The 10 Best Movie Performances from a Bad Actor

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The film industry is one of the hardest arenas to break into, let alone be respected in. These actors have gained notoriety for being some of Hollywood’s least praised. Are they bad actors? Or have they just made poor career moves (agents, collaborators, multi film deals etc.), received lacklustre direction, or settled into lazy type-casting […]

The 10 Most Philosophical Sci-fi Movies of All Time

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Just like surrealism and fantastic realism, science fiction is a genre that allows a great degree of creative freedom, since the narrative is not bound by the constraints of present-day reality. Thus, it provides a fertile ground for all sorts of allegories, metaphors, and alternative realities, as well as a way of bypassing censorship. The […]

The 20 Best Non-Hollywood War Movies of All Time

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War is hell and since its beginning, cinema has tried to replicate the horrors experienced by those who have witnessed it. From the perspective of soldiers, civilians, prisoner’s of war, leaders and children, both biographical and fictional and under many sub-genres. Those that have had the fortune to never experience war manage to gain a […]

The 10 Best Movies About Humanity’s Relationship With Technology

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As technology continues to play an increasingly dominant role in everyday life, the question is raised: What effect will it all have on the future? The ten films on this list all attempted to answer that query. All of them gaze into the future and speculate on humanity’s evolving relationship with technology. The tendency is […]

The 10 Most Distinct Traits in Kim Ki-duk’s Cinema

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With 22 films currently in his career, and having won awards in Cannes, Berlin, Venice and many others, Kim Ki-duk is one of the most distinguishable South Korean filmmakers in the world, despite the extremity of his films, which have regularly caused him trouble. Since his first complete work in 1995, titled “Crocodile”, he has […]

Being Charlie Kaufman: 5 Philosophical Cases of the Logic of the Absurd in His Surreal Cinema

“You know the story of the crazy man who was fishing in his bathtub. A doctor with ideas as to psychiatric treatments asked him ‘if they were biting,’ to which he received the harsh reply: ‘Of course not, you fool, since this is a bathtub’…In [this story] it can be grasped quite clearly to what […]

15 Visually Stunning Films That Deserve To Be Seen by Everyone

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What are we looking for when we watch films? Stories? Characters? Scores? Above all, the moving image is the fundamental element that distinguishes cinema from other art forms. You don’t have to be a film expert to appreciate a beautiful film, but you have to learn every aspect of film cinematography, the framing, the lighting, the […]

10 Bad Movies That Could Have Been Great

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Films with the most tantalising synopsis quite often result in disappointment, leaving us frustrated and in some cases, furious. It’s easily done, messing up a good idea. What if Joel Schumacher had directed Goodfellas? What if Keanu Reeves had played Forrest Gump? What if Se7en wasn’t so immaculately edited and they hadn’t let Fincher keep […]