Will Thornton contemplates the ethics of misrepresenting real people through film.
Chloe Kennedy makes the case that the Cannes Film Festival’s regulations and attitude are due for some drastic change.
The Oscars will celebrate achievement in film for the 91st time later this month. Over the years, the Academy has faced growing criticism, including its underrepresentation of people of colour within its membership as well as its nominations, and its tendency to snub several well-received films each year. With critically acclaimed films such as 1979’s […]
Sometimes, a film is made by its leading roles. Over the years, there have been a number of pairings that have stood out as the defining the quality of their films. With news that two of America’s finest current actors, in Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, are both set to re-team with famed director Quentin […]
Quentin Tarantino decided to hang up his boots on his directing career (again) last week. The ten-film limit is an announcement he has reiterated several times, including in 2014, two years after the release of Django Unchained. Reports have universally interpreted his retirement plans cynically, seeing it as a business move to preserve his status and to […]
Eight strangers snowed in together can go two ways: a madcap farce or a bloodbath. With Tarantino at the helm, there is no surprise which way the scenario progresses. While a high bar to clear, this may be Tarantino’s biggest gore-fest. The exhibition of blood and guts reaches a glee reminiscent of Django Unchained’s final […]