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Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

Over the summer we lost a legend in the world of horror cinema when film director Tobe Hooper passed away at the age of 74. The response on Twitter coming from Hollywood all echo a similar theme; from John Carpenter, Eli Roth, James Wan and Stephen King, everyone praised the director as a kindhearted individual and a decent human being…. Read more »

12 September 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Ordinary People over Raging Bull. How Green Was My Valley over Citizen Kane. Spotlight over Mad Max: Fury Road (seriously, but that’s for another list). It’s not news that the Oscars often make decisions that some consider to be… a little wide of the mark. Again and again, films held to be classics have been overlooked. But at least they… Read more »

12 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists

If one were to compare all the greatest European directors, Krzysztof Kieslowski would clearly stand out as being the only true legatee, capable of bringing the same amount of rigorous philosophical discussion to European cinema, as Andrei Tarkovsky, Robert Bresson, and Ingmar Bergman brought to European cinema in their respective eras. Kieslowski began his career making low budget documentaries and… Read more »

12 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists