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With the changing habits of modern humans, plenty of shallow films that seem to need stupidity and exaggeration are getting more common day by day. Even though sometimes it feels like this kind of garbage is more easy to consume, there are still bright directors who make delightful movies that are powered by wit, and that offer a pure sense… Read more »

12 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

The definition of pretentious is attempting to impress by affecting greater importance or talent than is actually possessed. In the world of film many directors and films are given this label when audiences feel the material is heavy handed, or in most cases when a director overindulges in their certain style or motifs. These so called pretentious films can be… Read more »

11 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

In any genre, there are bound to be brilliant films that we simply miss, not out of any kind of ignorance but just because we accidentally skim over films sometimes. Documentaries seem to suffer from this even more, being the most undervalued of all genres, with many only seeing the most popular and acclaimed of them all. This means that… Read more »

10 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

There’s no official or objective criteria for what is or isn’t obscene. Even still, it’s understandable (though not commendable) when films get banned for promoting extremism, offending sexual sensibilities or being extremely violent. Yet, because offense is in the eye of the beholder, every blue moon a film gets banned for reasons that are ironic, silly, or just plain odd…. Read more »

09 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

We desire, we fall in love. We are haunted by curves and scents. Since when do all these inexplicable processes begin to evolve in one’s body and soul? Even before we receive our mother’s milk for the first time, sexuality is already rooted somewhere in the tender soil of subconscious. A shapeless shadow of sexual nature patiently rests, until a… Read more »

08 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

Remakes are not necessarily a bad thing if they are made for a reason. An ideal remake should present a contemporary or advanced vision for the new age, which would improve upon the quality of the original. Pity for Hollywood that exactly the opposite has been happening here for a long time; the uncompromising original films are constantly being diluted… Read more »

07 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

When films ask questions that the audience must ask themselves, we know we are hooked into a cinematic experience. Of course, we want to feel the choices and emotions the characters make, but it is truly special when they reflect our own possible choices, decisions, and questions we must or have faced. Therefore, here are 10 films that ask impossible… Read more »

07 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

Adaptations can be fickle beasts. It’s very rare that a previously existing work is adapted with 100% fidelity, as the differing mediums of screen and written word are rarely completely compatible with one another, so it’s inevitable that changes will be need to been made to the source material in the process of transposing it. Some changes are structurally necessary,… Read more »

06 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

From French New Wave to Italian Neorealism, a lot of critically acclaimed films have been lost in the dust of time. Here is a list of some art-house films that are criminally underrated.   10. Cold Water (1994) Directed by Olivier Assayas, “Cold Water” is a powerful drama about teenage rebellion and love. Being an autobiographical depiction of Assayas own… Read more »

06 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

It’s easy to name movies that waste a good concept. There are dozens of lists dedicated to covering movies that wasted their potential. In Time, Transcendence, The Purge, and countless other movies did next to nothing with a potentially brilliant concept. Since it’s easy to hop online and find lists dedicated those kinds of movies, we’ve decided to look at… Read more »

05 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

Movies can be a gateway in many ways where we can include our own history. Sure, we can listen to music from specific times or see paintings from centuries ago. However, film can bring the past to life in all of its elements. Therefore, here are 10 films that make us change the way we see history.   1. 12… Read more »

05 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

There are directors who at first look seemingly have a perfect career, but if you take a closer look at their filmography you will find a few stinkers. Because if you make films for long enough then it doesn’t really matter how great you are, eventually everyone makes a bad film.   10. Family Plot (Alfred Hitchcock) Alfred Hitchcock is… Read more »

04 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

With so many films released every year, it is natural that a few slip by the wayside and don’t get quite as much attention as they deserve. Whether they were unlucky enough to be released at the same time as a record-breaking blockbuster, or the marketing didn’t quite trickle down to the right people, or they simply couldn’t afford a… Read more »

04 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists

“We’re in the end game now,” words which echoed in the ears of Marvel fans for months. This was it, not only was Endgame due to be one of the biggest films of all time, it marked a monumental occasion for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We had been building up to this moment ever since the release of Iron Man… Read more »

03 June 2019 | Features, Other Lists

When FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper arrived in Twin Peaks, his mission was clear: the homecoming queen, Laura Palmer, had been murdered and Cooper was there to crack the case. But the investigation that followed led him into a labyrinth of secrets lurking just under the surface of the small town, and those secrets often threatened to obscure his primary… Read more »

03 June 2019 | Features, Other Lists

There are times when you just want to spend a couple of hours watching a good entertaining movie. Sometimes, you need to take a pause from more complex art house pictures. At the same time, you don’t want to completely switch off your brain; you want intelligent and funny entertainment. These are 10 movies that could help you have a… Read more »

02 June 2019 | Features, Film Lists