Why do writers assert that minorities are under-represented in nominations for Academy Awards, when they only cite Black actors, and never actors from other minorities?
If you cannot remember who was the better Bond, this infographic should help to jog your memory.
The new Stars Wars film is clearly reiterating themes from the original trilogy – but can a really good story depend on a narrative of endless war?
Director Christopher Nolan said he wanted to inspire future astronauts with the science in his film. But then why are the protagonists so dependent on beings and forces they do not understand?
Modern films have fallen into the lazy habit of using recreations of television news as a crutch for explaining the plot. The best filmmakers approach the news in a very different way.
Who could do more harm to Star Wars than Jar Jar Binks? J.J. Abrams could, and I think he will. The clue is in his name. Move over JJB, because Disney has hired JJA to direct the new Star Wars […]
Thanks to Skyfall, the new Bond film directed by Sam Mendes, we know more about James Bonds’ back story than ever before. We know he used to live in a big drafty house in Scotland which was implausibly isolated from […]
Films stink. They really do. Especially films made by Hollywood. It must have something to do with money. It costs a lot of money to make a film, and then a lot of money to promote it, so funding a […]
Sometimes, on a journey, you pass a point of no return. Committed, you must soldier on. I have passed that point with my film project. However good or terrible the final film will be, shooting is underway. Whatever is filmed […]