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Daily Archives: July 14, 2016

Some films have great acting, some have terrible acting and some have both. The films listed below fall in the latter category. They feature performances that were praised by critics and audiences alike and others that were complete and utter disasters. Some of these performances are award winning in either direction, whether an Oscar or a Razzie, but most of… Read more »

14 July 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Often considered one of the biggest directors in cinema history, Steven Spielberg has created a complex filmography through five decades. In that time, he has tried all kinds of genres, from drama to horror, proving that he is one of the very few directors that can take any project he wants and turn it into a big hit. Sure, a… Read more »

14 July 2016 | Features, Film Lists

While watching any film, there is no greater joy – from the screen, at least – than a well-orchestrated plot twist. It comes as an even greater surprise, however, when the twist is not a mere U-turn in the middle, but rather a holistic plot alteration. The director does not pull the chair right at the moment you motion to… Read more »

14 July 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Dating a cinema student can be tricky. Their realm of expertise is borderline esoteric, given that the average person’s perception of cinema rarely ventures beyond the horizon of Hollywood. Cinema students, however, are of a different breed. They watch silent films, black and white films, foreign films; films that require thought and introspect, films that avoid shortcuts and nutshells, films… Read more »

14 July 2016 | Features, Film Lists