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Daily Archives: February 26, 2016

Something that has been a growing trend among movies during this past decade is the fact that they have been more and more inspired by movies from the 1970s and 80s. This is because of how filmmakers today grew up in the 80s and are drawing off of their nostalgia. If you think about it this type of thing is… Read more »

26 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Any time someone mentions an actors’ name, the following reaction is to think of the movie that made them well known. If someone mentions Al Pacino, you’ll think of The Godfather. Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire. James Dean? Rebel Without a Cause. In the cases of the three movies listed, it’s easy to recall how outstanding these films… Read more »

26 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Every ten years, the British film magazine Sight and Sound asks critics around the world to choose their ten favourite films of all time. Everyone is familiar with the old warhorses that regularly show up in this poll – your Citizen Kanes, your Tokyo Story. But we forget that it was not always thus. Time was when Pudovkin’s Mother and… Read more »

26 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

The history of film can’t go forward without having looking at the past. Understanding a way a great director made a masterwork can give a small insight to their mind, and can help us to unveil the mystery of a film. Documenting a filmmaker gives a way of making history through their medium, and gives a fresh look at their… Read more »

26 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists