7 Groundbreaking Sci-fi Films from the Last 7 Decades

From the depths of outer space to the uncharted territories of the human mind, science fiction cinema has captivated audiences with its visionary storytelling and mind-bending concepts for many decades. In this article, I decided to take a thrilling […]

The Main Characteristics of Greek Cinema

Greek cinema, like the warm Mediterranean breeze, carries with it a distinct flavour that tantalises the senses and evokes a rich tapestry of emotions. From the sun-drenched landscapes to the ancient myths that echo through its narratives, Greek cinema […]

Exploring Post-Production Tools in Filmmaking

Every great film is made possible by a variety of production tools carefully chosen to bring ideas to life. These tools play a role in turning concepts into visual stories; planning before shooting begins or editing after filming is […]

Essential Movies for Gambling Enthusiasts

The world of cinema has long been captivated by the allure of gambling, from the glitzy casinos and the high-stakes poker tables to the thrill of the bet, including the vibrant excitement of slot games like Hot Fruits 20 Demo, […]

March 2024 Winners

Hello there, the winners of March 2024 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – Announced at the […]

Top 8 Iconic Movie Soundtracks

How often have you found yourself enthralled by a fantastic movie, with its soundtrack elevating the experience? Conversely, have you ever encountered a mediocre film where the standout feature was undeniably its soundtrack? Either way, soundtracks are essential to […]

How InkTip Facilitated Over 400 Film Productions

Over 400 movies have been made from scripts and writers found on InkTip. InkTip is a screenplay listing service that qualified filmmakers use to find scripts and writers at no cost to the filmmaker. Screenwriters can add short scripts […]

7 Romantic Films for Non-Fans of the Genre

Valentine’s Day came and went, without any list of romances to watch from TMFF. While romantic films are certainly not my cup of tea, I’ve watched a few ones over the years, and a select few I even enjoyed. […]

Top 8 Underrated Horror Movies

Absolutely nothing beats the experience of enjoying horror films during the fall season, especially around Halloween. Although it’s wonderful to indulge in any horror flick, there’s a unique charm in discovering those hidden gems that often fly under the […]

Horse Racing Movies and Their True Story Roots

When it comes to horse racing movies, Hollywood has a knack for galloping right past reality into the realm of dramatic embellishment. Yet, every so often, a movie trots along that’s not just a figment of some screenwriter’s imagination […]

8 Best and Worst Stephen King Adaptations

Stephen King, the maestro of horror and prolific author, has seen many of his works brought to life on the big and small screens. While some adaptations have become iconic classics, others have left fans scratching their heads. Let’s […]

February 2024 Winners

Hello there, the winners of February 2024 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – The Carrier 2nd […]

December-January 2024 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the DECEMBER-JANUARY Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: https://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/december-january-2024/ Therefore, Craig Moore wins the December-January […]

The Main Characteristics of Russian Cinema

In the last two years, Russia has been in news headlines for all the wrong reasons: a terrible war, coupled with increasing scrutiny over its citizens. These days, Russian filmmakers might lack the freedom of expression they deserve – […]

8 of the Best Wild West Films

The Western genre is as vast as the pairies of the American West, despite the fact that ultimately, they all tend to boil down to a few elements, among which we usually find horses, guns and poker. It’s quite […]

Fargo Season 5 (Review)

I wait for very, very few things in the film and series category with more excitement and enthusiasm than for a new season of Fargo. Why is that? Well, because over the years, Fargo has spoiled me with some […]

The Main Characteristics of French Cinema

I’ve already made the habit of exploring a country’s or wider region’s cinematic characteristics once per month. And, it so happened that over the holiday period, I watched not just one, but two French films – and thus decided […]

Hollywood Meets Gaming: The Growing Trend of Film-Based Video Games

The gaming world is witnessing a burgeoning trend of film-based video games, a fusion where cinematic narratives meet interactive play. This trend has roots in early adaptations, where simple translations of films into games set the stage for a […]

Film of the Year 2023 Announced

Hello there, After carefully considering thousands of projects over the past year, selecting precisely 259 films and trailers in the 2023 edition, we’ve finally decided to announce and award our FILM OF THE YEAR 2023 winner: ‘C O E […]

January 2024 Winners

Hello there, the winners of January 2024 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – Announced at the […]

Film Impact on Digital Design: Big Screen to Gaming Scenes

In an era when digital screens dominate, the intersection of film and digital entertainment design has become increasingly prominent. This fascinating synergy raises a question: how do films influence the creative universe of digital entertainment? With the rise of […]

Escape to the Chateau: 8 Easy Ways to Watch it Online

Would you like to see a married couple, Dick Strawbridge and Angel Adoree, who fulfilled their fantasy life by purchasing an abandoned chateau in France? Five years ago, they obtained the keys to the property and dedicated themselves to […]

The Brilliance of Alexander Payne’s Filmmaking

I really liked Alexander Payne, who pleasantly surprised me back in the early 2010s with “The Descendants“, and really impressed me with the outstanding “Nebraska” a few years later. However, “Downsizing” wasn’t exactly my cup of tea, and ever […]

Cinematic Colors: Enhancing Films with Vibrant Coloring

The art of cinema is a symphony of storytelling elements, with color playing a vital role in this visual medium. Color in films is more than just a visual aesthetic; it’s a powerful tool that filmmakers use to convey themes, […]

Cellar Tales: Wine on the Big Screen

Wine has long held a significant place in the world of cinema, serving as more than just a beverage. Its role in films extends across various genres, where it often carries symbolic meanings and contributes to the narrative and thematic […]

Navigating the Universe of Athletic Movies

Athletic movies capture the essence of sports, transcending beyond the physical feats to explore themes of determination, triumph, and the human spirit.  They offer a unique appeal, bringing the excitement and drama of sports to the silver screen. Among […]

Cinematic Exploration: Discovering Your Ideal Film

In the ever-evolving world of cinema, the art of selecting the perfect movie has become an intriguing journey, often influenced by our current mood. Gone are the days when our choices were limited to the local cinema listings or the […]

7 Best Picture Contenders (2024)

With the award season soon coming along, I think the time is right to take a look at some of the favourites for the biggest awards – the Best Picture and its equivalents. Sure, there will be some differences […]

Leave the World Behind (2023) (Review)

