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Daily Archives: January 22, 2016

One has to think seeing yourself on the big screen has got to be a surreal experience in many ways. You are the most critical of yourself, the way you act, the way you move, the way you speak. Since actors make a living based a lot on their appearance and performance they would be their harshest critic. Actor Johnny… Read more »

22 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Cult films are known by many as films that are a bit south of the mainstream- and because of that won’t appeal to everyone. Normally it takes a couple of years for a movie to gain a cult following. For example modern films like Donnie Darko have a cult following because it was unconventional and was a film that didn’t… Read more »

22 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Quentin Tarantino exists within his own genre by this point, by blending the amalgamated knowledge of dozens of various films from numerous cultures and styles he has crafted characters of almost every variety imaginable. From scheming villains, redemptive figures, good Samaritans and unscrupulous killers he has written so many varying roles (and subsequently directed them) that there are numerous eligible… Read more »

22 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists

With some 60+ feature films, shorts, documentaries and various other directed works under his belt, the cinema of Werner Herzog covers a vast landscape of worlds and peoples. He is one of the few directors whose name has given birth to its own adjective – one might describe a film as Herzogian just as one might describe a film as… Read more »

22 January 2016 | Features, Other Lists