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Daily Archives: May 15, 2015

The very structure of dramatic storytelling, dating all the way back to Aristotle, consists of certain rules and expectations to which we’ve all become accustomed. One of the key components of a well-constructed story is the main character, or protagonist. The protagonist is often called the hero, but what happens when the protagonist is not so heroic? Just because we… Read more »

15 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

There is just something about practical effects which CGI cannot replicate. Special effects wizards have been bringing directors’ visions to life since the dawn of cinema, occasionally winning awards for their efforts. Their talents play a tremendous role in capturing the audience’s imagination and leaving them in awe. They can thrill or even sometimes horrify the audience. . From the… Read more »

15 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

The Venice Film Festival, first held in August 1932, is the oldest film festival in the world. The main prize is the Golden Lion, which owes its name to the symbol of the city of Venice. This recognition is considered one of Europe’s most prestigious awards along with the Palme d’Or at Cannes and the Golden Bear of the International… Read more »

15 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists