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Daily Archives: April 16, 2016

The great works of horror delve deep into the darker elements of human nature. For Lovecraft, it was the sheer magnitude of our insignificance in the face of the icy void, ‘pierced by the feeble light of half-dead stars.’ Whilst Goya’s grotesque compositions reveal a doomed inner battle between man’s reason and his madness. Since its conception, the cinema has… Read more »

16 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists

It’s hard to overstate the cataclysmic impact of the 2008 global financial crisis on the economy of the United States and the rest of the world. The stock markets of countries around the globe cratered into oblivion, homeowners found themselves out on the streets, long-time employees packed their boxes and hit the unemployment lines. The shock waves resonated for years… Read more »

16 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists

From 1970 until the present year (2016), majority of films that aren’t documentaries are released in color. As time goes on, many movie-goers are less inclined to see features that are shot in black and white, dismissing them as “boring” or “old fashioned”. Regardless, many filmmakers still rely on this method for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it can be… Read more »

16 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists