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5 Picks from ASFF 2016

5 Picks from ASFF 2016

5 short films you should see from Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016 and a round-up of all of the festival's awards, here.[...]
Experiencing ASFF 2016

Experiencing ASFF 2016

Aesthetica Short Film Festival took over the city of York in the UK this weekend. Joseph Wade was in attendance and he's run-down his thoughts, here.[...]
The 10 Greatest Moments of Gun Powder, Treason and Plot in 'V for Vendetta'

The 10 Greatest Moments of Gun Powder, Treason and Plot in 'V for Vendetta'

This Guy Fawkes Night, we've judged the 10 most revolution-inciting moments from 'V For Vendetta' for your viewing pleasure![...]
'Dr Terror’s House of Horrors' – A Curious Outing Into British Horror

'Dr Terror’s House of Horrors' – A Curious Outing Into British Horror

1960s British Horror is the home of Katie Doyle's thoughts this Halloween, courtesy of her experience with Amicus Productions’ first Portmanteau: 'Dr Terror’s House of Horrors'.[...]
An Analysis Of John Candy's Role In 'Uncle Buck' (1989)

An Analysis Of John Candy's Role In 'Uncle Buck' (1989)

John Candy's iconic performance in 'Uncle Buck' has been analysed by Catherine Giggal in this special feature.[...]
30 Greatest Universal Films

30 Greatest Universal Films

During the month of September we counted down the 30 Greatest Universal Studios films. Here is the final list.[...]
Romeo and Juliet (1968) vs. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Romeo and Juliet (1968) vs. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann go head-to-head as Francesca Militello compares their adaptations of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet', here.[...]
The Celluloid Threat of Atomic Annihilation - The Cinema of Nuclear War.

The Celluloid Threat of Atomic Annihilation - The Cinema of Nuclear War.

Take a special look back at the history of cinema's relationship with the bomb in this special guest publication from Closer To Midnight's Ben Taylorson.[...]
30 Greatest Comic Book Movies

30 Greatest Comic Book Movies

The 30 greatest comic book movies of all time were counted down over the course of the month, here is the final list.[...]
How Everyone Finally Got Over Ben Affleck Being Batman

How Everyone Finally Got Over Ben Affleck Being Batman

Ben Affleck won over most of his critics with his performance in 'Batman v Superman' (2016). Joseph Wade analyses how he managed to do so in a follow up to his contentious piece 'Why It's Finally Time To Get Over Ben Affleck Being Batman' (released in 2015).[...]
Cat Giggal's 3 Favourite Fantasy Film Felons

Cat Giggal's 3 Favourite Fantasy Film Felons

Fantasy movie fan Catherine Giggal rounds up her three favourite fantasy film felons in this special piece.[...]
Greta Gerwig: The Essential Collection

Greta Gerwig: The Essential Collection

Greta Gerwig: The Essential Collection presents independent movie star Greta Gerwig's most recognisable and notable career entries from 'Frances Ha' to 'Nights and Weekends'.[...]
A Retrospective Look At 'Independence Day'

A Retrospective Look At 'Independence Day'

Read about how and why 'Independence Day' (1996) was and remains so successful in Joseph Wade's critical analysis of the famed Blockbuster.[...]
30 Greatest Musical Numbers From Movie Musicals

30 Greatest Musical Numbers From Movie Musicals

The final list of the 30 Greatest Musical Numbers from Movie Musicals.[...]
An Artist's Contributions: Orson Welles

An Artist's Contributions: Orson Welles

Orson Welles may be the most influential American director of all time. Francesca Militello has analysed his artistic contributions in this special article.[...]
What Happened to Emile Hirsch?

What Happened to Emile Hirsch?

He was once considered one of the United States' most talented young actors and now he's on the verge of obscurity. The story of Emile Hirsch, a wasted talent.[...]
A Retrospective Look At 'School of Rock'

A Retrospective Look At 'School of Rock'

A retrospective look at 'School of Rock' (2003) has been written by Joseph Wade, who argues that Richard Linklater's ode to Rock 'n' Roll is grossly overlooked.[...]
Hollywood's X-Files: The Curse of James Dean's Car

Hollywood's X-Files: The Curse of James Dean's Car

Introducing Jack Gooding's 'Hollywood's X-Files' and its subject for the week: the curse of James Dean's car.[...]
The 'Smith Saga' - 3 of Will Smith's Best Movies

The 'Smith Saga' - 3 of Will Smith's Best Movies

Catherine Giggal has counted down her three favourite Will Smith performances in this special one-off piece titled "The 'Smith Saga' - 3 of Will Smith's Best Movies'.[...]
The Hobbit: Taking An Unexpected Journey Into One of My Favourite Franchises

The Hobbit: Taking An Unexpected Journey Into One of My Favourite Franchises

Read of Tolkien fan Catherine Giggal's journey into Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' franchise in this special feature. Spoiler alert: she's a big fan![...]