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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Title design can be interesting for a film. Right from the beginning, a film’s title can set the tone for the next 2 hours that will unspool in front of you. Title designs can be the extra boost that makes a very good film into a great one.   DUCK SOUP (1933) Duck Soup is an old film, but it… Read more »

27 May 2013 | Features, Guest Posts, Other Lists

Horror films tend to follow the same concept and an element of excitement arises when filmmakers claim to have a film that is original, terrifying, the scariest film in years. A majority of the time the only feeling that is experienced is strong disappointment. Recent years have seen the horror film industry at its all time lowest with one terrible… Read more »

24 May 2013 | Features, Film Lists

Ever since the beginning of cinema there have been plenty of overlooked performances. In each actor’s career there will be one or two performances that he/she aren’t ever truly recognized for, which is a true shame due to the work that’s usually put into portraying a character. From the much longer list I originally composed, I’ve narrowed it down to… Read more »

19 May 2013 | Features, Other Lists

If you are anything like me, you have waiting for almost a year for the debut of Iron Man 3. We’ve been seeing trailers for months, and to have finally seen the movie my biggest hope was confirmed. Iron Man 3 was good. I was seriously nervous about it. See, Marvel Phase 1 set a new standard for what superhero… Read more »

16 May 2013 | Features, Film Lists

What is The American Dream? Most would agree that it’s a basic formula, of sorts, that if followed correctly, and if the cards are stacked in one’s favor, can produce a normal, perfect life. Unfortunately, though, as much as one tries to achieve the dream, eventually they’ll soon realize that it’s exactly what it’s titled: A Dream. When simply glanced… Read more »

15 May 2013 | Features, Reviews

Since the beginning of cinema, the courtroom has been an (often climatically) important setting for the action to take place. Courtroom monologues stick out and stick with us – for instance, who could forget Jack Nicholson’s famous ‘You can’t handle the truth!’. Academy Awards have been won and careers have been made from courtroom monologues. It’s one of those real… Read more »

13 May 2013 | Features, Film Lists

One of the greatest things about cinema is that we get to experience characters that we would never really meet in true life. It’s part of escaping from reality. Some of the characters are just too nice to be real people, and some are heroes with remarkable superpowers. Sometimes, though, you’ll encounter one of those types of characters that are… Read more »

11 May 2013 | Features, Other Lists