10 Great Movies With More Than One Oscar-Winning Performance

Since the first edition in 1929, the Academy Awards have honored 38 movies with multiple Oscar acting awards, with only five of them being made in the 21st century (“Mystic River”, “Million Dollar Baby”, “The Fighter”, “Dallas Buyers Club”, and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”). However, there was never a movie to win all of […]

10 Great Movies That Are Written, Directed, and Starring The Same Person

Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Woody Allen, and Orson Welles are amongst some of the most well-known self-written and self-directed actors in cinema. Other names like Sylvester Stallone, George Clooney, and Tom Hanks have also proven themselves capable in making a film that they have written, directed, and acted in themselves. The concept of an auteur […]

10 Great Movies That Defy The Rules of Genre

How were film genres created? Through the more recent decades of cinema, it has become increasingly common for films to blend elements of different genres in order to tell unique, eye opening, and sometimes disturbing stories. Part of what makes a film “defy” its genre is the director’s innovative use of cinematography and musical score. […]

10 Great Movies That Should Have Started Franchises

It seems that every weekend movie theaters are cluttered with unnecessary sequels, with some franchises continuing to rehash the same story for multiple installments that no one asked for. Unfortunately, while there are seemingly countless sequels playing at any given moment, it’s often that the films most deserving of a franchise never get past the […]