10 Great Thriller Movies On Netflix You May Have Missed

The thriller genre, like so many other genres, is an incredibly broad genre with multiple sub genres to explore. Thrillers are often categorised by their ability to keep an audience guessing, to sustain a level of tension and intrigue throughout and sometimes they may even keep the audience on the edge of their seats. As […]

10 British Movie Classics You’ve Probably Never Seen

It’s been nearly 60 years since Francois Truffaut’s notorious statement that there was a certain incompatibility between Britain and cinema. He even went as far as to say that the country itself with its dull weather, stolid routine and understated humour was anticinematic. And this opinion, given by one of the great arbiters of film […]

10 Great 2010s Female Performances That Should Have Been Nominated For Oscars

The Academy Awards are a useful tool in honoring achievements within the film industry, but they are far from the definitive body that determines greatness in cinema. While many of the films and performances that they recognize are powerful and deserve the boost, there are also films and performances that slip by without recognition. A […]

10 Great 2010s Male Performances That Should Have Been Nominated For Oscars

This decade’s Academy Awards have had tremendous highs and tremendous lows. Some of the Oscar winning performances, such as Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) and Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), were quite deserving and worthy of recognition, while others, such as Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) or Jared Leto (Dallas […]

10 Recent Mediocre Movies That Wasted Great Stories

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The great British filmmaker David Lean (“Lawrence of Arabia,” “Doctor Zhivago”) said once, “I’m first and foremost interested in the story, the characters.” For the story is the motor that drives the screenplay, and so on the film itself. There’s a huge difference between the story and the screenplay; a screenplay is a set of […]