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Daily Archives: April 5, 2015

Documentary films have been around since the earliest days of cinema. In a sense, they are the opposite of narrative films: fictional stories created in the mind of the writer, brought to life by the director, and starring a bunch of actors who are pretending to be someone else. Documentaries by definition are nonfiction, true-life stories presented to the audience… Read more »

05 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

When Marlon Brando spent an entire month in a bed at the Birmingham Army Hospital in Van Nuys, California, just to prepare for his debut role as a paraplegic veteran in “The Men” (1950), he became on of the first and best examples of the extremes an actor goes to when preparing for a character. For Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver”… Read more »

05 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Just in case you needed more South Korean cinema, here is an additional article featuring 25 more overlooked South Korean films. If you haven’t checked out the first one, please do so — mainly just in case I might’ve missed something (as well as several other similar lists). Once again, I use the term “overlooked” incredibly loosely. Whether it be… Read more »

05 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists