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  • Film Appreciation Episode 6: Italian Neorealism.

    “Film Appreciation” is back with another episode (this a short one) and this time we’re looking at the Italian Neorealism movement, which lasted roughly from 1942 to 1951. An extremely important and highly influential movement that came after the Second World War, the influences of this movement can still be seen in today’s cinema. This movement unlike The German Expressionism (1919 – 1926) (see Film Appreciation Episode One: The Silent Era Part 1), where filmmakers explored sexuality and emotional uncertainty by looking inside and examining the psychological effects of their environment. Italian Neorealism the filmmakers explored their realities as raw, realistically and objectively as they could.

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  • Film Appreciation Episode 5: Hollywood – The Fall and Renaissance in the 60’s and 70’s.

    Film appreciation is back with episode 5, it’s a quick one and this time we’re dealing with Hollyweird in the 60’s and 70’s. Which was an absolutely trying time for Hollywood and the world but it is one of my favourite periods in American cinema. In the 60’s the world, not just Hollywood was going through a change.

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  • Stranger Things, Not So Strange Anymore

    The pop-culture phenomenon is back. Is it still still the same? Maybe in a literal sense and is that any good?

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  • More 10 Foreign Language Tv Shows To Binge Watch.

    I’m back with top 10 foreign language TV shows to binge watch (part 3) and this time we’re all about those really good and really addictive, super binge watchy shows that will have you gagging. If you’re not watching these shows you’re not living.

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  • Age of the Arthouse Blockbuster

    Cinema takes a new form every decade or so. We've witnessed the age of the crime drama, spy and action thriller, a sci-fi surge and even the rise of the romantic comedy in the early 2000s. Now we're finally here again, at the edge of an era, awaiting cinema to make the transformation that will dictate the next couple of years of what type of content in media we consume for our ever demanding crave for escapism. I predict this era to be the "age of the arthouse blockbuster", but are movie-goers willing to aid this anomalous take on big screen storytelling?

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  • 10 Campy Movies to Inwind to

    A so bad it's good movie is essential once in a while. In fact, sometimes these are the type of movies that stick with us the most without trying because there's a overwhelming confort inindulging something so silly and fun. A film piece you can laugh at and probe for hours with a friend makes one helluva movie if you ask me! Dig into the list below and thank me... now!

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  • Sunset on the Targaryen Empire

    An emotionally compromised, narcissistic ideologue with imperial ambitions who so believed in the nobility of her goals that she was willing to pave the road to their accomplishment in fire and blood. As much as this is about Daenerys Targaryen, it could also have been about any number of tyrants littered throughout our own history - as well as that of Westeros.

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  • Filmmaking for Newbies: Issue 003 (The Hero's Journey)

    Every film has one. George Lucas set it as a compass for his Star Wars saga. George R.R. Martin and J.R.R. Tolkien have used it as a guide as well. This is the pattern that every storyteller has learnt to adopt in order to tell a balanced story, which is centered around cause, effect and everything in between.

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  • 10 Indie Romantic Dramas You Have to Watch

    Sometimes popular movies are widely known at the cost of less popular, more masterful films. These romantic dramas deserve to be seen by more people than a random film geek out there- I'm that random film geek passing my archival prowess down to anyone who'll have it. Read further for a list that most probably will change your perspective on love, for the better or worse.

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  • Fun With Names: The Nakano Quintuplets, Gotoubun no Hanayome (The Quintessential Quintuplets)

    Welcome to Fun With Names, where we reveal the deeper meaning to names in anime! This episode, we look into the names of each of the five sisters in the 2019 Winter anime, Gotoubun no Hanayome (The Quintessential Quintuplets). The anime is a harem that teases at having something a lot deeper to its story component.

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