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Daily Archives: October 21, 2015

With so many good movies to analyze and take inspiration from, it is hard to take the time and sit down to watch a bad movie. But given that we live in a culture where it is wise to stay away from these abominations on celluloid, we are missing out on using these films as excellent teaching tools in how… Read more »

21 October 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Anime has a major place today among popular films and TV series, but much of its popularity in the West has mostly grown in the last few decades. Commercial animation in Japan began in the early 20th century, and began to take on a characteristic anime style by the 1960s with series like Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy, an adventure story… Read more »

21 October 2015 | Features, Film Lists

The first horror film is said to have come out in the late 1890’s. Directed by Georges Méliès, it was titled Le Manoir du Diable and was only two minutes long. From there, a whole culture was born. The horror genre is so notable because of how much creativity and fun go into it. It usually deals with people’s nightmares… Read more »

21 October 2015 | Features, Film Lists

The Berlin Film Festival, one of the most important film festivals in Europe and in the world, has taken every February since 1951. Along with the Cannes and Venice Film Festivals, they form the triad of the most prestigious film festivals in the world. Berlinale, as the event is also known, was created as an initiative from the United States,… Read more »

21 October 2015 | Features, Film Lists