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Daily Archives: April 16, 2017

It’s not uncommon to see “Prometheus” on the list of the biggest cinematic disappointments, and for a very good reason. It had everything going for it, all signs pointed to something special, and it was an origin story of the classic Xenomorph creature, directed by the man who introduced us to this creature two decades before. Ridley Scott returned to… Read more »

16 April 2017 | Features, Other Lists

To make a feature film is a high mountain to climb, and to enjoy a critical success or cult reputation for said film is an ideal payoff for that back-breaking experience. Yet, a handful of times after breaking through, several directors have dropped off the face of the earth. At times due to frustration, fatigue, or just plain indifference, let’s… Read more »

16 April 2017 | Features, People Lists

With series like “Chef’s Table” on Netflix and the Japanese “Midnight Diner” franchise, food media’s experiencing a renaissance on streaming services these days. Both series are beautifully constructed, but they’re bite-sized morsels. For some heartier helpings, look no further than food movies. Few genres are as specific and mouth-watering. To make a good food movie, you’d best have some delicious… Read more »

16 April 2017 | Features, Film Lists