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Daily Archives: May 30, 2015

There’s really nothing that can be said about the 1980’s that hasn’t already been said. In short, it was a fun, vapid, poppy, shallow, optimistic, and overwhelmingly materialistic decade that was reflected in both popular consumer and popular entertainment products. Yes, the 1980’s, forgoing the leaps and bounds of artistry discovered by the filmmakers of the 1970’s, saw movies become… Read more »

30 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

A love of horror usually begins at an early age. To those who shy away from the macabre, it is a poorly understood obsession often landing the genre fan in a category somewhere between weirdo and psycho. Generations of misunderstood horror geeks have cowered in dark murky corners of libraries and video stores nursing copies of Bram Stoker’s Dracula and… Read more »

30 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Black & White was, initially, the only option filmmakers had to incorporate in their works. The first popular movies, shot using the Technicolor company method, were musicals that presented vivid colors, such as “The Wizard of Oz” (1939) and “Singin’ in the Rain” (1952). Later, color films widely popular and common – since the 1970’s, the great majority of films… Read more »

30 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists