‘This is the truth’: What it’s like to be an atheist in America

NEW YORK -- It was a moment that changed her life.The 24-year-old mother of two wanted nothing more than to give her husband and her son a chance to make the right choice and marry someone they could be proud of.And she thought she was going to be a hero for the nation."She said, 'You can marry my son and you can have a family,' " said her father, Anthony.She said she wanted a child and was not...

What I learnt from a ‘cult’ film: A film critic’s perspective

A cult film can be an incredibly divisive film, but it's worth looking at some of the other films in the cult genre that I've made in the past decade.This is an article that will focus on some of those films, some of them I've actually made myself.What did I learn?It's important to understand that there are different types of cult films, each one has its own agenda, and it's important not to be...

Why the British are so obsessed with action films

The English have a love of action movies, and many have embraced the genre with gusto, with The Lion King, The Expendables and Terminator 3 all earning huge box office hits.The success of the English version of The Dark Knight Rises has also brought a wave of western films into cinemas across the UK.The latest release from the world's biggest film distributor, Paramount Pictures, is titled The...