Whether you enjoy the Academy Awards or not, they are always an interesting reflection of the past year of film. However, the most interesting and most memorable award is always best picture. The winner is seldom the favourite of many filmgoers. There have been many huge surprises over the years, and unfortunately many snubs of…
Synopsis: A Hamburg art restorer is drawn into the world of art forgery, and – convinced he is dying of a rare blood disease – is used by several crooks as a hired hitman.
Through a fluttering curtained window into the cinematically exquisite trampled fairy tale of a fleeing Nazi family, teenage Lore, the main protagonist in ‘Lore’, 2012.
Incessant wind… a dirge of clawing violins on repeat… ’Doom’ on his hands and knees, crawling ever closer with each sunset, along his impending trail of inevitable cataclysm, until finally he reaches the desolate cottage on the Hungarian plains.
A young social climber moves into town to work for his uncles company only to find his aspirations of ascending to the upper class to be in jeopardy by an unwanted pregnancy of a girlfriend.
Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught. One night however, after killing a night-club owner, he’s seen by witnesses. His efforts to provide himself with an alibi fail and more and more he gets driven into a corner.
A depiction of life on a Navy supply vessel, based in the South Pacific during the latter half of World War 2.
A young carnival worker wins the lottery and gets taken in by an upper class socialite who may or may not have his best intentions at heart.
Harold Crick (Will Ferrell) is an IRS auditor who leads a punctual but uneventful life – until one day he is interrupted by a disembodied omniscient narrator who makes him realise that he is merely a character in a story and changes everything.
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The 2009 directorial debut of Drew Barrymore – Whip It – is arguably the ultimate feminist movie. While that may seem to be a fairly bold statement, it is absolutely the case that this film embodies everything that representation of women in media should be striving for.
Top 100 position – Joint 93rd From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.
In a world dominated by male film directors, it is often overlooked that there have been some fine female directors during the history of film. This question is not often addressed or discussed. That is why we at A World Of Film would like to know – who is your favourite female director? Which has…
The Legend of the Scarecrow (La leyenda del espantapájaros) is a 10 minute short Spanish film about a lonely scarecrow who befriends birds and heals a bird that thinks that scarecrows are evil. The Scarecrow is caught and is locked in the windmill which they burn and the crows scatter his ashes.