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 ..
Witches, who have haunted the human imagination for centuries, has also made regular appearances in horror cinema since its early infancy. Just think of Benjamin Christensen’s fictional documentary Häxan (1922). In our contemporary culture, witches are often thought of as some sort of advanced hippies with a special connection to a deified natural world ..
John Carpenter is one of those directors whose name is forever linked with the horror genre. Not only do most of his films fall within that genre (another genre he made himself noticed in is action) the handful of really good horror films he made are also some of the finest examples within their ..
Luckily for us horror fans, this prolific genre does not seem to be slowing down. the comings month will offer a wide selection of ramkes, sequels, first time litarary adaptations, and all original horror film. We have selected just five out of many for your perusal. Check out the list below and let us ..
As previous years, we take a look back at movies released 30 years ago, and as this is 2019 it means we have reached the final year of the 1980s. The year offered a number of excellent films, so many in fact that it was difficult to choose! We have picked out a spread ..
All popular genres at some point becomes a well of material for spoofs and comedies. This usually happens around the time the genre has a dip in popularity. This was also true of the western genre, which was massive and influential from the 1930s until the 1960s, where it went into a steep decline. Comparatively ..
The Oscar for best acting (leading or supporting) mostly goes to someone who managed to get under our skin and make an impression on us. Sometimes the effect happens in short time, either a short leading performances or a very short supporting performance. The line between lead and support is and always has been ..
Anyone who thinks only the young and restless can make movies can think again! There are several veteran actors around, who are still around simply because they are great and there are plenty of movies where they prove they not only still have what it takes, in some cases they exceed our expectations! We ..