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Daily Archives: August 14, 2014

Cinema has produced some rough diamonds and some that are like a composite of a beautiful crystal and a rusty nail. They have become known in the modern lexicon as “marmite movies”; films that polarize critics and audiences alike. Like the substance itself, marmite is either so good it’s part of your taste buds or it’s so bad it tastes… Read more »

14 August 2014 | Features, Film Lists

A mockumentary, a combination of the words “mock” and “documentary”, is a film (or television show) in which is certain subject is spoofed by relaying fictional events in a documentary-like manner as if they are real. The subject of the mockumentary is thereby parodied, although often the very form of documentaries themselves is also spoofed in the process. They often… Read more »

14 August 2014 | Features, Film Lists

The musical genre has been one of the most successful film genres in the history of cinema. The genre has been around since the early 1920s. Once silent pictures started to fade away and talkies began to take over Hollywood, it was only natural that music and film would be blended as one. In 1927, Warner Bros. released Alan Crosland’s… Read more »

14 August 2014 | Features, Film Lists