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10 Films Destined For Cult Status

Cult movies rose as a phenomenon in the 1970s, thanks to the likes of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s “El Topo” (1970) and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (1975). A general cultural shift, too, in assessing the value of motion pictures ensured that certain movies picked up devout followers, and it didn’t matter if critics or the general […]

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10 Great Modern Scandinavian Films

As it turns out there is more to Scandinavian cinema than just Ingmar Bergman and bleak, wintry black and white films which contemplate the human condition, religion and death. A new generation of young filmmakers are challenging old stereotypes and forging exciting new ground. The current landscape of Nordic cinema is very exciting. Some of […]

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10 Movies That Mess With Your Head

It is often said that movies are the closest thing we have to re-experiencing our dreams. As can often happen after eating a block of cheddar cheese before bedtime, directors can present us with perplexing movie-dreams packed to the gills with the absurd, the baffling, the confusing, the mind-melting and sometimes just the plain old […]

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10 Movies That Should Have Won Best Picture Oscars!

Film fans are used to the Oscars getting it wrong. The Academy voters deemed Robert Redford’s forgotten “Ordinary People” (1980) to be a superior work of art to Martin Scorsese’s “Raging Bull!” And what about “Crash” (the Paul Haggis one, not David Cronenberg’s 1996 masterpiece) bagging Best Picture, over the likes of “Brokeback Mountain” and […]

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10 Movies You Should Check Out in 2014

The beginning of the year marks a fresh page of excitement for film fans. We hold “great expectations.” The big question on everybody’s lips is this: “Will 2014 be as good as 2013?” There was something about the previous year—and many of the films released—that had audience and critics agreeing that it was a very […]