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[Editor's note: This article features the thoughts of Daniel Watkins, a graduate of the UCF Film School, on the film American Hustle. Dan currently lives and works in Los Angeles.] American Hustle is about the small time wheelers and dealers that typically exist in the background of these types of genre exercises. In the cinema […]

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Doctor Who is a BBC television program on a science fiction on a time travelling alien anthropoidnamed The Doctor. He explores the universe on a time machine referred as TARDIS which is conscious and responsive. Although, The Doctor resembles a man, he is an alien capable of changing his shape. He travels through space transcending […]

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Star Trek is a famous multi-billion-dollar American entertainment science fiction franchise. Inspired by novels such as Horatario Homblower and Gulliver Travels, Star Trek follows the adventures of the star ship USS Enterprise and its crew. The series, created by Gene Roddenberry, debuted in 1966 and is set in the Milky Way Galaxy, roughly in the […]

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If you are tired of the formulaic, typical slasher and gore fest horror movies that Hollywood has been churning out, perhaps it is better to take a tour of horror films from far off lands. We head east first to the land of spirituality, mysticism and folklore. It is an area so rich in superstition, […]

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Horror by Way of Europe

On October 24, 2013 By

It’s time for a change of pace and style when it comes to selecting your poison of choice this Halloween. If you don’t want to be stuck with more slasher films with more gore than you can handle, you may want to check out Euro-horror for your screamfest this year. Below are some of the […]

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Explanation of Why People Like Watching Horror Movies The industry of entertainment has been with mankind since time eternal. Such aspect of man is so insatiable that different areas have been developed – music, theatre, arts, even sports can now be called as entertainment. Anything that can make man laugh or forget their problems even […]

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With the Halloween season finally here, moviegoers everywhere are looking to get their Halloween movie fix. Despite all the horror movies out there, though, there aren’t many that actually take place on Halloween. Here are the top 10 movies that do. 10. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Yes, technically this could also be a Christmas […]

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Although there are a number of different awards handed out come awards season, it is the Oscars that really count. Winning an Academy Award is the ultimate recognition that actors can receive. As a result, there is no lack of controversy around the Oscars, as some very prominent actors fail to win even one, despite […]

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Throughout the long history of TV and film, the best (and worst) shows and movies have always had at least one bad guy. While we’re more likely to root for the hero of the piece, the ‘evildoer’ is often the one that keeps us watching. The latest to join the pantheon of great fictional baddies […]

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[Editor's note: This is the forth installment of Daniel Watkins' periodic column that analyzes aspects of film from an indie filmmaker's perspective. Today, Dan discusses the direction that current mainstream cinematography seems to be taking with examples from relevant films . Dan currently lives and works in Los Angeles.] Hello Stars & Popcorn. It has […]

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Humans have long been fascinated with the phenomenon of death. What happens to us after we die? What happens to our souls, if souls exist? Can a dead person be resurrected? Can we talk to the dead? All these and many more questions have bewitched us for centuries past. And the motion picture industry wasn’t […]

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For me Expendables 1 and 2 were pretty much the playing out of my childhood fantasies and something I never thought would really happen. When I was just a wee lad you see my heroes and role models all fit perfectly into the 80s action hero archetype. They were Arnie, Stallone, Bruce Willis, Jackie Chan, […]

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