I don’t often pay much attention to the Top 10 Films on Netflix on any given day. Most of the time, they are far from being my cup of tea – either superhero flicks, comedies I find unfunny or […]

December 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of December 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – Secret Ceremony 2nd […]

6 Films Set During Blizzards

Winter is a magical season, with its snow-covered landscapes and chilly air, but when a blizzard hits, it can transform the serene beauty into a relentless force of nature. With winter coming in full force in Europe these days, […]

October-November 2023 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the OCTOBER-NOVEMBER Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/october-november-2023/ Therefore, Joseph J Davis wins the […]

The Main Characteristics of British Cinema

Continuing this series, I picked the rather impossible topic of dissecting one of the world’s most popular geographic areas of filmmaking: Britain. British cinema, with its rich history and diverse storytelling, has made an indelible mark on the global […]

The Fine Line of 3+ Hour Films

Movies are definitely art. We get invested, immersed, and lost in the cinematic world, eagerly awaiting what comes next. However, there’s a growing trend in the film industry that might be pushing our love for storytelling to its limits: […]

The Magnificence of Studio Ghibli

Very few animated films have resonated with me as profoundly as those created by Studio Ghibli. If you don’t know, Studio Ghibli is a prominent Japanese animation studio wielding significant influence within the animation industry. Besides full-length films, the […]

November 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of November 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – Announced at the […]

When Evil Lurks (2023) (Review)

Offering a unique and depraved spin on the possessed story structure, ‘When Evil Lurks‘ doesn’t hold back on any punches, guaranteeing a cult following for years to come. The fall weather’s biggest strength is the influx of horror movies […]

5 Gambling Films Now on Netflix

The allure of casinos captivates many. Beyond just playing games, the casino setting has become a fertile ground for cinematic stories. If you’re looking for a night of casino-themed film entertainment, Netflix has you covered with these selections. While […]

3 Good and 3 Bad Characteristics of CGI in Films

Films have the power to transport us to far-off worlds, let us witness jaw-dropping spectacles, and even bring fantastical creatures to life. And at the heart of this movie-making magic lies CGI, or Computer-Generated Imagery. You’ve probably heard the […]

The Best Video-Game-Inspired Movies

Video game stories are notoriously difficult to translate onto the big screen. There have been some remarkable TV adaptations in recent years, such as ‘Castlevania’, ‘The Last of Us’, ‘The Witcher’, ‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’, and most famously – the record-busting […]

The Main Characteristics of Eastern European Cinema

I’ve already explored Scandinavian cinema and Irish cinema in previous posts, and I thought I might as well turn this into a series. So, if you’re looking for something different, something that delves into the raw, the real, and […]

7 Films with an Autumny Vibe

Autumn, with its vibrant leaves and cool breezes, is a season that naturally evokes feelings of nostalgia, warmth, and change. While Halloween often takes center stage during this time of year, there’s a lot more to appreciate in fall […]

October 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of October 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. And of course, HAPPY HALLOWEEN! You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best […]

August-September 2023 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the AUGUST-SEPTEMBER Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/august-september-2023/ Therefore, Richard Jordan wins the August-September […]

The Nun II (2023) (Review)

I feel like I should review a horror film that I’ve seen at the cinema in the month of October. Disappointingly, though, the offer was extremely limited. I had not heard very good things about the latest Exorcist movie, […]

Essential Movies to Watch this Halloween

There’s nothing better than watching horror movies in the fall around Halloween time. If you’re into the notion of a bucket list, plenty of iconic horror movies exist for you to cross off. In this case, we’ll discuss a […]

An Analysis of The Green Ray (1986)

I’ve been meaning to check out films from Éric Rohmer for a while now and finally had the privilege to sit down and view his most popular film—at least on Letterboxd—’The Green Ray‘. It mesmerized me in many ways, […]

The Main Characteristics of Irish Cinema

When you think of Irish culture, leprechauns, shamrocks, and Guinness might come to mind. But there’s so much more to Ireland than these iconic symbols. Irish cinema, in particular, has a unique charm and identity that’s worth exploring. From […]

Sin City on Screen: A Cinematic Journey Through Las Vegas

Las Vegas, with its neon lights, high-stakes action, and larger-than-life characters, has been the backdrop for countless films. The desert city, known as the entertainment capital of the world, is not just a place where fortunes change in the […]

September 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of September 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – Announced at the […]

7 Great Films About AI

AI (Artificial Intelligence) has been a hot topic in both the tech world and pop culture for quite some time now. From robots with human-like emotions to supercomputers that can predict the future, AI has captured our imaginations and […]

5 Mediocre Films that Won Best Picture

Let’s face it, not every film that takes home the coveted Best Picture Oscar deserves the honor. While the Academy Awards have certainly recognized some cinematic masterpieces over the years, there have been a few head-scratchers in the mix. […]

Interview with JULY 2023 winners: Rory Wilson, Laura Masters and Matt Rolls

We loved our selection of July films – usually, the summer months are a little bit on the quiet side, however this time the competition was fierce. Among others, we had a very amusing attempt to spice up podcast […]

The Rise and Fall of Found Footage Films

Picture this: You’re holding a shaky camera in your sweaty palms, your heart racing as you navigate the dark, unknown territory. The screen flickers with each step, capturing your fear and anticipation. This is the world of found footage […]

6 Main Characteristics of Scandinavian Cinema

When it comes to cinematic storytelling, the Scandinavian film industry has carved its own niche with distinct characteristics that set it apart from the Hollywood glitz and Bollywood drama. And I have, especially recently, really felt the need to […]

Casino Aesthetics in Cinema: How Film Directors Use Them to Set the Mood

When it comes to cinema, visual storytelling is paramount. Directors craft their narratives not only through dialogue and plot twists but also by meticulously curating the visual elements that contribute to the overall atmosphere of their films. These alluring […]

August 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of August 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – IT BE AN […]

Ranking Wes Anderson’s Films

With his trademark aesthetic, unique characters, and captivating storytelling, Wes Anderson has created a cinematic universe that’s impossible to ignore. From deep character studies of the people that populate the worlds he constructs, to fanpages that search for Wes […]

June-July 2023 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the JUNE-JULY Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: https://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/june-july-2023/ Therefore, David Canetti wins the June-July […]

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (2023) (Review)

Ironically, I’ve been looking forward to the new – and final – Indiana Jones for many years now, but once it hit the cinemas I didn’t rush in to watch it. It was a combination of being busy, travelling […]

Robert Altman – The Most Underrated Director?

