• The Impact of Ingmar Bergman

    Even if you’re utterly clueless about Ingmar Bergman’s work, you’ve at least seen something that the Swedish director directly or partially influenced. Whether it’s The Lighthouse from Robert Eggers, The Tragedy of Macbeth from Joel Coen, or Fight Club […]

    Jun 25, 2022
    Joseph Morganti
  • 90s Slasher Films and the Impact of Scream

    The 1990s became a new birthplace of slasher films primarily thanks to the success of Wes Craven’s 1996 film Scream. Scream is viewed as a novel slasher film for having characters who were mindful of the typical slasher tropes […]

    Jun 18, 2022
    Joseph Morganti
  • Lamb (Review)

    Noomi Rapace continues to showcase her acting-chops in what many will look back on as one of the strangest yet unparalleled experiences in Lamb. Lamb made several headlines in 2021 for its original yet seemingly out-of-the-ordinary premise. Led by […]

    Jan 10, 2022
    Joseph Morganti
  • 8 Masterful Korean Films

    Korean cinema continues to grow in popularity largely thanks to the worldwide recognition and success of recent films and series such as Parasite (2019) and Squid Games (2021). One can only hope the success of those films can spring […]

    Jan 3, 2022
    Joseph Morganti
  • Why Great Directors Sometimes Make Terrible Movies

    Nobody is perfect, especially when discussing the notion of a masterful director. Though some directors haven’t made a bad film, there are countless examples of great directors who eventually stumble into making a terrible movie—some of which never recover. […]

    Dec 26, 2021
    Joseph Morganti
  • Spencer (Review)

    Kristen Stewart proves to be one of the most versatile and appealing actors with 2021’s Spencer, an immaculate yet patient film regarding mental illness, abuse, and the Royal Family. Biopics present the challenge of relying on historical accuracy while […]

    Dec 18, 2021
    Joseph Morganti