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Daily Archives: March 29, 2015

In 1983 during the birth of VHS rentals, the United Kingdom’s Director of Public Prosecution released, under the influence of Mary “Morality Monger” Whitehouse, a list of 72 VHS tapes considered to be in violation of the Obscene Publications Act 1959. Whitehouse, who made a career out of telling other people how to live their lives, and coming off a… Read more »

29 March 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Biopics are a dime a dozen nowadays, especially considering how much the Academy Awards evidently adore them. Luckily, not all biopics cater to the Oscar-bait pitfalls that render them as formulaic and generic as one has come to dread. Whether a biopic depicts the life of a politician, a musician, a war hero or even a filmmakers, one thing they… Read more »

29 March 2015 | Features, Film Lists

“I didn’t like looking at the truth through other people’s words. So I thought about how as close to the truth as possible I could materialize what I see through my own language. I would be happy even if it’s similar [to the truth] by the slightest amount. In such a way, [it’s] laying certain pieces on the screen through… Read more »

29 March 2015 | Features, Film Lists