Pulling Focus: The Cabin In The Woods (2011) & It Follows (2014)

“[The Cabin in the Woods] ranks among one of the most wryly self-aware works of American pop culture entertainment in years. …by successfully analyzing tired formulas, it gives them new life.” – Eric Kohn, indieWire   To a new World of Gods and Monsters This whip smart horror comedy from scribes Drew Goddard (also making […]

The 10 Best Horror Movies of 2017

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Horror films are often resistant to criticism, either because the genre as a whole isn’t particularly highly regarded by “serious” critics or because many horror films are low-budget, poorly produced shock films that look to deliver on their implicit promise of graphic violence rather than creating a quality movie. And 2017 has been no different […]

The 10 Most Common Historical Mistakes in Movies

While historical movies can be most enjoyable, and a window onto another time, they are commonly inaccurate, which can spoil the fun. Some inaccuracies are designed to increase suspense or add exposition, in short, for dramatic reasons, and these are easy to forgive. In some cases movies may be both extremely realistic and contain many […]

10 Forgotten Movie Masterpieces That Need To Be Rediscovered (Part 3)

The Olympics has the gold medal. The county fair has the blue ribbon. International film festivals have Golden Palms, Golden Lions and Silver Bears (yes, really). All of those represent the very best (at least in the opinion of someone or some body of people). However, the Olympics also has silver and bronze medals. Fairs […]