The 20 Best Movie Monologues of All Time

Alec Baldwin in Glengarry Glen Ross

Movie monologues are always a gamble. Stripped of fancy camerawork and the crutch of computer-aided imagery, it reduces the artform to it’s most basic expression. Screenwriters and actors come together to crystalize a thought in riveting real time, risking the ridicule of a heavy-handed assesment gone wrong. Whether a speech, a mission statement, or a […]

10 Famous Movies That Were Supposed to Be Sequels to Other Movies

Minority Report (2002)

Sequels are everywhere in Hollywood. It’s a practical pastime of the trade that successful products get return trips, though this trek may not always prove as easy as it seems. Outlandish pitches, hack scripts, or even the genuinely clever follow-up have filtered through studio funnels, to the point where plans are eagerly announced to the […]

The 10 Best Neo-Noir Films of The 2010s (So Far)

For all its visual baggage of fedoras and femme fatales, film noir has acclimated quite well to the modern age. Musicals, westerns, and gangster movies have since come and gone, leaving these dimly lit crime drama to trudge on alone as part of the international psyche. Granted, the trenchcoats and “copper” talk have been swapped […]