What would you do if a certain thing you love suddenly disappears and only you could remember it? For example, if everybody forgot about Lord of the Rings, would you rewrite it and release it to the public as your own work? The movie Yesterday deals exactly with this potential fantasy, well, tries to deal... Continue Reading →
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.
Star Wars is without a doubt a franchise of franchises, it is one of the largest and most beloved fictitious universes quite possibly in existence. What George Lucas created is magical and timeless, it's fascinating how the franchise, which was created 40 years ago, can still attract so many people that weren't even born by... Continue Reading →
Let’s talk today about the newest X-Men movie. X-Men: Dark Phoenix comes from director and writer Simon Kinberg, who also serves as one of the producers. What did he direct before this movie? Nothing, Simon Kinberg is mainly known as producer and screenwriter on projects such as X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), X-Men:... 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 →
Villains, antagonists or simply put bad guys are important elements of every literary or cinematic work. They are what makes any story nuanced and they push our protagonist forward. Antagonists are such a vital part of every fiction, but to write and portray a compelling villain might be more difficult than for the protagonist. If... Continue Reading →
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.
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.