Beyond selectively seizing on economics and overlooking the motion-picture industry's relentless use of other media, the peremptory dismissal of TV-based movies
shrugs off an even more elemental truth regarding any film adaptation, whether the source is TV or Tolstoy: The quality of a movie
's source is ultimately unrelated to how it turns out on the screen.
Given the sheer volume of movies
produced these days for theaters, home video, and cable TV, as well as Medved's "Ozzie and Harriet" definition of traditional values, such a task wouldn't have been too difficult; it also wouldn't have assured him much controversy.
The 1950s fantasy of social harmony and better living through psychiatry--"created by psychiatry itself as well as by the movies
,' according to the Gabbards--inevitably failed and fed the fire of anti-authority, antipsychiatry movies
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MGM, the studio releasing ``Trailer,'' balked because they felt that having the ``Lucy'' movie
in theaters would interfere with the film's marketing.
There are more movie
than there used to be.
I've seen piling on movies
because they were bad and they want to ridicule them, movies
like Ishtar and Showgirls, where big stars are involved and they just want to bring them down.
The science project movies
all bombed, suggesting that the Andy Hardy Gets Laid genre mercifully may have run out of steam.
Other technologies that allow for a smoother transition of movies
to TV sets are still too new and have yet to gain traction in the marketplace.
It would be a shame if parents were afraid of having their kids enjoy a real experience at the movies
, to be told a human story with fantasy and adventure as opposed to a couple of raccoons hitting each other with a fish.
It's true: in the same way that gunplay is such a rare spectacle in Canadian movies
--there are for example no cop movies
in our cinema--we appear to be less interested in watching death than probing its effects.
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Aking Ligaya' (from the movie
Deadma Walking) - composed by Eric Cabahug, arranged by Khalil Refuerzo, interpreted by Ahbby Sumaoang
lover since childhood and the co-author of a pair of previous books about bad movies
, Medved witnessed numerous films shot in or around his alma mater, Palisades High School.
Fox plans 12 family and/or faith-friendly movies