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Daily Archives: May 4, 2015

When I watch South Korean cinema, I’m usually satisfied with the acting. Rarely have I complained about the performances, even when it’s by former models and pop-stars making their big-screen debut. That doesn’t mean I haven’t seen bad acting, but rarely has an actor been so terrible that it’s killed the film for me. Well, maybe a few films. Like… Read more »

04 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Since his threatening but silky smooth voice is on the verge of being stuck in our minds for an entire summer, it’s time to look back on actor James Spader’s fascinating film career before he lent his voice to 2015’s most highly anticipated comic book adaptation, The Avengers 2: The Age of Ultron. For years, Spader has been known to… Read more »

04 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

The teen-age years are full of the first tastes of adult pleasures such as the first time drinking or the first time heart break while, navigating the social, hormonal, and scholarly adventures. The following films are quite universal, whether one is in the midst of teenage adventure or looking back at the faster times of life. Coming of age movies… Read more »

04 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

‘Slow’ can be a relative term when it comes to films. Those who are more attuned to watching Hollywood blockbusters will no doubt call even films by Alexander Payne or Clint Eastwood slow. It wouldn’t be too much of a surprise to see even those who are familiar with American indie cinema calling European arthouse films by the likes of… Read more »

04 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists