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CINEMA - Page 1

(Updated on 05/02/2013)

 

Resources :

Thematic files - Companies - Free films - Oscars - Scripts -
Subtitles
-
Translations - Vocabulary -
Trailers
- Clips / Films / Cartoons - Animations -
Songs -
Film Genres - History in films - Birds in films - Horror films -
New York City in films
- Prison in films - Robots and Androids - Tex Avery
-
Descriptions and Commentaries - Thriller and Suspense films -
Cliches
- Teaching
- James BOND

Films / Movies
Actors Marlon Brando - David CARRADINE - Charlie Chaplin - Tony Curtis - James Dean -
Charlton Heston
-
Marilyn Monroe - Paul Newman - Jack Palance -
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Elizabeth Taylor - Richard Widmark
Film directors Alfred Hitchcock - Sydney Pollack - Tony Scott - Steven Spielberg
See Page 3 Vocabulary - Cliparts and Pictures - Listening - Role-play / Conversations - Facts -
Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print - Lesson plans
- Webquests - Interactive games -
Songs - Posters - Cartoons - Videos / Trailers
'Forrest Gump'
TV series

COLD CASE - CRIMINAL MINDS - CSI - DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - DEXTER - DOCTOR HOUSE -
FRIENDS
- HEROES - KID NATION - LOST - NCIS - PRISON BREAK - STATE of PLAY -
THE CLOSER
- THE INSIDE
- THE LOST ROOM - THE PRISONER
- V
- etc...

 

 

Resources


Thematic files - Companies -
Free films - Oscars -
Scripts - Subtitles -
Translations - Vocabulary -
Trailers - Clips / Films / Cartoons - Animations - Interviews - Songs -
Film Genres - History in films
- Birds in films - Horror films
- New York City in films - Robots and Androids - Tex Avery -
Descriptions and Commentaries - Thriller and Suspense films - Cliches - Teaching

 


Related pages :

Cinema :
Vocabulary -
Listening - Role-play / Conversations -
Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print - Lesson plans
- Webquests -
Interactive games - Songs - Posters - Cartoons

'Forrest Gump'

 

 

Thematic files :

  • Film Story 
    "is an interactive site where you can search for theatrical films by geographical location, history or science subject, historical era, and film type."

    (Larry Ferlazzo)
  • Documents concernant le cinéma
    1 - vocabulaire du cinéma (de l'anglais et du français, dans un certain désordre...)
    2 - études de genres cinématographiques et de films
    3 - liste de sites intéressants
    (angellier.biblio.univ-lille3.fr)

  • How do you make children's films appeal to adults?
    "You might be forgiven for thinking children's films are for children and adults have their own films.
    But 2009 - with the likes of Up and Where the Wild Things Are - has seen the triumph of the trend towards making children's films that speak to grown-ups too."

    (BBC)

 

 

  • Les dossiers thématiques de la Bibliothèque du film - UPDATED
    avec "une sélection de films ainsi que des ouvrages et des articles permettant d'approfondir la recherche sur le sujet traité...
    Chaque dossier se compose de cinq parties :
    - Une rapide introduction...
    - La filmographie...
    - La bibliographie...
    - La liste des films édités en vidéo ou DVD
    - Une sélection de sites Internet autour du thème"
    (bifi.fr)

 

Companies :

 

Free films :

  • Films pour une diffusion publique non commerciale
    "Il est interdit par la loi de diffuser en public les cassettes vidéos ou DVD achetés dans le commerce ou loués dans un vidéoclub.
    En effet, ces supports sont strictement réservés au cercle de famille. Cependant, ..."

    (passeursdimages.fr)
  • Europa Film Treasures :
    les trésors du cinéma sauvegardés par les grandes archives européennes disponibles sur la toile
    (Présentation de l'APLV)
    Lien direct : Kits pédagogiques à venir.
    (europafilmtreasures.fr)

 

Oscars :

 

Scripts :

 

  • Movie Scripts (lc.ust.hk)
    - sometimes with background and questions - vocabulary

 

 

Subtitles :

  • Caption Swap "is a multilingual resource for anyone on the Internet interested in movie subtitles.
    (cswap.com)
  • Subscene
    Search for Subtitles to your favorite coded(divx/xvid) movie.

    "Récupérez les sous-titres de la plupart des films qui existent en dvd, dans n'importe quelle langue, au format texte
    (qu'on peut ouvrir avec Word ou même le bloc-notes)."

