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Daily Archives: September 21, 2015

Ah, sequels. In this case, horror sequels. Who cares, right? They’re just as common as all the superhero sequels nowadays, and have been coming consistently for longer. If there’s either a concept, a place, a character, or more specifically, an antagonist, there’s enough to keep bringing it back, because horror movies have audience and they are somewhat easy to make… Read more »

21 September 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Traveling is a wonderful habit of the human nature. People do it for different reasons. Some are interested in visiting as much as they can in order to gain culture and perspective, others just to get away from the rat race for a few days and just lay in the sun without a care in the world. The term “the… Read more »

21 September 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Everyone has to start somewhere. Geniuses are not born with knowledge, but come to it by their ability to absorb, retain, and apply that which they learned. We all know Kubrick was the typical ne’er-do-well who did poorly in school. His loathing for institutionalized learning was legendary. Home movies show he was affable — even attention-grabbing — but few thought… Read more »

21 September 2015 | Features, Other Lists

When letting violence loose in a film pins it to a very specific, limited option of genres, choosing the measured amount that the plot allows becomes the difference between a forgettable work of art and a masterpiece imprinted in our psyche, even if remembered by one crucial, violent scene. Physical aggression, implied murder, slight gore or even crimson pools of… Read more »

21 September 2015 | Features, Film Lists