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Daily Archives: June 26, 2017

To consider a film “foreign” is to take part in an anglo-centered Copernican revolution, something pretty artificial for an art that was born in France and perfected by great cinematic schools from many continents. However, we stick to this definition for conventional reasons, and maybe for a good old-fashioned imperialist fascination with the dynamics of power and language. “Foreign” as… Read more »

26 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

There’s an old saying that every story has been told. It is basically impossible to write a film that is one hundred percent unique, as every type of plot has been thought of in some form or another. On the other hand, it is easy to forget that filmmakers are movie buffs as well, and many of them want to… Read more »

26 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

When you are an actor or an actress, you are always liable to a change in pace, whether it’s for better or for worse. Many performers bounce back and forth, and we are usually there to stick by their side. This list is a look at 10 actors and actresses who had their own moments that challenged their careers that… Read more »

26 June 2017 | Features, Other Lists

So far the 21st century has been an exciting, variable, and unpredictable period for cinema. While we’ve been seeing less and less movies being shot on 35mm in favor of now ubiquitous and widely accessible digital formats, the following list doesn’t really delve into these trends and it also eschews the gimmicks and populist movements that have been dominating multiplexes… Read more »

26 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Tony Scott was a director who knew what kind of movies he wanted to make. He made action movies and he didn’t apologize for it. He wasn’t looking for an Oscar. He let his older brother Ridley handle that department. However, when you look at his filmography you see that he was more than an action director, he was a… Read more »

26 June 2017 | Features, Film Lists