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cinema of the united kingdom wikipedia - the united kingdom has had a significant film industry for over a century while film production reached an all time high in 1936 the golden age of british cinema is usually thought to have occurred in the 1940s during which the directors david lean michael powell with emeric pressburger and carol reed produced their most highly acclaimed work many british actors have achieved, the 15 best british films of the 1990s taste of cinema - to appreciate the films of the decade the 90 s can be understood as a game of two halves roughly splitting into grittier more socially conscious films of the early half of the decade and the more colourful and arguably better known and better funded films which came in the wake of a certain release in 1994, cinema of hong kong wikipedia - the cinema of hong kong chinese is one of the three major threads in the history of chinese language cinema alongside the cinema of china and the cinema of taiwan as a former british colony hong kong had a greater degree of political and economic freedom than mainland china and taiwan and developed into a filmmaking hub for the chinese speaking world including its, biopics films filmsite org - biopic films or biographical pictures are a sub genre of the larger drama and epic film genres and although they reached a hey day of popularity in the 1930s they are still prominent to this day biopics is a term derived from the combination of the words biography and pictures these films depict and dramatize the life of an important historical personage or group from the past or, indian chinese japanese emperors friesian school - mahapadma nanda became king of magadha and created what looks like the first empire in northern india while indian history begins with some confidence with the mauyras the nandas are now emerging into the light of history with a little more distinctness, fine art ba hons w100 lancaster university - course overview taught by academic staff who are themselves practising artists historians and theorists you will be able to study the fine art disciplines separately or through interdisciplinary practice, contemporary british novel british and irish literature - there is of course no single tendency embodied by the contemporary british novel and the breadth and diversity of the critical field around it reflects this indeed the period has been marked by a desire to expand the range of writing deemed worthy of serious critical attention the novel as a, a history of french new wave cinema complete guide - the most important and popular film journal of all first appeared in 1951 set up by jacques doniol valcroze and andre bazin out of the ashes of the la revue du cinema which had closed down the previous year it was called les cahiers du cinema the first issues of the review with its distinctive yellow cover featured the best critics of the time writing scholarly articles about film, jeff allender s house of checklists tobacco tea trade - welcome to the wonderful world of mostly british trade cards usually comprising cards distributed with commercial products notably tobacco tea and food products, war and anti war films filmsite org - some war films do balance the soul searching tragic consequences and inner turmoil of combatants or characters with action packed dramatic spectacles enthusiastically illustrating the excitement and turmoil of warfare and some war films concentrate on the homefront rather than on the conflict