After finishing my article about found-footage genre and its history I realized that I forgot to mention why this genre was even popular in the first place and why audience lost interest in these movies. In my previous article, I stated “that people start to notice, how formulaic plots were, and opinions appeared that these... Continue Reading →
The year was 2007 and Paranormal Activity was just released into cinemas, to a massive success. Three years later Paranormal Activity 2 was released, and entire franchise was later built with prequel, spin-off and two more sequels. Around that time (2007-2015) found-footage genre basically ruled the horror cinema. Several horror movies of varying quality were... Continue Reading →
Among all these movies getting remakes, there is one, or better two movies, which I think would be a perfect remake now considering all of what happened to their franchises. Which two movies am I talking about? Surprisingly Alien vs Predator (2004) and its darker sequel Aliens vs Predator: Requiem (2007). Why these two? Let... Continue Reading →
Remaking and rebooting movies is a problematic issue that has always been around to some extent. But as with many problematic cinematic issues there is no right or wrong. A similar problem exists for sequels, prequels and spin-offs. The difference is that sequels, prequels and spin-offs are more welcome than remakes and reboots. There is... Continue Reading →
Success is something which lot of us desire. Maybe there was a time in your life when you met someone who was more successful than you and you decided to exactly do what he/she was doing to become as successful as him/her. The problem: The success won’t come. There might be a short time when... Continue Reading →
The ceremony of the Academy Awards is quite possibly the most famous and according to some the most important movie event of the year. It would be crazy to dismiss the Academy Awards, better known as Oscars, as a whole, because their significance still remains as important as before. On the other hand, Oscars have been here for over ninety years and right now they must face a most problematic issue in their long history, the 90th Academy Awards had lowest viewership over 40 years and people just lost interest in the Oscars.