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The Twilight Generation, and Why Robert Pattinson Will Win an Oscar

The Twilight Generation, and Why Robert Pattinson Will Win an Oscar

After the the blockbuster success of Twilight, you would think that the top three stars (Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner) of the franchise would have ruled Hollywood, but it really is only Pattinson that has made any real impact. Even though Pattinson hasn’t made any mainstream success since his role as the sulky […]

The Golden Era of Independent Films: A24

The Golden Era of Independent Films: A24

In this era of reboots and live-action remakes, originality in films seemed fleeting. However, A24 has continued to produce some of the most original and captivating films since its launch in 2012. The American independent entertainment company has produced and distributed several visually striking and original films that have gained critical acclaim and recognition. Just […]

Into the Mind of Gaspar Noe

Into the Mind of Gaspar Noe

Gaspar Noe, the Argentinian director, has been making headlines with his recent film that was featured at Cannes titled Climax. Noe, while not competing in Cannes, was awarded the Director Fortnight for Climax. If you didn’t know that and just have been fixating on Noe’s statement about him walking out of Black Panther and despising the Star Wars franchise…well, that’s understandable. Noe […]

The Genre of Indie Films Vol. IV: The Branching Paths of Indies

The Genre of Indie Films Vol. IV: The Branching Paths of Indies

This month, we’ve been going through a brief history of independent films, looking at how and why the art-house and stylized independent films of the ’80s and ’90s turned into the quirky hipster indies of the 2000s. In case you need a recap, be sure to check out part 1, part 2, and part 3. […]

2017: Originality is Finally Moving Back to Hollywood

2017: Originality is Finally Moving Back to Hollywood

2017 may go down as the year where the Hollywood film industry finally realizes that people will actually pay to see original stories. Outside of films produced by big name companies like Pixar, most studios have been very reluctant to invest big budgets into original scripts for the past several years. The 1990s through about […]