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Daily Archives: May 9, 2017

Leading up to the 2006 Academy Award ceremony, only two films were legitimately given a shot to take home the Best Picture award: Paul Haggis’ Crash and Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain. The presumptive favorite was Brokeback Mountain, and when Lee won Best Director for that movie, it only strengthened the argument that it would take home the night’s biggest prize…. Read more »

09 May 2017 | Features, Other Lists

“I am constantly standing outside and making people aware that they are always watching a film… At the same time, you are deeply and emotionally involved in it.” – Brian De Palma A controversial and towering figure in American filmmaking, Brian Russell De Palma (born September 11, 1940) is also one of the most divisive and misunderstood. A pivotal player… Read more »

09 May 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Why 11, you probably ask? Well, the answer is simple – eleven is a bit weirder than ten or twenty and you’ll agree it’s about time one of these weird lists got an odd number of entries. As usual, the movies are organized chronologically and arrive from various countries, tho’ Japan kinda imposes more than the others when it comes… Read more »

09 May 2017 | Features, Film Lists