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Daily Archives: September 4, 2016

We live now in the age of the jump scare, the age of Insidious and V/H/S, the age of mass-produced horror with all the artistry of a tin of baked beans. The horror genre is dominated by massive franchises that are all much of a muchness, with the only difference between any two films being what kind of ghost is… Read more »

04 September 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Hollywood’s “Golden Age” (spanning from the late 1920s-1960s) solidified many standards of cinematic narrative, aesthetic, cinematographic construction and performance and studio systemization. The effects of the standardization of film-making during this time still reverberate to this day, influencing the films, writings and art of today’s most celebrated filmmakers, critics and screenwriters. The hold that the Hollywood Golden Age has upon… Read more »

04 September 2016 | Features, Film Lists