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Daily Archives: April 17, 2016

Besides The Silence of the Lambs sweeping “The Big Five” in 1991, and The Exorcist earning itself a few nods, The Great and Powerful Academy has never been known to really recognize the horror genre. Typically, the awards are quite fond of biopics and straight dramas. Sure, Daniel-Day Lewis can do an impression of Lincoln like it’s nobody’s business, but… Read more »

17 April 2016 | Features, Other Lists

An exceptionally rich and cherished period in American Film History, Classic Hollywood brought us many timeless and unforgettable gems, such as Casablanca and Gone with the Wind, just to mention a couple. Unfortunately, their world-wide fame and acclaim has somewhat overshadowed other great achievements in filmmaking from the era. This article lists only 20 productions from the 1930’s through the… Read more »

17 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Japan is probably the country that has made the most cult films, a fact that could be attributed to the following reasons: 1.Artistic tradition, particularly the ero-guro movement. 2.History, with the violent transition from the samurai era to the contemporary one, and the nightmare caused by the aftermath of the atomic bomb. 3.The tolerance and even pleasure they draw from… Read more »

17 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists