2001: A Space Odyssey (movie)

2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick . The screenplay was written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke , partly inspired by Clarke’s short story ” The Sentinel “. Clarke concurrently wrote the novel 2001: A Space Odyssey , published soon after the film was released. The movie follows a trip to Jupiter with the sentient computer HAL partner after the discovery of a mysterious black monolith Affecting human evolution. It deals with the themes of existentialism , human evolution, technology, artificial intelligence , and extraterrestrial life . It is noted for its scientifically accurate depiction of space flight, pioneering special effects, and ambiguous imagery. It uses sound and minimal dialogue in place of traditional narrative techniques; The soundtrack consists of classical music as Zarathustra , The Blue Danube , and Aram Khachaturian and György Ligeti .

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The Wizard of Oz (1939 film)

The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer . Widely considered to be one of the greatest films in cinema history , [5] it is the best-known and most commercially successful adaptation of Frank Baum’s 1900 children’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz . [6] It stars Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale , Alongside Ray Bolger , Jack Haley , Bert Lahr , Frank Morgan , Billie Burke and Margaret Hamilton, with Charley Grapewin , Pat Walshe and Clara Blandick , Terry (billed as Toto), and the Singer Midgets as the Munchkins . [7]

Notable for its use of Technicolor , fantasy storytelling, musical score, and memorable characters, it has become an icon of American popular culture. It was nominated for six Academy Awards , including Best Picture , but lost to Gone with the Wind . It Did win in two other categories, Including Best Original Song for ” Over the Rainbow ” and Best Original Score by Herbert Stothart . While the movie was considered a success on August 1939, it failed to generate profit for MGM, earning only $ 3,017,000, it has $ 2,777,000 budget, which has made it the most expensive production to date. [3] [8][9]

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Bowling for Columbine

Bowling for Columbine is a 2002 American documentary film written, produced, directed, and narrated by Michael Moore . The film explores what Moore suggests are the primary causes for the Columbine High School massacre on April 20, 1999, and other acts of violence with guns. Moore focuses on the massacre took place and some common public opinions and assumptions about related issues. The film also looks into the nature of violence in the United States.

A significant international success, the film brought to the international film festival, The Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature , the Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature , a special 55th Anniversary Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival , [2] and the César Award for Best Foreign Film . [3] The film is considered one of the greatest documentary films of all time . [4] [5] [6] [7]

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