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Daily Archives: August 31, 2017

The Friday the 13th franchise has become one of the most iconic horror franchises in history. It’s 12 entries deep into its 37-year existence and has permeated pop culture in a myriad of ways, from references in music and other movies to all kinds of merchandising and comic books. Most recently, it has been resurrected, this time in the video… Read more »

31 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

The Velvet Underground and Nico is tumultuous on the first listen, and it was much more difficult when it first came out 50 years ago. Many years later, the album was seen as one of the greatest innovators of contemporary music. I start this film article with an album’s history, because it can sometimes be easier to measure the evolution… Read more »

31 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Steven Soderbergh is an incredibly prolific director: with his first feature film, sex, lies, and videotape, becoming a literally game-changing indie hit in 1989, Soderbergh has had a wildly successful career as both an indie and mainstream director, having produced 27 films since then and still directing–despite adamantly insisting that he’s retired. Soderbergh is a one-man production team, working as… Read more »

31 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Love is the one of the more recurrent themes in art. It is thus more prone to cliches in storytelling. As ironic as it is, the fact that this is a feeling everyone can relate to is actually the reason why the cultural industry has taken advantage of it so much that it got to the point of, to a… Read more »

31 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Everybody loves Simon Pegg. It’s not only the geeks who have a soft spot for the British actor, but anyone who’s ever seen any of his films. He’s humble, smart and a fine actor who’s provided some of the best laughs in over a decade. You’ll be hard pressed to find another well respected and likable actor (other than Tom… Read more »

31 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists