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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…

How Ant-Man is the Billion Dollar Superhero

Ant-Man: the superhuman being who can shrink to the size of an Ant, fit through any type of hole, maintain 5000 times his body weight, and outsmart any human being. His fight with Falcon proves his rank, and even though Falcon can see an…

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…