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Daily Archives: September 6, 2017

Perhaps more so than in your average film, casting the right actors in a super hero film is critical. These are characters that have existed in a particular form in the public consciousness for years, sometimes even decades, and as such, the fans have very specific expectations when it comes to their portrayal. A home-run casting choice, like Robert Downy… Read more »

06 September 2017 | Features, Other Lists

At one point during the hellish climax of “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” (1991)—James Cameron’s fire-and-brimstone sci-fi classic, which has been re-released in 3D—all hope seems lost. The film’s undulating villain, a shape-shifting robot known as the T-1000 (Robert Patrick), is face to face with his target, John Connor (Edward Furlong), in a steel mill, and since John is a 10-year-old… Read more »

06 September 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Every director has to start somewhere. Some go to film school, others pay for their first feature out of their own pockets. This list proves there is really no excuse for budding filmmakers not to make their own productions. The list also illustrates the dedication of the directors, although some of their methods are not exactly recommended (the use of… Read more »

06 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists