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Daily Archives: June 13, 2016

When a twist ending is written well, it can elevate a film to epic heights and become an iconic moment. But when a twist ending is done badly, it does nothing but ruin the movie and becomes iconic for all the wrong reasons. Here is a list of the 10 worst movie twist endings.   1. Ender’s Game (2013) What… Read more »

13 June 2016 | Features, Other Lists

David Lynch is an artist whose work has inspired a niche handful of people and conversely perplexed a great many. Some complain that the symbolism is impenetrable and the surrealism is nothing but quirky, pretentious art-house affair and while his detractors make understandable points, Lynch’s work in many ways transcends the noise of mainstream audiences and taps into the pulse… Read more »

13 June 2016 | Features, Other Lists

The opening scene or moments of a film can tell us a lot, or not very much at all. These days, most movies do not have opening credits and jump right in to the story. Is this because filmmakers think we don’t have the attention span to sit through a few minutes of opening credits or they are just so… Read more »

13 June 2016 | Features, Other Lists

The Screenwriter. So often forgotten in the process, by audiences and sometimes, even by their own fellow creatives. Yet the screenplay is the cornerstone of every good movie. As the legendary British director Alfred Hitchcock opined, “To make a great film, you need three things: the script, the script and the script”! But what exactly makes a great screenplay? Whilst… Read more »

13 June 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Having seen most of the recent Russian war dramas such as Stalingrad and The Admiral, I can proudly say that this an absolutely brilliant biopic that is easily comparable to the other great war films that have been coming out of Russia in the past ten years or so. This is brought to you by Arrow Films for distribution in… Read more »

13 June 2016 | Features, Reviews