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Daily Archives: May 10, 2015

Found footage is one of the most controversial, widely reviled forms of horror cinema; not because it is particularly confrontational like torture porn, but because the format itself is so different to the conventional cinematic approach of fictional narrative films. Found footage films attempt to imitate real footage by utilising shaky handheld camerawork in order to impart a sense of… Read more »

10 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Born in West Germany in 1955, Bruce Willis has remained a prominent A-list actor for nearly three decades. He has played everything from a foul-mouthed NYPD detective to a troubled psychologist; from a real-life superhero to two characters from the future. He is an extremely versatile actor who has proven his worth as a leading man as well as a… Read more »

10 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Mother (noun): 1 a female parent; 2 one’s female parent; 3 a mother-in-law, step mother, or adoptive mother; 4. A woman exercising control, influence, or authority like that of a mother. All of those words are true but somehow miss the fuller definition. A mother is the bearer of life, the nurturer of that life, the hub of the family… Read more »

10 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

May 9th, 2015 marks the 70-year anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. This human catastrophe has affected billions of people and its residues remain to this very day. Perhaps no other country was as scarred by it as Soviet Union, where the invasion of deadly Nazi forces coincided with the horrors of Stalinism. Here is a list… Read more »

10 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists