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Francis Ford Coppola’s lengthy filmography is a rich if bumpy road filled with landmark classics, fascinating experiments, overindulgent (yet watchable) experiments, passable money jobs and a couple of unforgivable abominations too. As an ardent member of the ‘movie brats’ circle in the 70s that represented a new wave of exciting filmmakers that changed the industry forever, Coppola enjoyed his position… Read more »

23 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

This year marks the ten year anniversary of the release of the critically acclaimed but criminally under watched The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007). Written and directed by Andrew Dominik and adapted from Ron Hansen’s 1983 novel of the same name, it is one of the most accomplished films of the twenty-first century, yet it… Read more »

23 August 2017 | Features, Other Lists

There’s little doubt that serial killers, be they real or invented, appeal to our darker side, and we are fascinated by how they tick, and why they carry out such heinous crimes. So, as a result, there have been more than a few films charting the course of these most disturbed and alien off shoots of mankind. Below is a… Read more »

23 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

For some only a consolation prize, but for others a good way to get recognition, the Cannes Grand Prix prize will have people always talking about it and its winner. It is responsible for introducing many film lovers to a variety of film sub-genres ranging from Yugoslav black wave comedies and guerrilla-style social dramas from Burkina Faso to hyper stylized… Read more »

23 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists