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Daily Archives: April 5, 2017

Before his Oscar success with 2013’s astronaut thrill-ride, Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón sat in the director’s chair for the film adaptation of PD James’ 1992 dystopian book, The Children of Men, predicting a world where there are no children being born. Cuarón had already enjoyed acclaim for his work on the third (and best) Harry Potter film along with other book… Read more »

05 April 2017 | Features, Other Lists

With Elle marking the comeback of Paul Verhoeven after being semi-retired and the United States shifting into stranger and stranger times, Verhoeven’s world view feels more relevant than ever. Looking back at a career that produced some of the biggest films of the 80s and 90s, it would be easy to chalk Verhoeven up as a schlock extraordinaire; but with… Read more »

05 April 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Great and admired films come along every year. Fewer stand the test of time, and even fewer ascend to the status of classics. The films listed here can be considered a few points shy of each level on account of controversy, critical drubbing, audience rejection, reevaluation in light of current trends and events, and of course, zeitgeist defining praise or… Read more »

05 April 2017 | Features, Other Lists