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Have Your Say: IMDb Is About To Delete Its Message Boards

This weekend I was looking up something in the Internet Movie Database over on www.IMDb.com, and got distracted by a question in a message board. Intrigued and amused I started reading it, and as these things go I got even...

Our Favorite Faces Of Cary Elwes

Later this week, Predrag Antonijevic's Ghost of New Orleans will be released theatrically and on several other platforms like VOD and Digital HD. In it, two cops use an abandoned house as a stake-out location, only to be contacted by...

Have Your Say: What Should The Next Lego Movie Be About?

This week we see the premiere of The Lego Batman Movie, and according to our James Marsh it's a whole load of fun. To be honest, that in itself ought not to be a surprise at this point. A few...

Have Your Say: What's The Best Movie Shoot-out Ever?

Yesterday, Ben Wheatley's Free Fire played at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, and a good time was had by all, especially when the director took the stage afterwards for a very funny Q&A session. I swear, I'd pay just to...

Have Your Say: About Original Non-original Movie Poster Art...

When I buy DVD's or Blu-rays, the cover art normally doesn't concern me all that much... unless we're talking about a super-special edition, in which case I'll see if it warrants a Pretty Packaging article. Newly commissioned covers can be...

Slamdance 2017 Preview: ScreenAnarchy's Top Picks

Touted as the festival "for filmmakers by filmmakers", the 23rd Annual Slamdance Film Festical kicks off Friday Jaunary 20th at the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City, Utah. A stone's throw away from the hustle and bustle of Sundance, Slamdance...

Pretty Packaging: THE BLUES BROTHERS Gets A German Edition Worth Going To Jail For

When I heard that a company in Germany was bringing out a special extended edition of John Landis' 1980 comedy The Blues Brothers, a few thoughts went through my mind. First of all, was it truly an extended version or...

Have Your Say: Cinemas With Frikkin Lasers?!

As of late, one of the cinemas in my hometown has started showing several movies in a new way: with lasers. I only noticed because in their schedule, I saw a logo next to some titles I hadn't seen before....

Zach's Top Five Top Five Screen Classics of 2016

Did anyone else feel a little bit like Christine Chubbuck by the end of the year? I mean, in general and not in regards to what Chubbuck chose to do shortly after the still frame below. Speaking honestly, I do...

Ard's Dozen Of Musings About 2016

Unlike my articles of 2014 and 2015, this year I actually had seen enough films to do a top-10 proper. So what happened? I flubbed it by mismanaging my time, and even missed the deadline for last week's splendid group...

Ben's 2016 in Cinema: Reflections and Favorites

In the year 2016, cinema almost killed me.

 Okay, that’s not an accurate statement. But it isn’t far from the truth either. And heck, it does look really good up there doesn’t? 

On February 1st, on my way back...

Have Your Say: What Are You Looking Forward To Most In 2017?

And thus, expected yet still sudden, it became 2017. A Happy New Year, everyone! The previous twelve months were nothing if not tempestuous, be it in world politics, the film industries, or celebrity obituaries. And for good or for bad,...

J Hurtado's 12 Favorite Indian Films of 2016

2016 was a great year at the movies. The world of cinema has provided a tremendous amount of joy for which we should feel grateful. While that could apply to the world at large, it especially applies to the cinema...

ScreenAnarchy's Top 10 Movies of 2016

This year, 23 Screen Anarchists from 11 countries around the globe shared with us 129 films for consideration in our collective top ten movies of 2016. Our criteria was simple: an individual contributor could include a film on their ballot...

Have Your Say: Where No STAR WARS Has Gone Before...

(Yeah, I know, that's a Star Trek quote. Don't kill me, geeks!) This week we have Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in cinemas, taking us across the galaxy to such exciting places as "Dusty Rock Planet", "Rainy Rock Planet",...

Have Your Say: The Deepest Dive Into The Abyss

For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by the world beneath the sea. Not being a particularly good swimmer and living in a country adjoining uncomfortably cold water, I never got into diving. Instead, as a...

Pretty Packaging: JODOROWSKY'S DUNE Gets A Spiced French Release

Frank Pavich' documentary Jodorowsky's Dune has a lot of fans in these parts, with our Ryland Aldrich being one of them. Its subject is Jodorowsky's failed quest to create a film based on Frank Herbert's Dune saga, an attempt often...

Have Your Say: Which Size Matters Most?

While a great many people these days download films, legally or illegally, I'm one of the stalwart few who prefers his media on discs and/or books. People have reacted scornful, called me stupid for buying stuff which can be stolen...

The Many Faces Of David Hemmings

Today marks the 75th birthday of David Hemmings, one of the greatest British actors of the last century. Unfortunately, the man is no longer with us as he died in 2003, but his legacy exists and is vast. Effortlessly cool...

Morbido Fest 2016 Recap: Days 4 - 5

Ah, if only I'd been able to write all of this while I'd been at Morbido 2016. But when traveling, sometimes the wifi gods won't enable us to get on with our work. Anyway: Day 4 I have breakfast with...