Films can become so iconic, with so many scenes burned into pop culture and cinematic legend, that its difficult to remember where it all came from initially. As you watch Apocalypse Now, you are soon reminded that this film is … Continue reading Apocalypse Now Redux (1979) Review
There are some films that will never be Oscar nominees. Anything by Marvel studios will struggle to get a nomination (unless it is in one of the digital effects categories), as will most comedies. There are a few types of films … Continue reading Oscar Month: Films that didn’t get Oscar nominated… but were trying to
Ask anyone to name their favourite directors and many people could reel off at least one or two names, probably including Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone or even Michael Bay. In the world of movie-making, the director is the key and quite … Continue reading Why do directors get more credit than writers?
I got nominated for my second Liebster award by Prime Six (thank you very much). The idea is simple; I answer Prime Six’s 11 questions and nominate a bunch of blogs to highlight and bring attention too and then pose 11 … Continue reading My second Liebster Award
It is Hollywood gold and at awards season it becomes the fashion to make true stories into movies. A movie not part of awards season but based on elements that are true made me question the suitability of some film’s source … Continue reading When is it inappropriate to make a “true story” movie?