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The 25 Best Films of the 90’s

I was recently challenged to create a list of my top 25 films of the 90’s. It was much harder than I anticipated. The 90’s produced some absolutely stellar movies (particularly in the latter half), and since it was the decade in which I came of age both as a cinephile and as a person,…

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Gravity: A Spectacle of Pure Cinema

Sandra Bullock and George Clooney are hurtling towards the International Space Station. Gorgeous George’s jet pack has run out of fuel, so they’re bracing themselves for a rather rough impact. Sure enough, they smack into the expensive structure – and it sure looks like it hurts. They’re desperate now as they bump along its surface….

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What Makes a Great Horror Movie?

A few weeks ago, I watched Rosemary’s Baby for the first time. Afterwards, I discussed the film with some other friends who are very much into movies. The conversation evolved into one where we discussed the horror genre in general. Personally, I didn’t think of Rosemary’s Baby as a horror movie per se. To me, it was…