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It’s A Wonderful Life: Individual vs. Community

Nerdwriter1 takes a look at the thematic currents of Individual and Community in Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life”

If you’d like to learn how “It’s a Wonderful Life” became a cultural icon – and the copyright battle that surrounds it, check out our film on the Curious Copyright Case of “It’s a Wonderful Life”

And of course for a satirical look at the classic:

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10 Movies That Stole Their Props From Other Films

As the saying goes: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it – and the same goes for movie props. With dozens of blockbusters released every year, it only makes sense for studios and producers to reuse sets, weapons, gadgets, or props, but fans aren’t usually meant to notice them. You’d be surprised to see how many of your favorite movies were filled with recycled material, but more often than not, it only makes watching them even better. Here are Screen Rant’s 10 Movies That Stole Their Props From Other Films.

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Quentin Tarantino’s Visual References

It is a well known fact that Quentin Tarantino is a self-proclaimed cinephile. But the writer/director’s love for cinema is most obviously expressed through his own films. In addition to showing his characters spending a great deal of time discussing cinema, Tarantino’s films are jam-packed with homages and visual references to the movies that have intrigued him throughout his life.


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