Battleship Potemkin

5 more essential World Cinema films

We have more for you. Yes, this is part two of a list of foreign language features recommended to you by us at musicMagpie. For more information on what this thread is about, read part one of this blog post. Battleship Potemkin (1925) Country: Russia Director: Sergei Eisenstein Okay this …

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The Terminator

Magpie Recommends: 5 classic sci-fi films everyone should see

Every week, we recommend some music, movies, games, books or tech products based on a certain theme. Inspired by the amazing Blade Runner 2049, this week’s recommendations focus on five essential sci-fi movies that everyone – and yes, we mean everyone – should see. Share your five essential movies with …

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Pan's Labyrinth

5 essential World Cinema films

I have written eighteen blogs (this one included) during my time as a writer for musicMagpie. Through them I have introduced you to countless forms of cinema from mainstream to the more outer limits (e.g. arthouse and experimental) and in a range of different languages. And it’s the latter I …

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5 essential films to watch before Blade Runner 2049

After eighteen years in the pipeline and following on from the original sci-fi neo-noir classic of 1982 (an adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), the highly anticipated Blade Runner 2049 is almost upon us. This time, original director Ridley Scott takes a back seat for …

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6 upcoming movie sequels and reboots we can’t wait for

The charts are jam-packed with songs that sample tracks from yesteryear, breathing a new lease of life into them. A similar thing is happening in Hollywood! Soon, our cinemas will be full of various sequels and reimaginings of some of the best-loved movies in the last few decades. There’s a …

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10 of the best Stephen King films

It, the long awaited film adaptation of Stephen King’s classic creepy clown horror novel, is now in cinemas. It’s the latest in a long, long line of movies based on King’s work. Three King adaptations have been released this year alone: the aforementioned It, The Dark Tower and Netflix’s adaptation …

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Which actor has starred in the most movies and TV shows?

Actors aren’t the most prolific bunch, with most appearing in a couple of movies a year (unless they’re Daniel Day Lewis, when it’s more like ‘whenever they want’). There are a number of reasons for this: the actor might be picky about what projects they take on, and the rigorous …

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