Monday, November 18, 2013

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a film adaptation of the book The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky, published in 1999.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Harry Potter

The Harry Potter film series is a film adaptation of the seven Harry Potter novels by J. K. Rowling, published in 1997-2007.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Lolita

The two Lolita films are adaptations of the book Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov, published in 1955.

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange is a film adaptation of the book A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess, published in 1962.

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds is a film adaptation of the book The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells, published in 1898.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a film adaptation of the book One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Ken Kasey, published in 1962.

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride is a film adaptation of the book The Princess Bride, by William Goldman, published in 1973.

The Outsiders

The Outsiders is a film adaptation of the book The Outsiders, by S. E. Hinton, published in 1967.

The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings film series is a film adaptation of the three volumes The Lord of the Rings, by J. R. R. Tolkien, published in 1954-1955.

Slaughterhouse-Five

Slaughterhouse-Five is a film adaptation of the book Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut, published in 1969.

Frankenstein

Frankenstein is a film adaptation of the book Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, published in 1818.

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz is a film adaptation of the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum, published in 1900.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Actors

Actors act in films, television, and theatre and portray a character by speaking and maybe singing the written text of the work.

Monday, July 8, 2013

80s movies - trivia 9

1) In Back to the Future, what musical instrument does Marty play?

a) piano
b) guitar

2) What year does he go back to?

a) 1953
b) 1955

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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Props master

A props master is responsible for purchasing props for the film.

Costume designer

A costume designer designs costumes for the film.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Japan cinema

Movies have been produced in Japan since the late 1890s. Japan is one of the worlds largest film industries.

Hollywood

Hollywood is located in California. "Hollywood" is used to describe films out of the United States. The United States is one of the worlds largest film industries.

Bollywood

Bollywood is an informal term used for films that are out of Mumbai, India. Most of the Bollywood films have at least one song-and-dance number. The word Bollywood is formed from two words; Bombay and Hollywood. "B" in Bombay and "ollywood" in Hollywood. India is one of the worlds largest film industries.

00s movies - trivia 10

1) In Dhoom 2, who is the master thief?

a) Mr. S
b) Mr. A

2) Does he go to jail at the end?

a) yes
b) no

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Location manager

A location manager is responsible for various aspects of filming on location. These include arranging for permission to shoot in specific places, secure permits, negotiate fees, shooting dates, and many others.

Film director

A film director is someone directs the actors and the entire filmmaking crew.

Film producer

A film producer has various responsibilities. Some of them are arranging for a film’s financing, shaping the screenplay, hiring the casting director, helping with marketing and publicity, and many others.

Screenplays

Screenplays are scripts for films and television.

Casting director

A casting director is someone who is responsible for selecting actors to play roles. This is done by auditions.

Screenwriter

A screenwriter is someone who writes screenplays. Screenplays are scripts for films and television.

Famous actresses - trivia 3

1) How many Academy Awards did Ingrid Bergman win for best actress?

a) 2
b) 3

2) What era did she win her first?

a) 40s
b) 50s

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Famous actresses - trivia 2

1) In what film did Katharine Hepburn win an Academy Award for best actress?

a) Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
b) The African Queen

2) Which of these did she star in first?

a) Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
b) The African Queen

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Famous actors - trivia 2

1) In what film did Humphrey Bogart win an Academy Award for best actor?

a) Casablanca
b) The African Queen

2) Which of these did he star in first?

a) Casablanca
b) The African Queen

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