It’s a small miracle really: the recent Netflix premiere of Orson Welles’s lost final film, The Other Side of the Wind. It’s something akin to locating the Titanic or perhaps resurrecting a living breathing woolly mammoth. And the achievement isn’t merely about finding the film: this is the real deal, a genuine masterpiece from a genuine master filmmaker believed lost to history forever and suddenly … Continue reading The Other Side of the Wind Isn’t a Film You Watch; It’s a Film You Study – Screenhub Entertainment
Since gaining popularity in the mid-90s, Ridley Scott’s film Blade Runner has been viewed by many as the first and last word in sci-fi. Its depiction of a polluted, rain-soaked, and crime-ridden future gave us a textured world that revolutionized the dystopian sub-genre. Blade Runner’s iconic take on the world of tomorrow may remain unmatched in the cinematic universe, but that does not mean it … Continue reading The Blade Runner Legacy: Six Shows That Rival the Dystopian Classic – ScreenHub Entertainment
James Cameron’s Aliens is a rare breed of sequel, one that manages to be a worthy successor to the original but still maintain its own identity. Expanding on the universe of the original, Cameron’s film revealed more about the creature, and included what fans have assumed for years was the monster’s proper name. The name ‘xenomorph’ has appeared in numerous incarnations of the series such … Continue reading ‘Xenomorph’ Isn’t The Alien’s Actual Name – ScreenHub Entertainment
1991 saw the release of Silence of the Lambs. It achieved wide acclaim, becoming one of only three movies to win all five major Academy Awards, a feat not accomplished since One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest. Based on the novel by Thomas Harris, it was the first of three films featuring Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter, which has since become his signature role. However, Silence of the Lambs was … Continue reading The Forgotten Hannibal Lecter Film: Revisiting ‘Manhunter’ – ScreenHub Entertainment
Seeing the original Predator at 12 introduced me to a leaner, meaner kind of movie I hadn’t yet been exposed to. Times were different then. There were only two Predator movies, Aliens vs. Predator hadn’t yet left comics and video games, and sequels were something everyone was clamouring for. Times have changed. Now fans of this series react at best with scepticism when a new … Continue reading ‘The Predator’ Trades Horror For Humor With Mixed Results – ScreenHub Entertainment
With the release of the 48-minute gameplay reveal on Monday, we got a further look at Night City, the fictional city Cyberpunk 2077 brings to life. It looks like one of the most complex and detailed cyberpunk cities we have seen in recent years. In this article, I will be looking at how it compares to the cyberpunk cities we have seen in recent pop culture. … Continue reading How Night City Of ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Squares Up To Other Cyberpunk Cities In Pop Culture – ScreenHub Entertainment
Title: Slumdog Millionaire Director: Danny Boyle Year: 2008 Length: 2hrs Genre: Drama/Crime Love For Slumdog I remember when this movie came out, it was one of the most talked about movies of the year. Everyone was making references to it. Whether it was the representation of the Indian slums or screaming “Jai” Ho in your face, Slumdog Millionaire somehow stuck with the audience and it’s … Continue reading 1001 Movies: Slumdog Millionaire – ScreenHub Entertainment
Title: Pepe Le Moko Director: Julien Duvivier Year: 1937 Genre: Crime Runtime: 94 minutes A Little History The 1930s did not shy away from the fact that it was a big lover of the crime genre. With gangster films coming into the limelight as the go-to cinematic experience, it was a big sensation throughout the USA. With the Hays Code in full effect at this … Continue reading 1001 Movies: Pepe Le Moko – ScreenHub Entertainment
Movies. Everyone loves them and everyone watches them. Whether it’s watching an escapist form of entertainment, where you’re given a chance to check your brain at the door and just enjoy the movie for what it is, or you seek out a more artistic endeavor that has you thinking and feeling deeply, there’s no denying that movies are a big part of our culture and lives.
As an avid movie watcher though, the 100+ years of films can seem rather overwhelming. With millions of movies to choose from, it can become a difficult task when it comes to picking a movie for your Friday night movie nights. Especially if you’re trying to play catch-up and watch the classics, revisiting films from the past to expand your Film Buff Knowledge.