Every film fanatic has a slew of favorite directors, one of my favorites being Robert Altman. Altman received five Academy Award Best Director nominations and stands as a lasting icon of the New Hollywood era. His cinematic approach spanned […]

3 Bright Spots in Uwe Boll’s Career

Uwe Boll, a name that often sparks strong reactions among movie enthusiasts. Some hail him as an innovative director with a unique vision, while others dismiss his work as nothing more than subpar filmmaking. Known for his prolific output […]

9 Great French Films of the Last 15 Years

French cinema has a rich and diverse history, renowned for its artistry, emotional depth, and storytelling prowess. And while many examples of French classics can be found throughout history, I wanted to specifically focus on the last decade or […]

July 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of July 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – Announced at the […]

The 5 Coolest Films With The Best Colour Palettes

Colour psychology once brushed off as a mere marketing tactic, has proven to wield a profound influence on human emotions and reactions. Its impact reaches far beyond the boardrooms of advertising, extending its captivating allure into the realm of […]

3D Films: The Pros and the Cons

I vividly remember talking about ‘Avatar‘ with some random people back in 2010, while waiting to go into an exam. They were praising it to no end, and argued that from then on, nobody would watch 2D films anymore. […]

John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023) (Review)

John Wick: Chapter 4 dials up the action, scope, and length for one of the best action films in recent memory, setting the precedent for what makes a great franchise. Initially meant for a 2021 release, action fans and […]

8 Films and Series About Pirates

Pirates have always captivated our imaginations with their swashbuckling adventures, hidden treasures, and rebellious spirit on the high seas. From the Golden Age of piracy to the present day, these maritime outlaws continue to fascinate us. If you’re looking […]

What Kind of Films Work Best for Summer?

Ah, summer! The season of warmth, sunshine, and endless possibilities. As the temperatures rise and the days grow longer, there’s no better time to relax, unwind, and enjoy some quality movie time. Unless of course, it’s really too hot, […]

June 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of June 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – Postponed   Film […]

April-May 2023 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the APRIL-MAY Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: https://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/april-may-2023/ Therefore, Lindsay Heiman wins the April-May […]

Interview with APRIL 2023 winner: Zhaoshuai Wu

I know I say this pretty much every month, but it was very difficult to choose a winner for April’s film of the month. We had a story about an old man faced with a terrible loss, a haunting […]

The Coolest Sunglasses in ’00s Movies

Sunglasses have long been an essential part of film costuming. Not only do they add style, but they also play a significant role in adding to a character’s personality and look. While a good pair of shades are used […]

5 Types of Horror Films

Horror films have long been a captivating genre that evokes a range of emotions, from suspense and fear to excitement and adrenaline. Whether you enjoy the thrill of a jump scare or the psychological intensity of a suspenseful storyline, […]

Interview with MAY 2023 winner: Matt Sedgley

May was a great month, and we were spoiled for choice in terms of quality films. We had a fantastic look into videogame consumption and how the boundaries with reality can sometimes get a bit blurred, and we also […]

Why is David Attenborough so Loved?

When it comes to nature documentaries, one name stands out above all others: David Attenborough. With his soothing voice, vast knowledge, and genuine passion for the natural world, Attenborough has become an icon in the field of wildlife filmmaking. […]

7 Movies to Look Out For This Summer

Nothing’s better than a warm summer day outside and hitting the movie theatre later in the day. As the summer gets closer, it’s worth knowing what’s coming out as warm weather approaches, especially if you consider yourself a movie […]

Cinematic Worlds Explored: Stanley Kubrick & Wes Anderson

Stanley Kubrick and Wes Anderson are two iconic filmmakers who have left an indelible mark on the world of cinema. Their distinct visual styles and meticulous attention to detail have earned them a dedicated following and critical acclaim. When […]

4 Reasons Why The Godfather Part III Flopped

The Godfather Part III is considered by many to be a major disappointment and a flop in the history of cinema. The film, which was released in 1990, was the third and final installment in the iconic Godfather trilogy […]

May 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of May 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – Announced at the […]

6 Reasons to Watch THE CROWN

The British Monarchy has been in the headlines quite a lot in the past couple of years – starting with the death Prince Philip in 2021, followed by that of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II back in September 2022, […]

Why AVATAR Was Such a Big Deal in 2009

I remember that back in 2010, if you would at any point have a conversation about films, it would most frequently start with the words ‘Have you watched Avatar?’. Such was its popularity at the time, that many people […]

Stop-Motion Animation: History & Evolution

A while ago, I was reading about the amount of effort it took in order to create Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio – 940 days. The end result not only won the ‘Best Animated Feature’ award at the 2023 Academy […]

6 Key American Films From The 1960s

Many argue over what the best decade of cinema is. Surely, most point to the 1960s as being a major stepping stone for Hollywood, primarily with the emergence of the New Hollywood era in the mid-1960s. There’s a lot […]

April 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of April 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Best Feature – The Moment of […]

February-March 2023 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the FEBRUARY-MARCH Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: https://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/february-march-2023/ Therefore, Scott Gilman wins the February-March […]

The Return of Slashers – Why and How

Whether you love the horror genre or not, it’s pretty incredible how successful it has been throughout the 21st century, especially in the modern era when so many films fail nowadays. Besides the success at the box office, there […]

7 Movies to Watch if You Want to Make Movies

I don’t know what the exact figure is, but so many people in the world aspire to make movies one day, myself included. Besides heading out and making shorts yourself to learn the craft, watching many movies is a […]

The Future of Cinema Predicted

Predicting anything in the movie world is a bit ludicrous, considering how impossible it is to portray anything accurately. However, total guesswork in cinema isn’t the only thing worth considering since there are usually general signs that can help […]

Creed III (2023) (Review)

Though an improvement over its predecessor, Creed III falls short of adding anything fresh to the franchise and fails to take enough risks to be memorable. Michael B. Jordan’s directorial debut was no easy feat, taking the helm amidst […]

March 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of March 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below:   Film of the Month – The […]

5 Of the Most Overrated Movies Ever Made

Deeming a movie overrated usually causes a bit of controversy since it’s typically done to insult or bash a movie many people love. Without being overly cynical or a contrarian, there’s much to learn from discussing overrated movies and […]

Interview with JANUARY 2023 Winner: Kenneth Sanabria

A small, isolated house in the mountains, and someone held inside against her will. It’s a very somber thought, and its vivid portrayal, in the excellent film by Kenneth Sanabria, drives up the gloomy factor by a considerable margin. […]

Interview with 2022 FILM OF THE YEAR Winner: Hans Vannetelbosch

Each year, there are 12 ‘Films of the Month’ awards. And every year, we get to sit down and select the very best one out of the best ones. It’s truly a difficult task, as one can make a […]

Comedies in Film: Has the Genre Died?

