Skip to content

Daily Archives: December 8, 2016

Every year, 20 actors get the distinct honor to be Oscar nominees – and even though they are (mostly) given to good performances, there’s no way you can think they truly are the greatest of any given year. 2016 will not be different: the Academy’s prejudices will be front and center, and by that I don’t even mean racial prejudices,… Read more »

08 December 2016 | Features, Other Lists

Before going to film school a lot of people think that whatever there is to be learned about filmmaking can be taught through books and classes – types of shots; editing style; narrative economy; storytelling… Well in part it can and students can learn all about that in theory, but true knowledge only comes with experience. One can know everything… Read more »

08 December 2016 | Features, Other Lists

As history has shown, public tragedy commonly inspires and motivates artists to create immaculate masterpieces. It is no wonder then, that Greece’s financial crisis that began in late 2009 triggered an eruption of amongst other things, a cinematic movement of the Greek New Wave Cinema with the likes of Lanthimos and Koutras gaining inspiration from the country’s chaos. The wave… Read more »

08 December 2016 | Features, Film Lists