10 Forgotten Movie Masterpieces That Need To Be Rediscovered (Part 5)

When one takes up the study of film, either academically or as a hobby, it becomes important to see and study the films that make up the principal canons of the officially “great.” While it is enriching to view the lofty achievements of cinema history, one might well get burnt out on “greatness” if it […]

10 Forgotten Movie Masterpieces That Need To Be Rediscovered (Part 4)

Some films are remembered, some forgotten. Some are praised and some are not. The odd thing is that initial reactions may well not count in the long run concerning a film’s ultimate reputation. There are also degrees of fame, rejection, praise and damnation. A well-made film may be little known and seen but loved by […]

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 […]

10 Forgotten Movie Masterpieces That Need To Be Rediscovered (Part 2)

Many (including those who make comments on this list) note that the world “masterpiece” gets thrown around an awful lot (awful being the key word) these days. One big danger of using words too often is that they end up losing their impact. Too often in the modern world, things (events, people, entities, etc.) end […]

10 Forgotten Movie Masterpieces That Need To Be Rediscovered

The world, let alone the entertainment sector of it, loves to view things in absolute terms. Everything always seems to have to “the best” or “the worst” or “the biggest”, “the smallest”, “the most”, or “the least” and so on. If one is dealing in tangible entities which can be measured, then this might make […]