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There’s no doubt about it, film making has come a long way. Within the past 50 years we have seen modern films splash our screens with an overlay of bright colours, we have immersed ourselves in impressive character dialogue...
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As aquatically conscious rapper Mick Jenkins would say: “water [is] more important than gold.” This could not be a truer fact, especially in today’s age of climate change. Being a lifelong resident of the Los Angeles area, I am...
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Happy Valentine’s Day from everyone at VM Productions! February is the month that prompts many to think about love, though not always in the most positive light. Some bask in the romantic traditions of Valentine’s Day while others heartily...
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VM Productions is ringing in the holiday and winter season by revisiting Claude Sautet’s Un Coeur En Hiver (A Heart in Winter) (1992). The French film, which competed in the 49th Venice International Film Festival, features excellent performances all...
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  Film is a reflection of the society from which it is created, and while glitzy special-effects and blockbuster titles dominate the summer, the real creativity goes on at hundreds of independent art-house production studios around the world. These studios...
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It’s no secret that the movie industry, since its inception, has become a constantly evolving medium. It all began in the 1890s with film clips that were little over a minute long. Within a decade, these miniscule operations had...
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It has long been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the entertainment industry. In a lot of ways, movies serve as an influence to us on the deepest...
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There are two kinds of people: those who can only read or watch a book or film once, and those who delight in returning to certain works, whether they be favorites or those that they did not immediately connect...
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Film is a fascinating medium. There’s nothing about it that doesn’t draw the eye and ignite the imagination. People adore every facet of movies and movie-making: from entertaining trivia to exhaustive details of how the film came to life....