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Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

With every masterpiece of filmmaking comes detractors, people who do not understand why the movie is lauded and celebrated everywhere they turn. By the same token, for every movie that is critically ravaged, there are fans, people who loved every frame and were deeply moved by the story. With many of the movies in that second category, there were one… Read more »

01 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Growing up in the 1980s with my little brother, we spent a great deal of time watching comedies either at the cinema, on pay TV, late night cable, or via the video store. We used to pride ourselves in our encyclopedic knowledge of one-liners, comic performers, and pratfalls from the movies that cracked us up the most. And so it’s… Read more »

01 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Quentin Tarantino is a director who’s synonymous with films that leave moviegoers saying: “I need to see that again.” Many of his films have high critical appraisal, and many have even more love from his fans, yet “Kill Bill Vol. 1” earns the badge for rewatchability. Here’s why:   10. The Production Design, Employed by Yohei Taneda Yohei Taneda started… Read more »

01 February 2017 | Features, Other Lists

It’s difficult to imagine that we are now only at the halfway point of the winter season. The darkest period of the year still reminds us that the best way to live through it is to enjoy films in warmth of our homes, covered with a blanket and sipping hot tea. The films presented here let you explore the extremity… Read more »

01 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists

When thinking of trilogies in film, it’s more likely your mind jumps to Lord of the Rings or the original Star Wars. However, there are fewer examples of trilogies in auteur cinema that follow the same narrative throughout the series such as Linklater’s Before Trilogy. More common within auteur cinema though are non-narrative trilogies. These may be trilogies that are… Read more »

01 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists