• Somewhere around 1977, John Carpenter asked fellow director Bob Clark if he would ever make a sequel to his 1974 horror movie Black Christmas, which was about an anonymous stalker terrorizing […]
  • The Irish have had an enormous impact on the literary world, certainly considering their relative small population. Their influence did not go unnoticed, with four writers receiving the Nobel Prize […]
  • Poetic Justice and Personal Vengeance in Dante’s Inferno Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy is widely seen as one of the great works of world literature and a major influence on the […]
  • After discussing the beginnings of film and sound in part 1, and the use of colour and lenses in part 2, the third part of this article will focus on […]
  • Artists and Their Muses, and the Films They Inspired In Greek mythology there were 9 muses, goddesses who provided inspiration to artists in fields such as drama, poetry, dance and […]
  • In the first part of the article on the technical storytelling in film, I focused on the aspects of film and sound. In this second part, I continue with colour and […]
  • One of the reasons we started The Culture Counter was to show people works of art we really love. This is easy when these works are universally acclaimed, but for […]
  • Hundreds of books have been written about storytelling, mostly covering the writing aspect of it. But what about after the writing is over? This article covers some of the technical […]
  • While in the UK the celebrity panel show has for years been reaching unprecedented heights with shows such as Have I got News for You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, QI […]
  • Most people outside of the Netherlands and Flanders are familiar with Dutch literary works through their cinematic adaptations. The Dutch film industry was never shy with borrowing from the literary […]
  • Oscar Wilde’s style of writing is usually very lyrical, descriptive, luscious and decadent. He revels in the descriptions of beautiful things and beautiful people. This is most evident in his […]
  • The influence of Danish cinema is enormous when taking into account the relative small size of Denmark. Directors like Bille August, Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg are household names […]