10 Famous Movie Villains That Were Fatally Miscast

Some of the most memorable performances in the history of cinema have come from great actors playing the dastardliest of villains. Whether it’s the sublime subtleties of Anthony Perkins’ performance as Norman Bates, the masterful physicality of Heath Ledger’s Joker or even the unforgettable voice of James Earl Jones coming out from behind the mask […]

The 20 Most Underrated Movie Soundtracks of All Time

People often associate soundtracks with memorable melodies, resounding cues and grandiose orchestration – Francis Lai’s Love Story theme, Bernard Herrmann’s cue for the shower scene in Psycho, and Max Steiner’s Gone with the End theme are some examples in that order of very famous soundtracks, recognizable even by people who are not knowledgeable in the […]

10 Impressive Class Inequality Metaphors In “Parasite”

In many of his earlier films, Bong Joon-ho addressed numerous important social issues, like environmentalism, corporate greed and class inequality. That is hardly a surprise, considering Bong majored in sociology at the prestigious Yonsei University. In his native country of Korea and in cinephile circles, he is known for his nickname Bongtail (the combination of […]

5 Reasons Why “Wild At Heart” Is The Most Subversive David Lynch Movie Ever

In May 2020 we celebrated the 30th anniversary of David Lynch’s film “Wild at Heart.” It was initially released in 1990 to mixed reviews. There were group walkouts in the first few screenings and there are stories of people heckling the movie at Cannes, even though it ended up winning the Palme d’Or. At the […]

7 Reasons Why “Parasite” Deserved To Win Best Picture

Though many predicted it could happen (and many hoped that it would), it was still a massive surprise when Parasite won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the recent 92nd Academy Awards. Parasite immediately made history by becoming the first international film to win Best Picture as well as being the first South Korean […]