No matter your interest in movies, it’s pretty apparent that straightforward comedies aren’t as prevalent as they once were, especially compared to the early 2000s. Many people wonder why, trying to pinpoint the audience or critics for being a […]

Interview with FEBRUARY 2023 Winner: Andrew Acedo

February is an interesting month of the year when it comes to films. Overall, it’s a celebration of the industry, with many of the year’s most mainstream award ceremonies happening within this time span. However, it is usually not […]

400 Movies Made and Counting

Over 400 movies have been made from scripts and writers found on InkTip. Register for your free account and find the script you’re looking for on our site. Also, receive pitches custom-made to your needs from our network of writers. Producers: find your […]

Bones and All (2022) (Review)

Though not perfect, ‘Bones and All’ is a daring horror romance that’ll leave audiences squirming for more. Practically anything Timothée Chalamet is in attracts Gen Zs to the theatre, and it’s nice to know there are a few genuine […]

The Other Mario Movie: Worth a Try?

In just a few weeks’ time, Chris Pratt will star as everyone’s favorite mustachioed Italian plumber in the animated movie The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023). He will be joined by other big names, including Anya Taylor-Joy who will […]

Film of the Year 2022 Announced

Hello there, After carefully considering thousands of projects over the past year, selecting precisely 276 films and trailers in the 2022 edition, we’ve finally decided to announce and award our FILM OF THE YEAR 2022 winner: ‘Beau Monde‘ by […]

February 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of February 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below: Best Feature – Black Cockatoo Crisis 2nd […]

February 2023 Nominees

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of February 2023! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (February 28), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

December-January 2023 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the DECEMBER-JANUARY Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: https://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/december-january-2023/ Therefore, Matthew L Brutsche wins the […]

Cormac McCarthy Adaptations in Film

Cormac McCarthy is considered to be one of the greatest contemporary American writers living and working today. McCarthy has written twelve novels, two plays, five screenplays, and three short stories, traversing the Western and post-apocalyptic genres. Writing-wise, McCarthy is […]

5 Times Movies Got Card Games Right

Hollywood has a love affair with Vegas. There is no end of movies set there and plenty of card-playing characters, but they never seem to get the action quite right. In the heyday of 1960s Hollywood, casino games were […]

7 Best Documentaries of Last Year

Who doesn’t love a good documentary? 2022 was great year for filmmaking, with there being many rock-solid documentaries throughout the year. As a result, below will discuss some of the best documentaries of 2022. It’s challenging to keep track […]

2023 Oscars Predictions: An Analysis

There are several award circuits, which have information like predictions for the upcoming Tony, Grammy, Emmy, and Oscar award ceremonies, among other things. The predictions pages are an assessment of where the race stands right now; they do not […]

Capitani Season 2 (Review)

At one point in 2022, I decided that I wanted to watch some sort of crime drama, but ideally something with short episodes – nothing bordering on a full hour. Then, I stumbled upon Capitani, which intrigued me in several […]

2022 Review: Netflix vs HBO Max vs Amazon Prime Video

2022 was a pretty weird year for streaming platforms. After a subscription price hike, the year started in poor form for Netflix, with record subscriber losses after years of continued growth, and many spelling the end for the streaming […]

January 2023 Winners

Hello there, the winners of January 2023 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the end of […]

January 2023 Nominees

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of January 2023! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (January 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

The Banshees of Inisherin (2022) (Review)

Most movie fanatics agree that Martin McDonagh has crafted three worthwhile full-length films throughout his career (In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), with his fourth and latest being The Banshees of Inisherin. How will the […]

6 Takeaways from the 2023 Golden Globes

The Golden Globes happened last week, and although they are not nearly as interesting when Ricky Gervais is not presenting, it was still a nice roundup of 2022 in terms of films and TV series. So, I prepared some […]

Interview with DECEMBER 2022 Winner: Jacob Thomas Pilgaard

It’s the third time we at TMFF sit down with Jacob Thomas Pilgaard, after one of his films wins our Film of the Month award. We’ve previously awarded his excellent Behold, Such Clown in July 2017, and then the […]

Explaining Key Film Terms (II)

A while back, I wrote about some key film terms with regard to types of releases – sequels, prequels and co. And I thought it would be a good idea to continue this topic while veering into other film-related […]

Sequels: When They Should Exist, and When They Shouldn’t

Like many people in the last couple of months, I was watching The Watcher on Netflix. A pretty creepy story, inspired by real world happenings, within a case that has been left unsolved – with the perpetrator never have […]

December 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of December 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below: Best Feature – Ellida 2nd Best Feature […]

December 2022 Nominees

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of December 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (December 30), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

October-November 2022 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the OCTOBER-NOVEMBER Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/october-november-2022/ Therefore, Camille DeBiase wins the October-November […]

6 Great Christmassy Animations

Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is having a lovely time, enjoying some well-deserved time off and cherishing the time spent with their loved ones! In order to get fully into the festive cheer, my recommendation for this week is […]

6 Great Shakespeare Film Adaptations

Shakespeare’s writings are so vast and numerous that variations on the stories will always be popping up at some point or another. And one niche of these stories takes them away from the stage and into film format. Across […]

The Rings of Power – Why the Mixed Reception?

