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Daily Archives: February 10, 2017

Unrecognized at his time and lived much of his life in poverty, Howard Phillips Lovecraft shaped the horror fiction of a century and had a lasting legacy that still influences the horror genre through various mediums. Among many other recurring themes, he mostly wrote about the humanity’s insignificance in the universe, sanity’s fragility, fear of the unknown, limitations and dangers… Read more »

10 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists

When it comes to the Academy Awards, one of the reasons so many tune in is to see what upsets may occur. Although there are favorites in every category and some are sure to bring home an Oscar, the surprise of watching the underdog–a “dark horse” nominee–win their category makes for an exciting viewing experience. In some cases, it reveals… Read more »

10 February 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Spanish cinematography is undoubtedly one of the main cinematic powers on the international scene. Through the decades, represented by the directors like  Luis Buñuel, Carlos Saura, Luis García Berlanga, Víctor Erice, Pedro Almodóvar, Alejandro Amenábar, or Álex de la Iglesia, Spain has produced some of the most interesting cinematic works, successful in both critical and commercial terms. Spanish films survived… Read more »

10 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Nations as diverse as France, Italy, Poland, and Japan have each had a great amount of films released throughout the 70s, masterpieces that shifted the cinematic realm and progressively and defiantly redefined the rules of filmmaking (if there ever were any). Unfortunately, many of these films faced censorship issues and were sometimes banned from many countries (including their own) until… Read more »

10 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists