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Horror Cinema—Cult Fiction

Horror movies first broke into the film scene well over a hundred years ago. However, it was not until the 1970s that they began to draw a massive number of fans with the rise of midnight movie screenings and cinema revival houses. In this article, we explore the emergence of horror fandoms.

The Road Always Taken—The Fall of YA Movie Franchises

The rise in popularity of Young Adult fiction novels and series has been influencing the film industry for many years. While some adaptations of books and their sequels have seen box-office success, others have not been quite as favoured. This article explores the reasons behind the failure of these franchises giving way to the success of others.

Bechdel—When Tests Fail

The Bechdel Test, a popular test for analysing the portrayal of women in movies, falls short of being the ideal parameter to judge movies by. The importance of the issue calls for a closer look at the test and efforts to improve on it.

Pre-Revels’18: Dramebaaz

Dramebaaz brought theatre and film into the spotlight with Curtain Call and Lights, Camera, Action. Teams competed with trailers of their work for the opportunity to present their plays and movies during the fest.

A Whole New World—Evolution of the Disney Movie

Since the release of the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, Disney has come a long way, replacing poisoned apples with guitars and Prince Charming with self-sufficiency. Modern day Disney is moving towards being more inclusive of cultures and gender identities with the release of every new movie. It’s a whole new world, indeed.