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Top 10 most important film movements of all time

Top 10 most important film movements of all time

Every movie you’ve ever seen stands on the shoulders of the people who pushed the boundaries, broke rules, and forged a new path for the art form. In honour of those great contributions from around the world, Cinefix put together their top 10. Do you agree with their choices? What would you have on the...

10 reasons why the new Steve Jobs movie will surpass the original

10 reasons why the new Steve Jobs movie will surpass the original

Back in 2013 ‘Two and a Half Men’ star Ashton Kutcher pulled up his high-waisted jeans to play the role of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the aptly titled ‘jOBS’. The movie delved into the life of the late Jobs from his early beginnings as a college dropout through to his life-changing experiences as an innovative entrepreneur that led him to create and...

The Top 10 Best Black & White Film Debuts

The Top 10 Best Black & White Film Debuts

Since the popularization of color films post-WWII, from New Hollywood to modern cinema, it’s an ongoing tradition for auteur, indie filmmakers with little money or experience to make a scrappy, unpolished and visceral debut film in black-and-white. Teriek Williams put together this great video looking at some of the best black and white debuts. The Top...

Ranking Guillermo del Toro’s Directorial Films

Ranking Guillermo del Toro’s Directorial Films

Guillermo del Toro is one of the most underrated directors currently working. His films are often misunderstood or brushed under the rug, meaning many people miss out on the beauty of his films. In fact, the word “beautiful” and its compadre synonyms will feature heavily in this list because Del Toro’s films are nothing short of such. He is a truly...

Top 10 Most Beautiful Movies of All Time

Top 10 Most Beautiful Movies of All Time

There are some films which are just a visual treat. When they get everything right it can move you in so many ways. CineFix put together this cool video looking at 10 such films. Do you agree with the list? What films would be in your top 10? Here is what they had to say about each film: Russian Ark (2002) It’s a single, uncut steadicam shot going through...

Best Book to Film Adaptations

Best Book to Film Adaptations

Hollywood has been using novels as source material for screenplays since its inception, engaging fans of the book to see their favourite characters brought to life on the silver screen. The list is as diverse as it is endless. One such film is To Kill A Mockingbird which was an adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel. As her new novel, Go Set a Watchman,...

Top 10 Practical Movie Effects of All Time

Top 10 Practical Movie Effects of All Time

Yesterday I posted the Top 10 Worst Practical Effects in Movies, so today let us look at some of the best. When practical effects work well they can give a reality and grittiness that leaves CGI blowing in the wind. The Thing and An American Werewolf In London make this list which is no surprise. Do you agree with rest? What practical effects would be in your...

Top 10 Worst Practical Special Effects in Movies

Top 10 Worst Practical Special Effects in Movies

There is a lot to be said about practical effects versus CGI. The recent behind the scenes video from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, shows that J.J. Abrams is going old school with the huge amount of practical effects and prosthetics for the film. Then we have Rob Bottin’s stunning creature effects for John Carpenter’s The Thing. Compare them with...

Top Ten Time Travel Films

Top Ten Time Travel Films

As the latest film in a long line of time travel classics Project Almanac follows a brilliant high school student and his friends who discover blueprints for a machine that can send them back in time. This latest foray into the popular ‘found-footage’ genre features an outstanding hot young cast led by Johnny Weston (Insurgent, Taken 3) and the...

Portals In Film

Portals In Film

“If ever they remembered their life in this world it was as one remembers a dream.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Sometimes you see it, sometimes you don’t. A secret door, a prosaic object, an enchanted key… With a click of the heels or a push of a button your life may never be the same. A portal can resemble anything. They...