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City Hunter

Jackie Chan is getting inspired by Bruce Lee. Robert Clouse’s Game of Death (1978) in Jing Wong’s City Hunter (1993).
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The Wave

Director Roar Uthaug revisits his debut film by featuring it as the film that his character watches while...
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War Dogs

Role model. Brian De Palma’s Scarface (1983) in Todd Phillips’  War Dogs (2016).
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Boxcar Bertha

Bertha in the city. Posters of Ladislao Vajda’s Wife of General Ling (1937), Zoltan Korda’s The Drum (1938), Lothar Mendes’  The Man Who Could...
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TV Special: Gilmore Girls Film Nights

Gilmore Girls returns this week on Netflix so be prepared for more drama, laughter and unforgettable film nights. This series is a treasure chest...
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Mikey and Nicky

The trouble with translated titles of martial arts movies. Time of the Iron Hand is probably an unofficial alternative title...
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Hop

E.B. vs. Easter. Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) in Tim Hill’s Hop (2011).
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La Boum

Space or religious epic film? Irvin Kershner’s The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments (1956)...
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Same TV channel, different houses. Charles Vidor’s Cover Girl (1944) in Pedro Almodóvar’s Women on the Verge of a Nervous...
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The Secret Life of Pets

Birds’ favourite film. Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963) in Yarrow Cheney/Chris Renaud’s The Secret Life of Pets (2016).

War Dogs

Role model. Brian De Palma’s Scarface (1983) in Todd Phillips’  War...
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Hop

E.B. vs. Easter. Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)...
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