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Daily Archives: October 15, 2015

So naming the 10 best horror sequels shouldn’t in theory have been such a hard task. Given that there are over 5,000 mainstream horror movies at our disposal and sifting through my 1,000 plus horror movies I thought this would be a fairly straightforward assignment. I was wrong. What I did learn was that even though there have been some… Read more »

15 October 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Do you not know that King Kong the first was just three foot six inches tall? He only came up to Faye Wray’s belly button! If god could do the tricks that we can do, he’d be a happy man! Eli Cross, film director — The Stunt Man (1980) Historically, every decade has a feeling to it and film is… Read more »

15 October 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Since the beginning of cinema, the theater has been a major influence on the medium. Cinematic staging is largely based on precepts from the theater. Though cinema developed its own language, a lot of traces of theater are still present. To point out the obvious, most acting techniques come directly from theater. Perhaps in Hollywood cinema the major influence was… Read more »

15 October 2015 | Features, Film Lists