10 Famous 21st Century Filmmakers Hugely Influenced by Stanley Kubrick

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Stanley Kubrick casts an impressive shadow. It would not be hyperbolic to say he’s one of the most influential film directors of all time. In his lifetime, he directed an enviable stretch of films that encompass a multitude of genres, from sci-fi to erotic thriller. Any true connoisseur of cinema has their favourite Kubrick film, […]

The 10 Best Joseph Gordon-Levitt Movies

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is 34 years old. In those 34 years he has quickly become one of the most interesting and recognizable actors of his generation. Flitting between prestigious challenging indie films and hyper-budgeted blockbusters without hesitation he is versatile, ambitious and normally always charming. Having started his acting career in A River Runs Through It, […]

20 Alternative Romantic Comedies You Must Watch

alternative romantic comedies

As a genre, romantic comedies are rather unloved, if not downright hated. Occasionally commercially successful but rarely critically acclaimed, they are a guilty pleasure, something to you dare not admit to actually liking. Blame the over sentimentality, the rigid commitment to formula but the majority of rom-coms are tired and uninspired. But when the genre […]

10 Films You Will Love If You Liked ‘Amelie’

The Double Life of Veronique

Rarely is a film as life-affirming and singular as Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s La fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain (or as it is known in the English speaking world: Amélie). The simple yet engrossing tale of a naïve French girl who acts as the personification of karma and deals out justified retribution to the evil and childhood memories […]