopher Lee and Stephen Spielberg. Actor Jack Nicholson’s cry of “Here’s Johnny” as he axes his way through a door in pursuit of his wife is the most terrifying screen moment of all time, according to a UK poll. It beat classic terror scenes such as the head-spinning scene in the 1973 horror film The Exorcist and the moment a severed head tumbles from a hole in a boat in Steven Spielberg’s Jaws. Viewers voted...

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This Film Is Not Yet Rated

This film is an unprecedented undercover investigation into the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) film ratings system and its profound impact on American culture. This Film Is Not Yet Rated reveals how the ratings system restricts the exhibition independent and foreign films, gay themed films, and rates sexuality much more harshly than violence. Maintaining power through secrecy, the MPAA refuses to let the public know even the names of the people who rate the films. This documentary overcomes that secrecy, the film follows a female private investigator as she goes deep...

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Room 237

Room 237: A subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining (1980). The film may be over 30 years old but it continues to inspire debate, speculation, and mystery. Five very different points of view are illuminated through voice over, film clips, animation and dramatic reenactments. Together they'll draw the audience into a new maze, one with endless detours and dead ends, many ways in, but no way...

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The Making of Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay was co-written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, and was partially inspired by Clarke's short story The Sentinel. Clarke concurrently wrote the novel of the same name which was published soon after the film was released. The story deals with a series of encounters between humans and mysterious black monoliths that are apparently affecting human evolution, and a space voyage to Jupiter tracing a signal emitted by one such monolith found on the moon. Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood star as...

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