It was always going to be an uphill battle for Lord of the Rings – The Rings of Power. While not necessarily following up on one of the most beloved fantasy franchises out there, it was going to be […]

Top 4 Movies Filmed in Vegas

The Entertainment Capital of the World has a cinematic ring to it. And Las Vegas sure has seen its fair share of movie productions over the years. Of course, the film industry has paid a well-deserved tribute to the […]

Interview with NOVEMBER 2022 Winner: Halldór Frank Hafsteinsson

Our November top three contained a dystopian Black Mirror sort of thriller, a sci-fi set in space and other planets, and an excellent drama looking at how much one could not know about their partners just before the wedding. […]

5 Films Not Released in Theatres

In the last couple of years, we had the Covid pandemic, as well as the advent of many other streaming services, to rival the traditional Netflix. With these two factors interacting, it is sometimes difficult to say why certain […]

November 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of November 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the end of […]

November 2022 Nominees

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of November 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (November 30), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

6 Early Awards Favourites

I always find it interesting to take a look at the betting odds around November or December each year, to see which the early favourites are for the award season ahead. It’s a rather entertaining endeavor, as it shows […]

Interview with OCTOBER 2022 Winner: Seif Sayed Abdel Raouf

October was one of those months when we had so many quality films fighting for the top spot, that it was incredibly hard to agree upon a winner. After much deliberation, the TMFF jury finally selected Okay as the […]

Is Denis Villeneuve’s First Feature Film Worth Watching?

Few filmmakers have accomplished as much as Denis Villeneuve has in the 21st century. Worldwide, Villeneuve is known for directing several praised films, including thrillers Prisoners (2013) and Sicario (2015), as well as the sci-fi films Arrival (2016) and […]

Why the New BLADE Needs to Be Rated R

Though it’s confirmed that the new Blade starring Mahershala Ali Blade will get a PG-13 rating, one can dream otherwise. MCU mastermind Kevin Feige declared that the upcoming R-rated Deadpool film is the only R-rated movie that Marvel plans […]

October 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of October 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below:   Best Feature – Radio […]

October 2022 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of October 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (October 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

6 Key Roles That Could Have Been Played by Different Actresses

A few weeks ago, we had a look at how some of the most famous films and series could have been very different, if different casting decisions that were actually considered and deemed likely at some point, would have […]

August-September 2022 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the AUGUST-SEPTEMBER Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/august-september-2022/ Therefore, Michael Thomas Holliday wins the […]

3 Types of Episodic Releases

I oftentimes get the feeling that the meaning of ‘episodic’ is quite diluted nowadays, especially when referring to series or shows. To go to the root of the word, ‘episodic’ in the context of any sort of story, means […]

Hidden Gem Movies to Watch in 2022

Like every other year, there is an influx of great films, making it seemingly impossible to dive through everything that comes out. Thankfully, the online world has made it easy to get a solid list of must-see movies. The […]

Looking Back at Five Classic Western Movies

One of the most beloved movie genres to ever have been created, some of the most iconic movies have been western productions. They’ve been winners at award ceremonies, some of the most talented actors have been featured in them, […]

5 Key Roles Which Could Have Been Played by Different Actors

Have you ever wondered how a big franchise that pretty much became synonymous with the lead actor or actress, would look like if someone else had taken on the role? Maybe some would have become bigger hits, some might […]

Why Casino Royale is the Best Bond Film

There are many films that are cinema icons and, like music, sport, and countless other activities, there will always be a winner when it comes to the question of which is number one, although there will also be people […]

Indiana Jones 5 – All You Need to Know

It’s been 14 years since the last Indiana Jones film saw the light of day, and for many fans still, this is something that should have never happened. While it was still a pretty good film, it was certainly […]

September 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of September 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the […]

September 2022 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of September 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (September 30), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

9 Upcoming Star Wars Series

It’s a little bit crazy to think about just how much Star Wars expanded in the years after the Disney takeover. Barring the original trilogy and the prequel trilogy, and not counting the rather successful The Clone Wars animated […]

The Card Counter: A Hit or a Busted Flush?

It is almost exactly a year since The Card Counter enjoyed its worldwide release. Paul Schrader enlisted a star-studded cast, including Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, and Willem Dafoe, despite working within the constraints of a tight budget that allowed […]

Explaining Key Film Terms

We all know what a sequel is – especially since soo many films these days are sequels. And, if we know what a sequel is, then I guess what a prequel is should be quite self-explanatory. But where would […]

Batman vs. Batman: Can We Compare the Batman with the Dark Knight Trilogy?

The announcement of Matt Reeves’ The Batman was widely met with cries of ‘Do we need another Batman.’ While it can’t be denied that Nolan made a truly epic trilogy for the Dark Knight, it’s always fair to take […]

All You Need to Know About a Movie Production Budget

Everyone likes to enjoy the final results of making a movie, but not many wonders how the whole process looks, how many people need to be engaged in a given project, and most importantly, how movie budgets are created […]

The 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2022

With the summer coming to an end, we can look forward to the countless great films awaiting their release at the end of the year. The anticipation appears to be at a high not seen in years, with my […]

August 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of August 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below:   Best Feature – Dissociating […]

August 2022 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of August 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (August 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

June-July 2022 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the JUNE-JULY Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/june-july-2022/ Therefore, Antonio Messina wins the June-July […]

Bringing Out The Dead – Scorsese’s Most Underrated Film?

Usually, when someone discusses the genius of Martin Scorsese, his 1999 film Bringing Out The Dead isn’t the main centerpiece. No one can deny Scorsese has made a lot of great films, some of which get overlooked because of […]

The Genre of Terrence Malick

If you were to argue that any filmmaker should have their own genre, most wouldn’t have any issue with Terrence Malick filling that specificity. Malick made a name for himself in the 1970s with Badlands (1973) and Days of […]

The Genius Of Joachim Trier’s Oslo Trilogy

Many have Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, the Three Colors trilogy, the Before trilogy, and countless others as their quote-on-quote favorite trilogy. Personally, Joachim Trier’s Oslo Trilogy is my most cherished, even though the three films are separate from one […]

How EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE is Changing Film

If you talk to any self-proclaimed film buff from Generation Z about their favorite films, they will likely list at least one film from A24. The independent entertainment company has released countless acclaimed films since its inception in 2012, […]

July 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of July 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the […]

July 2022 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of July 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (July 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

Using Poker to Improve Movie Plots

There are some situations and backdrops that filmmakers return to time and again to build their plot and narrative. How many times in a film have two adversaries sat across from each other in a diner, building tension in […]

Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) (Review)

Even the biggest anti-Marvel champions can admit the success of the superhero genre in the 21st century is an unparalleled piece in film we haven’t experienced before. Now it being 14 years since Iron Man and 30-plus MCU movies […]