    Site recommandé par Stéphane Busuttil (66)
    (subscene.com)
  • Subtitles : - UPDATED
    Matériel nécessaire - Télécharger des sous-titres - Pléthore d'énoncés - Bande-son - Video sous-titrée - Sur mesure
    "Tous ceux d'entre nous qui travaillent avec des extraits de films sont amenés un jour ou l'autre à avoir besoin de scripts...
    Ces sous-titres peuvent également servir... à sous-titrer des scènes de film."
    par Stéphane Busuttil (66)

    (another-teacher.net)

 

 

Translations :

 

 

Vocabulary :

 

 

 

  • The English Learner Movie Guide :
    "Each individual guide is a detailed synopsis of a popular movie, which consists of the following:
    - a summary of the plot
    - a list of the major characters
    - an extensive glossary of vocabulary and various cultural references that even advanced ESL learners would often not understand
    - questions for ESL class discussion"

 

 

 

 

 

Trailers :

 

 

Clips / Films / Cartoons :

  • LINGUAL.NET - Learn English Through Movies! (and Animations)
    - avec scripts
  • Shorts & Clips (channel4.com)
    - over 150 short films here, plus clips, interviews and trailers.
  • "Short sound clips together with their transcripts.
    Clips come directly from commercially produced TV series and movies, like Star Wars and Black Adder."
    (The Daily.WAV)



Animations :

 

  • The Bushman of Bunyip Billabong - an animation
    "A Bunyip is a mythical creature in the Australian outback.
    This Claymation is about a camper who has an encounter with a bunyip."
    (YouTube)

 

 

Songs :

 

 

Film Genres :

  • Film Story "is an interactive site where you can search for theatrical films by geographical location, history or science subject, historical era, and film type." 
    (filmstory.org)
  • Film Genres - illustrated
    (filmsite.org)

    What are Film Genres?
    The Major Categories (Mega Genres) or Classifications of Film: Contrasting Types of Films
    The Main Film Genres
    Non-Genre Film Categories
    Film Sub-Genres
    Minor Sub-Genres

 

 

History in films :

 

Birds in films :

 

 

Horror films :

  • The Top 25 Horror Movies of all Time
    "From silent vampires to animated murders, from sharks that won't die to a love story set amid a zombie takeover,
    more than a century's worth of big-screen scares
    ."
    (time.com)

  • 90 Years of Vampires on the Screen - a slideshow
    "In Daybreakers, Hollywood reimagines the world of the infamous nocturnal bloodsuckers.
    Here's a look back at some of the industry's ghoulish hits and misses."

    (time.com)

 

  • HORROR FILMS (filmsite.org)
    They "are unsettling films designed to frighten and panic, cause dread and alarm, and to invoke our hidden worst fears, often in a terrifying, shocking finale, while captivating and entertaining us at the same time in a cathartic experience. Horror films effectively center on the dark side of life, the forbidden, and strange and alarming events. They deal with our most primal nature and its fears: our nightmares, our vulnerability, our alienation, our revulsions, our terror of the unknown, our fear of death and dismemberment, loss of identity, or fear of sexuality..."

 

New York City in films :

  • Movie Locations in NYC
    "Do you want to visit the locations where your favorite movies were shot?.
    Click on the movie cover to find out more!"

    (easynewyorkcity.com)

 

 

Prison in films :

 

 

Robots and Androids :

 

TEX AVERY :

 

Symphony in Slang
"It tells the story of a man John Brown (voice) who finds himself at the Pearly Gates explaining his life story to a bewildered Saint Peter
and Noah Webster using contemporary slang..."

(Wikipedia)

Symphony In Slang - an analysis
(wardomatic.blogspot.com)

  • Tex Avery (Wikipedia)
    1 Biography
    1.1 Early years 1.2 "Termite Terrace" 1.3 Creation of Looney Tunes stars 1.3.1 Daffy Duck 1.3.2 Bugs Bunny 1.4 Speaking of Animals 1.5 Avery at MGM
    1.6 After MGM
    2 Legacy
    3 Films directed or co-directed by Tex Avery
    3.1 Warner Bros. 3.2 Paramount 3.3 MGM 3.4 Walter Lantz...

