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Daily Archives: February 4, 2016

Animators have been enchanting audiences since the beginning of the 20th century, from classic Disney tales to sci-fi anime films and many other styles in between. The reputation of animation, like its content, has evolved over time to be as critically and commercially viable as their live action counterparts, winning prestigious awards and breaking box-office records.What appeal they lose in… Read more »

04 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

We all know Leo DiCaprio should have an Oscar by now. Even though he’s only 41 years-old, and competition has been tough every one of the 5 times he was nominated, his work has been so consistently great in the last few years, it seems like an outrage that he doesn’t have an “Academy Award winner” attached to his name…. Read more »

04 February 2016 | Features, People Lists

What defines a movie as classic is a familiar discussion to be had by cinema fans. There isn’t an authoritative definition for it, although many institutions have shared their own insight on the matter, making it a fairly personal opinion in today’s postmodern age. However, some points have been made that were coincidental in opinions. For once, a film must… Read more »

04 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Quentin Tarantino has certainly never been kind in his appraisal of the ageing director. In 2012, in the midst of an infamous interview with Krishnan Guru-Murthy on the Django Unchained press tour, he stated that “directors are like boxers, they have their time.” A statement that, whilst harsh, is nowhere near as cutting Tarantino’s previous assertion, espoused in a televised… Read more »

04 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists