Classic Film Series: Rear Window (1954)

65 years ago, Alfred Hitchcock released a masterpiece. No film had been made like Rear Window before or since.  Hitchcock sheds light on the detachment we can experience in the modern world, the voyeuristic tendencies with which we all share, and the dissatisfaction that comes along with these feelings. In honor of the 65th anniversary of … Continue reading Classic Film Series: Rear Window (1954)

Top 100 Films of the 90s (#10-1)

See #20-11 #10: princess mononoke (1997) Hayao Miyazaki’s personal favorite film, the legendary director had developed the story slowly for decades before it was finally put into production. The sheer level of detail in the artwork is brilliant. Miyazaki inspects every frame of the film himself and reportedly edited 80,000 frames himself by hand. The result … Continue reading Top 100 Films of the 90s (#10-1)

Top 100 Films of the 90s (#40-31)

See #50-41 #40: The FIfth Element (1997) A fantastic, sci-fi adventure/comedy from the acclaimed French director Luc Besson. An outstanding ensemble (Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Chris Tucker, and Milla Jovovich), amazing sets, and great direction make this one of the best sci-fi films ever. #39: American beauty (1999) Sam Mendes' triumphant directorial debut tells … Continue reading Top 100 Films of the 90s (#40-31)