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Daily Archives: September 14, 2014

More than perhaps any other genre, horror cinema is associated specifically with a collection of talented (and not so talented) film-makers who produce the films which call the genre home. The so-called “masters of horror,” or any other name that fits your fancy. When it comes to fear, dread, and a spine-tingling chill, there are a few names that come… Read more »

14 September 2014 | Features, Film Lists

The relationship between a filmmaker and his or her style is a complex one. Many of them, as it can be seen on art in general, tend to have certain specific interests, techniques and genres they learn to feel comfortable with and adopt as their own. On one hand, this can be beneficial since it helps to refine certain ideas… Read more »

14 September 2014 | Features, People Lists

Lesser known than many of his Golden Age contemporaries, Howard Hawks was a genre pioneer and maverick. His legacy is one of exceptional versatility and range; however, Hawks didn’t simply work across many genres – comedy, western, noir, drama, romance, adventure, musical, and science-fiction are all present within his oeuvre – he was perhaps Hollywood’s most unsuspected rebel. As much… Read more »

14 September 2014 | Features, Film Lists