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Daily Archives: April 28, 2016

There’s been somewhat of a growing assumption that film studios are out of ideas. People claim that there are more reboots, sequels, and spin-offs than creative new ideas. Whether that’s true or not is up for debate. However, there’s no denying that horror films are frequent victims of reboots and remakes. Some assume that this is because, given the fact… Read more »

28 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Pulp Fiction is still a frequent feature on many scriptwriting and favourite film lists. Perhaps it doesn’t quite seem it like it but well over 20 years have passed since the film’s release in 1994. Earning many accolades and rave reviews for best screenplay, for many, the film and its scriptwriter Quentin Tarantino’s style (it should be noted here that… Read more »

28 April 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Quentin Tarantino is a unique case among the world of filmmaking for a number of reasons. The first is his ability to combine cult aesthetics, themes, and notions with commercial success, thus providing him fans from both “underground” and mainstream audiences. The second is his outspoken love for watching movies, in contrast to other filmmakers who don’t like watching other… Read more »

28 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Every ending affords a new beginning. The classic era of the European art house film finally came to a complete end in the 1980s with the death and/or retirement of most of the key figures of that time and with the changes in technology which doomed the traditional art house as a theater going experience for many. However, the 1990s… Read more »

28 April 2016 | Features, Film Lists