4 posts tagged with movies by Tuwa.
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(The original) The Shining: filmed on a 1.37:1 negative for display on a 1.33:1 TV or matting to 1.85:1 in theater (see 1, 2, 3 and many other sources). So why does my PC's DVD player grab screenshots at 1.50:1? [more inside]
posted by Tuwa on Sep 30, 2006 - 15 answers

it's commentary! it's a film! it's a meta-film!

I'm looking for films about whatever they're about that are also about their own making. Fiction is preferred over documentary--this approach in documentary tends to strike me as more often lazy than profound--but skillful documentaries are welcome too. [examples inside, including spoilers] [more inside]
posted by Tuwa on Sep 27, 2005 - 62 answers

Trying to find a movie about a bereaved mother

ForgottenMovieFilter: I'm looking for this film I saw at least fifteen years ago about a single mother whose daughter was killed by a train. [all the plot I can remember inside, including spoiler] [more inside]
posted by Tuwa on Sep 17, 2005 - 5 answers

Trying to find a film I saw about 20 years ago

I'm looking for the name of this movie I saw in the early 1980s, when I was a child, that ended with the antagonist winning. [more inside]
posted by Tuwa on Jul 17, 2005 - 10 answers

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