10 Directors Who Made Two Great Films In The Same Year

Hearts of Darkness A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

For most directors, releasing one great film in a year is an ambitious enough feat. Here are ten directors who were not satisfied with that accomplishment and released not one but two great films in a single year.   10. Steven Soderbergh – 2000 – “Erin Brockovich” and “Traffic” “Erin Brockovich” and “Traffic” each garnered […]

The 10 Best Stream-of-Consciousness Movies


The Oxford online dictionary defines “stream of consciousness” as “a literary style in which a character’s thoughts, feelings, and reactions are depicted in a continuous flow uninterrupted by objective description or conventional dialogue.” Cinema rarely engages with the stream-of-consciousness technique in the same way that literature does, since most films do not aspire to that […]

10 Great Movies by Legendary Directors That No One Talks About

When directors make enough masterpieces or near-masterpieces to earn the adjective “legendary,” it is inevitable that some of their “lesser” works will fade from the cultural memory. Sometimes these films are rightly forgotten; in the case of Kubrick, for instance, it makes sense to continue talking about “2001: A Space Odyssey” and continue ignoring “Fear […]

The 15 Best Movie Threequels of All Time

The cliché generalization “the sequel is never better” has been disproven enough times that it has lost its credibility. The best sequels, however, are often direct follow-ups to the original. There are plenty of Part Twos that hold their own or more against their respective Part Ones – “The Godfather: Part II,” “The Dark Knight,” […]