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Daily Archives: May 23, 2015

The term “masterpiece” holds a rather floating definition. True enough, one man’s masterpiece is another man’s garbage; women ditto. However, one term constantly associated with the term masterpiece seems to be “bold.” Critics seem to fall back on this terms time and time again. In retrospect, it does quickly become clear that most cinematic gems hold one distinct common characteristic… Read more »

23 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Born in South Africa, Charlize Theron moved to the US when she was a teenager. She was previously a dancer, but after knee damage could no longer carry on dancing. This apparently devastated her at the time, but she decided to become an actor and moved to Hollywood. According to rumour she was then discovered by an agent whilst having… Read more »

23 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

When explaining why he dropped out of film school, Paul Thomas Anderson said “My film making education consisted of finding out what filmmakers I liked were watching, then seeing those films. I learned the technical stuff from books and mags…Film school is a complete con, because the information is out there if you want it.” Whatever one’s motivation, the joy… Read more »

23 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists