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Daily Archives: May 24, 2017

Months after John Carpenter announced his involvement in a planned Halloween reboot, the production has acquired several key personnel and they’re far from the usual suspects. Taking the reins of the new movie will be David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express, Our Brand Is Crisis) with Danny McBride (This Is The End) the only confirmed cast member and Jason Blum producing…. Read more »

24 May 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Kevin Bacon once said, “A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly.” As for the performers associated with the directors on this list, there’s no doubt several sets of wings were grown. These creators have depicted the struggles of young artists in Hollywood, a cursed oil man in the early 20th century, and a… Read more »

24 May 2017 | Features, People Lists

The iconic film “Raging Bull”, released in 1980 and directed by Martin Scorsese, has an unflinching realism and brutal honesty to it, captured in a surreal black-and-white world of anger, violence and redemption. Based on the real-life story of middleweight boxer Jake LaMotta, the film is less cinema and more like a documentary disguised as a movie. “Raging Bull” has… Read more »

24 May 2017 | Features, Other Lists

The 2000s created a new freedom for artists as the cost of filmmaking lowered considerably thanks to the lowering costs of digital effects and shooting on digital film. Meanwhile, the film market–having gotten used to the flood of low-budget but high-quality indie fare that became popular in the 90s–was still hungry for original content. As a result, the 2000s continued… Read more »

24 May 2017 | Features, Film Lists