The ghoulish seven: top scariest movies of the 2000s (part 2)
5. "Horror Amityville" (The Amityville Horror, 2005) And another bright representative of the genre in 2005 — "Horror Amityville". We finally got to the spirits and demons. And again, a…

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TV series "Chernobyl": peaceful atom in the service of the entertainment industry
Chamber mini-project for 5 episodes caused a real surge of spectator activity. There is talk of the decline of the serial era, "Chernobyl" has become a kind of small TV…

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Best horror movie soundtracks
Ever wondered what makes a horror soundtrack truly great? First, there is the ever-present tension-mostly between seemingly simple melodies and the ominous sounds that gradually supplant them. Secondly, the abundance…

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Monthly Archives: October 2017

The success story of the Marvel cinematic universe and its impact on culture (part 2)

“Dr. Strange” raised important questions of belief in oneself and in the world, questions of perception of reality and how it can be influenced. It is impossible to leave aside the visual part of the film tearing down the roof, breaking ideas about space and time, too. And this visual feast, supported by juicy action and philosophy deep enough for such a film, strongly distinguishes the picture from the General background.Flirting with kosmooperami continued in the sequel “Guardians of the galaxy”, which was crossed with a family drama, and the third “Thor”, which after a rather tedious second film blossomed simply psychedelic. Released a sequel to “ant-Man”, also strongly pressing on family relations. Continue reading

The success story of the Marvel cinematic universe and its impact on culture (part 1)

On Monday, April 29, in Russia started rolling the final picture in the current phase of the marvel cinematic universe- “Avengers: Final” (Avengers: Endgame). Marvel together with Disney went to this 11 years, released 22 films and quite seriously changed the attitude of the community to comics — both classic print and their film adaptations.

I will talk about the American comic book industry, as Marvel is, in General, one of the American companies represented in this market. More recently, the love of these picture books among teenagers and young people was often considered something shameful. Some argued that comic book lovers were hiding from the harsh unfriendly world in a world not real, hiding from the pale reality in acid colors. Continue reading

Game of thrones: Game over

Today (Moscow time, in fact, tomorrow) in the world rolling out the eighth and final season of the series “Game of thrones”. Let’s try to analyze the reason for such a furious popularity, and at the same time remember the most spectacular moments of the film adaptation.

In truth, the word “series” is not too to face this large-scale project, which broke all possible records. For example, the sixth season gathered about 26 million viewers per episode, thus becoming the most popular in the history of HBO. And the fee of each actor who played the title character in the seventh season was about $ 2.5 million per episode.George Martin, who wrote not only the book, divided into several parts, but also worked on the script, repeatedly appealed to disgruntled readers/viewers, explaining the reasons for the inconsistency of the original source of the series: “If we were to film in detail each part, we would still shoot the first book. Continue reading

"Ralph vs. the Internet": deep thoughts in a child's wrapper
Animation has long ceased to be a genre for children. Hundreds of threads on forums are devoted to search of various Easter eggs and references to the real world and…

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Short on the main thing: five mini-series that you can watch in one day
2018 gave a lot of good projects mini-format, and we have selected for you the best of the best. The list includes the premieres of the outgoing year, which appealed…

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(Not)heroes: the story of a deconstructed superhero image in comic book adaptations
Marvel now many took out. More precisely, not even Marvel itself as such, but the dominance of their film comics. Film adaptations are full of stamps and even self-copying (I…

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