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Daily Archives: October 5, 2016

In the film industry, a movie being memorable is often even more important than it being good. For better or worse, nostalgia can have that effect on people. While they may not always have had good results, these movies are popular because they leave a lasting impact on their audiences. Whether it excites us, scares us, or brings us back… Read more »

05 October 2016 | Features, Film Lists

“They Live is one of the best films of a fine American director.” – Martin Scorsese   California Über Alles In 1985 or thereabouts, around the time John Carpenter was taking a detour from his exploitation horror films to do the more family-friendly live-action cartoon Big Trouble in Little China, “The Master of Horror”––as he is often affectionately referred to––came… Read more »

05 October 2016 | Features, Reviews

Movies can be considered as portals leading to a different dimension where we see unique stories, and get introduced to different characters with different personalities. The separation from reality we often experience just by watching lets us have a glimpse to a universe they created, and there will always be characters with either major or minor roles that capture our… Read more »

05 October 2016 | Features, Other Lists

One-hundred percent deserving of the Golden Palm at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, Ken Loach’s understated treasure I, Daniel Blake is an absolutely edifying achievement. Loach, a connoisseur of kitchen sink realism who’s now 80 years-old, has hinted on several occasions that he’s retiring, and if these reports are accurate then that makes I, Daniel Blake his valedictory film. This… Read more »

05 October 2016 | Features, Reviews