Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) is not only the best Harry Potter film adaptation, but one of the most successful literary film adaptations of all time. The praise is universal: The film ranks at No. 471 in Empire magazine's 2008 list of the 500 greatest movies of all time, and IGN designated the movie as... Continue Reading →
There are many talented directors. But very few are immortal - immortal good. I often thought about the best directors for me and finally came to a conclusion: The trio of the enfant terrible of modern film. Who belongs to this trio? The answer can be found below.
All Quantic Dream productions are ambitious and of high quality. But there are also many other video games that are ambitious and of high quality. So, what makes Fahrenheit, Heavy Rain, Beyond Two Souls and Detroit: Become Human better? The answer lies in these two words: interactive storytelling!
Waiting for the Playstation 5 (PS5) is getting more and more impatient: rumours are spreading, but so are the facts. We've gathered everything that's known about the new Sony console here. Right away: It is confirmed that the console will not be launched on the market in 2019.
M. Night Shyamalan's The Village (2004) has become a classic, a classic of American cinema. It's one of these rare films which get better and better over time. The film is not only a masterpiece of the old film school in terms of atmopshere, style and characters, but also thematizes timeless, especially American themes.
It is desire that leads to suffering, because it can never be completely satisfied. In times of forced consumption within the framework of liberal capitalist values such as competition, rivalry and ambition, an alternative attitude must be devised. People who are addicted to desire must find their way back to dignity, to a proud life of healthy humility. The thoughts of the film director Sokurov and the philosophers Schopenhauer and Voltaire are particularly helpful here.
Fantasy films are perfect to escape our sometimes boring, stupid and horrible world. They bring us into other worlds and other thoughts. And that's why we love this genre so much. When it comes to the creation of well-known fantasy films, there is always exciting background knowledge. Discover here interesting facts about Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter or Pan's Labyrinth.
According to reliable Hollywood sources, M. Night Shyamalan is working on a sequel to his successful 1999 film that brought him worldwide fame: The Sixht Sense. Shooting is scheduled to start in September 2019. But the biggest surprise: Shyamalan has brought another film icon to his side to master this colossal project.
Universal artist David Lynch is regarded as one of the best film directors of the late 20th century and early 21st century. For example, the renowned British newspaper The Guardian named him the best director of all time. It's high time to introduce Lynch's 10 feature films and to establish a daring ranking from best to “worst”. But can one even speak of "worst" when talking about David Lynch's films?