Do Horror Movies Stand the Test of Time?

In a recent viewing of Dracula (1931), I could tell how much our generation has changed in what we find scary. That is not surprising, seeing that production teams now have more tools to help them convey that emotion of fear to the audience. But in a movie that had scared its audience upon initial…

Could the Master of Suspense survive in the Modern Era?

Alfred Hitchcock, without a doubt, is one of the best directors of all time. But as I watch his films, whether it be Psycho, Rope, Rear Window, or Dial M for Murder, I find that it lacks the “appropriate amount of scary” for today’s viewing audience. Now before you take out your pitchforks and boycott…

Why I love Cinema

I recently came across another blog called Sunset Boulevard who wrote an essay on why they loved cinema so much. After reading their piece, I was inspired to talk about my own love for film. Though mine differs from Sunset Boulevard’s, I wanted to show how my movie experience has gone through phases and evolved…