 

 

 

 

  • Tex AVERY : One Ham's Family (a cartoon - 1943)
    "L'histoire des 3 petits cochons, et leur rencontre avec le loup déguisé en Père Noël."
    - la séquence
    - worksheet - niveau 4ème / 3ème
    - une fiche de travail simplifiée
    (Documents proposés par Marina Bureaud - Ac. Poitiers)

 

 

Descriptions and Commentaries :

  • MOVIES (Old Bluejacket's Patriotic Flicks)
    MILITARY & PATRIOTIC MOVIE SELECTIONS -
    NOSTALGIC MOVIE SELECTIONS (Take Me Back to the '60s...) -
    SCENIC MOVIES of AMERICA
    (Beautiful Dixie - The Living Desert - Our National Parks - America, Why I Love Her, narrated by John Wayne...)
    (objflicks.com)
  • LINGUAL.NET - Learn English Through Movies! (and Animations)
  • The Greatest Films "with interpretive, descriptive review commentary and historical background for hundreds of classic Hollywood and other American films in the last century." - quotations, greatest scenes, directors, genres, legends, posters.
  • Film Blog - Teaching and Learning with Films :
    "My name is Jeffrey Hill and I'm a teacher at the Normandy Business School in Le Havre, France.
    I've been using films in my lessons for many years and thought it would be interesting to share ideas and resources with the world at large." (jeffreyhill)

 

THRILLER and SUSPENSE FILMS :

  • THRILLER and SUSPENSE FILMS (filmsite.org)
    They "are types of films known to promote intense excitement, suspense, a high level of anticipation, ultra-heightened expectation, uncertainty, anxiety, and nerve-wracking tension...
    Thrillers are often hybrids - there are suspense-thrillers, action- or adventure- thrillers, sci-fi thrillers (such as Alien (1979)), crime-caper thrillers (such as The French Connection (1971)), western-thrillers (such as High Noon (1952)), film-noir thrillers (such as Double Indemnity (1944)), even romantic comedy-thrillers (such as Safety Last (1923))."

 

Cliches :

  • The Movie Cliches List (moviecliches.com)
    "This is a list of the most annoying and common logic flaws and stereotypes found in movies."
    For example : SPORTS - "In any type of sport movie, a player on the field can look up into a crowd of 1 billion and immediately spot their loved one."...

 

 

Teaching :

 

  • Working on Films
    Apocalypse Now - Blade Runner - Matrix - Mulholland Dr. - Million Dollar Baby
    (languagelearningresourcecenter.org)

 

  • Dossiers pédagogiques, séquences et ressources sur des films :
    ALFRED HITCHCOCK- ALIEN - BILLY ELLIOT - BLADE RUNNER -
    BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE - BRAVEHEART - BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S -
    DEAD MAN WALKING - DIAL M FOR MURDER - DRACULA - FIGHT CLUB -
    LE QUAI DES IMAGES - LE SEIGNEUR DES ANNEAUX - MATRIX - MEN IN BLACK -
    MY SON THE FANATIC - MY NAME IS JOE - NORTH BY NORTHWEST - REAR WINDOW - SHREK - SHALLOW GRAVE - STAR WARS - THE GRINCH - THE MALTESE FALCON -
    UN COUPABLE IDEAL - VERTIGO
    (perso.wanadoo.fr/theixans)

 

  • The English Learner Movie Guide :
    "Each individual guide is a detailed synopsis of a popular movie, which consists of the following:
    - a summary of the plot
    - a list of the major characters
    - an extensive glossary of vocabulary and various cultural references that even advanced ESL learners would often not understand
    - questions for ESL class discussion"

 

  • Teach with movies -
    "Learning Guides to each recommended film describe the benefits of the movie, possible problems, and helpful background. Discussion questions, bridges to reading, projects and links to the internet are also provided."
    (teachwithmovies.org)

 

  • The Film Education website "has been created for primary and secondary teachers and students using film across the UK National curriculum."
    "View, download or order Free Resources - Download study guides in the Film Library - Essential reading in the Reading Room - Film industry and educational links..."
    (filmeducation.org)

 

  • Study guides (filmeducation.org)



  • BRAINPOP MOVIES (with SOUND and QUIZZES) :
    English - Health - Math - Science- Technology - Social Studies
    (brainpop.com)

 

  • Monty Python - (Wikipedia)
    - 1 History (pre-Python) 1.1 Humble Beginnings 1.2 Time for something completely different
    2 Life After Python 2.1 Python (Monty) Pictures 2.2 Going Solo 2.3 The End?
    3 Python Bibliography 3.1 Books 3.2 Records 3.3 Films 3.4 Specials 3.5 Live Shows 3.6 Computer Games
    4 Further Reading 4.1 Print 4.2 On-Line
    - Articles about Monty Python : TV Series - Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Life of Brian - The Meaning of Life