Each month, A World of Film brings you three recent discoveries, including a main feature, a key recommendation, and a classic discovery.
The Challenge: It’s awards season! (whether you like it or not) And this year, A World of Film is hosting ‘The Bafta Challenge’. I’d really love for everyone reading this … Continue reading The 2016 Bafta Challenge!
While viewing Tarantino’s eagerly awaited 8th feature film, The Hateful Eight, two conflicting opinions were passionately arguing within my brain. The first was telling me, “This film is absolutely beautiful; … Continue reading The Hateful Eight
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
Recently, I was given a short assignment to write a sequence analysis within one hour for an unknown film clip. I found out just before starting that this clip was … Continue reading L’Eclisse – One Hour, One Sequence Analysis, by Darrell Tuffs
It has been among our most popular topics, and now, it’s getting its own official list, made by you! Please comment with your top 10 films of all time, and … Continue reading Your 10 Favourite Films of All Time – Contribute to the official World of Film top 10 list here!
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)
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
Short Plot Summary: A documentary about fraud and fakery. F for Fake is the last major film completed by Orson Welles, who directed, co-wrote, and starred in the film.
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 … Continue reading The 86th Academy Awards: Best Picture
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 … Continue reading Your Favourite Female Director?
In an attempt to prove that an inmate is innocent, a Chicago reporter re-opens a decade old case into the murder of a police officer.