10 Great European Horror Movie Classics You’ve Probably Never Seen

In horror’s earliest incarnations many of the narratives were inspired by the Gothicism found in the works of Mary Shelley, Edgar Allen Poe, or Bram Stoker. Dracula, Frankenstein, Dorian Grey, and Jekyll and Hyde (among others) were stories that frequently appeared early on, paving a platform for a genre that heavily relied on strong visuals, […]

10 Great Debut Films You’ve Probably Never Seen

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The last ten years have seen filmmakers burst onto the scene in dynamite fashion, from Alex Garland’s Ex Machina (2014) to Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook (2014), Jordan Peele’s Get Out (2017) to Ari Aster’s Hereditary (2018), Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird (2017) to Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade (2018). The first film seems a crucial one that […]

The 10 Greatest Movies That Won Oscar Best International Picture

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At the 2019 Oscars, Roma (2018) – Alfonso Cuaron’s semi-biographical, Mexican-language film – equalled the record for the most Oscar nominations by a film not in the English language. With 10 nominations in total (including Best Picture), it went on to win Best Achievement in Cinematography, Best Achievement in Directing, and Best Foreign Language Film. […]

All 8 Sam Mendes Movies Ranked From Worst To Best

Sam Mendes, British filmmaker and theatre director, marked himself as one of the key directors of his generation very early in his career. Bursting onto the cinematic scene with an Oscar winning film, Sam Mendes has continued to pursue daring, visually stimulating, and interesting work. The list below ‘ranks’ these films and explores their lasting […]

10 Great Arthouse Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen

It’s always nice to remind oneself of those films that try and innovate – the independent, the experimental – those that take an unusual or distinctive glimpse at the world, or the films that just try something a little different. Orson Welles’s ground-breaking Citizen Kane (1941) reminded Hollywood that one man could make storytelling clever […]