The Movies

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The acclaimed CNN Original Series The Movies turns its attention to the big screen in this fascinating, in-depth examination of the cultural, societal and political shifts that framed the evolution of cinema. Each episode unfolds in chronological order to build a compelling picture of the most pivotal moments in film, from the first sound movies of the 1930s to the blockbuster franchises of the 2000s. Combining archive material and interviews with actors, directors, producers, film critics and historians, The Movies weaves together the events that influenced and dominated cinema, transforming what we were watching, how and why we were watching it and who was making it.


Paul Thomas Anderson, Brad Bird, Alonso Duralde, Neal Gabler, Renee Graham


12 x 60' or 6 x 120'


Series, Doc Series, Historical, Arts & Culture

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