A “Woody Allen film” has almost become a film genre. He frequently plays a neurotic New Yorker, casts himself, features a writer, a semi-successful entertainment figure, starts with narration, references literary works and sets his films in New York. These
The Shining is one of Kubrick’s masterpieces. Inspiring many academic papers that grapple with the inherent meaning behind his grand horror at the Overlook hotel, it’s a work that has lasted, regarded as one of the scariest films of all-time.
“It’s so formulaic.” The term is often bandied about by critics, who have come to encompass cookie-cutter film-making into one word. Coming from the word formula, the criticism is leveled at an apparent lack of inspiration, adhering to the safe
James Cameron’s Terminator franchise has been running for 35 years. Starting in 1984 with the groundbreaking The Terminator, it was followed up seven years later by Terminator 2: Judgement Day, a film that capitalised on Arnold Schwarzenegger’s star power. Originally