The 20 Greatest Female Filmmakers in Cinema History

Earlier this year there was a lot being written and talked about regarding the issue of gender discrimination when it comes to female directors, especially in Hollywood. In May this year, the American Civil Liberties Union urged the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and a few other agencies to investigate Hollywood’s hiring practices for evidence […]

The 20 Best Movie Soundtracks of The 1990s

The 1990s will always be remembered as the decade where the alternative became the mainstream. The story of Nirvana and The Year Punk Broke is well known to anyone even remotely interested in pop culture. The explosion of Nirvana, grunge and then ‘alternative’ music affected more than just the music scene. That whole explosion practically […]

25 Emerging North American Indie Directors You Need To Know

emerging indie director

In January 2014, the New York Times’ Manohla Dargis wrote a piece titled, “As Indies Explode, An Appeal For Sanity”, in which she bemoaned the fact that there were too many films being released right now, most of them lackluster, forgettable and just plain bad movies. Salon followed up with another piece on what they’re […]

20 Great 21st Century Movies You May Have Missed

Headhunters (2011)

The Best Foreign Language Film category was first introduced by the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences in 1956 and the very first winner was Federico Fellini’s La Strada, although Special/Honorary awards for foreign language films have been given since 1947, of which Vittorio De Sica’s Shoeshine was the first recipient. Since then, all […]

20 Delightfully Weird Movies That You Might Not Have Seen

Weird means ‘very strange’ or ‘bizarre’ in dictionaries. Its synonyms include words like outlandish, quirky, eccentric, idiosyncratic, surreal, peculiar, odd, zany, madcap, freakish and crazy among other things. So it’s a given that ‘weird’ will mean different things to different people. For the sake of this list, let’s go towards the more outlandish and bizarre […]