The 10 Worst Movies Rated Higher Than 7.0 on IMDb

IMDb’s ratings, voted on by the internet-surfing public, usually end up representing the majority opinion fairly well. With so many votes cast by the website’s visitors, anomalies are ultimately de-emphasized by the louder prevailing voices. On the site, a score of 7.0 or higher is usually a pretty good indicator of a movie’s popularity and […]

5 Insights Into Human Relationships From “The Lobster”

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Yorgos Lanthimos’ dystopian comedy The Lobster imagines a future where single people are sent to a hotel to find a romantic match and if they don’t find that match within an allotted time, they are transformed into an animal of their choice. While staying at the hotel, these singletons are subjected to various activities, shows, […]

7 Reasons Why “Skyfall” is The Best James Bond Movie Ever

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There are many well-made, cleverly plotted James Bond films in the 26-film, 55-year history of the British spy. Though the series relies heavily on specific tropes and some contrived elements, that has not stopped filmmakers from creating entertaining and interesting cinema through the years. Within the Bond oeuvre, there are many personal favorites that film […]

8 Reasons Why “Avatar” Is The Most Overrated Movie of The 21st Century (So Far)

When James Cameron’s Avatar was released at the end of 2009, audiences were smitten. With its high-tech 3D and its use of cutting-edge technology, Avatar was awesome to look at. It made $77 million in its first weekend of release and eventually made an astounding $760 million domestically (and $2.7 BILLION dollars worldwide). Critics were […]

All 7 Alfonso Cuaron Movies Ranked From Worst To Best

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Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron has made quite a mark on American cinema. From the classic family movie A Little Princess, to the sleek darkness of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, to the brilliant dystopian vision of Children of Men, and, finally, to the gee-whiz technological inventiveness of Gravity, Cuaron is a master craftsman […]

8 Reasons Why “The Truman Show” Will Always Be Relevant

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Peter Weir’s The Truman Show, based on a sharp script from Andrew Niccol, was well received in 1998 both critically and commercially. Though not spoken of as a classic in most circles, it enjoys a solid reputation and is sometimes singled out as a particularly prescient piece of work, having predicted fairly accurately the eventual […]