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(Updated on 17/05/2014)

 

 

FILM GENRES :

 

  • Film Story "is an interactive site where you can search for theatrical films by geographical location, history or science subject, historical era, and film type." 
    (filmstory.org)
  • Film Genres - illustrated
    (filmsite.org)

    What are Film Genres?
    The Major Categories (Mega Genres) or Classifications of Film: Contrasting Types of Films
    The Main Film Genres
    Non-Genre Film Categories
    Film Sub-Genres
    Minor Sub-Genres

     

     

 

 

ANIMATED CARTOONS :

 

BLAXPLOITATION :

 

COMEDY :

  • Jackie Chan - How to Do Action Comedy
    "Some filmmakers can do action. Others can do comedy. But for 40 years, the master of combining them has been Jackie Chan.
    Let’s see how he does it. (Note: to see the names of the films, press the CC button!)"

    (YouTube)




HORROR MOVIES :

 

  • HORROR FILMS
    They "are unsettling films designed to frighten and panic, cause dread and alarm, and to invoke our hidden worst fears, often in a terrifying, shocking finale, while captivating and entertaining us at the same time in a cathartic experience. Horror films effectively center on the dark side of life, the forbidden, and strange and alarming events. They deal with our most primal nature and its fears: our nightmares, our vulnerability, our alienation, our revulsions, our terror of the unknown, our fear of death and dismemberment, loss of identity, or fear of sexuality..."
    (filmsite.org)
  • The Top 25 Horror Movies of all Time
    "From silent vampires to animated murders, from sharks that won't die to a love story set amid a zombie takeover,
    more than a century's worth of big-screen scares
    ."
    (time.com)

  • 90 Years of Vampires on the Screen - a slideshow
    "In Daybreakers, Hollywood reimagines the world of the infamous nocturnal bloodsuckers.
    Here's a look back at some of the industry's ghoulish hits and misses."

    (time.com)

 

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POLITICS :


ROCK FILMS :

 

THRILLER and SUSPENSE FILMS :

 

  • THRILLER and SUSPENSE FILMS
    They "are types of films known to promote intense excitement, suspense, a high level of anticipation, ultra-heightened expectation, uncertainty, anxiety, and nerve-wracking tension...
    Thrillers are often hybrids - there are suspense-thrillers, action- or adventure- thrillers, sci-fi thrillers (such as Alien (1979)), crime-caper thrillers (such as The French Connection (1971)), western-thrillers (such as High Noon (1952)), film-noir thrillers (such as Double Indemnity (1944)), even romantic comedy-thrillers (such as Safety Last (1923))."

    (filmsite.org)

 

TRIAL MOVIES :

 

WAR :

 

WESTERNS :