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Daily Archives: March 22, 2017

When legendary author Stephen King watched the low budget horror film “Evil Dead” at the Cannes Film Festival, he loved the movie so much that he wrote a glowing review for the film in Twilight Zone magazine, calling it “the most ferociously original horror film of the year.” This positive review from the iconic author helped secured distribution from New… Read more »

22 March 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Could one define a genre solely as a “thriller?” Would it be more appropriate to categorise it under “suspense” or “drama” instead? Or is a film referred to as a “thriller” by the emotions it draws from the audience? After all, a movie can be suspenseful without truly evoking an emotional reaction from the viewer, as many films in the… Read more »

22 March 2017 | Features, Film Lists

One of the most important parts — if not the most important part — of a movie is its opening. In the first ten minutes or so, perhaps less, the director has the chance to grab the viewers attention and give her a reason to be committed to the rest of the film. It should set the tone for the… Read more »

22 March 2017 | Features, Other Lists