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Daily Archives: February 13, 2017

2017 is filled with Oscar-nominated actors and actresses from a group of high-quality films. But that’s not always the case. While most of the names on this list were at least nominated at some other time during their careers, their nominations in these specific movies seem peculiar. It’s not because they don’t deserve it, but that such performances came within… Read more »

13 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists

The late 1960s kickstarted a tidal wave of creativity that splashed into the 70s. With the large shakeup of the old studio system, and radical and fresh material becoming profitable, several exciting new voices emerged from this era with a stunning pedigree. Yet the sharp left turn the film industry took in the 80s with a priority focus on big… Read more »

13 February 2017 | Features, People Lists

Romance films, like any genre, have their own following. While they might not host conventions like the horror and sci-fi crowds, but they are a dedicated lot that go beyond the stereotypical Jennifer Aniston admirer. Love, being the wide-reaching and motley emotion that it is, can’t always be relegated to the same fluffy story involving two or more thirty-something metropolitan dwellers meeting in… Read more »

13 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Sexual identity is something that is easy for some people to ascertain, but for others it can be a lifelong struggle between societal norms and growing up to be a different person than what we’d anticipated. Confused sexuality is an issue that many people go through, but only a few admit to it. This list presents characters who consciously or… Read more »

13 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Foreign language films in 2016 offered stories as diverse as the countries which they originated. Some of these unique films include a horror story from Iran, a comedy from Germany, and a story coinciding with the turbulent political atmosphere in Brazil. The year included two films from arguably the greatest actress of her generation Isabelle Huppert, and films from acclaimed… Read more »

13 February 2017 | Features, Film Lists