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Daily Archives: September 13, 2017

For various reasons, movies don’t always get the attention they deserve. Whether they bomb at the box office or underperform critically, not every movie is destined to be a classic. In some cases, a miracle happens. People decide that the critics were wrong all along or people finally get around to watching that movie everybody missed when it first came… Read more »

13 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists

This year on October 10, “Boogie Nights” will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. Released in 1997, the film signaled the arrival of a major talent and future legend. Paul Thomas Anderson had made one film prior, the criminally unseen and underrated “Sydney/Hard Eight” but with “Boogie Nights” film society had no choice but to take notice. Following a story set… Read more »

13 September 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Cinema, utilizing the combined efforts of visuals, writing, sound/music, lighting, and many other elements, is perhaps the ultimate art form. For over 100 years, movies continue to bedazzle audiences, but what is it that grips audiences so much? There are great characters, a great story, great writing, but sometimes there’s the little details that the audience is technically looking at,… Read more »

13 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists

David W. Griffith was the pioneering director who invented and introduced the original grammar of cinema as we know it today, but there are many who took the principles and developed them into an art form, and formed the grammar of cinema in different but influential ways.   1. Alfred Hitchcock It’s no wonder Alfred Hitchcock is one of the… Read more »

13 September 2017 | Features, People Lists