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Daily Archives: July 29, 2016

Director Alfred Hitchcock once said that “I always believe in following the advice of the playwright Sardou. He said ‘Torture the women!’ The trouble today is that we don’t torture women enough.” And while that might have been true back in the heavily censored Hollywood of old, times have changed and so has mainstream horror – there’s certainly no shortage… Read more »

29 July 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Cinema is obsessed with young people, growing up stories and that almost intangible phase in which you’re neither a child nor an adult. In fact, that’s something that’s been seen as a problem lately, since older actors (and specially actresses) don’t seem to find good roles anymore, since virtually no one is writing about the experiences of older people. Here’s… Read more »

29 July 2016 | Features, Film Lists

These movies offer some insight into the shadowy world inhabited by undercover cops. These characters live a somewhat morally ambiguous life with repercussions on their mental health and can severely traumatise those close to them. Many are unsung heroes who successfully walk the tightrope between good and evil while others fall into the depths. Huge spoiler alert for those who… Read more »

29 July 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Gyorgy Lukacs, the Hungarian philosopher; author, historian and critic has had an undeniable influence upon the landscape of narrative criticism. He is well known for his work in the field of narratological analysis and criticism. Writing from a Western Marxist perspective, Lukacs was instrumental in the analysis and development of realism as a formal concept as well as his exploration… Read more »

29 July 2016 | Features, Film Lists