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Daily Archives: April 4, 2016

A man of overwhelming height and size, the charismatic John Goodman originally earned a name for himself depicting a collection of loveable and flamboyant characters in family entertainment. Despite being a constant, indispensable actor working in child-friendly capers, Goodman has also frequently lent his impeccable abilities to various other genres, creating a unique back catalogue of unpredictable and varying performances,… Read more »

04 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Martin Scorsese is often described as one of the most prolific and significant filmmakers of cinema history. His career spans over 45 years and in that time he has crafted countless masterpieces, from the gritty and brutal world of Mean Streets to the adrenaline fueled excess of The Wolf of Wall Street, he has accomplished more and left a larger… Read more »

04 April 2016 | Features, Other Lists

It is great when a film takes an unpredicted turn, or does something formally to provoke thought, or to shock. This is often the result of direction; it might be at a level of self-awareness not seen before, or a collage of different styles or genres. The narrative of a film may leave the audience in a compromised position, or… Read more »

04 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Joel and Ethan Coen were born in 1954 and 1957 respectively in Minnesota. From there, Joel went on to study film at NYU and Ethan to study philosophy (Wittgenstein in particular) at Princeton. After graduation, Joel began work as a production assistant before co-writing his first major film, Blood Simple, with Ethan. Little did anyone know at that point that… Read more »

04 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists