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Daily Archives: November 12, 2016

Satire is one of the hardest genres to write. To make a good satirical film, the writer must use humor to criticize a societal problem in a way that shocks the audience and makes them question the problem or their apathy toward it. Unfortunately, due to changing public perception, many satires quickly become dated. Here, we’ll look at 15 satires… Read more »

12 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Amy Adams’ curious trajectory in Hollywood is proof that you never really know which work will provide you with the breakthrough you seek. Adams was actually born in Italy to American parents – raised by a Mormon family in Castle Rock, Colorado, this beautiful redhead sang in a choir and found her passion at a local dance company as an… Read more »

12 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Vittorio De Sica was the great protector of Italian neorealism. His work was far from the philosophical musings of Rossellini and the operatic dramas of Visconti; his works had a genuine empathy for the poorest in society, and could depict their lives with a sense of tragedy and simplicity that best suited his period. Of course, his style was vastly… Read more »

12 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists