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The 10 Best Movies From London Film Festival 2020

The 64th BFI London Film Festival ran from 7th-18th October, in greatly reduced circumstances. Given the Covid-19 pandemic has taken up almost the entire year, film festivals worldwide have been forced to rethink things. Some have opted to scale down significantly, while others decided to go online. LFF 2020 held select screenings at a handful […]

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The 10 Best Films of 2020… So Far

Movie releases have been hugely complicated by the Covid-19 pandemic crisis. Since March, going to see a movie on the big screen hasn’t been an option. Typically, at this point in the year, we’d be right in the middle of Hollywood blockbuster season, but the major studios have indefinitely postponed their tentpole offerings. Things are […]

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The 10 Best Movies of 2019

It’s time for “Scene 360’s” annual end-of-year movie rundown. 2019 was defined by a royal rumble between auteur filmmakers and comic-book movie directors. Theatres were swamped with Hollywood productions and the indie world gets drowned out. It’s the old “art versus commerce” culture war reheated for the new generation. We’re most likely to catch smaller […]

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10 Best Films From BFI London Film Festival 2019

The 63rd BFI London Film Festival recently wrapped and here’s a list of our favourite films this year. While always coming at the end of the festival calendar year, the “BFI London Film Festival” was packed with big stars and big films. Many titles selected appeared at Cannes back in May, so we haven’t included […]

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The Ten Greatest Films of the Decade

The closing months of the decade leads us to contemplating the cinematic landscape from 2010-2019. A few years ago, we ran a list of the decade’s best so far, which, taken with this entry gives you a good overview of 20 films which deserve attention, acclaim and, most importantly, your eyeballs. Of course, there are […]

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10 Best Films of 2019 … So Far

As it’s officially June, here’s our midpoint rundown of the year’s best films so far. Films big and small have caught our attention to date, and we’ve purposefully left off movies we’ve seen at last year’s festivals, in order to give fresher titles a fairer hearing. As this is just a taking of the temperature, […]

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The Ten Best Films From Cannes 2019

The 72nd “Festival de Cannes” climaxed with “Parasite” winning the coveted Palme d’Or. Jury President, Alejandro González Iñárritu, claimed it was a rare unanimous decision. Everybody on the jury loved Bong Joon-Ho’s latest. Proving 2019’s edition of the world’s greatest film festival was another vintage year, Bong Joon-Ho’s “Parasite” wasn’t even our favourite movie. The […]

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10 Best Horror Movies of 2018

2018 was the year Michael Myers returned to Haddonfield, Illinois, the “Predator” series received another reboot and Dario Argento’s mighty “Suspiria” got an arthouse remake from auteur de jour, Luca Guadagnino. Ari Aster’s “Hereditary” scored big with audiences, Panos Cosmatos rocked the house with the Nicolas Cage-starring “Mandy” and Jim from “The Office” (John Krasinski) […]

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Ten Best Movies of 2018

2018 has been an incredible for movies. So good in fact, compiling a list of ten films was a tough nut to crack. Plenty of excellent titles were left out. “Roma,” “Sorry To Bother You,” “Loveless,” “Blackkklansman,” “Downsizing,” “Western” and “Climax” all deserve honourable mentions. While summer blockbuster “Mission: Impossible–Fallout” gets a special shout-out for […]

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Ten of the Best Costume Designs in Recent Films

The costume designer is a key member of the filmmaking team. Their job is deceptively simple (to illustrate through clothing a character’s personality or even their psychology), but the challenge is great. Costumes, too, can tell stories of their own, offering the viewer visual information which complements the story on the screen. Sometimes, a movie […]