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Daily Archives: June 12, 2016

This is a list of movies that fit into the sub-genre of horror: the cannibal film. Even though some of these titles could hardly be called “horror,” certainly the very idea of cannibalism is a horrible one. Humans eating the flesh of fellow humans will always give people nightmares. Certain serial kellers like Jeffrey Dahmer prove that there is a… Read more »

12 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Wes Gehring has written comprehensively on the subject of film, authoring 32 film-related books covering forties film funnymen, depression-era clowns, and award-winning biographies on James Dean, Carole Lombard, Steve McQueen, Robert Wise and Red Skelton. His 2014 book is the first in a series focusing of the subgenre of dark comedies. It examines three specific films in which Charlie Chaplin… Read more »

12 June 2016 | Features, Reviews

When Natalie Portman came into prominence she was only 13 years old. It’s just one of those cases in which an actor’s been around for so long it’s easy to forget they’re still incredibly young. Natalie is still 33 years old, and she already has won an Oscar, two Golden Globes, a BAFTA and a film as director selected to… Read more »

12 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Wong Kar-wai’s films have screened all over the world, winning a plethora of awards, including the one for Best Direction at the Cannes Film Festival, which he received twice for “Happy Together” (1997) and “In the Mood for Love” (2000). Currently, he is considered one of the most popular Asian filmmakers and one who can create new trends and styles… Read more »

12 June 2016 | Features, Other Lists

In the grand scale of things, the cinema of Denmark tends to be overlooked. Frankly, Denmark is a small country, and even with the funding by the Danish Film Institute, it still does not make many movies each year, and rarely reaches mainstream audiences, let alone international audiences. Denmark has never been known for big blockbuster movies, nor will it… Read more »

12 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists