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Daily Archives: January 12, 2017

Weird, bizarre, or just plain odd: many films have been made in film history that push the boundaries of normalcy and present an utterly unique vision to audiences seeking outre cinema. But for every acclaimed Eraserhead or El Topo, there are dozens of films that slip through the cracks and fall into the often difficult-to-find realm of “cult.” These are… Read more »

12 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists

“The Counselor” is a 2013 film directed by acclaimed director Ridley Scott. The script is written by Cormac McCarthy, the author of novels “Blood Meridian”, “The Road” and “No Country for Old Men”, among others. The latter two were successfully transposed into films. McCarthy’s singular style and unique voice are vividly present in this film as well. The stellar cast… Read more »

12 January 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Every so often a filmmaker will come along and will simply be divisive. You’ll be likely to find just as many fans of his or her work as you’ll be to find people without a single good thing to say about them. You’ll read articles praising a director as a genius, or as an amazing visionary, and then you’ll hear… Read more »

12 January 2017 | Features, People Lists

For those (of us) who grew up in the 80s, that seemingly carefree, wonderfully campy era is fondly remembered, whether for many Saturday morning cartoons or for equally numerous cult movies of various genres. But, let’s leave the popular and the acclaimed aside for now and step into the zone of obscure cinema, one film per director and avoiding the… Read more »

12 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists