• 10 Legendary Directors Whose Legacy Are Enriched By Home Video

    29 days ago - By Taste Of Cinema

    Many years ago in the introduction to her book of capsule reviews, 5001 Nights at the Movies, the noted film critic Pauline Kael rendered one of her opinionated opinions by stating that anyone seeing a film on television, whether it be a live broadcast or via video, was committing a cultural crime with themselves being the victim.
    OK, in a perfect world she would be quite right. Films are, or were, certainly, made to be seen on big screens with a lot of people reacting at once for a communal, epic experience.
    If one settles for new, mostly commercial films, it's still easy to have that...
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  • 10 Famous Actors Who Have Made Only One Good Movie

    10 Famous Actors Who Have Made Only One Good Movie

    29 days ago - By Taste Of Cinema

    Sometimes directors make odd choices to join their cast. But once you watch the film you see that their choice wasn't odd at all, but completely logical. The director just saw something in the actor that fitted the character perfectly and it worked out just like they anticipated. The result of this is some pretty good acting from actors who aren't particularly well-known for it.
    Of course, though, more often, actors just make really poor decisions when choosing what films to star in. And when that happens, sometimes good actors just get swallowed up and spat out by the film industry...
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