Twenty-four frames a second, 100 heartbeats a minute, a dozen emotional highs an hour – and shockwaves that last a lifetime: that’s cinema.
Films entertain us like nothing else can, but they also have the power to change our lives. A film can frighten or reassure us, make us laugh, make us sad or remorseful, make us want to change the world.
Film, also called a movie, motion picture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that when shown on a screen create an illusion of motion images (due to the phi phenomenon).
This optical illusion causes the audience to perceive continu