The Genius of Wong Kar-wai

A film auteur is described as a filmmaker with an unmistakable approach whose filmmaking control is so unbounded, however personal, that the director is regarded as the author of the film.  Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai fits into that […]

The Importance of the French New Wave

Practically every filmmaker, novice or pro, understands the importance of the French New Wave. Having risen in the 1950s as a direct response to Old Hollywood, the French New Wave gave directors full imaginative command over their work. It […]

7 Essential Films for Aspiring Filmmakers

As the great Martin Scorsese once said, movies are life. It’s a way to flee whatever is going on in reality, be it a medium for influence, perspective, relief, or escape. Besides viewing films for any of those particular […]

June 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of June 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below:   Best Feature – Finding […]

June 2022 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of June 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (June 30), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

April-May 2022 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the APRIL-MAY Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/april-may-2022/ Therefore, Fran Evelyn Ervin wins the […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Classic Films and their Bad Remakes

There are two very bad things that can eventually happen to classic films. The first one is the unfortunate case where they will be forgotten by audiences. Usually, however, there are mechanisms in place which prevent that – either […]

‘Love, Death and Robots’: Best Episodes From Each Season

Since the third season of ‘Love, Death and Robots’ released the other week on Netflix, I wanted to take a look at my top three episodes from each season so far – and to round everything up to a […]

May 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of May 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the […]

May 2022 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of May 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (May 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

Interview with APRIL 2022 Winner: Dion Costelloe

We had the chance to talk to the director of our April 2022 Film of the Month – the excellent ‘Waking Up‘ – Dion Costelloe. JL: Congrats on the awards, Dion! How is ‘Waking Up’ faring so far at […]

5 Films Whose Sequels Were Quite Different

Usually, one knows what to expect when it comes to a sequel. If it’s based off a book or another type of material, then the story is already out there. If not, most of the time, there will be […]

Changes at DC Comics: Return of Superman?

DC Comics and Warner are now doing business together. A week ago, the new management team at DC Comics decided to make some changes that will affect comic book fans in particular. We report which exciting plans the CEOs […]

The Curious Case of Netflix

Netflix is the name that became pretty much synonymous with the (legal) online streaming of films and TV shows. Phrases such as ‘Netflix and chill’ became quite prominent neologisms, and account sharing schemes became some of the most complex […]

10 Noteworthy Bruce Willis Films

It was recently announced that Bruce Willis will retire due to health issues – there will be a flurry of films coming out in the next year or two, but barring any surprises, their quality is likely to not […]

April 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of April 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below: Best Feature – Frank Bey: […]

April 2022 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of April 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (April 30), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

February-March 2022 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the FEBRUARY-MARCH Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/february-march-2022/ Therefore, Thomas Brannagan wins the February-March […]

The Best of Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki is without a doubt one of the finest filmmakers out there when it comes to animated movies. His projects span over five decades, and although his 2013 film was supposed to have been his last, he is […]

8 Netflix Documentaries to Watch Right Now

Netlfix quite often prioritises quantity over quality, which sometimes results in really bad series or films – that shouldn’t be a secret to anyone who spontaneously decided to give a new release a go, and regretting it 15 minutes […]

5 Surprises from the 2022 Academy Awards

The Academy Awards came and went – a bit later than usual – and with an ever-shrinking audience. Thankfully, the quality of filmmaking was a little bit better than last year (it couldn’t really get much worse), but the […]

Incastrati (2022) (Review)

At some point last month, I felt like watching a comedy series – that doesn’t happen often, since I’m not exactly a big fan of most recent comedies, be it series or feature films. I had a recommendation from […]

March 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of March 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the […]

March 2022 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of March 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night March 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

4 Things We Know About Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

The last Lord of the Rings titled project came out in 2003 – almost 20 years ago. Then, between 2012 and 2014 we got a trilogy based on Tolkien’s prequel, The Hobbit. It’s quite notable that the three films, […]

How Films and Series are Portraying Covid

The Covid pandemic started two years ago, and while things are undoubtedly better and less uncertain these days, we are still all dealing with the social, economic and psychological effects that it brought along. It played out very differently […]

Top 7 Mystery-Thriller K-Dramas

K-Dramas are mostly on everyone’s lips right now. The genre emanates from South Korea and has managed to find its way into different countries. Currently, they have become known worldwide and have also achieved high viewership ratings. This is […]

6 Films That Deserved the Best Picture Oscar

Some years are more difficult then others when picking a big winner, and thus throughout history, many extraordinary projects have failed to pick up the biggest award on the biggest stage. Sure, across the Oscars, BAFTAs and Golden Globes, […]

Interview with January 2022 Winner: Hans Vannetelbosch

2022 is still fresh, and we have our first winner of the year. January 2022 was a great month in terms of entries, and in the end, the project which came up on top was Hans Vannetelbosch’s Beau Monde. […]

The Absolute Best of Steve McQueen

It doesn’t get cooler than The King of Cool. Though Steve McQueen was at the height of his success in the 60s, he’s still setting our world on fire to this day. Known as being a little combative, and […]

The Best Films Coming to the Glasgow Film Festival

You’ve seen Cannes, you’ve seen Toronto, now come see Glasgow. If you’re a lover of film festivals, then you’ll know that the Glasgow Film Festival is just about to kick off at the Glasgow Film Theatre once again. The […]

February 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of February 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below:   Best Feature – Coincidental […]

February 2022 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of February 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (February 28), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

December-January 2022 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the December-January Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/december-january-2022/ Therefore, Michael Holliday wins the December-January […]

7 Books Not Adapted into Films

Quite often, a well loved booked will get adapted into a movie or a tv series, and it will turn out quite badly. Fans of the original content will usually complain about the quality of the adaptation, frequently citing […]

Formula 1 – Drive to Survive: The Good and the Bad

Formula 1 just had one of its most exciting seasons last year, with Mercedes’ and Lewis Hamilton’s year-long dominance finally broken by Max Verstappen of Red Bull. And, as has been the case for the last three seasons, it […]

Terminator 2: Judgement Day – Greatest Sequel Ever?

