Unfortunately, there are and always will be gripping war stories to tell. However bitterly ironic it may be, it is an endless source for brilliant cinema though. We’ve made a selection of the new best foreign war films in 2015.. Please note that this list is not exhaustive. ‘71 (2015) Directed by Yann Demange Starring … Continue reading Preview: New Foreign War Films in 2015
An overview of our most highly anticipated Space-travel themed films in 2015. From indies to Blockbusters.
In recent years, we’ve seen quite a few surpisingly well made supernatural themed horror films. Films like Sinister (2012), The Conjuring (2013) and Insidious (2010) weren’t exactly covering new grounds, but at least they were crafted so well that they got us on the edge of our seats for ninety minutes. Let’s take a look … Continue reading Preview: Anticipated Supernatural Films in 2015
South Korean drama, or K-drama, dates back to the 1960’s, but the modern conception of the deurama format (12-24 episodes per show) started somewhere in the 90’s and does not have a lot in common with television series produced in the western parts of the world. Indeed, it is something else. Most shows are kitschy … Continue reading The best of recent K-Drama
In 2014, the ever ongoing zombie films mania caused by the success of AMC hit series The Walking Dead (in popular culture that is, the zombie film never disappeared) didn´t really lead to interesting films. The Norwegian comedy Død Snø 2 was one of the exceptions, even though it was a sequel. And then there was Wyrmwood, a pretty cool Australian film which felt … Continue reading Preview: Upcoming Zombie Films in 2015
How much greatness are you allowed to reasonably expect from a small film country like Denmark in 2013/2014? Judging by the best Danish films in its history, I’d say you may expect a lot. Because their best films are way better and more innovative than most films of small and big European countries alike, and … Continue reading Essential Danish films of the 10's up to 2014/2015
In the 90’s, Iranian cinema was a blossoming industry which gained a lot of international attention. Films by renowned auteurs like Abbas Kiarostami and Majid Majidi became true festival darlings. In 2011, the recognition of the brilliance of Iranian film making culminated with an Oscar for the gripping divorce drama A Seperation. Now let’s take a … Continue reading Preview: Iranian Films to look out for in 2015
Our picks of this decade’s best British films (up to 2015).
This is a must-see list, a top 16 of the best and most thought provoking Mexican films released in the 2010’s. And a few films from Mexico up for release in 2015. Quite a few Mexican gangster flicks, but even more independent drama’s, comedies and art films. When people think of contemporary Mexican cinema, they … Continue reading The 22 best of contemporary Mexican cinema 2010-2015
The last four years of South-Korean film under review. A list of the best South Korean films of 2010’s up to 2015. From new commercial flicks to modern art house classics. South-Korea has arguably produced some of the most interesting filmmakers of this decade Sadly, other lists on the web claim to list the best … Continue reading Best South-Korean films of 2014/2015