Articles for tag: Prison Movies, Shawshank, Shawshank Redemption, The Shawshank Redemption

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Movie Review – the Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The Shawshank Redemption is the best film that I have viewed this year. It is a most unusual story which takes us behind the walls of fictitious Shawshank prison where Andy Dufresne (played by Tim Robbins) has just been incarcerated. However, Andy has been emphatic that he did not kill his wife and her lover. ...

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Shawshank Redemption: Book Vs. Movie

A lot of people know the movie The Shawshank Redemption, but not everyone knows that the movie was based on a novella by Stephen King. Most people also know that Hollywood takes liberties with stories, for dramatic or comedic effect, time, or other considerations. How did Hollywood change Stephen King’s Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption ...

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Why the Shawshank Redemption is Still a Stellar Movie

While its reception at the box office was somewhat lukewarm, “The Shawhank Redemption” went on to become one of the most iconic movies of the 1990s and is still remembered as one of the best films in cinematic history. Written and directed by Frank Darabont, the drama is based on a novella by Stephen King ...

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Shawshank Redemption – Movie or Book?

In 1994, Frank Darabont directed the drama movie, The Shawshank Redemption based on a Stephen King short story, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, published in 1983. It’s an amazing tale of a man named Andy Dufresne, played by Tim Robbins, who is convicted and sent to prison for the murder of his wife and her ...

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The Cinematography and Lighting of the Shawshank Redemption

Check MateThe Cinematography and Lighting of The Shawshank Redemption The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 motion picture adapted and directed by Frank Darabont from a short story by Stephen King. This film is in the classical style combining elements of both formalism and realism. It also combines elements of the dramatic, escapist (prison break), and ...

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IMDB Top 100 Films: he Shawshank Redemption

I started writing a short history for each of the Top 100 films on the American Film Institutes list, and then I realized that the AFI list is problematic for a few different reasons. It only represents the opinions of film critics, it stays within the boundaries of Hollywood and American born films, and it ...

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The Top Five Prison Movies of All Time

1. The Shawshank Redemption This film isn’t just one of the best prison films of all time. It’s one of the best films of any kind of all time. Timothy Robbins delivers the performance of his career as a young man doing a life sentence for killing his wife’s lover. (The character walked in on ...