Why Don’t People Watch More World Cinema?

Image via screen capture – clip from ‘Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amelie Poulain’ It is a sad notion to think that our cinematic world is guarded by a big white sign on a big green hill; must we fall on bended knee at every new rom-com featuring Matthew McConaughey? Is there anything else out there? How … Continue reading Why Don’t People Watch More World Cinema?

Great Franchises That Need to be Made Into Blockbusters

With the success of Transformers that surprised many people, and the previous acclaim of the Pirates of the Caribbean story, it seems safe to say that almost any franchise can be turned into a successful series of films – even if that franchise is based on children’s toys or a ride at a theme park. … Continue reading Great Franchises That Need to be Made Into Blockbusters

8 Movie Villains Who Were Awesome Negotiators (But Still Lost The Battle)!

Villains are the movie characters we love to hate, but they wouldn’t be very good at their job if they were easy to catch. The best movie villains are also charismatic, strangely likeable and highly skilled negotiators. They may always lose out in the end but the most captivating villains manage to put on an … Continue reading 8 Movie Villains Who Were Awesome Negotiators (But Still Lost The Battle)!

What’s in a Movie Budget [illustration]

Every movie budget is packed with things that the common moviegoers and even most aspiring filmmakers would never think about. Not only do you have to take care of the cost of the actors, crew and marketing, but it also costs money to do something as simple as scouting locations. Once you have found the … Continue reading What’s in a Movie Budget [illustration]

Worst Continuity Problems in Films

Ever watched a movie and noticed that the placement of a character’s scar, or the prop or costume used seemed a little bit off?  It most likely is, but don’t judge the production team too hard. There is a lot of work, arduous planning and meticulous editing that goes into producing a feature film. Despite … Continue reading Worst Continuity Problems in Films