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Film Analysis | The Evil Boy From Brazil

It’s something of a cliché to say that Brazil, like its inspiration Nineteen Eighty-Four, has lost none of its power or resonance in the thirty-five years since its release. But watching it now, in the twelve-month bonfire that is 2020, I…

John Doe And The Seven Sins | Se7en At 25

Before David Fincher's cinematic debut in 1992, he had become a notoriously prolific figure among the music video business, having directed over 50 music videos since 1984, working with the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Sting, Michael Jackson…

An Overture Of Violence | Goodfellas At 30

There is no denying that director Martin Scorsese helped to change cinema. His movies going back to the early 70s stand out as milestones, ushering a new wave of filmmaking. Scorsese took risks when few others did, presenting the horrors of…

“It’s Human To Lie” | Rashomon is 70

The Rashomon effect is a term used to highlight the condemning unreliability of eyewitness accounts. With the Rashomon effect, the eyewitness account is subject to truth, lies and everything that lingers in between. It is a filmmaking…