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Daily Archives: December 23, 2016

There’s a strong history of talented directors that started off with big milestone debuts that kicked in the doors and signified that a new voice of cinema had arrived. It’s a romantic notion, but one that sadly seems to create a huge amount of pressure regarding how they follow it up. Several incredibly talented directors have suffered the slump with… Read more »

23 December 2016 | Features, People Lists

Since the nation’s independence, the American Dream has represented the hopes and aspirations of millions of people. America has opened their doors to millions of immigrants from around the world: Irish, Italian, Scandinavian, German, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Latino, Arabic, Russian. All came in search of the promise of a better life. Some came looking for fame and fortune, hoping to… Read more »

23 December 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Lars von Trier’s “Melancholia” is a part of the so-called Depression Trilogy, along with “Nymphomaniac” and “Antichrist”. Another term for the trilogy could be the Despair Trilogy, since various mental illnesses and disorders are depicted in these films. All of them are tied together by the phenomenon of despair, and a sense of hopelessness and frightfulness. The director himself suffered… Read more »

23 December 2016 | Features, Other Lists