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2018 has been a great year for horror fans. Sure there were a few sequels nobody asked for, though a few of those were actually rather well done (the following list sidesteps Johannes Roberts’s The Strangers: Prey at Night and Colin Hardy’s The Nun, but both films reward a late night watch), and there’s a few franchises we weren’t all… Read more »

13 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

If there is one rule most films liked to adhere to is giving viewers a happy ending. After a long, arduous journey, the hero is rewarded and so are audiences, with a warm fuzzy feeling of the “they lived happily ever after” persuasion. Although this practice was religiously followed in the early days of cinema, studios and writers alike slowly… Read more »

13 December 2018 | Features, Other Lists

Like any form of art, films are divisive. What one person enjoys is not necessarily going to be what another person does and vice versa. Audiences are frequently divided over whether a film has merit or not. However, there are some films which appear to go beyond this and split audiences firmly one way or another – causing audiences to… Read more »

12 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

Less as it may be, still there are a few auteur of cinema who are more concerned with filmmaking as an art and less as a medium to mint money. Every artist strives to create a body of work that connects with an audience, but there are few who come to fulfil a personal vision instead of catering to what the masses desire. It… Read more »

11 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

Watching movies alone is a timeless practice. For many it can be a time of meditation, reflection, or simply uninhibited amusement. Solitude allows for the most intimate and distinctive viewing experiences as it allows for full immersion into the director’s world, allowing one to notice all the minute nuances of a performance and slights of a filmmaker’s hand that other… Read more »

11 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

Many of us have consumed so much cinema in our lifetimes; this includes cinema that resonates, and some that doesn’t. We see a lot of good films, but how many of them have us completely undivided for their entirety? Here are ten films that won’t bore you for a single moment.   10. Polyester (John Waters, 1981) John Waters is… Read more »

10 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

The ending is the most important part of a film, a good ending can save an otherwise mediocre film and a bad ending can all but destroy a good one. But a good ending is really hard to craft and it can sometimes be really hard to know exactly where and when to end your film, and those are the… Read more »

10 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

The year is about to end but there are still a few interesting movies awaiting to hit the big screens. Compared to the last couple of years, 2018 wasn’t really the best year for film, but we hope that the remaining December releases will redress the balance a little. On this list, we tried to put together the 15 movies… Read more »

09 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

Halloween has long past, but that doesn’t mean we should all move on from horror movies. After all, there’s an almost endless amount of great horror movies available to the viewing public. Some of these movies are great for providing ample scares. Others are highly regarded for just being plain fun. The films on this list, however, are included because… Read more »

08 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

The following list of films promise edge-of-your-seat fare and guarantee heightened feelings of anticipation, anxiety, excitement, and surprise. Be sure to join the discussion in the comments section below by including any of your favorite suspense thrillers that we may have overlooked, but above all, enjoy the films and be ready to be astonished.   20. Miracle Mile (1988) This… Read more »

07 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

One of the things which drives to  craziness those who don’t subscribe to the auteur theory, the one which states that the director must be the “author” and prime mover of the film, is the fact that the practitioners of the theory, by implication if not implicitly, insist that any film by a film maker considered an auteur must inherently… Read more »

07 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

With the advance of technology and more companies than ever doing God’s work restoring films to DVD and Blu-ray, often for the first time, the world of film has never been smaller or more accessible to avid film fans looking to watch every sort movie, from all countries, from every decade. And yet there are still many that remain under… Read more »

07 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

First impressions are important, but they don’t always tell the whole story, especially when it comes to cinema. Filmmaking is a tough business no matter how talented you are and even though everyone wants a crack at making the next Citizen Kane, if you are just starting out in the industry, chances are you are you going to have to… Read more »

06 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

It’s not really a new thing, but in 2018 drama movies seemed to have been even more buried under the never-ending pile of action blockbusters (sequels, reboots and remakes included). Apart from the music-filled “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “A Star Is Born” or – to a lesser extent – “First Man” or “Creed II”, drama films weren’t really a center of… Read more »

06 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

Our worst subconscious demons tend to burn the most frightening of images into our memories; it’s as if we truly lived these moments. Good dreams are hard to come by again, but the bad ones never leave us alone. We wake up in a cold sweat, and we have to calm ourselves down to assure that the previous minutes of… Read more »

05 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists

“They don’t make movies like this anymore!” How many times do we think like this deep in our heart when watching classics? Classics never let us down, but you need to find them first. That’s why we have such a list on such a website. When is the last time you discovered a film so good that you try to… Read more »

05 December 2018 | Features, Film Lists