The Duty of Film

The 2018 Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, didn’t tell the truth. From changing the order of events that actually occurred, to creating...

A Guide to Living Forever

Who wants to live forever? That's the defining question Freddie Mercury asks in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, a story detailing the...

It Starts With A Grunt

Want to tell a story? Start with a grunt. No I don’t mean literally begin your story with a character grunting! What I do mean is start...

Why Employ Zombies?

Production companies are employing (deploying?) zombies to star in their latest blockbusters, but why? And will these deceased silver...

Silver Screen Zombies

Actors are coming back from the dead and they have been for a while. Due to the advancement in CGI technology, film studios have reached...

Death Questions

Philmblog’s recent post, The Ultimate Question, served as an introduction to the Philosophy of Film part of the site – a part of the blog...

The Ultimate Question

From the beginning of our species’ existence in time, humans have been asking questions: What’s for dinner? Did we gather enough food to...

Philmblog Begins

Hello. Bonjour. Howdy. Ahoy! It’s definitely ahoy. Yes, anyway, welcome to Philm! A brand new blog asking the ‘whys of cinema’. Philm has...