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Daily Archives: September 17, 2017

Superheroes. They’re everywhere these days. It’s like nerd nirvana, the likes of which seemed laughably impossible just two decades ago. Aside from a few dalliances with superheroes every now and then, Hollywood kept away from them for a few reasons. Budgetary issues, as the money needed to spend to get these stories on to the screen would be astronomical back… Read more »

17 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Streaming services have replaced video stores as the new secondary market for films to find their way into people’s homes in the 21st century. With all the convenience and ease of just turning on your television and scanning through rows of virtual box art, audiences have never had more immediate access to entertainment in history. Through its enormous success, Netflix–currently… Read more »

17 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists

“It’s beautiful, actually…” – Nina Darren Aronofsky was raised culturally Jewish and he is familiar with Jewish history and religion. He is an environmentalist and he studied social anthropology. He started his career with “Pi”, a film that is more of a study in madness than a work that contemplates scientific subjects, although it deals with metaphysical and religious matters…. Read more »

17 September 2017 | Features, Other Lists

Among the most acclaimed films from 2015, “The Lobster” is a dystopian drama and another hit in director Yorgos Lanthimos’ career after his film “Dogtooth”, released in 2009. In “The Lobster”, people are prohibited from being single in the near future. If anyone is not engaged in a romantic relationship they are taken to The Hotel, a place where they… Read more »

17 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists