Skip to content

Daily Archives: May 26, 2016

To try and condense the rich and vibrant history of punk rock that has now spanned over five decades into a few paragraphs would prove to be a difficult task. That being said, a long way away from the sentimentality of early 1970’s rock music, punk music dissociated itself from everything that had come before. Dating back to the mid… Read more »

26 May 2016 | Features, Other Lists

They say that sequels are never as good as the original, and they’re usually right. For every “Godfather, Part II,” there’s the sequel to “The Sting”; for every “Empire Strikes Back,” there’s a “Grown-Ups 2” to remind us that film stock burns very quickly and at a high intensity. Film sequels also like tweaking concepts that worked swimmingly in the… Read more »

26 May 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Marked by rebellion and youthful idealism, the French New Wave movement of the 1950s and 60s is arguably one of the most influential and radical times in cinema history. French New Wave was marked by the genius of directors like Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut, and was arguably at its height with films like “The 400 Blows” (1959) and “Breathless”… Read more »

26 May 2016 | Features, Film Lists