10 Essential Films For An Introduction To Cinema du Look

French director Luc Besson’s Lucy was a massive international hit, financially and critically – though less so with the scientific community which sniffily took umbrage with the theory that 100% brain activity will turn you into a memory stick. As such it marked a return to form for Besson, who has spent the past decade or […]

The 15 Best Classic Horror Films From Universal Studio

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The uncanny and the macabre were themes that cinema embraced from the outset. The cinematograph, after all was invented during the time of the Victorian Gothic renaissance, the popular bloody excesses of The Grand Guignol Theatre Company and Jack The Ripper. Germany was home to the first masters of horror cinema. Robert Weine’s 1919 Das […]