When beginning to experience film philosophy as a serious form of artistic and academic discussion, there is arguably no film more important or influential as the Wachowski’s 1999 film, The … Continue reading The Matrix: Entering the Rabbit Hole of the Human Mind
Michael Haneke’s Benny’s Video (1992) provides a rich array of moral and ethical questions to its viewer via both narrative and aesthetic, yet its key ethical significance is not established … Continue reading Why Am I Still Watching This? By Darrell Tuffs
Cheryl Dunye’s The Watermelon Woman (1996) follows a young, black lesbian filmmaker named Cheryl, desperate to find and discover an original and interesting subject on which to base her new … Continue reading Recreating History: Applying Postmodernism and Queer Theory to Cheryl Dunye’s, The Watermelon Woman
I was asked the other day to, in just 5 seconds, name the first movie that pops on my mind, which fulfils the criteria of both simplicity and effectiveness at … Continue reading Smoke (1995) by Leila Murseljevic
A review of JFK (1991) – Oliver Stone, by Eric Norcross
SPOILERS! I was living in Korea when I first saw Seven (or Se7en, as it is sometimes pretentiously stylised). The print was dark so I couldn’t make out very much, … Continue reading Seven (1995) – David Fincher (Niall McArdle)
Massive Spoilers for the three people on the planet who haven`t seen it. “Get busy living, or get busy dying.” It’s fitting that The Shawshank Redemption was made for Warner … Continue reading The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Frank Darabont (Niall McArdle)
Has it really been more than twenty years since Quentin Tarantino shocked and thrilled audiences with his audacious, breezily confident debut film, Reservoir Dogs? The Sundance darling – it was … Continue reading Reservoir Dogs (1992) – Quentin Tarantino (Niall McArdle)
Originally posted to the excellence site Retro In The 90s After reflecting on the Joe Bob’s Drive-In Theatre post, perhaps the most important function of the horror movie host was … Continue reading Ed Wood (1994) – Tim Burton (Gunnar von Cowtown)
Synopsis: A model in Geneva encounters a mysterious retired judge who eavesdrops on his neighbours, while her neighbour, a young lawyer, has romantic problems.
Synopsis: After his divorce from a Parisian woman, a Polish man returns to Warsaw, becomes a successful businessman, and sets about taking revenge on her.
“I am not a poet. I am an engineer.” Krzysztof Kieslowski Synposis: After her husband and daughter are killed in a car crash, a grief-stricken young woman attempts to live … Continue reading Trois Couleurs: Bleu (1993) – Krzysztof Kieslowski (Niall McArdle)