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Daily Archives: September 8, 2016

Johnny Depp stepped onto the big screen in 1984’s “Nightmare on Elm Street” and ever since then he’s been a staple on the small and the big screen starring in huge franchises, such as “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Alice in Wonderland”, and smaller cult films such as “Cry-Baby” (1990) and “Benny & Joon” (1993). However, for all the great… Read more »

08 September 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Movie endings are like the last sentence of a novel; it’s responsible for leaving a lasting impression on the viewer, regardless of whether it’s shocking, disturbing, depressing, or happy. However, there is one kind of movie ending that always stays with us long after watching the film, and that’s the ending that moves us into tears. When we watch these… Read more »

08 September 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Film is, to a noticeable extent, an ageist institution. There are seldom mainstream roles for ageing actors and actresses. In particular, very talented actresses have to compete fiercely for a very small selection of roles. Even when there are roles for these actors, they are usually relatively insignificant. Arguably, the lack of roles, and more pertinently, the lack of meaty… Read more »

08 September 2016 | Features, Other Lists