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Daily Archives: April 30, 2017

While most of us are not Hollywood executives, it is fun to dream up what we would do in that situation, just as sports fans play fantasy sports. The actor/director combinations on this list have all been chosen for their tonal similarities, either obvious or not. Some would challenge the individual to move outside their comfort zone, while some seem… Read more »

30 April 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Martin Scorsese, one of the household names of the New Hollywood, has been an important figure in American Cinema since his introduction to audiences during the 1970s when he was part of the new generation of filmmakers known as the ‘movie brats’. However, Scorsese’s print in American cinema isn’t just resumed to his fiction films – such as his crime… Read more »

30 April 2017 | Features, Film Lists

The 21st century has provided some of the greatest performances in film history by master actresses from around the world. The following is a listing of actors that have made some of the most memorable and acclaimed performances of the century thus far.   25. Jennifer Lawrence Winter’s Bone, Silver Linings Playbook, The Hunger Games, American Hustle, Joy, Passengers Perhaps… Read more »

30 April 2017 | Features, People Lists

Akira Kurosawa’s last epic was probably the most notorious entry in his vast filmography, since it was the most expensive Japanese film ever produced up to that point, with a budget of $11 million. It was also almost dropped for lack of funding, and the 75-year-old master lost his wife during the shoot, in an event that only stopped him… Read more »

30 April 2017 | Features, Other Lists