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Daily Archives: December 4, 2014

Most modern Horror movies depend on a pretty manipulative modus operandis (from a cinematic point of view) to grab its audience: jump-scares. There’s nothing wrong with jump scares per se, they’re often the best part of an otherwise forgettable film. But the tough fact is that the overly-reliance on this easy to use but hard to master technique has overruled… Read more »

04 December 2014 | Features, Film Lists

The 1990s was a great decade for films. New blood was entering in the way of directors and there were some fine actors, both young ones just starting out, and people who had stage and TV experience making the leap to feature films. Every year seemed to have more and better films and Hollywood was marketing better than ever before…. Read more »

04 December 2014 | Features, Film Lists

There have been several positions about suicide. Arthur Schopenhauer depicted it as a lie even in a world marked by suffering. David Hume regarded it as a legitimate alternative that shouldn’t scare us to consider. Though we can agree or disagree with any of these extreme positions, we can accept with Albert Camus that suicide shouldn’t be a matter of… Read more »

04 December 2014 | Features, Film Lists