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topline

February 23, 2012

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To be the biggest star of a movie. The word comes form the fact, that sometimes the star’s name is on top of a poster etc., even above the film title. Advertisements

reel

February 23, 2012

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A strip of film (tape) wound on a metal wheel. The wheel usually contains 15 to 20 minutes of film material.

flop

February 22, 2012

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Extremely bad box-office performance of a movie. Top Ten Biggest Movie Flops

lost film

February 8, 2012

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If all copies of a film (tape, digital, archival…) have been lost, it is a lost film.

alternative title

February 4, 2012

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A tool in film distribution. it means that the same film can have different titles in different regions (not only due to translation). The changes can be minor (like adding the) or alter the title completely. The reasons are usually within marketing strategies. Sometimes a poorly performing film undergoes a title-and-poster change and sells much […]