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Daily Archives: March 27, 2017

It’s no novelty that Hollywood loves sequels. Even though franchise-creating is a growing obsession in American and world cinema in the 21st century, it has been a thing for much, much longer. The sequels on this list, however, are anomalies – they were made a long time after their original films, and the lack of expediency on the producer’s part… Read more »

27 March 2017 | Features, Film Lists

M. Night Shyamalan’s career trajectory is a product of the unforgiving American cinematic industry; the weird mechanisms of Internet irony that belittles and ridicules; and a brand of cinema that lies between Spielberg-ian imaginative morality tales with a spiritual undertone, a love for Hitchcock and the classics of suspense, and an appreciation for the B-movie traditions and comic books. He… Read more »

27 March 2017 | Features, Other Lists

This list should be prefaced with the assertion that the ‘worst’ of David Lynch’s films is a very different idea to the worst of many other directors’ respective back catalogues. Each time that David Lynch has taken the helm on a feature film, the result has been something adventurous, challenging and, most importantly provoking discussion long after the popcorn kernels… Read more »

27 March 2017 | Features, Film Lists

There are millions of jobs out there – some common, others not so much. And so the same goes for fictional characters in films. A lot of thought goes into the character’s creation, including the assignment of their occupation, even if the plot doesn’t necessarily revolve around it. This is because, of course, it is the little things and details… Read more »

27 March 2017 | Features, Other Lists