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Daily Archives: June 5, 2015

As of 2015, the slasher is in no place to write home about, but it was never a genre to cherish in the first place. It was more like a genre to hope for, and to run from. The first true slasher, John Carpenter’s Halloween, is a godsend and one of the great films of the modern era, a cruel… Read more »

05 June 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Studio Ghibli is company that means quite a bit to many individuals. With a near spotless filmography, the films of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata have inspired many artists and filmmakers in sheer craft, creativity, and storytelling. Personally, I haven’t a met a person that only likes one or two Ghibli films—it’s usually a handful, if not the entire library…. Read more »

05 June 2015 | Features, Other Lists

For generations, murder mysteries have been one of the most popular and entertaining forms of art to the public. Detective stories from noir writers and mystery legends like Agatha Christie became cultural icons. Today, murder mysteries are most commonly manifested in the throng of crime TV shows like Law & Order and CSI. The murder mystery movies throughout history have… Read more »

05 June 2015 | Features, Film Lists

It’s a proven and well known fact that Hollywood and English speaking cinema in general attracts actors, directors and screenwriters alike. It’s like a giant honey pot that draws in the best of what the rest of the world has to offer. Everybody comes to this world in order to „make it” and become successful. Directors and screenwriters usually have… Read more »

05 June 2015 | Features, Film Lists