Opinion: Blood Father

Blood Father was directed by the Frenchman  Jean-François Richet and stars Mel Gibson as our protagonist and Erin Moriarty as his daughter who's being hunted by some drug dealers.   This film was to my amazement pretty good. The story is straightforward and not overly complex like the normal B-action flick that comes out in the summer. But … Continue reading Opinion: Blood Father

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Movie History! Brothers Lumière

The brothers who inspired Georges Méliès to become a filmmaker and are seen as the revolutionary people on the technical aspect of film, but who were they? Once upon a time, there were two brothers, Auguste Lumière and Louis Lumière, who would grow up to achieve great things. Respectively they were born in 1862 and 1864 both … Continue reading Movie History! Brothers Lumière

Why characters are important to film

This seems like something obvious, doesn't it? Well, turns out a lot of screenwriters don't entirely get their importance. There are plenty of films who have good characters, but they are outweighed by the ones who don’t. With characters, I don’t mean the amount of them there are. I’m talking about the character of the … Continue reading Why characters are important to film

The Brilliance of “La La Land”

La La Land, written and directed by Damien Chazelle, who’s also made the musical drama called Whiplash, has gotten a lot of praise recently. Because of this, and the Oscars luring right behind the corner, I’ve decided to write this article. La La Land has been praised for numerous items: for its directing, acting, writing, … Continue reading The Brilliance of “La La Land”

Movie History! Georges Méliès

Georges Méliès was one of the most influential directors in the history of film, but who was Georges Méliès? George Méliès was born on the eighth of December 1861 in Paris. In 1884 he decided to go to London, to improve his English a bit. In England, he ended up at the Egyptian Theater, which … Continue reading Movie History! Georges Méliès

Why camera movements are important to film

Movies are filled with them, most of the time just following our characters around sets, locations etc. These movements may seem to have no meaning behind them at first, but the camera itself can speak, figuratively, of course. They can show emotion, or even bring up the tension, which is what I'm going to talk … Continue reading Why camera movements are important to film

The Brilliance of “All the President’s Men”

"All the President's Men" has quickly grown to be one of my favorite films, because of a lot of reason. One of them is the attention to detail a lot of films forget about these days...

The Brilliance of “Children of Men”

SPOILERS FOR CHILDREN OF MEN "Children of Men" directed by Alfonso Cuarón, starring Clive Owen and Julianne Moore, is set in a not-so-distant future in which women have become infertile. In this dystopian world, Clive Owen's character is asked by his old-lover to help transport a girl, who's miraculously become pregnant. Every aspect of Children of … Continue reading The Brilliance of “Children of Men”