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Threequels are so tough to get right because not only do you have to surpass the first film, you have a second film to exceed as well. By the time it comes to a third part, ideas for plots and character development are bound to be waning, especially if there is no source material to rely on. Nobody wants to… Read more »

17 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists

Sequels are nothing new in the horror genre, and everyone knows that the majority are less than stellar. Here’s a list of some of the most embarrassing entries into our beloved genre. This list is comprised of 20 sequels that are just downright awful. Their awfulness is so extensive that at times they’ve tarnished the highlights of the original material…. Read more »

15 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists

A movie poster is a poster used to advertise a movie, it should put everything catchy on it to sell the movie. Big stars, witty taglines and unforgettable visual styles should work well. The last thing you want from a designer is a dull, confusing and terribly-executed poster. However, this even happens to some of the great movies, the investors… Read more »

14 June 2013 | Features, Other Lists

Not every superhero has the fortitude to stay relevant long enough to capture the imaginations of three consecutive generations. Amid a long list of otherworldly talents, Superman clearly possesses the adaptability and timelessness to still be soaring high; even after 75 years of superhero stardom. With the long anticipated June release of Man of Steel on the horizon this Friday, now’s a… Read more »

13 June 2013 | Guest Posts

Is there anything scarier than investing in your dream home, moving in, getting comfortable and then realizing it’s haunted? No, there isn’t, actually. Here are our top ten scariest haunted house movies.   10. The Others Nicole Kidman holed up in a giant house on the island of Jersey, with her two creepy children and some very suspect groundskeepers doesn’t… Read more »

13 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists

We all know what it feels like when a movie slightly touches on critical events/twist endings yet to come. Usually it’s the best when it’s something that you could only pick up on after already watching the movie once before – it’s like a little inside joke you get to have with the filmmakers, a reward for sitting through the… Read more »

11 June 2013 | Features, Other Lists

With all the free TV available streaming online, there’s no better time than now to get hooked on classic and new series alike. With compelling TV and movies online, you may wonder which form of entertainment you prefer — why not both? Your favorite TV shows have dozens or even hundreds of hours to tell their stories whereas movies only… Read more »

11 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists

As everyone says old is gold, we thought we could line-up a few movies that shall always remain etched in our hearts. We shed some light on the top 10 Bollywood movies of all time that have always given us a reason to laugh, cry and scream with joy! We have surely missed out on a lot of other great… Read more »

10 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists

An all-star casting ensemble is every director’s dream. A dozen of experienced actors on board not only makes the director’s job easier, it also makes  the promotional campaign more appealing. All you need to do is design a post with all the big shots on it and the names will sell itself. If you have a couple of Oscar winner/nominees,… Read more »

10 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists

Reboot after reboot, superhero after superhero; the past decade has seen its fair share of comic book movies. Batman, Superman, Spiderman, The Avengers. I think the masses are getting a little tired of it (I know I am). Regardless, though, the mythology surrounding superheroes is very important to our society, whether we see it or not. The comic books, the… Read more »

08 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists

Before 1960s, American cinema was dominated by the studio system. After the New Hollywood Movement, directors started making low-budget films outside the system. The 1990s saw the rise of it, after two groundbreaking indies (Pulp Fiction and Sex, Lies and Videotapes) won the top prize in Cannes Festival. The stories of Tarantino and Soderberg inspired thousands of anonymous filmmakers to… Read more »

07 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists

The exhaustion of ideas in Hollywood movies is no news nowadays. Most of the time, poor screenwriters have to re-work on an original idea again and again to finish their jobs, these people should be blamed for being lazy and less creative. However, there is an immoral act that often escapes the criticism of the public, that is “smartly borrowing”… Read more »

07 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists

Why Superman movies are so great? Because Superman went into production prior to the releases of Star Wars (May 1977) and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (November 1977), we should credit the three films collectively for launching the reemergence of a large market for science fiction films in the 1980s. Superman also established the superhero film genre as viable… Read more »

06 June 2013 | Features, Other Lists

So many movies, so little time. Why do we continue to re-watch some of the movies over and over again? Because when we watch those movies, we feel comfortable and we know there is zero risk this movie would suck, we can always find something new there, we are waiting for our favorite scene or character to appear on the… Read more »

06 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists

There is a small bunch of directors in movie history, they aim 100%  authenticity and perfection in every movie they make. They never use a studio when the real location is available, they are keen to adhere to their no-CGI-wherever-possible rule, and they are sticklers for ensuring the mood of their films are adequately translated in the visuals. Actors hate them, because before… Read more »

06 June 2013 | Features, People Lists

Remakes and reboots are a touchy subject for horror movie fans. Sometimes we hold onto our precious classic films and refuse to even acknowledge the fact that a filmmaker plans to retell the story that they grew up with as a child. Sometimes a remake could be done right, for example David Cronenberg’s ‘The Fly’ is viewed as superior to… Read more »

05 June 2013 | Features, Film Lists, Guest Posts

In horror movies, one of the biggest cliche is that the pathetic victims always find a shelter which happens to be the home of the monster, and no matter how young they are, they can never run fast enough to escape the hunt. They are the unluckiest bunch of movie characters in all movie genres, sometimes we really wish they… Read more »

04 June 2013 | Features, Other Lists

When one movie is successful it’s imperative the studio exploit that money machine as much as it can. From fantasy adventures like the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings series’, to comedy franchises like American Pie, if the original movie is a hit, it will certainly spawn one or two sequels. The Hangover debuted in 2009, a movie which… Read more »

03 June 2013 | Reviews

First impressions are everything. So you’d assume that movie marketers would put their all into the making of the poster. Yet, time and time again, we’re subjected to the horrifying curse of Photoshop and taglines that have zero respect for logic, sense or our poor brains. Even more offensive is the thought that the creators of these posters could imagine… Read more »

03 June 2013 | Features, Other Lists