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Daily Archives: April 22, 2016

Ah, the movie business – where no idea is new and similar plots are practically everywhere. Yes, The Incredibles is Watchmen for kids, George Lucas has confirmed that Star Wars was heavily influenced from Akira Kurosawa’s The Hidden Fortress. The Lion King can easily be seen as the animal version of Hamlet and there are so many action movies that… Read more »

22 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists

If one thing can be said of the Hollywood studio system, it’s that you had a lot of chances to make a good movie. John Ford made well over 50 movies before he made Stagecoach, a game changing masterpiece, usually making two or three movies a year. It also doesn’t hurt that filmmakers like Ford, Wilder, and Hitchcock started playing… Read more »

22 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Cinema can be considered an orchestrated consequence of several arts. Since its birth, the audiovisual medium has imbibed and borrowed from arts that infiltrate by virtue of seniority and experimentation. Over the course of its evolution from amusing spectacles to cultural statements, cinema has witnessed directors who bear profound sensitivity, encompassing its miscellaneous parentage. This parentage obviously includes stage, music,… Read more »

22 April 2016 | Features, People Lists