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Daily Archives: January 26, 2016

Mad Max: Fury Road has a 97 on Rotten Tomatoes and an 89 on Metacritic. It has won 116 awards, according to IMDB, and has been nominated for 123 – including an Oscar for Best Picture. Enough is enough. Yes, Mad Max is a fun, stylish film. No one disputes its entertainment value. But is it the best film of… Read more »

26 January 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Fans of indie cinema have always enjoyed a fairly rich smorgasbord of styles, themes, and genres. Indie can, naturally, refer to budgetary restrictions, and can indicate an “independance” from the major studio system. Yet, for many, Indie is simply a state of mind, an outsider spirit, and a dedication to quirkiness rather than Blockbuster convention. Here, we have 20 films… Read more »

26 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Editing is one of the most important steps in any filmmaking process, and yet, if it is done well, it will often be ignored. Hollywood taught us that a good montage was “invisible,” impossible to notice. These 20 examples defied the idea of montage as a passive construction and instead developed techniques to make this aspect not only visible, but… Read more »

26 January 2016 | Features, Film Lists