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FILM REVIEW: 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

Trailers are flying toward us everywhere we look nowadays. Whether it’s that potential Oscar favourite or the next installment in a big blockbuster franchise, thanks to the online age, marketing has never been this accessible or eventful.…

The Follies of Film Narrative

Film is, predominantly, a medium. Some may argue for its’ worth as art; I would argue for its’ worth as art. But, like music, and theatre, and opera, it is a medium. It is a relatively new medium, when you consider the rich lineage of plays…

Why Hollywood Needs Innovation

I believe that Hollywood needs new ideas and as far as I’m concerned, CGI and green screen is an overkill for today’s industry. I mean, it’s good to put on screen what we can imagine and what cannot seemingly be conceived by using…

IMDB Top 250: #232 – The Truman Show

250 films, 250 reviews. This is a pretty crazy idea, but who doesn’t love a challenge? Here at Cultured Vultures we’ll be counting down the IMDb Top 250 with a review for each from one of our dedicated film writers. Everything from…

IMDB Top 250: #239 – Jurassic Park

250 films, 250 reviews. This is a pretty crazy idea, but who doesn’t love a challenge? Here at Cultured Vultures we’ll be counting down the IMDb Top 250 with a review for each from one of our dedicated film writers. Everything from…

REVIEW: Under the Skin

Under The Skin, loosely based on the novel of the same name by Michael Faber, is a rare treat of a movie. It’s something that is unique, something that you have to see to understand. The main character, played by Scarlett Johansson, is a…

Roulette Reel: An Inspector Calls

When I saw the credits and heard the music of An Inspector Calls, I cringed a little. Classic films drive me nuts because the acting is often so stagey and melodramatic, and it’s hard for me to take that when it’s not meant to be funny. I…