Herefordshire tourist businesses re-create romantic movie moments

Hereford Times:

Valentine’s Day won’t be quite the same as it has been in previous years, but that doesn’t mean there’s not a lot of love around. Among those hit hard by three lockdowns are Herefordshire’s tourism businesses, who won’t this year be able to welcome couples enjoying a romantic dinner or intimate getaway. Instead, some of those businesses have embraced the Valentine’s spirit to re-create memorable romantic moments from the silver […]

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‘La Llorona,’ Jayro Bustamante’s 2019 Guatemalan Horror Movie, and the Politics of Horror

'La Llorona,' Jayro Bustamante’s 2019 Guatemalan Horror Movie, and the Politics of Horror

La Llorona, Jayro Bustamante’s 2019 Guatemalan horror movie on the short list for Best International Feature Film at this year’s Academy Awards, tells the story of a crumbling aristocratic family in a crumbling home as things fall apart and the chasm of the past opens underneath them. This is not an uncommon plot for a horror movie; it may in fact be the single most common plot of horror movies. […]

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Parasite & 9 Other Non-English-Language Movies That Became Big Hits In America

Why Alan Is The Movie's Funniest Character (& 5 Alternatives)

Parasite made history when it became the first non-English movie to win Best Picture at the Oscars. But it’s not the only hit movie with subtitles. Despite the fact that great movies are always getting made around the world, it can be hard to get English-speaking audiences to watch a movie in a foreign language because a lot of people are turned off by the prospect of reading all the […]

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Sam Raimi has a long list of movies he never got to make

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) Wiki WormholeWe explore some of Wikipedia’s oddities in our 5,664,405-week series, Wiki Wormhole. We explore some of Wikipedia’s oddities in our 6,244,127-week series, Wiki Wormhole. This week’s entry: Sam Raimi’s Unrealized Projects What it’s about: Sam Raimi has been directing movies for 40 years, from 1977’s It’s Murder! to cult-classic The Evil Dead to 1998’s emotionally wrenching thriller A Simple Plan, to his 2000s series […]

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How to watch La La Land online: stream the Ryan Gosling movie from anywhere

How to watch La La Land online: stream the Ryan Gosling movie from anywhere

Sparks fly in Los Angeles as struggling jazz musician Seb Wilder (Ryan Gosling) and aspiring actress and playwright Mia Dolan (Emma Stone) find solace, inspiration and romance when they’re least expecting it, just as the Hollywood hills are closing in over them, the dream factory swallowing theirs up whole. Read on as we explain how to watch La La Land online and stream the movie wherever you are in the […]

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Best romantic movies to save your lockdown Valentine’s Day on Netflix and more

Valentine’s Day, Valentine’s Day films, best films

For many of us around the world, this Valentine’s Day will look starkly different to our last. Whether you’re locked down in the same space as your partner, in a relationship but living apart or riding out this pandemic unattached, your plans have probably shifted dramatically. Confined to online and domestic spaces that we’ve already become far too familiar with, reinforcements will no doubt be needed to revive the romance […]

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‘Churuli’ review: This Lijo Jose movie is mysterious, funny but loses focus at times

‘Churuli’ review: This Lijo Jose movie is mysterious, funny but loses focus at times

Beautiful performances by Chemban Vinod and Vinay Forrt, humour, fantasy and mystery make ‘Churuli’ a charming film. If Churuli had a map, it’d be spiral-shaped, you imagine, a maze where you keep coming back to the same paths. There is a story that the people of Churuli like to recount to new visitors. A Namboothiri (dominant caste Malayali) had once gone in search of a perumadan – a phantom – […]

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How to watch Romeo and Juliet online: stream 1996 Leonardo DiCaprio movie anywhere

How to watch Romeo and Juliet online: stream 1996 Leonardo DiCaprio movie anywhere

The movie that catapulted Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes into stardom, Baz Luhrmann’s unapologetically brash, topsy-turvy 1996 adaptation of Romeo and Juliet divided audiences and critics alike at the time, but over the years it’s established itself as a classic in its own right. From John Leguizamo’s sideburns and Paul Rudd’s dad dancing, to Romeo and Juliet’s achingly tender moments together, what’s not to love? Read on as we explain […]

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10 Other Kaiju That Need Modern Movies

10 Other Kaiju That Need Modern Movies

With the upcoming battle royale between the heavyweight champions of the kaiju world, it might be easy to forget that giant monster battles were once a very common occurrence at the local drive-ins. Everything from the traditional Godzillas and King Ghidorah to the simple and effective giant insects and alien invasions were par for the course. RELATED: Godzilla Vs. Kong: 10 Monster Pairs We’d Love To See Battle Each Other But […]

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10 Best Movie Marriage Proposals Of All Time

10 Best Movie Marriage Proposals Of All Time

With Valentine’s Day upon us, many people are considering the best way to show their loved ones that they care. Sometimes, it is with flowers. Sometimes, it is with food, and sometimes, it could simply be a homemade gift. However, there’s no denying that one or two people might be deciding to take the next step in their relationships and ‘propose.’ RELATED: Disney: Ranking Top 10 Animated Kiss Scenes, From […]

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