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Daily Archives: June 24, 2017

As paradoxes go, this one’s up there with Schrodinger’s Cat: while it’s easier than ever to find movies to watch, it’s never been more difficult for a film to find its audience. Most films are sneaked out rather than released, and if you’re not a blockbuster, nobody appears to be paying much attention. When Troma attempted to self-distribute their movie… Read more »

24 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Jonathan Glazer’s 2013 science fiction film Under the Skin, loosely based on Michel Faber’s novel of the same name, stands among the most haunting and unique viewing experiences of modern independent cinema as well as one of its least credited. Glazer spent 10 years working on this modern spin in science fiction that features a mesmerizing performance from Scarlett Johansson,… Read more »

24 June 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Apart from the first fifty years of cinema (for the sake of argument, the first fifty are 1890-1940), most succeeding decades of cinema have had marginal advancements in the overall technology of the art form. Of course when regarding the ideological, artistic and theoretical aspects of film, then there was—and still is—innovation every year. The 1990s saw a rapid expansion… Read more »

24 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists