The 15 Best Movies Made By Directors Over The Age of 75

Ran (1985)

Quentin Tarantino has certainly never been kind in his appraisal of the ageing director. In 2012, in the midst of an infamous interview with Krishnan Guru-Murthy on the Django Unchained press tour, he stated that “directors are like boxers, they have their time.” A statement that, whilst harsh, is nowhere near as cutting Tarantino’s previous […]

The 20 Best Indie Movies of 2015

Ex Machina

Fans of indie cinema have always enjoyed a fairly rich smorgasbord of styles, themes, and genres. Indie can, naturally, refer to budgetary restrictions, and can indicate an “independance” from the major studio system. Yet, for many, Indie is simply a state of mind, an outsider spirit, and a dedication to quirkiness rather than Blockbuster convention. […]

The 20 Best Comeback Movie Performances of All Time

In Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard (1950), one of the finest films ever made concerning the cruel mistress that is show business, the protagonist Gloria Swanson, a faded silent film actress, boldly declares “I am big, it’s the pictures that got small.” This may be an obvious delusion, but, self-deception aside, the cold reality is that […]