There are few sequels in the history of cinema that are considered better than the originals that preceded them, but James Cameron’s Terminator 2: Judgement Day is widely considered to be one of them. Indeed, the 1991 time travelling […]

11 Amazing David Attenborough Documentaries

Who doesn’t like Sir David Attenborough? I grew up watching his documentaries alongside my parents, and I am always happy whenever I hear he has a new series coming out. Over his decades of activity, the 95-year-old has done […]

Film of the Year 2021 Announced

Hello there, After carefully considering thousands of projects over the past year, selecting precisely 291 films and trailers in the 2021 edition, we’ve finally decided to announce and award our FILM OF THE YEAR 2021 winner: ‘The Warziniek’s File‘ […]

January 2022 Winners

Hello there, the winners of January 2022 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the […]

January 2022 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of January 2022! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (January 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

What The Witcher Season 2 Got Right

The first season of The Witcher came two years ago, and enjoyed quite a remarkable success. However, it was very difficult to satisfy everyone – fans of The Witcher books by Andrzej Sapkowski, fans of The Witcher videogames by […]

5 Films That Could Win the Best Picture Oscar

The Academy Awards will take place on the 27th of March – still much later than usual – whereas the nominations will be announced on the 8th of February. Still quite some time for a shake-up in the favourites. […]

Lamb (2021) (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 […]

Interview with November 2021 Winner: Rune Abildgaard

Today we are chatting with our November 2021 Film of the Month winner, Rune L. Abildgaard. Besides the main award, the film ‘Heart of Rose Hip was also awarded Cinematographer of the Month and Original Score of the Month. […]

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 […]

December 2021 Winners

Hello there, the winners of December 2021 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below: Best Feature – Bigger Than […]

December 2021 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of December 2021! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (December 30), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

6 Horror Films Every Fanatic Should Watch

When you watch a horror film, you expect to scream or feel that intense fear, as if you were inside the scene. You even have nightmares at night. But this doesn’t mean that you don’t have fun. Being scared […]

October-November 2021 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the October-November Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/october-november-2021/ Therefore, Lynnette Woolery wins the October-November […]

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. […]

Interview with October 2021 Winner: Pierre J. Secondi

Today we are chatting with our October 2021 Film of the Month winner, Pierre J. Secondi, whose film ‘The Warziniek’s File‘ managed to win three other awards, including Director of the Month, Screenwriter of the Month, and Actor of […]

Spencer (2021) (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 […]

Uwe Boll Movies: Worst to Best

German filmmaker Uwe Boll has had his fair share of detractors over the years. In fact, he was named as one of the worst of all time, and even Variety reference that he was known as one of the most hated […]

Best Films About Texas Holdem

If you are a movie fan, you know that there are numerous titles about Texas Holdem. Of course, some do not have the best ratings compared to other genres, but some have made it to the top of the […]

The Evolution of Sci-Fi in Film

Science fiction, also known as sci-fi, broke ground in the 1970s and 1980s for creating worlds not thought possible—an area of the possibility to experience moving forward. Though sci-fi is nowhere near the scale it once was, the genre […]

Quentin Tarantino: Worst to Best

No matter a person’s background or appreciation in cinema, one cannot deny the luminosity and innovative qualities Quentin Tarantino presented throughout his career. Primarily known for his distinctive dialogue and use of violence, Tarantino has made some of the […]

November 2021 Winners

Hello there, the winners of November 2021 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the […]

November 2021 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of November 2021! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (November 30), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

The Worrisome Nature of Great Films Bombing at the Box Office

As elitist and entitled as it is to claim movies aren’t as great as they once were, there is some truth in a sense with the mainstream. Though plenty of excellent films are still being made, the risk and […]

Pig (2021) (Review)

Nicholas Cage has reinvented himself in recent memory, proving himself to be a masterful actor if presented in the proper role, with Pig being his best performance in years. If I told you right after the Wicker Man came […]

8 Masterful Soviet Sci-Fi Movies

Science Fiction has a way of promoting a strong sense of imagination, looking ahead and beyond what’s possible. The groundbreaking advancements in literature throughout the 20th century grew the Sci-Fi genre to unimaginable lengths, not just in the U.S. […]

October 2021 Winners

Hello there, the winners of October 2021 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees and winners HERE or below: Best Feature – Zugvögel 2nd […]

October 2021 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of October 2021! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (October 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

How Music Can Influence a Film

When someone thinks of the broad term of music, their favorite artist or musician generally comes to their mind before anything else. We all have a preferred niche for music; whether it’s something extraordinarily mainstream or out of the […]

August-September 2021 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the August-September Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/august-september-2021/ Therefore, Meg Keneally wins the August-September […]

Will The Marvel Trend Ever End?

In this day and age, just about every person has seen a Marvel film at some point. Whether they’re a film fanatic or someone who only watches one film a year, Marvel dominates people’s film intake. This can be […]

Coda (2021) (Review)

Coda is a prime example of how taking the coming-of-age trope and pairing it with a family setting not everyone understands can be a beautiful and hilarious tale. Coda tells the story of Ruby Rossi (Emilia Jones), an aspiring […]

7 Comedies That Still Hold Up Today

There is no better cure to any ailment than laughter. Comedy has the versatility to promote happiness, get through grief, distract the mind, and find true meaning. Still, like any other artform, comedy tends to evolve as time goes […]

3 Great Films Based on Sportsbook

Sports are a great subject for a dynamic and fast-paced film. Think of all the great sports movies through time; Escape to Victory, Million Dollar Baby, even The Waterboy. All used sports as a vehicle for a tale of […]

The Impact of Deepfakes on the Filmmaking Industry

The technological landscape is constantly changing, especially in the film industry. What’s possible today would’ve been alien-like technology even thirty years ago. With the pace film special effects and CGI are going, who knows what the future can hold […]

September 2021 Winners

Hello there, the winners of September 2021 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees & winners HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the […]

September 2021 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of September 2021! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (September 30), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

Interview with AUGUST 2021 winner: Jacob Thomas Pilgaard

This month, our jury had the very difficult task of deciding a winner from six excellent films. Ultimately, it was a 23-minute-long unbroken close-up taking place during a school shooting that won the biggest prize – Incident at School. […]

Must-Watch Movies from Each Decade (1950s – Present)

Although the history of cinema may seem like a lengthy one, films have only been around for a mere 100 plus years, a slight contrast compared to the length of humanity. Regardless, numerous films have been made over the […]

The Suicide Squad (2021) (Review)

With the horrendous and exceptionally disappointing film in Suicide Squad from 2016, who would’ve guessed a sequel (reboot?) five years later would be as good as it is. At the leadership of James Gunn and an ensemble crew to […]

