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    The Definitive Original Screenplays: 10-1

    The end of the road. The scripts that should be studied, dissected, and taught for their quality, their timeliness, and their impact on the film industry as a whole. Some were perfect for their time and place. Some were ahead of their time. Some defined their generation. And one still rules all, forty years after […] More

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    We are the Walking Dead: Media and Violence

    Early last month, in one of the more economically-depressed cities in my home state, a 19-year-old man confronted a teenager about a $20 debt supposedly owed by the younger teen’s father. The 19-year-old forced the teen to strip naked and then whipped him with a belt. We know this because one of the 19-year-old’s accomplices […] More

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    Catching Up With A Classic: ‘Badlands’ shows Malick’s promise but offers a much different experience

    Throughout January, SOS writers will be biting the bullet and finally sitting down with a film they feel like bad film buffs for not having seen already. Badlands Written and Directed by Terrence Malick USA, 1973 One of the most recognized films of 2011 was Terrence Malick’s ethereal and captivating The Tree of Life. The […] More

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    ‘Supercut – Spoiler Alert’

    Well it’s a new day and here is yet another montage, the second in two days. Lucky for us, it’s just as great. Yesterday we showed you A Brief History of Title Design. This time however, it’s the work of youtuber Hatinhand. He brings us a montage sequence of  amazing movie ending spoilers. Overall there […] More

  • TOP 10 Gangster Movies

    So you can call this part deux of my cops and robbers best of movie list! I think I read somewhere that one of the top male fantasies that didn’t involve their grade eight French teacher with a ridding crop was to be involved in some sort of “caper” with their buddies! Because crime is […] More