When it comes to art imitating life there are plenty of examples on display in our everyday lives – from Andy Warhol’s baked beans wall which mimics grocery store shelving, to modern pictures of flower-filled fields and dystopian, empty cityscapes. Life and art are entirely entwined. Continue reading “Famous ArtWorks Which Inspired Movie Scenes”
Christopher Nolan is currently one of the hottest directors in the movie industry right now. Not only are his films thought-provoking, but they’re also packed with great action, as well as some of the very best actors and actresses in Hollywood.
Movies are the world’s best way to sit back and relax. Is it too cold or a health risk for you to go to the cinemas? Why don’t you stay in and watch these movies in the warmth and safety of your home?
Rather than merely aimlessly scrolling through Netflix the next time you’re feeling at a loss for what you want to stream on a Sunday night, take a sneak peek at our queues for some genuine watchlist inspiration.
Novels and short stories are being adapted in movies all the time. It’s been a trend ever since the first motion pictures were made. Some have been done incredibly well – Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings and the Harry Potter series spring to mind. However, some have been done very, very badly. Those are the ones we’re after in this list.
There is a magic to live theater that many believe cannot be interpreted successfully into a film. However, there are a number of movies that happily prove critics wrong when they are done well and adapted properly to the new medium.
When the writer, director and performers understand that there is a fundamental difference between putting on a play and creating a movie, magic can truly occur.
Stephen King is regarded as one of the greatest authors of modern times. His stories, which cover a large set of genres, have captivated hundreds of millions of readers over the last few decades, and turned him into a true household name. He’s most well-known for his horror novels, many of which have remained bestsellers to this day.
The film industry has been around for over a century, and it’s given rise to a unique spectrum of quality that just about every movie ever made can neatly fit in to. There are some films, such as The Green Mile, Citizen Kane and The Shawshank Redemption that are almost without reproach, offering brilliant storytelling, excellent acting, and memorable moments that define good moviemaking in the perfect package.
Time travel is a plot device used in countless forms of media, often because it allows the writers to change and reroute the story as much as they want without any real consequences, which means that it’s fairly easy to find a time travel theme in bad films. At the same time, when done correctly, time travel can used to create a unique, compelling story that has the viewer second-guessing everything that’s being shown to them.
The Twilight Saga is a series of movies that captured the hearts of many (and turned many others vehemently against it). It launched the highly successful careers of Kristen Stewart (who plays Bella Swan) and Robert Pattinson (who played Edward Cullen).