The 10 Best Movies About The Financial Crisis

best movies about financial crisis

It’s hard to overstate the cataclysmic impact of the 2008 global financial crisis on the economy of the United States and the rest of the world. The stock markets of countries around the globe cratered into oblivion, homeowners found themselves out on the streets, long-time employees packed their boxes and hit the unemployment lines. The […]

15 Non-Western Movies That Have Western Tropes

Taxi Driver

Since their heyday in classic Hollywood, western genre films have seen a marked decline in their popularity at the box office, along with the corresponding accompanying decline in production. The western genre arguably did more to write the rules of classic Hollywood than any other, serving as a proving ground for countless directors, actors, writers, […]

20 Great Movies That Capture The Aesthetic of Bruce Springsteen

A quintessential American music icon, Bruce Springsteen is associated with a great many aspects of American culture – support for veterans, economic populism, the freedom of the road, romanticism leavened by fatalism. In addition to these characteristics that define his music, Springsteen’s lyrics rely heavily on cinematic techniques. His songs are populated with characters in […]

15 Great Post-70s Movies That Evoke The 1970s Style

70s style movies

The Hollywood Renaissance is the name often used to describe the brief interlude between periods of blockbuster style dominance of the studio system. Roughly, the era’s influence extends from 1967 to 1981 or so, and it is notable primarily for being a period of mainstream cinema in which the major studios made what would probably […]