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Daily Archives: September 1, 2017

How has it lead to this? 2017 is halfway done and it has already has proven to be an underwhelming year for animation. Despite a few hits (Lego: Batman, Captain Underpants, My Life as a Zucchini), studios continue to milk these current franchises with uninspired, by-the-numbers cash cows (Despicable M3, Cars 3, and Smurfs: The Lost Village). Shallow? Yes, but… Read more »

01 September 2017 | Features, Other Lists

What makes a cult sci-fi film? Usually, they’re movies that were misunderstood or overlooked upon their initial release. More often than not, they were financial failures. Some are hidden gems, genuinely brilliant pieces of work that were inexplicably ignored or mishandled; others succeed in another fashion, becoming quoted and cherished for reasons that are maybe different than the filmmakers intended… Read more »

01 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists

The world, let alone the entertainment sector of it, loves to view things in absolute terms. Everything always seems to have to “the best” or “the worst” or “the biggest”, “the smallest”, “the most”, or “the least” and so on. If one is dealing in tangible entities which can be measured, then this might make some sense. However, the artistic… Read more »

01 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists