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Daily Archives: August 26, 2015

As August reaches its end, and September inches closer and closer, perhaps now is as good a time as any to reflect nostalgically on some particular images and memories that help make summer so memorable. Memories like family barbeques, sparklers on the Fourth of July, swimming in cool water on the hottest day of the year, or perhaps just lounging… Read more »

26 August 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Since the gangly Count Orlock crept up those stairs in F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu (1922), horror cinema has relied on stylistic efforts to cause terror in its audience. Contrasts between light and darkness, depiction of true evil, menacing pursuits through confined spaces and stories that convey the supernatural and abnormal have been staples of horror classics since the dawn of cinema…. Read more »

26 August 2015 | Features, Film Lists

20th century Latin American Cinema established a movie language of its own with important classic movies like The Forgotten Ones (Los Olvidados, 1950), Memories from Underdevelopment (Memorias del Subdesarrollo, 1968), The Snail Strategy (La estrategia del Caracol, 1985), The Official Story (La Historia Oficial, 1985) and Oriana (1985). They all come together as different landmarks for the new wave of… Read more »

26 August 2015 | Features, Film Lists