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Which modern director has made the most films?

Directing a film is an arduous time-consuming task. Most directors only manage to make one film every couple of years, such is the stress and planning involved. Some, however, manage to churn out films like McDonald’s churn out burgers. Here are the most prolific directors of the modern era (i.e. …

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Cinema

12 movies (almost) ruined by studio interference

We have spoken about it before and now Alex Garland’s follow-up to 2015’s Ex-Machina, an adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation (the first book in the Southern Reach trilogy), is upon us. However, recently, it hasn’t been an easy road for Garland and the folks behind the film, with test screenings …

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How many films does it take to win an Oscar?

With the Oscars just around the corner, all eyes are on this year’s nominees. Who will take home one of those coveted trophies, and who will be leaving empty handed? We all have our own favourite (and not so favourite) actors and actresses, and our own thoughts on who does …

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What is the most expensive movie ever made?

It’s no secret that movies cost a lot of money to make, although most are kept to strict budgets based on projected revenue and box office figures. Sometimes, though, a studio goes all out and throws as much money as humanly possible at a production. Here are the ten most …

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The best films coming out in 2018

It’s a new year, which means a fresh batch of films to look forward to! Here are the movies we’re most excited about this year. Black Panther Release date: 12th February Set shortly after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther sees T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) return to his kingdom of …

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5 movies that are guaranteed to make you cry

As much as we love movies that make us laugh, there’s a simple pleasure in a movie that moves you to tears. Sometimes you just need a good cry! We’ve compiled a list of movies that will have you sobbing like a baby. The Color Purple Adapted from Alice Walker’s …

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Adaptation

What is the best film adaptation ever? Here are some contenders.

Another blog post, another list of recommendations, but then again, that’s why you’re here. This time, let’s talk adaptations. Taking an existing source material and adapting it to another form (be it book, cinema, radio, TV etc.). Obviously we are familiar with some adaptations such as the Harry Potter film …

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