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Daily Archives: July 28, 2017

A cinematic Easter egg is hardly an essential element for a good movie; in fact, several mediocre films contain great ones. Yet it does represent that fun factor which lends a film production some extra points. Whether it be a blatant joke, a sly reference, or a hint some secret connective tissue between filmic universes, they’re always worth mentioning and… Read more »

28 July 2017 | Features, Other Lists

To nobody’s great surprise, Paul Verhoeven recently professed himself unimpressed with the remakes of Total Recall and Robocop, claiming they missed the light tone of the original films. “They take these somewhat absurd stories and make them much too serious. I think that is a mistake,” the filmmaker said. “Both those movies needed the distance of satire or comedy to… Read more »

28 July 2017 | Features, Film Lists

As the premiere of Christopher Nolan’s new movie “Dunkirk” has arrived, here is a selection of films that have some connections with this movie – some of them even quoted by the director as direct influences – and brilliant war films from the history of cinema that should definitely be watched before Nolan’s film. In “Dunkirk”, a very visual movie… Read more »

28 July 2017 | Features, Film Lists