Image this scene, it is ordered that you are going to be sent off to an unknown desert island. Before you go, you are told that you can take with … Continue reading Desert Island Directors
Cyd Charisse. Marilyn Monroe. Jane Russell. Donna Reed. Deborah Kerr. Hollywod had an array of beautiful women on-screen in 1953, each in their own way wordly and sexy. But it … Continue reading Roman Holiday (1953) – William Wyler (Niall McArdle)
Synposis: Thousands of years in the future, astronauts from earth crash-land on a planet ruled by apes. I recently met somebody who has never seen Planet of the Apes, and … Continue reading Planet of the Apes – Franklin. J. Shaffner (1968) (Niall McArdle)
As with all art forms, the cinema offers a wide and far-reaching platform of expression, one that may be used to provoke many contrasting ideas and opinions. The moving image … Continue reading Representations of Revolutionary Struggle
A youth randomly, and brutally, murders a taxi-driver. Piotr has just passed his law exams and been admitted to the bar. He is to defend Jacek, the young murderer. There … Continue reading A Short Film About Killing (1988) – Krzysztof Kieslowski (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel has a doppelganger, a poor but kind Jewish barber living in the slums, who one day, is mistaken for Hynkel. For being made at the very height … Continue reading The Great Dictator (1940) – Charles Chaplin (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
(Note: This post was originally written for the review site Battleship Pretension. See the full article HERE) Wings is a 1927 American silent film about two World War I fighter … Continue reading Wings (1927) William A. Wellman (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
Synopsis: Allan Gray arrives at an inn to sleep only to be aroused by mysterious happenings at the inn that leads him to an eventful stay. Carl Theodor Dryer was … Continue reading Vampyr (1932) – Carl Theodor Dryer (Mardaweh Tompo)
Become a Sponsor Check out our new sponsor page For a short amount of time, we have been looking for a sponsor for “A World of Film”. We are still … Continue reading Sponsor Page!
Two young girls, Satsuki and her younger sister Mei, move into a house in the country with their father to be closer to their hospitalized mother. Satsuki and Mei discover … Continue reading My Neighbour Totoro (1988) Hayao Miyazaki (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
Since the days of Pauline Kael, Andrew Sarris or even Siskel and Ebert, the face of film criticism has changed dramatically. Now with a huge amount of social media, it … Continue reading Poll: Film Criticism
A stubborn police lieutenant is determined to break up a crime syndicate ruled by a vicious gangster.