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Daily Archives: September 10, 2016

The 80s cinema, and especially horror cinema, are in again. Not that they were ever out, but Netflix’s dynamite hit Stranger Tings brought it back for good with its relentless references and obvious admiration for the classics. It’s been a trend, however, for some time among horror movie directors, especially in the indie circuit – a few of the most… Read more »

10 September 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Roger Ebert was widely regarded as one of the most prolific and influential film critics of all time. As the first film critic to win both the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism and the first critic to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame his contribution to both the art of film criticism and the movie industry as a whole… Read more »

10 September 2016 | Features, People Lists

Released in 1999 Sam Mendes’ film scripted by Alan Ball and starring Kevin Spacey as Lester Burnham, an advertising executive who experiences a mid-life crisis received many awards and accolades for its screenplay. The film (which actually began life as an unproduced stage play) can be regarded as part of a chain of ‘millennial’ films crafted throughout the 90’s ‘warning’… Read more »

10 September 2016 | Features, Other Lists