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TWILIGHT (2008) :

  • Twilight : online exercise
    "Train your listening comprehension with the trailer of the movie Twilight."

    (englishingambier.over-blog.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

VERTIGO :

  • 'Vertigo' Named Best Movie Ever (2nd August, 2012) - a lesson plan with audio
    "Alfred Hitchcock's psychological thriller Vertigo has been named as the best movie of all time
    by the British Film Institute.
    The 1958 film replaced Orson Welles' movie Citizen Kane as the greatest film of all time."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

    James Stewart and Kim Novak in the film "Vertigo" by Alfred Hitchcock (1958). 

     

 

  • VERTIGO
    Before You Watch: Discussion Questions
    Before You Watch: Vocabulary
    While You Watch: Listening Activity
    After You Watch: Discussion Questions
    (eslpartyland.com)

 

 

WAITING FOR SUPERMAN : 

 

  • The Flaming Lips - Waitin' for a Superman (YouTube) - UPDATED
    + the LYRICS
    "Tell everybody
    Waitin' for Superman
    That they should try to hold on
    Best they can
    He hasn't dropped them
    Forgot them
    Or anything
    It's just too heavy for Superman to lift"

    (sing365.com)

 

  • Grading 'Waiting for Superman'
    "Here's what you see in Waiting for Superman, the new documentary that celebrates the charter school movement while blaming teachers unions for much of what ails American education: working- and middle-class parents desperate to get their charming, healthy, well-behaved children into successful public charter schools.
    Here's what you don't see..."

    (thenation.com)



 


WALL-E :

  • WALL-E - Official site - with videos
    (disney.go.com)

 

  • WALL-E - "a 2008 computer-animated science fiction film...
    It follows the story of a robot named WALL-E who is designed to clean up a polluted Earth.
    He eventually falls in love with another robot named EVE, and follows her into outer space on an adventure.
    "
    (Wikipedia)


 

 


Wallace and Gromit :

A Close Shave - A Grand Day Out - Cracking Contraptions -
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
- The Wrong Trousers -
More Activities

 

 

  • THE WRONG TROUSERS :

    • Wallace & Gromit - THE WRONG TROUSERS - EPISODE 1 : A worksheet
      sent by Corinne DEGEZELLE (Ac. Reims)



  • MORE ACTIVITIES :


     

     

    • Wallace et Gromit - Pairwork
      "Objectifs :
      o Faire connaissance avec les 2 personnages clé avant d entamer le travail avec la vidéo
      o Grammaticaux :

      - Maîtriser les pronoms interrogatifs
      - être capable de poser des questions
      o Lexical : introduction mots principaux dans les champs lexicaux 5e (food, clothes, skills, hobbies, description &)"
      Activité communiquée par Marina Bureaud (Ac. Poitiers)



 

    • Wallace & Gromit - a lesson plan (english-4u.com) SITE PAYANT
      Language functions: discussing issues; reading comprehension
      Topic: cinema; films
      Word focus: words related to films and cinema
      (Inscription gratuite)

      - with Teacher's Notes

 

 

WAR OF THE WORLDS :

 

 

WATCHMEN :

 

  • Watchmen (2009) - Director : Zack Snyder
    "When an ex-superhero is murdered, a vigilante named Rorschach begins an investigation into the murder, which begins
    to lead to a much more terrifying conclusion..."

    (imdb.com)

 

 

  • Impossible d'échapper à "Watchmen" (20minutes.fr)
    "Complexe et mystérieuse, l’aventure des «Watchmen» se déroule dans une Amérique alternative de 1985.
    Les super-héros font partie du quotidien et le monde est suspendu à l'Horloge de l'Apocalypse, symbole des tensions internationales qui, si elles éclatent, déboucheront sur une troisième guerre mondiale. Rorschach, un justicier masqué, enquête sur la mort d’un ami et découvre un complot visant à discréditer tous les super-héros. «Watchmen» a révolutionné l'univers des comics américains en donnant une profondeur jamais atteinte aux personnages de comics. Alan Moore les dépeint comme des héros fatigués et névrosés se débattant avec leurs doutes, leur l’ennui et leur paranoïa."
    Un article de Sandrine Cochard.
    + VIDEOS

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  • Watchmen Official Trailer (YouTube) - UPDATED
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WEST SIDE STORY

Information - Study guides - Interactive activities - Activities to print - Web-based activities

 

  • Web-based activities :

    • West Side story - Web-based Activities - Activities created by Annie Gwynn (Ac. Dijon)
      1) About Puerto Rico
      2) About the Puerto Rican immigration
      3) About West Side Story
      4) About the plot

     

 

 

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE :

  • President Obama reads "Where the Wild Things Are"
    "As part of the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, President Obama read to a group of gathered children Maurice Sendak's classic book "Where the Wild Things Are"."

    (YouTube)

  • Where The Wild Things Are - Trailer - UPDATED
    "Directed by Spike Jonze this is an adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world--a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures that crown Max as their ruler. Set to be released October 16th, 2009"

    (YouTube)
    - with the song "Wake up" by The Arcade Fire
    "If the children don't grow up,
    our bodies get bigger but our hearts get torn up.
    We're just a million little gods causin' rain storms
    turnin' every good thing to rust."

    (sing365.com)

 

 

 

WHO'S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD GHOSTS ?

  • Hitchcock - Who's afraid of the big bad ghosts? - a pedagogical sequence
    (activitice)

 

 

WIND ACROSS THE EVERGLADES :

  • Wind Across the Everglades - a film by Nicholas Ray (1958)
    (channel4.com)
    - the summary (fandango.com)


    The Everglades (Wikipedia)
    1 History
    2 Everglades National Park
    3 Encroachment
    4 Restoration
    5 Non-native/Invasive species
    6 External links
    7 References

 

 

WINTER'S BONE :

 

 

 

WITHOUT A TRACE : - UPDATED


 

WITNESS :

  • WITNESS (imdb.com)
    "A young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder; policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial..."

 

 

 

 

 

Marlon BRANDO


 


Charlie CHAPLIN

 

 

  • Charlie Chaplin (Wikipedia)
    1 Childhood
    2 America
    3 Pioneering film artist
    4 Creative control
    4.1 The Great Dictator
    5 Politics
    6 McCarthyism
    7 Academy Awards
    7.1 Competitive award 7.2 Honorary awards
    8 Final works
    9 Relationships with women
    10 Knighthood
    11 Death
    12 Other controversies
    13 Legacy
    14 Comparison with other silent comics
    15 Media
    16 Filmography
    17 Awards...

 

 

 

Tony CURTIS
  • Tony Curtis and Roger Moore in 'The Persuaders' ('Amicalement Vôtre')
    (Wikipedia)



  • 'Some like it Hot' - UPDATED
    "Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon in "Some Like It Hot".
    (YouTube)




 

David CARRADINE

 


 

 

  • Obituary: David Carradine
    "He appeared in more than 100 films, but was best known early in his career for his role as Kwai Chang Caine in the TV series Kung Fu, which aired from 1972-75..."
    (BBC)

  • David Carradine (1936 - 2009)
    "was an American actor best known for his work in the 1970s television series Kung Fu and more recently in the movie
    Kill Bill
    . He appeared in more than 100 feature films and was nominated four times for a Golden Globe Award.
    "
    (Wikipedia)

 

 

James DEAN


 

 

 

Charlton HESTON


 


 

 

Obituary : Charlton Heston
"Whether starring as Judah Ben Hur, Michelangelo or Moses,
Charlton Heston personified the larger-than-life heroes
of the Hollywood epic."

+ Clips from some of Charlton Heston's films
+ In pictures: Life of legend Charlton Heston
(BBC)

Charlton Heston
1 Biography 2 Heston in popular culture 3 Filmography 4 Bibliography
5 See also 6 References 7 External links

(Wikipedia)

Charlton Heston
(hollywood.com)

 

 

 

 


Marilyn MONROE

 


 


 

 

 

  • Marilyn Monroe
    "Read this little book and learn about Marilyn's life, then answer the questions."
    Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

 

 


Paul NEWMAN

 



 

 

 


Jack PALANCE

 


 


  • Jack Palance (1919-2006) - American actor. (Wikipedia)
    1 Biography
    2 Jack Palance Collection auction
    3 Academy Award and Nominations
    4 Select filmography

  • Jack Palance dies aged 87 - Listen to the story (BBC)

 

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger


 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Taylor


 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Widmark


 


  • Obituary: Richard Widmark
    "Hollywood star Richard Widmark, who has died at the age of 93, was a prolific and versatile film actor."

    (BBC)

     

 



 

FILM DIRECTORS :

Alfred Hitchcock - Sydney Pollack - Steven Spielberg

 

 

Alfred HITCHCOCK : - UPDATED

 

 

 

  • The Birds (1963), directed by Alfred Hitchcock (imdb.com)

 

 

  • Hitchcock - Who's afraid of the big bad ghosts? - a pedagogical sequence
    (activitice)

 

 

 



Sydney POLLACK :

  • US director Sydney Pollack dies
    "US film director and producer Sydney Pollack has died of cancer, aged 73.
    He won producing and directing Oscars for the epic romance 'Out of Africa', starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep, in 1985. He also directed Dustin Hoffman in 'Tootsie', and 'The Way We Were', in which Redford partnered Barbra Streisand..."

    (BBC)

 

 

Tony SCOTT :

 

 

Steven SPIELBERG

 

  • Spielberg receives humanity award
    "Oscar-winning film director Steven Spielberg has received an honour for his artistic and humanitarian work at a ceremony in Philadelphia...
    The medal, established in 1988, is awarded annually to those whose actions represent the founding principles of the United States."

    (BBC)