How Moonlight is a Must-Watch For Every Movie Fanatic

Moonlight broke ground in 2016 for proving that just about any great film could win an oscar without having to rely on the standard cinematic style that’s generally tied to a winning film. It’s a touching, serene, emotional, and […]

7 Iconic Action Movies

Action movies, a type of film that exhilarates and gives the audience a boost of adrenaline with an added BPM. Just about every person can get a level of satisfaction from an action movie, me included. Still, there is […]

August 2021 Winners

Hello there, the winners of August 2021 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees & winners HERE or below: Best Feature – Medusa 2nd […]

August 2021 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of August 2021! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (August 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

June-July 2021 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the June-July Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/june-july-2021/ Therefore, Marianthi Skaloumpaka wins the June-July […]

David Lynch – Worst to Best

Filmmakers and writers alike can’t celebrate the world of experimental and avant-garde cinema without discussing the genius of David Lynch. As notable and groundbreaking as Lynch’s work has been, like any other filmmaker, some of his work is much […]

The Green Knight (2021) (Review)

After the success of A Ghost Story in 2017 and The Old Man & the Gun in 2018, David Lowery has delivered a remarkable and genuinely innovative medieval fantasy in The Green Knight that’ll be analyzed for years to […]

7 Critically Panned Great Movies

Listening to the critics is a natural part of finding a great movie. After all, critics are there for a reason and help guide society into knowing if a film is worth checking out or not. Still, critics aren’t […]

Interview with JULY 2021 winner: Kilian Thomas

Just over a year ago, we were having a chat with Kilian Thomas, fresh winner of TMFF’s April Film of the Month for his short film, Insectarium. Today, he’s a winner yet again, this time with Alexanne – a […]

Why It’s Okay to Hate A Movie

Film criticism and debate are two fundamental areas tied to any film, good or bad. No matter how critically panned or loved a film is, there is an audience who loves and hates every film. As Cinema Sins has […]

July 2021 Winners

Hello there, the winners of July 2021 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees & winners HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the […]

July 2021 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of July 2021! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (July 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

Most Popular Film Genres and Movements: US vs Europe

Cinema is a dense and layered subject that varies significantly throughout the world. Many moviegoers have a heavy focus on the niche they’re into, causing them to miss out on such a wide range of popular film genres and […]

Why the 1980s Horror Films Matter Today

Horror is one of the most polarizing film genres in cinema history, with some people refusing to watch any horror flick, no matter how acclaimed it is. There is also the elitist notion of some filmmakers looking down on […]

7 Dark & Depressing Films Every Movie Fanatic Should Watch

Films that stretch the boundary of what’s deemed dark and depressing play a critical role in our overall psyche. Although sorrowful films are just stories, they can strike a chord in a person’s emotional overtone for their daily lives. […]

Interview with JUNE 2021 winner: Simon Elvås

Our June TMFF Film of the Month comes from Sweden, and presents us with a difficult moral choice between personal and professional conviction. A Swedish Defense is directed by Simon Elvås, who was kind enough to take some time […]

The Genius Of Guillermo Del Toro

Great filmmakers have a natural ability to give each of their films a particular kind of style that separates it from other films. When discussing the subject of horror, comic book adaptations, or historical fantasy, Guillermo Del Toro has […]

Best Movies About Horse Racing

Horse racing is one of the oldest sports in history that dates back to 680 B.C.E in ancient Greece at the Olympic Games. Back then, horse racing was very different. First of all, it was called the Chariot races […]

June 2021 Winners

Hello there, the winners of June 2021 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees & winners HERE or below: Best Feature Postponed for July-August […]

June 2021 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of June 2021! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (June 30), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

6 Hidden Gem Films You Need to Watch

As great as cinema is for a person to enjoy, there is a natural want to view a film not everyone has seen. Significant films like Star Wars or The Godfather will always be regarded as classics, but there’s […]

April-May 2021 Screenplay Competition Winners

Hi there, The winners of the April-May Screenplay Competition have just been announced on our website as well as on our social media pages. You can see all winners and nominees here: http://tmff.net/winners/screenplay-competition/april-may-2021/ Therefore, James Everett wins the April-May […]

The Stunning Story Of No Country For Old Men

Ethan and Joel Coen truly broke ground with the release of No Country For Old Men in 2007. A film that revolves around violence and mayhem takes the audience back with a constant slow-drip of anxiety while enduring such […]

Scorsese: Then and Now

Martin Scorsese is a name that is synonymous with the beauty of cinema. He directed some of the greatest works of the 20th century and continues to produce incredible pieces of art to this day. A look back over […]

5 Most Influential Directors from The United States

If you’re looking to take your first step forward in the film industry or have loads of experience already, you obviously understand the importance of looking at some of the most influential directors. More specifically, you know the essential […]

May 2021 Winners

Hello there, the winners of May 2021 have just been announced! Congratulations to everyone involved and hope to see you soon at TMFF. You can see all the nominees & winners HERE or below: Best Feature Announced at the […]

May 2021 Nominees Announced

Hello there and congrats to all our nominees of May 2021! We remind you that voting for the audience award is still open until tomorrow night (May 31), when we will announce our winners as well. We wish you […]

Interview with APRIL 2021 winner: Svend Colding

Our Film of the Month for April comes from Denmark, and bears the name ‘It’s So Charming‘. Set at a wedding anniversary, it explores a myriad of troubled social relationships with a mixture of comedy, drama and everything in-between. […]

Find Royalty-Free Stock Video Footage for Your Next Art Project with Artlist.io

Artists are always looking for stock footage to use in their next project. The problem is, there can be a lot of restrictions on what you’re allowed to do with the footage and it can be difficult to find […]

The 7 Best Andrei Tarkovsky Films

Whether they were inspired by music, war or Eastern European sci-fi masterworks, Andrei Tarkovsky’s filmmaking prowess is unquestionable, and he certainly stands out as one of the finest screenwriters and directors during the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Sadly, he […]

Another Round (Druk) (2020) (Review)

Another Round (Druk) was written and directed by Thomas Vinterberg, the man behind The Hunt – one of my all-time favourite films. It recently won an Oscar for the Best International Feature of last year, a feat surprisingly not […]

5 Reasons to Watch The Serpent