Tag: filmmaking

Confessions of an Action Star (2005) 3.6

Confessions of an Action Star (2005)

A 'mocumentary' on the rise and fall of Chip and Dales dancer turned martial arts action star, Francis Allen Sledgewick, AKA Frank Sledge. When fame and fortune caused Frank to lose his sense of what's truely important, ...

Deathcheaters (1976) 5.6

Deathcheaters (1976)

Two best friends, Vietnam War veterans-turned-stuntmen, are sent as spies to the Philippines on a top secret mission for the Australian government....

Shock-O-Rama (2005) (V) 5.8

Shock-O-Rama (2005) (V)

Shock-O-Rama features three low-budget horror tales revolving around a B-movie actress. In 'Zombie This' erotic scream queen Rebecca Raven is through with the typecast exploitation acting roles she gets and takes a vacat...

Father of My Children (2009) 6.7

Father of My Children (2009)

In the first half, Gregoire, a movie producer of great charm, owner of Moon Films, plays with his younger daughters, talks with his wife and his eldest daughter, and keeps his studio going while one project hemorrhages m...

Moth (2016) 3

Moth (2016)

A teacher and her student travel to the European countryside to investigate 22 recent Mothman sighting reports, but what begins as an attempt to stop a catastrophe becomes a nightmarish fight for survival.::Wild Eye Rele...

Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business (2020) 5.1

Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business (2020)

Navigating the current film business is more difficult than ever before. Rapidly-changing technology, and a greatly over-crowded marketplace have lead to an industry in which anyone can make a film now, but few can make ...

Forced March (1989) 7.1

Forced March (1989)

Ben Kline is a successful television actor looking for a meaningful role to make him a movie star. When he sets out to play a hero who died in the Holocaust, he is forced to face the reality of those victimized by the wa...

Buster Keaton, the Genius Destroyed by Hollywood (2016) (TV) 7.1
Not Another Not Another Movie (2011) 2.6

Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)

In this non-stop hilarious ride we follow a struggling Movie Studio that is willing to do anything to make a buck even if it means ruining its reputation, and running the Movie Industry into the ground. This film has eve...

Goodbye Seventies (2020) 4.4

Goodbye Seventies (2020)

In the 1970s, the golden age of gay pornography in New York City, a promising chorus boy is injured and told he will never dance again. Distraught and unimpressed with the "art" films playing seedy Times Square theaters,...

The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981) 7

The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981)

A movie is being made of a story, set in nineteenth century England, about Charles, a paleontologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her leave him after a sho...

Everybody’s Woman (1934) 7.3

Everybody’s Woman (1934)

A famous film star is put under an anesthetic after an attempted suicide and relives her melodramatic past....

Trek Nation (2011) 7.3

Trek Nation (2011)

The son of the creator of "Star Trek" explores his father's famous creation and how it has affected people.::Hailey-7...

Sweet Dreams (1981) 6.8

Sweet Dreams (1981)

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Sik ching nam lui (1996) 6.7

Sik ching nam lui (1996)

A struggling director is offered the opportunity to direct a Cat-III film to revive his career. Torn between artistic integrity and financial troubles, he also has to deal with his jealous girlfriend and a demanding actr...

Silent Movie (1976) 6.7

Silent Movie (1976)

Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name star...

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 1/2 (2005) 6.5

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 1/2 (2005)

A movie about making movies about making movies. In 1968, William Greaves shot several pairs of actors in a scene in which a woman confronts her husband and ends their relationship. In "Take 2 1/2," Greaves starts with 1...

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968) 7.3

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968)

Filmmaker William Greaves is shooting a series of screen tests in New York City's Central Park for the two leads of a feature length movie, with the working title of "Over the Cliff". Simultaneously, he has a documentary...

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (1991) 8.1

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (1991)

Documents the sensational events surrounding the making of Apocalypse Now (1979)' and Francis Ford Coppola's struggle with nature, governments, actors, and self-doubt. Includes footage and sound secretly recorded by Elea...

Aprile (1998) 7

Aprile (1998)

Nanni, a renowned director, is working on a musical when suddenly he has a change of heart and cancels the film on the first shooting day. He has a new idea, making a documentary about the Italian national elections, but...

Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist (2019) 7.1

Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist (2019)

A lyrical and spiritual cinematic essay on The Exorcist, LEAP OF FAITH explores the uncharted depths of William Friedkin's mind's eye, the nuances of his filmmaking process, and the mysteries of faith and fate that have ...

Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000) 4.3

Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)

Urban Legends: The Final Cut follows Amy Mayfield (Morrison), a student at Alpine University who struggles to complete her thesis film on urban legends - only to have her crew members fall prey to fatal 'accidents.' Susp...

Contempt (1963) 7.6

Contempt (1963)

Paul Javal is a writer who is hired to make a script for a new movie about Ulysses more commercial, which is to be directed by Fritz Lang and produced by Jeremy Prokosch. But because he let his wife Camille drive with Pr...

JCVD (2008) 7.1

JCVD (2008)

Between his tax problems and his legal battle with his wife for the custody of his daughter, these are hard times for the action movie star who finds that even Steven Seagal has pinched a role from him! In JCVD, Jean-Cla...

Close-Up (1990) 8.3

Close-Up (1990)

Pretending to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf making his next movie, Hossain Sabzian enters the home of a well-to-do family in Tehran, promising it a prominent part in his next movie. The actual people involved in the incident re-e...

Tapeheads (1988) 5.7

Tapeheads (1988)

After being fired from their jobs as security guards, Josh and Ivan form Video Aces, a video production company. Using Josh's talent and Ivan's business savvy, they attempt to hit it big in the business while doing proje...

Day for Night (1973) 8

Day for Night (1973)

The shooting of "Je vous presente Pamela" (may I introduce Pamela) begins. This is the story of en English married wife falling in love and running away with the father of her French husband. Will be simultaneously shown...

An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997) 3.5

An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)

Director Alan Smithee comes to Hollywood to make a movie. Due to a variety of factors, he decides to disown it and direct it under a pseudonym. Unfortunately, the Director's Guild requires that if a director disowns a mo...

Cleanin’ Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2019) 7.8

Cleanin’ Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2019)

Cast and crew of Ghostbusters (1984) discuss the making of the film....

The Hills Run Red (2009) (V) 5.4

The Hills Run Red (2009) (V)

Tyler is obsessed by the horror movie "The Hills Run Red", considered by those that had seen it the scariest movie ever made, with the deranged serial-killer Babyface in the lead role. However, the director Wilson Wyler ...

Wszystko na sprzedaz (1969) 6.8

Wszystko na sprzedaz (1969)

The disappearance of the leading actor from the film's set worries its director Andrzej. He embarks on a journey to look out for the actor with a young actor and missing actor's wife and mistress.::Film Critic Lalit Rao ...

Lisbon Story (1994) 7.2

Lisbon Story (1994)

The director Friedrich Monroe has trouble with finishing a silent b&w movie about Lisbon. He calls his friend, the sound engineer Phillip Winter, for help. As Winter arrives Lisbon weeks later, Monroe is disappeared but ...

The State of Things (1982) 7.1

The State of Things (1982)

On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's Day the World Ended (1955). The producer is nowhere to be found and director Friedrich Munro attempts to find him in ...

The Oscar (1966) 5.3

The Oscar (1966)

Frankie Fane has clawed his way to the top of the Hollywood heap. Now, as he's preparing to win his Oscar, his friend Hymie Kelly reminisces over their life together, and Frankie's ruthless struggle to the top and the pe...

State and Main (2000) 6.7

State and Main (2000)

Having left New Hampshire over excessive demands by the locals, the cast and crew of "The Old Mill" moves their movie shoot to a small town in Vermont. However, they soon discover that The Old Mill burned down in 1960, t...

Eternal Salvation (2016) 6.9

Eternal Salvation (2016)

After a near-death experience, Jonathan Wright (Bradley Snedeker), embarks on a spiritual journey for truth....

The Widow’s Might (2009) 4.2

The Widow’s Might (2009)

From the creators of Bubble Trouble and Heartstrings comes an all new feature-length comedy adventure! John Moore and Cameron Cavillo are buddies; aspiring filmmakers with the dream of winning the prestigious American Vi...

Burden of Dreams-1982 7.9

Burden of Dreams-1982

A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively driven director. Not only does he ...

Official Rejection-2009 7.2

Official Rejection-2009

A documentary following the exploits of a group of filmmakers as they take their independent feature, "Ten 'til Noon", along the film festival circuit, and the politics, pitfalls, triumphs and comic tragedies they encoun...

The Unspeakable Act-2012 5.6

The Unspeakable Act-2012

Jackie Kimball is a likable, normal 17-year-old girl in every way but one: she has been in love all her life with her brother Matthew, one year older than her. Matthew is bringing his new girlfriend Yolanda home to dinne...