The four-month stretch (traditionally lasting May through August) has a reputation for exclusively offering the latest in popcorn munching, big budget spectacles but there’s plenty to offer for the discerning viewer. 2016 looks like it’ll have much to choose from cinematically, whether it be the production of an above average thought or just big dumb fun.
Had we ever seen an animated film as emotionally dense as Inside Out? Had a seventy plus year old director ever made an action movie as on edge and youthful as Mad Max: Fury Road? Did The Big Short make our understanding of the financial system even more tragically comic? The fact that these and many more questions exist prove that 2015 was very much so a solid year for movies.Read more "The Street Always Wins: 2015 in Film"
Celebrate this October 31st by devouring our three “top 10” horror lists, with bonus entries on our choices for “scariest non-horror movies”. Reader beware!Read more "Blockbluster’s First Annual, Oversized Halloween Spooktacular"
In this second entry of “The Cinematic Squared Circle”, we will be taking a look at the horror comedy Goosebumps and the gothic-romance Crimson Peak. Being October, the two films in question use the month’s presence of Halloween as a selling point for exciting, spooky fun.Read more "The Cinematic Squared Circle: Goosebumps vs. Crimson Peak"