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Monthly Archives: August 2013

In today’s film era, the musical genre can be very diverse. We get a cult musical kind of film full of catchy tunes and great moments, or we get a film replete with suffocating dullness and heightening vocal cords within every speech-simply boring us to death. Musicals have descended all the way from the 1970s. So here is a list… Read more »

25 August 2013 | Features, Film Lists

Why can’t science fiction moves get it right? Sometimes they have great ideas, but they go horribly wrong on film. Sometimes, let’s face it, the idea is just bad, so bad that it’s fun to sit around with a good friend and laugh your head off at how stupid these sci-fi films can be. Maybe that’s entertainment in itself. Here… Read more »

22 August 2013 | Features, Film Lists

Hollywood is full of crap. You know it, I know it. That’s why we can’t always expect the best from films. Although, we do get some surprises now and then. Sometimes, a typically ‘Bad’ actor takes part in a movie that not only is successful, but also shows us that these actors have more under their belt than we thought… Read more »

21 August 2013 | Features, People Lists

2012 was a magnificent year in movies, and so far 2013 looks like it will exceed in greatness. Venice and Toronto film festivals are upon us, and with the arrival of film festivals comes the arrival of Oscar contenders. The first 2/3 of 2013 however still deserves a fair share of recognition and awards, so without further ado, here are… Read more »

19 August 2013 | Features, Film Lists

In this post-modern era of horror, we have all types of horror films to choose from. Whether from an original Slasher film to a paranormal cinematic feature; it’s so hard to know where and what movies started it. So instead of thinking of watching a horror remake, sequel, prequel or reboot, here we land a list of horrors that changed… Read more »

18 August 2013 | Features, Film Lists

Alfred Hitchcock. Stanley Kubrick. Steven Spielberg. There are plenty of the great directors to choose from. But even the greatest of the greats will not live on forever. Someday we’ll have to choose a new director to be the greatest, so why not now? In this list, you will see younger up and coming directors, as well as directors who… Read more »

14 August 2013 | Features, People Lists

In modern day culture, we have as many movies that restore our faith in humanity as we have movies that totally suck. Hollywood has given us more examples of the latter in recent years, but still, we have the movies that don’t suck. Yet once in a while, that one movie comes around that we don’t really know what to… Read more »

09 August 2013 | Features, Film Lists

Sometimes, movie goers feel the need to see something real. Not just today’s news, but something that can be translated on to the big screen. That’s why documentaries were invented. They give you something so real and true that other movies just cant recreate. Whether it be ‘An Inconvenient Truth’, presenting raw facts about the world we live in, or… Read more »

07 August 2013 | Features, Film Lists

Since the turn of the century, Hollywood has given us fine pieces of movie-making art. We have the Leonardo Da Vincis, the Vincent Van Goghs, so on and so forth. Then, we have the other guys. The Salvador Dalis, the Pablo Picassos, the weirdists. From an angle, their work may seem abstract, obtuse, maybe even grotesque. But sometimes, you have… Read more »

04 August 2013 | Features, Film Lists

What do you do when your movie makes a ton of money at the box office? You make a sequel! But not all sequels are created equally. Especially when you look at superhero movies. Generally, movies that feature over-the-top heroes do well-enough to get sequels. The problem we face is when these movies are rushed and become something different all… Read more »

01 August 2013 | Features, Film Lists