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Daily Archives: August 3, 2016

(Robert Trachtenberg/NBC) Many people say TV shows are like relationships, and films are like affairs or one night stands. It’s certainly possible to establish a bond with several filmmakers or actors, but this statement is logical and apprehensible. Television series create an intense and close nexus with fans, often replacing facts with beliefs. The advent of TV series and its… Read more »

03 August 2016 | Features, People Lists

You’ve fought and hustled your way through film school. You’ll gladly show your diploma from USC or NYU to anyone who asks—you’ll show it to them even if they don’t ask, in fact. The films of Francois Truffaut speak to you on a personal level; Jean-Luc Godard’s use of pastiche-style narrative brings an envious gleam to your eye; you wrote… Read more »

03 August 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Weird movie titles go against the usual rules for naming a movie. Generally a good movie title is simple, hints at the genre and is easy to remember. It will also give the audience a good idea of what to expect so that they don’t feel disappointed that the movie didn’t deliver what they were hoping for. A good title… Read more »

03 August 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Left or right? A decision not only for the director, but the characters themselves. Showing a character’s inner thought process is one of the most prolific issues facing cinema, and has been since its birth; without the use of forthright soliloquy, which all too candidly spells out the authors views, and doesn’t let the audience perceive anything, showing what a… Read more »

03 August 2016 | Features, Other Lists

There are countless films that have plots and stories we heard and watched over and over, and let’s be honest, it is getting pretty tiring. Movies that are common and usual are boring. Just reading the synopsis would make you easily predict the ending and if you are fed up with movies with overused storylines, or simply just up for… Read more »

03 August 2016 | Features, Film Lists