B-movie


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B-movie

n
(Film) a film originally made (esp in Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s) as a supporting film, now often considered as a genre in its own right
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B-movie

[ˈbiːˌmuːvɪ] Npelícula f de la serie B

B-movie

n als Beiprogramm gezeigter Kinofilm, → B-Movie nt (spec)
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COP CAR 15, 84mins This cracking B-movie style action-drama skipped a theatre release, but it is well worth catching if only for Kevin Bacon's droll portrayal of a corrupt small town sheriff who goes in pursuit of a pair of 10-year-olds who steal his cop car.
Although the premise sounds like a cheesy 1950s B-Movie - boffin turns into a giant man-fly creature after an experiment goes wrong - there are some memorably moments here as bits of Jeff Goldblum's body fall off.
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40pm Ben Affleck plays a jobbing actor who gets a break when he is cast as Superman in a 1951 B-movie.
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The 40-year-old actress, who earlier said that she has always taken advantage of her breasts, snarls as she unleashes a hail of gunfire from a double barrelled machine gun bra, while dressed in leather, on the vintage B-movie style ad, the Sun reported.
Larger-than-life characters and a storyline to make B-movie scriptwriters shuffle uncomfortably in their seats, the Autobots and Decepticons are at it again.
Presented in compact form, Fritz transforms from insecure teenage girl to powerful B-movie actress.
Take, for example, the song "Vampire," where a rapper launches into an explosion of hard-laced rhyme while a keyboardist evokes the feel of a gothic organ while an operatic female vocalist fills a bridge with something out of a B-movie fright fest.
A film called Lesbian Vampire Killers obviouslysets out to hitacertain target, but you still expect it to factor in ironic B-movie sensibilities rather than simply being a B-movie.
His new album, with sleeve artwork that looks like the poster for a particularly bad B-movie, is pretentious pop rooted in the electronic 80s.
The plot is typical horror B-movie, but the thin storyline really does not matter so much once you put on those 3D specs.