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Daily Archives: December 7, 2014

Over the last several decades, the horror genre has had its share of ups and downs. We’ve seen it transition from the otherworldly ghost and demon films of the 1970s, all the way into the rise of the slasher film with major Hollywood studios in the early eighties. With the success of big name franchises such as Friday the 13th,… Read more »

07 December 2014 | Features, Film Lists

From the very beginning, documentary film and controversy were bound together. The first recognised full-length documentary, Nanook of the North, was Robert Flaherty’s record of a ‘real-life’ Inuit family, but even that early documentation of reality was built on deception, and artifice. Frederick Wiseman, whose films are considered the epitome of realism in documentary-making, has battled with censors and bans… Read more »

07 December 2014 | Features, Film Lists