The 25 Best Black & White Films of The Last 25 Years

From 1970 until the present year (2016), majority of films that aren’t documentaries are released in color. As time goes on, many movie-goers are less inclined to see features that are shot in black and white, dismissing them as “boring” or “old fashioned”. Regardless, many filmmakers still rely on this method for a variety of […]

The 20 Best Cameo Performances by Bands/Musicians in Movies

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Since the advent of sound in motion pictures by the 1920s, musicians had found another outlet for creative expression and the abilities of gaining more exposure. Up until the 1950s, most of the music heard and performed was classical, opera, big band jazz and “pop” vocalists. With the infusion of Rock and Roll, “soundtracks” with […]

20 Music Documentaries Every Music Lover Should Watch

“The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers.” –Roy Ayers (jazz vibraphone player) The follow list contains an eclectic mix of music documentaries that capture each of the performers and bands in all their pure, raw energies and celebrate unsung legacies. They […]

20 Dark Romantic Films That Are Worth Your Time

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It’s hard to mention the genre Romantic-Comedy, let alone the NewSpeak term “Rom-Com”, and not gain a shudder or scream from most of the male species. Sugarcoated images of Meg Ryan, Julia Roberts and Sandra Bullock flood the mind with contrived plots, unrealistic scenarios and all too many storybook happy endings. Sure, they make some […]

20 Gems of World Cinema That Need To Be Rediscovered

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The Foreign Film Market for most Americans is sometimes difficult to predict. Very few features that don’t rely on car chases, explosions, gratuitous violence or unnecessary sex and CGI effects will hardly go over well. Plus, having to read subtitles or deal with poorly dubbed English may cause most of them to find something less […]