10 Foreign Films That Influenced Popular American Movies


Ever since celluloid emerged, filmmakers have borrowed concepts, from narrative structures to visual styles and camera techniques from each other, applying it to their own creations to the point that it’s impossible to understand cinema without its lending nature. In a way, every director has been shaped by the movies he or she has watched […]

The 10 Most Influential Horror Movies of The 1970s

Though each passing decade has uniquely changed the face of film, the seventies undeniably sent shockwaves through the cinematic landscape. Movie screens still reverberate today from the aftershocks, and nowhere are the effects felt more profoundly than in the horror genre. The loosening of censorship restraints broke the mold for what could be shown on […]

The 10 Best Films of Robert Bresson

Robert Bresson (1901-1999) was among the most unique directors of the European arthouse, with a working theory of cinematic purity (outlined in his 1975 Notes sur le cinématographe) that rejected all the dramatic convention he considered archaic holdover from the theatre, to make exclusive use of the unique capacities of the film medium, namely the […]