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 him has said he is great because he knows what he wants and how to explain that to you when working on set.
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 bad movies are just that: bad. Every now and again, however, a director and team of actors bring out something that’s obviously bad, but has enough going for it that it’s able to stand out from the crowd and become popular, even if this can sometimes take a couple of years.
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, for those that are looking to find some truly funny movie material, these are some of the best comedies ever made.
If you’re a horror movie buff, you’ll know why the hold such great appeal. There’s something strangely comforting about getting your mind off your own problems and having an adrenaline rush while knowing you’re completely safe in your own home.
Timer – 2009
Of all the world’s mind-distorting movies, Timer has got to be among everyone’s Top 5 top mindbenders of all time. A “Timer” is implanted into a willing individual’s wrist and upon implantation begins a count-down of the days until the day on which the implantee finds true and genuine love. Continue reading “The Mindbenders – Movies That Make You Think”
Mainstream audiences may think of drag queens solely in comedic terms, but a closer look at the top 5 movies in which they play a central role reveals another side to them.
While some characters certainly have been used to provide moments of pantomime-like humour, they also have been mouthpieces for wisdom and examples of bravery, ingenuity, and tenacity.
South Korea is one of the world’s most stable countries, with an extremely high human index rating, a high GDP and the fastest internet in the world in general. They’re also one of the most highly educated countries on the globe and have become known in the movie industry for the quality films that they release every year.
Many of these films have become household names due to the excellent acting and production value, and while not all films from South Korea are among the best, these are some that are.
Wes Anderson is an American filmmaker that has gained popularity due to his unique directing skills, creating films that rely on distinctive visuals and narrations. Anderson has realised a number of movies over the years, with a few of them earning both financial and critical success. These are some of the best movies that Wes Anderson has released.