Crippled by a lifetime of overthinking, CK is a typical artist – forever worried about rejection, people’s perceptions and how things look. One day, he is challenged to leave his house, walk the busy streets, […]
Film Frame Friday is a weekly series where one of our contributors will pick a film and highlight its unique cinematic style, from cinematography, mise-en-scene, editing to even sound. It is a great way to […]
Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi is one of the most polarizing movies in the current popular culture landscape. It challenges what a Star Wars movie can be capable of. By deconstructing what we expect from […]
For this Film Frame Friday, I’ll be covering one of my favorite Criterion releases, the wonderfully wacky, what-the-hell-did-I-just-watch classic, House. Criterion themselves provided the description of the film that has stuck with me the most: […]
Kevin Lever: Viewing Häxan, I still felt its allure, nearly a hundred years after its inception. The documentary-style silent film, in its several parts, touches on subjects and ideas that are just as prevalent today. […]
Celebrating Ingmar Bergman’s 100th birthday by watching all of his major films throughout the summer. This is a continuous article that will be updated almost daily.
Welcome to our Film Frame Friday feature, where we do a close frame reading of a film. We’ve recently covered a couple of modern animated movies in Kubo and the Two Strings and Your Name. This week, […]
Criterion Month is a massive collaboration across 5 websites in honor of Ingmar Bergman’s 100th birthday and of the films of the Criterion Collection. We hope the celebration of this incredible director -and these classic films – inspire others to find new cinema they love and share their discoveries with others
Welcome to another Film Frame Friday! Last week George Sohng wrote about Your Name. I decided it was my turn to talk about an animation, so I picked another film that released in the same […]
ON PASSIVITY AND VIETNAM One of the first things you learn about writing a screenplay is that a passive protagonist, one who doesn’t drive the action of the story in some way, is no good. […]
Films selected by the phenomenal Filmera community. Not only are these our most anticipated, but this list serves as a great introduction to the second half of 2018. Make sure to comment below or on […]
On the 7th of June, documentary lovers descended on Sheffield’s city center for six days of films and fun in the sun. This year the festival opened itself up to the virtual reality boom and […]
Coming from two films that are known for their intense visual extravaganza, I would like to turn it around a bit in this week’s Film Frame Friday with a touch of serenity. So sit back, […]
Welcome to Film Frame Friday! Last week Alonso Parades wrote an amazing piece about the Wachowskis’ Speed Racer that is honestly hard to top, but I will give it my best. For the first week of […]
How the Wachowskis changed aesthetic conventions and turned cinematic techniques upside down.
The Americans takes its characters through a dark and devastating journey that leaves the mission as the answer, and humanity as the question.
The unique cinematic language of silent films makes them relevant even in the era of sound cinema.
Seven years later… Calvin Kemph finally experiences the world of Harry Potter.
Akira Kurosawa’s Throne of Blood is one of the best adaptions of Macbeth, but how did he do it?
Asian films featured at the Cannes. From Old time directors to new faces like Gan Bi. Everything is covered
Long-time in the making, today the first teaser trailer for the Warner Bros. adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book dropped, famously adapted in 1967 as an animated feature by Walt Disney. More interesting is the […]
Nine years ago, in 2009, the self-proclaimed King of the World unleashed the blue cat alien people, better known as the Na’vi, to the world. Somehow, the world took to these creatures to the tune of nearly 2.8 billion dollars at the box office.
Carl Broughton talks about the cinematic style of Moonlight, and its direct Asian influences in our first Film Frame Friday featurette
FilmEra is introducing a new series of articles called Film Frame Friday or FFF/F.F.F. Created by Carl Broughton and Kevin Lever. The purpose of this new series is once a week, one of our contributors […]
Top 10 of 2017 voted by the Filmera community.
Can Black Panther handle decades worth of expectations?
Jefferson Pierce is a hardened hero who has decided to hang up his costume, and better his community in different ways. He is the principal of an all-black high school in a mostly black community. The man […]
Filmera takes you back to the beginning of Ken Cikas’s Godzilla marathon.