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Daily Archives: March 31, 2017

More often than not, Hollywood gets it right when casting actors for roles. They have turned already established actors into legends by giving them that role they will always be remembered for. In other cases, they have produced some epic movies which have made superstars out of unknowns. But sometimes, something goes seriously wrong with the casting process and the… Read more »

31 March 2017 | Features, Other Lists

They’re undeniable masterpieces, cult-classics, holiday favorites, or innovators of the craft. One of them is often recognized as the single greatest work in cinema. And they all have one thing in common: not many people wanted to see them. At least not upon release, when all 10 of these films found themselves in a financial downfall. Many of them featured… Read more »

31 March 2017 | Features, Film Lists

“Cronenberg is better than all the rest of us combined.” – John Carpenter Originally dismissed as an audacious genre director of challenging and stomach-turning horror schlock and subversion, David Cronenberg’s career has spanned some fifty odd years wherein he’s moved from the status of pariah to internationally acclaimed master “Film for film,” writes film critic and historian J. Hoberman, “[Cronenberg]… Read more »

31 March 2017 | Features, Film Lists

When ranking the movies of Andrei Tarkovsky, there is one very important thing to keep in mind: every single film he made is a masterpiece. With only seven features to his name, no film by Tarkovsky ever feels like a compromise between him and meddlesome producers — even though there were many of them. Instead it works as the perfect… Read more »

31 March 2017 | Features, Film Lists