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Ten Exciting Movies from The 66th Berlin International Film Festival

The 66th Berlin International Film Festival recently premiered the latest works in world cinema. With a whopping 310,000 tickets sold, Berlinale is one of the biggest public-focused film festivals in the world. The programme was incredibly varied and while Berlinale does not match the grandiosity and blockbuster bling status of Cannes, its commitment to embracing […]

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10 Unmissable Horror Films to Watch in 2016

New year, new horrors. Of course, I’m talking about what to expect from the raft of horror movie titles heading our way in 2016! The best place to see the latest in horror cinema is usually the specialised festivals or Video on Demand outlets. Distribution and exhibition are changing in today’s climate, but festivals such […]

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10 Movies You Should See in 2016

The new year always brings with it a fresh excitement. Film fans look to the months ahead and take note of what’s on the horizon and what’s heading their way in the near future. 2016 sees the return of plenty of big hitters and brand directors. Martin Scorsese, Pedro AlmodĂłvar, Tim Burton, the Coen brothers, […]

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10 Modern Movie Thrillers You Should Watch

We often go to the movies to be thrilled and no other art form can thrill us so spectacularly. Leaving the world behind for a couple of hours and engaging with a plot and characters often far removed from our own lives is part and parcel of the big screen’s charm and persuasion. Thrillers come […]

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10 Best Movies of 2015

2015 saw the return of two iconic 1980s movie franchises in “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Directors George Miller and J.J. Abrams were under mucho pressure to not drop the ball and deliver inferior product. “Star Wars” have been fooled before, thanks to those dreadful prequels. Elsewhere, the year was […]

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10 Erotic Movies From East Asia

Erotic films navigate the oceans of sexual desire, no matter whether that desire is frustrated and repressed or messily fulfilled. It is a category that spans the space between explicitness and restraint, between romance and pornography. Here are ten films from countries of the East Asian region—chiefly Japan, but also Hong Kong, South Korea and […]

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The Ten Best Horror Movies of 2015

It’s been a very good year for horror cinema. The best work is coming from the USA, because currently there is an exciting scene happening with lots of clever directors and writers shaking up the genre. In fact, it’s all been going on for at least five years or more, really ever since the Duplass […]

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Steven Spielberg: His 10 Greatest Movies

Steven Spielberg is among the greatest filmmakers the medium has ever known. He is also one the most successful, in terms of tickets sold and box-office receipts. He emerged during the 1970s New Hollywood scene, but his aims were very different from friends such as Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola. With “Jaws” (1975), he […]

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The Top 10 Films From London Film Festival 2015

The 59th BFI London Film Festival closed on 18th October with the premiere of Danny Boyle’s biopic of Apple guru, Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet. During the annual eleven-day event, well over 200 films screened across venues in the city and, although many of the big movies selected had already screened at […]

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Surrealist Cinema: Ten Films That Mess With Your Head

Surrealism in cinema should never be reduced to weirdness for weirdness’s sake and seen as a revolutionary artistic form allowing filmmakers to investigate, reflect upon and transform the rules of the medium. In Gilbert Adair’s “Flickers” (1995), which every film enthusiast should have on their shelves, the author presented a quote from British director, Michael […]