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Daily Archives: August 21, 2016

Horror movies tend to be the most derided bunch of movies out there. In all honesty, a lot of the criticisms are justified. Horror flicks often can’t help being derivative, cliche, over-the-top, and often forgettable. In a given year, there are countless horror movie turkeys released with a few scattered gems here and there. 2015 had movies like It Follows… Read more »

21 August 2016 | Features, Film Lists

In Japanese cinema, which has never abstained from anything extreme but, on the contrary, embraced everything grotesque, both in terms of violence and sexuality, there was bound to be a plethora of shocking scenes. Add to that some peculiar humor, some extreme techniques used to realistically present truly horrific scenes, broken taboos, and the absolute lack of regard for anything… Read more »

21 August 2016 | Features, Other Lists

The medium of film can encompass many aspects. It can be simply entertaining and very commercial. It can also be deeply probing and highly artistic. This is not to say that any of the types of film making can’t be without a high level of craft and skill. However, the type of film created for the sake of artistry alone… Read more »

21 August 2016 | Features, Film Lists