The Square – contemporary art in film

2019 Parasite, 2018 Shoplifters, 2017 The Square – the juries of the Cannes International Film Festival have shown a good sense for outstanding films in recent years. While the winning films of the last two years deal with social issues in a rather unusual way, the film The Square by Swedish author Ruben Östlund is... Continue Reading →

Long Shot: romantic comedy at its best!

Who doesn't like Seth Rogen? His characters are always likeable, empathetic and funny. He is not macho, but embodies the slightly obese, nice boy next door. You just have to love him for that. In one of his latest movies, Long Shot (2019), he again pulls out all the stops of the romantic comedy genre... Continue Reading →

M. Night Shyamalan’s AmEx Commercial

Like other directors before him, M. Night Shyamalan once dared to shoot commercials. The plural is exaggerated here, because unlike David Lynch Shyamalan just made one single (known) commercial! But this weird short video shows a lot of the director's creativity and is a real piece of creepy atmosphere. Let's take a closure look. Background... Continue Reading →

David Lynch’s Commercials

You are a fan of David Lynch? You like his nightmarish, surreal films and series? And you already know his bizarre photographs and paintings? Fair enough. But have you also heard of his creative excursions into the world of TV commercials? No, then this video compilation is just the right thing for you! David Lynch,... Continue Reading →

Interactive Story Horror Games

There are many horror video games out there, especially for the Playstation console. With these games, however, there is a very special sub-genre that is not necessarily everyone's cup of tea: Interactive Story Horror Games. Unlike as in Resident Evil video games for example you play by making story changing choices or performing Quick Time... Continue Reading →

4 Positive Things About The Last Airbender

The action-adventure fantasy film The Last Airbender (2010) is M. Night Shyamalan's most critizised work. Of course, the movie has flaws, like some bad, statuesque actors (except Noah Ringer, whose performance is decent), wooden, underdeveloped dialogues and a story problem. But I have always thought that the film has never deserved this wave of total... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit

[Spoiler possible] The Visit is a special film for its director and screenwriter M. Night Shyamalan: On the one hand it brought him an artistic and critical comeback, on the other hand it gave him a new, fresh style. Not to mention that it is Shyamalan's only found-footage movie! Shyamalan remains true to himself and... Continue Reading →

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