The 1980s is a decade in the history of horror film that has spawned a great number of excellent examples of the genre without breaking much new ground compared with the previous decade. In fact, the 1980s continued and developped the trend that had begun in the 1970s, where the genre definitively shifted from ..
Silence is often a major factor in a suspenseful horror movie. Not in itself, but intense silence always begs the question of when and by what that silence will be broken. Sometimes, it just sounds cool in a title. We have selected five horror films below with “silent” titles. Let us know your favourite ..
Horror is one of the fundational genres of cinema and during the silent era there was a plethora of horror classics that remains captivating to this day. Naturally, that entails a capacity to appreciate the magic of silent cinema, something not everyone has. But horror seems to work particularly well, at least in the hands ..
As usual in our MONTH OF HORROR we take a look at upcoming horror film that we are excited about. Almost all th film on the list would been released already if it wasn’t for this crazy year we have all been living through. Hopefully, things will return to normal next year. The list ..
Despite being a rather mild-mannered Londoner, Hugh Grant has been one of the most recognisable faces in Hollywood since the mid 1990s. After a mixed career in the 1980s and early 1990s, Grant rose to fame worldwide with Four Weddings and a Funeral (see below) and since then he has been associated with romantic ..
Sir Thomas Sean Connery, one of the most famous living Scotsmen, was born 90 years ago, on 25th August 1930 in Edinburgh. Starting small in a working class family, this tall and handsome scot, began a career in bodybuilding after a stint in the Royal Navy in his late teens, only to catch the acting ..
As hard as it is to believe, the year 1980 is already 40 years in the past! It’s about time we take a look at the year in movies. We have picked five of the memorable films that were released in 1980. Let us know in the comments below what movies from 1980 you like! ..
France was a pioneering country in terms of movie-making, has a rich heritage of cinematic gems, and has received an impressive 12 Oscars for Best Foreign Film out of 40 nominations. “Yes, I know all that, but I just don’t like reading subtitles”, you might say, or, “French films are just so… French”. Well, ..
Much like the the Western film, the Western as a literary genre had its heyday in the early and middle 20th century. Apart from the early frontier stories that go back to the early 19th century, the true Western novel is actually no older than the film genre, as Western were among the very first ..
The brother Joel and Ethan Coen, affectionately known as the “two-headed director”, have dipped their toes in comedy, drama, and everything in between. Some of their film are truly great, some are good, and some not so much, but whatever they do it is always innovative. They tells story in a way which bears a ..
Many families have their own particular movie traditions around Christmas. Some go to the cinemas together, some watch the latest animated films, and some revisit the same classics over and over again. A “Christmas” movie in that sense can be many different things; for adult it can be something like Die Hard (1988) or ..
Jerry Bruckheimer is a name that has been associated with action for the past three decades and continues to guarantee good actionpacked entertainment. He began in the 1970s and early 1980s with films as diverse as the little seen western The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972), the Raymond Chandler adaptation Farewell, My Lovely (1975), and ..