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Daily Archives: June 8, 2016

Movies have regularly featured characters escaping death, whether it be the hero walking out of a towering inferno of flames, the villain managing to scrape out of their evil plans with their lives or New Yorkers who always manage to survive massive global catastrophes and alien invasions. However, the longer a movie franchise runs the harder it is to keep… Read more »

08 June 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Joel David Coen (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse Coen (born September 21, 1957) grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Jewish parents. Their mother, Rena, was an art historian and their father, Edward, was an economist. Joel and Ethan’s legendary career in film has garnered 13 Oscar nominations for the pair and four wins. Classified as “genre-busters”, their earliest… Read more »

08 June 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Since the beginning of storytelling, the ‘mysterious stranger’ has been one of the most common thematic catalyst, with storytelling using the character to show a change in others. The plots of stories focused on the arrival of strangers hinge on the effect that their presence has on those they visit, often bringing out traits that people had repressed or tried… Read more »

08 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists