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Daily Archives: June 13, 2017

Not every movie can rake in money like Wonder Woman or Beauty and the Beast. Every year, studios take big risks by putting too much hope in a project that ultimately fails. Sometimes, the box office failure can be seen from a mile away, as was the case for last year’s Gods of Egypt. Other times, an otherwise promising movie… Read more »

13 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Peter Weir’s The Truman Show, based on a sharp script from Andrew Niccol, was well received in 1998 both critically and commercially. Though not spoken of as a classic in most circles, it enjoys a solid reputation and is sometimes singled out as a particularly prescient piece of work, having predicted fairly accurately the eventual direction of reality TV and… Read more »

13 June 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Of all the important films to have emerged from the aughts (2000-2009), so many of them have become quintessential modern classics for any cinephile or film buff. “Spirited Away” is the critical and commercial success that finally cemented Japanese animation’s place as an entertainment juggernaut in the mainstream. “The Dark Knight” proved that a superhero as old as the medium… Read more »

13 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists