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5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

From The Dude in 'The Big Lebowski' to Vito Corleone in 'The Godfather' - 5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History from Jacob Davis.[...]
The Scariest Scene of the 2010s - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The Scariest Scene of the 2010s - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Despite the resurgence of horror in the 2010s, the scariest scene of the decade came from a 'Star Wars' movie? Kieran Judge explores how Darth Vader has never been more terrifying than in 'Rogue One'.[...]
The Wizard of Oz - 80 Years of Social Relevance

The Wizard of Oz - 80 Years of Social Relevance

The impact of 'The Wizard of Oz', its context to politics at the time and the profound effect it had during the 2nd world war examined in the year of its 80th anniversary by Beth Sawdon.[...]
A Textual Critique of 'Stand Your Ground'

A Textual Critique of 'Stand Your Ground'

2014 Michael McClendon movie 'Stand Your Ground' sides you with the assailant in a "based on true events" story of a real-life murder trial from the perspective of the perpetrator's mother. Jacob Davis explores its problematic stance.[...]
12 Lightsaber Designs Star Wars Should Employ

12 Lightsaber Designs Star Wars Should Employ

It's like a catalogue, but instead of shopping for household goods or clothing, you're shopping for Lightsabers...[...]
Tim Burton Movies Ranked

Tim Burton Movies Ranked

All 19 of the films directed by iconic filmmaker Tim Burton ranked from worst to best, including 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory', 'Sweeney Todd', 'Edward Scissorhands' and 'Beetlejuice'.[...]
5 of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

5 of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

A great character always has a sensational introduction. Ioanna Micha guides us through 5 of the very best in movie history in this exclusive feature.[...]
Top 10 UK Box Office Movies of 2019 (So Far)

Top 10 UK Box Office Movies of 2019 (So Far)

Which of this year's spate of high budget, massively popular releases have broken into the UK's top 10 box office hits of 2019? Josh Greally of Big Picture Film Club takes a look.[...]
The Art of the Social Media Thriller; Narcissism, Paranoia and Tools for Good or Ill

The Art of the Social Media Thriller; Narcissism, Paranoia and Tools for Good or Ill

"Technological paranoia has always been great fuel for exciting films and filmmaking." Sam Sewell-Peterson takes us through 4 of the best examples from the recent trend of Social Media Thrillers.[...]
Far From Home – Throwing Shade at the Superhero Factory

Far From Home – Throwing Shade at the Superhero Factory

"Compelling character first, crash-bang-wallop second", the compelling subtext of 'Spider-Man: Far from Home' (2019), by Sam Sewell-Peterson.[...]



The Happy Science Filmography Ranked

The Happy Science Filmography Ranked

The movies of Happy Science, a New Age religious movement, Ranked (from worst to best) in terms of their entertainment value, by Jacob Davis.[...]
Far from Home - E.D.I.T.H. and the Morality of the MCU

Far from Home - E.D.I.T.H. and the Morality of the MCU

Spider-Man: Far from Home introduces a problematic new piece of technology that illustrates a genre shift in politics that Jacob Davis explores, here.[...]
Rocketman - Analysis of the Movie, the Biopic, the Musical

Rocketman - Analysis of the Movie, the Biopic, the Musical

With Dexter Fletcher’s new biographical drama, we catch a glimpse of Elton John’s rock n' roll lifestyle. Beth Sawdon explores this in her special feature on 'Rocketman' (2019).[...]
It Just Might be His Masterpiece: Revisiting Tarantino’s 'Inglourious Basterds' Ten Years Later

It Just Might be His Masterpiece: Revisiting Tarantino’s 'Inglourious Basterds' Ten Years Later

Will Quentin Tarantino ever top 'Pulp Fiction'? Maybe he already has. Samuel Sybert breaks down the artistry behind the iconic director's 'Inglourious Basterds'.[...]
"I'm A Weirdo Builder" - Costume Designer Lauren Oppelt In Conversation

"I'm A Weirdo Builder" - Costume Designer Lauren Oppelt In Conversation

Lauren Oppelt, a costume designer who recently worked on 'Greener Grass' (2019) from Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe, has been interviewed by Jacob Davis.[...]
10 Most Exciting Movies Coming Out of Cannes 2019

10 Most Exciting Movies Coming Out of Cannes 2019

The 10 movies coming out of Cannes 2019 that you should look out for in cinemas in the coming year.[...]
The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Movies Ranked

The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Movies Ranked

Each of Peter Jackson's 6 J.R.R. Tolkien adaptations, from both the 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' movie trilogies, ranked from worst to best by Esther Doyle.[...]
4 of the Most Depressing Disney Movie Moments

4 of the Most Depressing Disney Movie Moments

Steamboat your willies and bibbity bobbity brace yourselves, as The Film Magazine counts down the most depressing Disney movie moments.[...]
Spider-Man Movies Ranked

Spider-Man Movies Ranked

Each feature-length, theatrically released Spider-Man movie, from 'Spider-Man' (2002) to 'Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), ranked from worst to best by Joseph Wade.[...]
5 Most Profound Scenes in Star Wars (1977)

5 Most Profound Scenes in Star Wars (1977)

5 profound moments from 'Star Wars' (1977) that helped to evolve George Lucas' sci-fi epic into one of the biggest franchises of all time.[...]