Greatest Chase Scenes, Vol.2 (Bipedal) — Part One

This week marks 29 years since the CFS was involved in an exciting foot chase at college, the circumstances of which should elicit sympathetic nods from this blog’s vast readership. … Continue Reading…

Greatest Book-to-Film Adaptation Ever! (Pt. 1)

Anyone fancy a guess at what The Conflicted Film Snob will choose? Here, let me help with some revealing clues:       (I’ve just given it away, haven’t I?) Anyway, while … Continue Reading…

The Art of the Reveal: “War of the Worlds” Edition

Back in 2004, director Steven Spielberg decided the time was ripe to remake the granddaddy of all hostile alien narratives, H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, the 1898 serialized novel telling the … Continue Reading…

Great Endings (Pt. 1)

As with any narrative art form, crafting a satisfying ending to movie is a tricky proposition. Even the strongest works can fall victim to a last few minutes that don’t quite follow … Continue Reading…