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Daily Archives: February 22, 2016

As of recently, the term “Oscar bait” has been thrown around quite a lot. There’s a reason for that: the Oscars are predictable. Most people believe that the Academy Awards are far too conservative to ever pick risky movies for their grand prize. Actually, until the recent extension of the best picture field, nominations for unsafe choices were almost out… Read more »

22 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Over the last 15 years, director Martin Scorsese has become the ultimate cinematic success story. Films such as Gangs of New York, The Departed, Hugo and The Wolf of Wall Street have been successful with both audiences and critics alike, garnering good reviews while pulling in big box office bucks. But it wasn’t always such smooth sailing for the director… Read more »

22 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

The history of the Italian film industry is so rich that it makes these types of lists quite difficult to write. Although I have the opinion that after 1980, Italian Cinema almost “died” and wasn’t able to renovate its staff, quality and influence. I agree there are a handful of films quite worthy of attention in the 90s; the industry… Read more »

22 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists