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Daily Archives: January 19, 2017

Whenever a new movie claims to be based on a true story, it is guaranteed that the film’s advertising will emphasize that the events of the film actually happened in real life. While this marketing ploy is a tried-and-true method of getting people to see the movie, film enthusiasts are not idiots. It is common knowledge that movies which are… Read more »

19 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Mediocre movies are easy to dismiss. They come and go routinely, and we watch them and forget about them without a second thought. Because they take few risks, their successes and failures are similarly unremarkable, and, consequently, they’re consumed dispassionately without a second thought. Then there are movies too extraordinary to disappear into obscurity but too imperfect to be cherished…. Read more »

19 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Orson Welles and Stanley Kubrick did it 12 times each. Andrei Tarkovsky, Carl Theordore Dreyer and France’s renowned comic director Pierre Etaix managed it about half that many times apiece. Etaix’s inspiration, the great Jacques Tati only got to the number five. Jean Vigo, Charles Laughton and Marlon Brando only pulled it off once each. The “it” in question is… Read more »

19 January 2017 | Features, People Lists

We’ve all been there. You have the most incredible, entertaining, and spectacular idea for a film, but when you sit down to write it, you lack the inspiration to bring your ideas to a written form. Well, Taste Of Cinema has got you covered! Below are the 10 films to watch for inspiration when writing a screenplay. Inspiration takes on… Read more »

19 January 2017 | Features, Film Lists