15 Great Movies With A Mrs. Robinson Complex

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The term “Mrs. Robinson” usually refers to romances between older women and much younger boys. It originates from Anne Bancroft’s portrayal of the seductive and lewd older woman in 1967’s “The Graduate”. The women in these relationships share an overall dissatisfaction with not only men their own age, but with their personal lives. Most are […]

25 Comedic Movie Performances that Deserved an Oscar Nomination

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The comedy film is a balancing act between the goofy and the sublime, the funny and the tragic. For a genre so specific and nuanced, it’s odd how little respect comedies get. Dramas, for instance, usually get much more critical attention, and at awards time, few comedies, if any, receive recognition. This is especially true […]

The 10 Best Movies Influenced by Marxist Philosophy

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Karl Marx was one of the most influential philosopher of all time and consequently his work has influenced a lot of films. The spectator faces Marxist problems such as: proletariat conditions, bourgeoisie dominance, the evolving technology and its connection to society, and revolution. Every problem is only a signal of the advent of the communist […]

20 Essential Dogme 95 Films You Need To Watch

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Dogme 95 is a movement established by a handful of Danish directors. Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg, Soren Kragh-Jacobsen and Kristian Levring signed the Dogme 95 manifesto and created the Vows of Chastity to support inexpensive filmmaking in opposition to big budget productions. To protest against the expensive but insubstantial products of the special effect-driven […]

10 Great Movies Featuring Obsessive Characters

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What is it about the cinema that lends itself so well to obsessive characters? You know the ones. Those determined individuals that push themselves and others, beyond all reason, in the single minded pursuit of a specific goal. It’s certainly great theater seeing someone fight against the establishment, chase immortality, or strive to better themselves […]

15 Great Movies That Will Bring You Back To The Radio Days

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Before television, there was radio. Since the 1920’s until the full development of television, radio has been the biggest thing. It was not only the main source of information, but it was also the main source of entertainment: popular songs, radio plays, comedic sketches and many more. Back then, people use to call the radio […]

20 Offbeat Crime Movies That Are Worth Your Time

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Film Noir and Crime Films were very popular on the 40’s. These films portrayed with gritty realism the life and activity of criminals and those around them. Typically, these films focused around bank robbers or gangsters, other times morally bankrupt characters working outside the law, forced by desperation into making all the wrong choices, most […]

14 Movies From The 2000s That Have The Potential To Be Future Cult Favorites

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The 2000s was a very hit or miss decade. The original content that was created might have been good, but it was too far and in-between. Meanwhile this was the decade that brought strong interest to foreign cinema, especially when it came to the horror genre- seeing how the more original horror movies were coming […]

10 Great Horror Movies From This Century That Are Directed By a Woman

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If female directors are a minority, then even more rare are female horror directors. It’s hard to find a reason for such a lack of production, considering the importance of the female figure in horror cinema. Maybe, because of this fact, women find it hard to jump behind the camera. Even with relevant exceptions, in horror […]