In these articles, we explore filmmaking concepts, expand on our film knowledge, and dig deeper into all aspects of what goes on behind the scenes.
Matt Sully

The MacGuffin

The MacGuffin has fueled the creativity of filmmakers for decades. It has sent heroes running into danger and villains on murderous rampages.

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Matt Sully

Alphabet Soup

I still often use the term ‘B Movie,’ without considering its origins or the possibility there are other letter designations for subpar filmmaking. There are.

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Matt Sully

October Horror Releases

Terrifying new titles are releasing this October. While most are coming to your favorite streaming services, a handful will also be at the theaters. See when and where to get your next film fright.

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Matt Sully

Shermer, Illinois

Shermer, Illinois is the fictitious suburb of Chicago which characters from The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off called home.

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Matt Sully

Premium Cuts

Director’s Cuts. Special editions. Extended editions. With the ability to create so many different versions of films, audiences can get lost in the naming conventions, and not really know what they’re getting.

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Vanessa Sully

Not Today, Satan!

How many times have you heard someone say, “Hollywood is running out of ideas?” Should all the reboots get the boot, or could horror be immune to retake overkill?

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