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Daily Archives: August 2, 2016

Saying that filmmaker Woody Allen is controversial would be an understatement. From his personal life to his large number of films, Allen grabs attention. He has directed, acted in, and written a ridiculous amount of films (according to Box Office Mojo, Allen’s films have grossed a total of more than $575 million), and for as many good films as Allen… Read more »

02 August 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Organized crime in Japan has always bordered on the affected and the legitimate. Historically, the origin of such syndicates emerged from the Edo Period when gamblers and shady merchants began forming factions. Such petty activities would become more structured until finally progressing to the administrative. The height of the yakuza’s violence followed the Second World War as group after group… Read more »

02 August 2016 | Features, Film Lists

The connections between film and other forms of visual art including drawing, painting, and sculpture are limitless. Line, shape, form, color, texture, value, and space are the building blocks of art. All artworks, including film, utilize these elements to convey their message, but some works articulate elements in an especially poignant manner. The following list includes seven films that best… Read more »

02 August 2016 | Features, Film Lists