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Daily Archives: September 5, 2016

These days, film studios are hoping to latch on to as many franchises as possible and run them into the ground or continually reboot/reinvent them in every way possible. This means, threequels will begin to even be hard to distinguish in long runs of these franchises. For example, in the current “X-Men” universe, there have now been six actual “X-Men”… Read more »

05 September 2016 | Features, Film Lists

In America, the NC-17 film rating (no one 17 and under admitted) is mostly a curse. Due to the nature of film ratings, if a film receives an NC-17 rating from the MPAA (the Motion Picture Association of America), it means your theatrical release would be very limited and the film might possibly tank at the box office. Films receiving an… Read more »

05 September 2016 | Features, Film Lists

“The ultimate cocaine movie.” – Nicolas Winding Refn   Season of the witch A nightmare fairytale fantasia from start to finish, the spine-chilling 1977 masterpiece from Italian auteur Dario Argento, Suspiria remains an unassailable experience in sensory cinema. With its crazily choreographed camera movements, striking operatic visuals and knowing nods to Hollywood classics, Suspiria is steeped in psychoanalytical themes and… Read more »

05 September 2016 | Features, Reviews

Often overlooked, when we talk about Romanian cinema, we talk about a very underrated part of international cinema. Even if some Romanian films achieved international recognition, they were not enough to make the audiences truly interested in finding more about other works from these Romanian directors, because those praised films most often show a very dark country. They either talk… Read more »

05 September 2016 | Features, Film Lists