10 Great Recent Movies That Completely Defy Expectations

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Believe it or not, there was once a time in movie history when the marketing materials created to promote the release of a new film corresponded to the picture’s essence. With imaginative hand-drawn posters a must for every release and the prospect of big data still years away from influencing what’s packed into a trailer’s […]

10 Great Cult Movies That Are Actually About Cults

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At the root of the horror genre lies a proclivity towards hyperbole in manifesting our fear of the unknown. For writers like David Cronenberg, domestic dramas about custody battles and marital unrest are simply too inexpressive to represent the dismal reality of dissolving the family unit or falling out of love. Such emotions, instead, deserve […]

10 Movies That Remind Me Why I Quit My Office Job


If you were to ask a random sample of white collar workers from anywhere in the world what the last thing they want to experience at nine in the morning is, you’re likely to hear mention of inhumane fluorescent light, a pair of panorama-blocking cork boards, a near lack of color, frigidly-conditioned air, totally insignificant […]

10 Great Movies as Arguments for The Elimination of Television

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Back in 1978, a former advertising executive unleashed upon the world a hefty text on the imminent perils implicit in the act of watching television, channeling the as-of-yet accurate prophecies foretold in the previous decade’s examination of man’s many newfound extensions. Jerry Mander’s Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television echoes the theory debuted in […]

Top 10 Michel Gondry Movies That Are Not “Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind”


According to the renowned pschotherapist Carl Jung, man is universally divided between his personal and collective unconscious. According to a Frenchman with a videocamera and an insomniac imagination named Michel Gondry, he’s also permanently divided between man and boy. Best known as director of such films as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and, um, […]