World War II is considered by most war historians to be the bloodiest war of all time, with an estimated 30 to 50 million people losing their lives during the conflict. It was a time of technological and military revolution that saw the entire world fall into chaos for a number of years, and much […]
Action has been one of the most popular genres of film since around the late 1970s, and it’s proven over and over again that it’s a genre that the audience will continue to flock to. Action films can encompass a wide range of different themes, from classic explosion-laden 80s flicks, to the more modern superhero […]
There’s nothing like a nostalgic Romantic Comedy (Rom Com) to lighten the day and end your evening off on a high note. The hey day of the Rom Com has to be the 1990s! Julia Roberts, Meg Ryan, Cameron Diaz, Richard Gere and Hugh Grant were names to conjure with and life seemed simpler back […]
We all have a favorite movie or two from yester-year. With so many platforms now allowing you to rent or stream some golden oldies and classics from previous cinematic eras, it’s never been easier to revisit your favorites. However, the big question is “should you?”
It’s quite rare for a movie to be banned by a single country, let alone a number of them, but sometimes a director will release a piece of work so violent or disturbing that the relevant authorities need to step in. These are movies that are not suitable for the whole family and were often […]
Whatever you think of his films, you have to admit that Quentin Tarantino is a unique voice that makes movies in a way that is always true to his style. The man genuinely lives up to the idea of a true auteur. Many have accused him of being egotistical, but everyone who has worked with […]
There has long been a debate raging between film scholars over whether or not a historical film has a duty to be accurate in its depiction of people and events. Considering that society has become such a visual creature, and many prefer to learn through film rather than books, this is quite the important question.
There’s no denying the fact that some movies are so bad that they end up leaving you in your own state of twilight-zone disbelief. But there are also movies that really don’t get the credit they deserve – the underrated movies that somehow managed to slip through the Hollywood cracks.
Any movie lover has that special guilty pleasure film that they watch when no one’s around. A film that’s usually a mixture of terrible screenplay, awful plot, hilarious acting, and a slew of terrible reviews. It’s extremely difficult for a movie to be so bad that it ends up becoming a cult classic, as most […]
Today’s cinemas are usually packed with action, science fiction, fantasy, or horror movies, with genres like comedy not getting the attention is deserves. This is partly because movie companies have lost their touch when it comes to making funny films, but also because the general audience finds their sources of comedy from other means. Regardless, […]