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Top 7 Off Screen Movie Deaths

It seems in many of todays films they don’t have the courage to leave anything to the imagination. Given the chance the audience can always come up with something in their mind that will be better than anything you can put on the screen. Some the best death scenes may just be implied, or a Read MoreRead More

Why ‘American Beauty’ Works: Focus on the Use of Symbols

by David Freeman There are many ways symbols that can be used in a movie. Today I will examine one of them. Alan Ball, the screenwriter of ‘American Beauty,’ makes riveting use of the color red throughout the film. The first time we see Annette Bening, she’s cutting bright red roses. What does the color Read MoreRead More