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Daily Archives: January 18, 2017

Though 2016 saw some great innovations of the horror genre with films like 10 Cloverfield Lane and The Love Witch, the year of course was not without some amiss additions. These films all start out with interesting basis, mostly built of common horror movie tropes, the summer camp, haunted forests, haunted objects and home invaders. But through a variety of… Read more »

18 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists

The word ‘remake’ gets a general knee-jerk reaction of scorn and sighing from movie buffs worldwide. It’s a fully valid reaction since it’s easily the laziest form of filmmaking, essentially skipping the process of creating something new by simply rehashing something old. Still, that’s no reason that a remake cannot surpass its originator, and on a handful of rare occasions,… Read more »

18 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists

There are films that capture and engage the audience. Some will remain for a short time in your conscious mind; others have the ability to make you think and feel as the director desired. However, few have the ability to grasp the viewer beyond its conclusion. Great films will do all of this and more, creating a long lasting impression… Read more »

18 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists

If you know what to watch and what to avoid like plague (and have an eclectic taste and, maybe, an eccentric sensibility), you will never have a bad year in film. And the last one was quite colorful, in spite of the overrated cinematic annoyance(s) we will not name. The following list focuses on more or less alternative titles, both… Read more »

18 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists