10 Reasons Why “2001: A Space Odyssey” Is The Greatest Sci-fi Movie of All Time

Next year will be the 50th Anniversary of one of the greatest films ever to be put on the silver screen, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Made in 1968, Kubrick’s tour de force is an iconic piece of modern media art, with its immeasurable influence still being felt on contemporary directors and filmmaking ideologies […]

10 Reasons Why “The Holy Mountain” is The Best Surreal Movie Ever

The word ‘masterpiece’ is often hyperbolically overused in the world of art, and even in cinema. It should not be used lightly, especially considering the large amount of high quality films that emerge from contemporary (post World War II) cinema. Differentiating ‘masterpieces’ from the lower tiers of film quality can be difficult, with art being […]

10 Reasons Why Italian Neorealism is the Most Important Film Movement in History


Following the downfall of fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, as well as their defeat in World War II, the Mediterranean power of Italy stood in a peculiar position by 1943. War-torn, humiliated, and unstable, Italian society and culture lay in disarray. Art, and cinema in particular, was no exception – Mussolini’s Cinecitta studios had been heavily […]