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The Era of Nostalgia in Cinema - Why Are We Watching So Many Remakes?

The Era of Nostalgia in Cinema - Why Are We Watching So Many Remakes?

Beth Sawdon explores the sociological, financial and creative reasons behind Hollywood's current leanings towards sequels, prequels, remakes and reboots in this special feature.[...]
Illumination Entertainment Animated Movies Ranked

Illumination Entertainment Animated Movies Ranked

Since bursting onto the scene in 2010 with 'Despicable Me', Illumination Entertainment have become a major player in Western animation. Here are all their films ranked worst to best.[...]
Top 10 Joel Schumacher Movies

Top 10 Joel Schumacher Movies

The top 10 Joel Schumacher movies, Bat-nipples not included.[...]
How To Make A Good Book-to-Movie Adaptation

How To Make A Good Book-to-Movie Adaptation

Beth Sawdon offers advice on how to make a good book-to-film adaptation, taking lessons from the good and often downright ugly adaptations of the past in this special feature.[...]
10 Must-See Football Movies

10 Must-See Football Movies

There have been some classic football movies released over the years, and the 2018 FIFA World Cup got us thinking, so we had Joseph Wade list the top 10 football films of all time.[...]
The Exceptionals: The Philosophies of The Incredibles

The Exceptionals: The Philosophies of The Incredibles

In this special feature, Luke Whitticase explores the philosophies of 'The Incredibles' and its director Brad Bird, drawing particular parallels with exceptionalism and Randian Objectivism.[...]
How Science Fiction Movies Have Influenced Technology

How Science Fiction Movies Have Influenced Technology

"what is science fiction really? By definition, it's science that isn't real. Or is it?" Craig Sheldon takes you through the real-life impact sci-fi movie gadgets and gizmos have had in this special feature.[...]
Star Wars Live-Action Movies Ranked

Star Wars Live-Action Movies Ranked

All live-action Star Wars movies ranked from worst to best, as updated in 2018 following the release of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'. 10 movies, ranked worst to best here at The Film Magazine.[...]
Exploring the Great Empathy Machine - Cinema's Most Romantic Moments Part 1

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine - Cinema's Most Romantic Moments Part 1

In his third blog on The Great Empathy Machine we know as cinema, Joseph Wade presents part 1 of a miniseries of posts regarding Cinema's Most Romantic Moments. He begins with 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' and the line "what if you stayed this time?"[...]
Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Blog 2 - Subjectivity in Criticism

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Blog 2 - Subjectivity in Criticism

In Exploring the Great Empathy Machine blog 2, Joseph Wade explores subjectivity in film criticism, analysis and fandom. Check out his thoughts and theories and let him know your "guilty pleasures" here.[...]



An Artist's Contributions: David Wark Griffith

An Artist's Contributions: David Wark Griffith

Highly influential 'Broken Blossoms' and 'The Birth of a Nation' director David Wark Griffith is the topic of Francesca Militello's latest piece in her "An Artist's Contributions" series. Just how did Griffith influence modern cinema? Find out here.[...]
Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Joseph Wade Blog 1 - An Introduction

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Joseph Wade Blog 1 - An Introduction

In the first of a new blog series, our editor Joseph Wade discusses the impact of 'Interstellar' on his life and how YouTube channel Like Stories of Old helped him to understand how so many of his favourite films are linked.[...]
Netflix versus Cannes: All You Need to Know

Netflix versus Cannes: All You Need to Know

Netflix and Cannes Film Festival have been embroiled in a bitter debate regarding cinema. Here's all you need to know about the Netflix versus Cannes debate.[...]
A Retrospective Look at The Passion of the Christ and Its Artistic/Cultural Merits

A Retrospective Look at The Passion of the Christ and Its Artistic/Cultural Merits

In this eye-opening piece of analysis, Katie Doyle takes an in-depth look at 'The Passion of the Christ' as a piece of art and a cultural phenomenon, flagging issues regarding discrimination and the movie's post-9/11 politics.[...]
Cameron Crowe Movies Ranked

Cameron Crowe Movies Ranked

All 10 of quirky, effervescent director Cameron Crowe's feature-length films, including the likes of 'Say Anything', 'Jerry Maguire' and 'Elizabethtown' have been ranked from worst to best by Joseph Wade, here.[...]
Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 3

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 3

Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil' and Martin McDonagh's 'In Bruges' are the subject of Katie Doyle's 3rd piece in her "Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With" series, in which she dissects the morality of each film and their profound effects on her.[...]
2018 Oscars Best Picture Nominees Ranked

2018 Oscars Best Picture Nominees Ranked

All 9 of the 2018 Oscars Best Picture nominees have been ranked from worst to best by Joseph Wade in this special 90th Annual Oscars edition of Ranked.[...]
4 Unconventional Mother-Daughter Movie Relationships

4 Unconventional Mother-Daughter Movie Relationships

Elizabeth Howlett runs down her top 4 list of movies featuring unconventional mother-daughter relationships, similar to Greta Gerwig's 'Ladybird'. Disclaimer: list does not include 'Mermaids' (1990).[...]
10 'Black Panther' Facts You Probably Don't Know

10 'Black Panther' Facts You Probably Don't Know

The biggest 'Black Panther' movie facts you probably don't know...[...]
Top 5 Sexiest Movies of All Time

Top 5 Sexiest Movies of All Time

Which films are the sexiest of all time? We've deliberated long and hard to celebrate just five in this list: The Top 5 Sexiest Movies of All Time.[...]