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Daily Archives: October 31, 2017

There is a scene early in “Blade Runner 2049,” Denis Villeneuve’s hypnotic and heart-bursting sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 future-shock detective movie “Blade Runner,” where two men crash through a wall. One is the bulbous Sapper Morton (Dave Bautista), who is one of many humanoid robots known as replicants, and the other is the slender, trench-coat-wearing assassin known simply as… Read more »

31 October 2017 | Features, Other Lists

The American Civil War (1861-65) was a catastrophic moment in US history. From the moment Confederate troops opened fire on Fort Sumter to its conclusion four years later, almost a million young Americans lost their lives, often to friends, family or neighbours. Naturally this is fertile ground for cinema, and here are eight of the best.   1. Red Badge… Read more »

31 October 2017 | Features, Film Lists

If you consider yourself a serious film fan, you must be familiar with at least a handful of essential undisputed masterpieces from every film genre, from horror to comedies and from Westerns to biographical films. This list concerns the latter category. The majority of cinema aficionados are likely to already be familiar with most of these films and if you… Read more »

31 October 2017 | Features, Film Lists