Turner Classic Movies presents : a night at the movies / a DreamWorks production ; directed, written and produced by Laurent Bouzereau.
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|Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library||DVD 791.43 TURNER (2 DISCS) (Text)||39206021359714||New Audiovisual Materials||Checked out||01/25/2018|
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (232 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Turner Classic Movies, 
- Copyright: ©2014
|General Note:|| A collection of 4 genre documentaries.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Disc 1. Production overview -- The suspenseful world of thrillers (58 mins.) (2009) -- The gigantic world of epics (58 mins.) (2009) -- Disc 2. The horrors of Stephen King (58 mins.) (2011) -- Merry Christmas! (58 mins.) (2011).
|Summary, etc.:|| "A series of hour-long specials directed, written and produced by respected filmmaker and author Laurent Bouzereau, featuring some of our most respected film directors, writers, actors, artists, and film historians weighing in on the landmark films of the great cinematic genres."--Production overview.
The suspenseful world of thrillers explores the historical evens that have impacted the genre and the stylistic tools filmmakers use to give their audiences that extra shot of adrenaline. Key insights are provided by TCM host Robert Osbourne, author Ken Follett, actor and director Kenneth Branaugh, actor Norman Lloyd, and other experts.
The gigantic world of epics examines the genre from multiple points of view: great epic directors and actors; the challenges of literary adaptation and big-budget moviemaking; the renaissance of the genre with The godfather and Gladiator. Expert commentary is provided by the likes of actor Omar Sharif and director Steven Spielberg.
The horrors of Stephen King features best-selling author and filmmaker King, who takes viewers on a journey through the many varieties of horror films and examines why moviegoers long to be frightened. Along the way, he discusses many movies that had an impact on his writing, as well as titles adapted form his own works.
Merry Christmas! looks at perennial favorites like It's a wonderful life and Miracle of 34th Street and examines variations within the genre such as holiday romances and family movies. Behind-the-scenes stories are shared by actor Chevy Chase, actress Margaret O'Brien and other industry insiders.
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|Subject:||King, Stephen, 1947- > Film adaptations.
Motion pictures > United States > History.
|Genre:||Thrillers (Motion pictures)
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