'Star Wars The Force Awakens' brought 'Star Wars' back in a bit way! But George Lucas had plans for the seventh 'Star Wars' film dating all the way back to the 1970's.
Tim Burton's early films revealed a fully formed talent, and coined an adjective.
In this new movie list, we take a closer look at the best bittersweet goodbyes in film history.
'The Girl on a Motorcycle' is a film which is built upon two different kinds of movement: expansive and immersive.
An analysis of the 1988 anime film 'Akira' and how it relates to apotheosis and post-war Japan.
We look at the meaning behind the rose imagery of 'American Beauty.'
A look at one of modern horror's finest directors and how he, so successfully, conjures up a scare. I offer up five key facets of his directorial style that make him such a commercial and simultaneously independent star.
If there’s one film that typifies the classic action model, it is Akira Kurosawa’s 'Seven Samurai.'
A cinematic evolution of the undead.
This is a video essay highlighting director Nicolas Winding Refn and his 2016 film 'The Neon Demon.' It is a thriller/horror movie that dives into a topic that is painfully present in modern society, body image.
When you talk about movies that have shaped cinema, I think that 'M' by Fritz Lang has to be in the conversation. Although it wasn't the first movie to use sound, it was the first to use it well.