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Daily Archives: August 24, 2017

It’s a common complaint nowadays for people to complain about Hollywood’s insistence on franchise filmmaking, usually around the time the summer season starts or when a comic book movie is coming out in the fall. It’s a tactic to get views, the peak of clickbait culture. Yes, there is a lot of franchises in the world and it would be… Read more »

24 August 2017 | Features, Other Lists

For fans of the crime genre, the 21st century has thus far been an exciting, variable, and enjoyably unpredictable era. Certain prolific filmmakers, like Martin Scorsese, has continued to make some of the best gangster films around, making good on the potential he promised in the 90s with masterpieces like Goodfellas (1990), and Casino (1995), and the same can be… Read more »

24 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Some fan-theories, no matter how bizarre, are so well thought out that they add extra layers to a film, improving the viewing experience tenfold. Other theories, however, are so baffling that they may have been conceived by a deranged madman. I have avoided some of the more baffling theories out there and have instead chosen fan-theories that, whilst bizarre, have… Read more »

24 August 2017 | Features, Other Lists

The only thing better than an intentionally funny movie is an unintentionally funny movie title translation. Titles don’t always make sense when translated literally, so studios often seek out localization services instead. Localization is a process by which the title (and in some cases, even the artwork) is redeveloped to have the same emotional impact in a different cultural context…. Read more »

24 August 2017 | Features, Other Lists