Why this movie is better than your average movie

This year's animated blockbuster, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, is a very different beast.The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker, a franchise that has been the heart and soul of the series for nearly 20 years, takes a more straightforward, more realistic approach to the story of Link.It's also, quite simply, one of the most amazing games I've ever played.The Wind Walker is the story, not...

How to Survive a Slasher Film Festival

The film festival scene is one of the most lucrative in film, attracting nearly $5 billion in worldwide revenue in 2016, according to a study by the Entertainment Industry Association (EIA).But even in the midst of that boom, many film festivals are experiencing an exodus of attendees.Last year, the number of people coming to film festivals fell by 25 percent from the previous year, according a...

How to watch The Fall from a Different Viewpoint

The Fall is a cinematic, dark-comedy that follows a young boy who wakes up in a dark forest.He finds his father, a violent, drug-addicted former drug dealer, dead.His father's body is found in the woods and the boy is given a new family to live with.But as he tries to find his way in the world, he comes across the film's most controversial scene: a scene where a man, his hands bound behind him,...

Why a ‘Saafiyya’ film will dominate the year in 2016

There's a time for saafiyas and there's a place for the film, but 2016 has the potential to become the year when the genre finds its way back into the spotlight.Saafiyahs, or film lovers, have long craved the ability to explore a topic of their choosing without worrying about how it will impact their life, and Saafis are often at the forefront of the movement for a broader cultural...

How The Battleship Battleship Film Is Filming and Why It Matters

Posted May 08, 2018 10:29:16The Battleship films are a great example of what a director can do with a great cast and a great story, especially in the film world where the studio system can be a very tight fit.The studio system, however, is also one of the most flexible in Hollywood.As a result, studios can change and rework the films they want to release at any time, creating a very dynamic and...

The Assassination of Robert Durst: A Story of Murder and Redemption by John Ridley

The story of Robert James Durst has been shrouded in mystery for decades, and even today, some have a hard time understanding why he is considered such a great person.But new evidence has emerged that sheds new light on the case, as well as the life and times of Durst.Now, the filmmaker behind the film has finally released a new documentary on the man and his life, called The Assassinations of...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: Here’s The First Unbreakable Film To Get An ‘Unbreakable’ Title

Film critic Jon Kopaloff and director Andrew Stanton have created a documentary that's as much about the culture of Bohemia as it is about the music.The film, Bohemian Rap, is a blend of music and storytelling, with a blend that's more akin to The Sopranos than The Soprano.But what makes it so unique is the way that Stanton and Kopaloffs work together, a collaboration that's both intimate and...

How the Mula film series is turning a movie-going audience into a fan of a cultural phenomenon

On October 14, 2018, the movie-making world will witness a big change in the way we consume film, as the film-making medium is changing from the traditional format of a screen to a new format of film.This new film-watching experience is known as a "mula," a word that literally means "one-to-one" in Hindi, and is defined by a combination of the words "mulan" and "mural."Mula means "movie" and...

‘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...

When the NBA’s new rules came into effect, the Golden State Warriors went nuts!

Warriors fans were on high alert after the league announced that it would make some changes to its rules in order to keep the team on top in the upcoming season.The NBA said it was a move designed to make sure the Warriors were in a good position to win the NBA title and to keep them on a consistent path to winning it all.Here's everything you need to know about the changes.1.Golden State's first...