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.
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Matt Sully

The End, Or is It?

The ending of a movie is the final impression that movie will make on a movie-goer’s brain. Studios must do their best to make it perfect and sometimes that requires a cinematic overhaul.

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Matt Sully

Richard Donner

Donner left so many quality films behind, films that I have watched dozens of times and will watch dozens more. When I want action, a fright, or a laugh, Donner’s got my back.

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Matt Sully

Black Horror Cinema

Aside from Blaxploitation movies of the 70s like Blacula and one-offs like Vampire in Brooklyn, black horror has been largely ignored at the box office, and the coveted horror franchise has been elusive.

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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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