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Daily Archives: June 18, 2017

Since the very first Planet of the Apes film was released in 1968, the Apes series has always been a part of pop culture. Based on a book called ‘La Planete des Singes’, also known as Monkey Planet in English. When Arthur P. Jacobs bought the film rights and then spent over 3 years trying to convince a studio to… Read more »

18 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

When asked about his favorite movies, Al Pacino momentarily drew a blank. In contrast, when Damien Chazelle was asked the same question, he had a ready answer. Okay, maybe it’s just old age, but the point is, directors are movie junkies from the get-go. Why else would they be directors, right? Ask Quentin Tarantino or Martin Scorsese and their eyes… Read more »

18 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Kim Jee-woon is probably the most successful filmmaker working in South Korea at the moment, with his films presenting a combination of artistry and entertainment rarely seen on screen. Kim was born in 1964 in Seoul and initially he worked in the theater, first as an actor and then as a director, before making the transition to cinema in 1998… Read more »

18 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists