10 Weird Movie Genres You Might Not Have Heard Of


The human brain seeks patterns. While we praise creativity and inspired art, a new work is rarely an entirely novel invention. Painters study the work of other painters; the patterns of nature inspire architects and writers reimagine old stories they heard from their parents as kids. Creative work is based on repetition and variation; while […]

The 15 Best British Comedy Movies of All Time


While some people love British comedies, others might say that they are rude, dull, and not the least bit funny. But what makes British comedies essentially British? The quirky characters, the inordinate abstract humour of the Pythons, and the stereotypically British everyday situations are all essential contributors, but they are not the only ones. Most […]

10 Controversial Movies That Challenge The Ethics of Documentary Filmmaking

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The documentary filmmaker has a responsibility towards their audience. In their roles they are perceived as the advocates of truth, they are expected to reveal hidden secrets and tell their story as accurately as possible. At the same time however, a documentary filmmaker has to face the challenge of keeping objective distance from their subject, […]

7 Famous Sci-fi Movies Influenced by Jodorowsky’s Dune


As Alejandro Jodorowsky tells about his never made Dune, his energy radiates through the screen with an irresistible strength. Watching Jodorowsky’s Dune, a documentary directed by Frank Pavich, we do not get the impression that Dune was a failure or a doomed project. On the contrary, Jodorowsky’s passionate commentary speaks of an exceptionally inspired work, […]

20 Essential Dogme 95 Films You Need To Watch

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Dogme 95 is a movement established by a handful of Danish directors. Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg, Soren Kragh-Jacobsen and Kristian Levring signed the Dogme 95 manifesto and created the Vows of Chastity to support inexpensive filmmaking in opposition to big budget productions. To protest against the expensive but insubstantial products of the special effect-driven […]