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    Welcome to the Classic Films and Movie Stars website

    There are so many different genres of film, to the extent that new filmmakers often have difficulty choosing the kind they want to make. There are genres such as comedy, drama, horror, drama and the rest, but many genres that were popular in the past seem to have been forgotten by the general population.

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    Welcome to the Classic Films and Movie Stars website

    But film buffs recall the classics with a fondness and a reverence, for they are not only windows into a bygone era, but beautifully crafted, suspenseful, emotive and exciting films in their own right, peopled by the famous faces of yesteryear. Contact our experts on Classic Films and Movie Stars for further information.

Welcome to the Classic Films and Movie Stars website

Welcome to the Classic Films and Movie Stars website. We are here to provide you with all the resources you might desire want regarding Classic Films and Movie Stars. The classic era of early films produced a lot of ground breaking cinema. One genre that was begun during the classic era of early film is that of film noir. Film noir is a combination of drama and crime with a hint of dark comedy and suspense. The plot usually emphasizes and revolves around characters cynical attitudes and sexual motivations, as well as exhibiting a certain melodramatic quality. These films were extremely popular back in the 1940s and 1950s. The majority of filmmaking schools that were around at the times would have developed film noir cinematography from inspirations such as the German expressionist movement.

Most film noir have a low-key, black and white visual style, which adds to the suspense and tension of the plot. The name of the genre and style is also derived from its black or dark mood. Although the majority of film noir was made in the United States of America, where the majority of early filmmaking schools were founded, there are many examples of film noir from all over the world, as well as a number of parodies, particularly at the height of film noir's popularity, taking the form of dark comedies. The film noir genre includes many classic movies, all exhibiting dark cinematography with a classic film noir plot. Please get in touch with us if you wish to know more about Classic Films and Movie Stars.

 

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