Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Monday, November 25, 2013

Blind Spot: King of Devil's Island (2011)

Nilssen and Helstad are fantastic.

Directed by Marius Holst
Produced by Karin Julsrud
Written by Mette M. Bølstad, Lars Saabe Christensen, Eric Schmid and Dennis Magnusson
Starring Stellan Skarsgård, Benjamin Helstad, Trond Nilssen

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Review: About Time (2013)

More lead roles for Domhnall Gleeson, please.

Directed by Richard Curtis
Produced by Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner
Written by Richard Curtis
Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Lydia Wilson and Tom Hollander

Monday, November 18, 2013

Review: Frances Ha (2013)

Gerwig (r) and Sumner (l) are wonderful together.

Directed by Noah Baumbach
Produced by Noah Baumbach, Scott Rudin, Lila Yacoub, Rodrigo Teixeira
Written by Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig
Starring Greta Gerwig and Mickey Sumner

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Top 25 Underrated Movie Songs

Tom Waits makes the list twice.

Most of these songs were eligible for the Best Original Song Oscar, but none of them were nominated. By the way, I tried to go with less popular picks.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Story Behind These Birthday Beauties (Guest Post by Spencer Blohm)

Vivien Leigh

The first part of November marks two milestones for Old Hollywood icons. On November 5, Vivien Leigh would have turned 100 and on the 9th, Hedy Lamarr would have been 99. Both women were stars in their own right having excelled on screen and earned the praise of critics and fans alike. So in honor of these iconic women’s birthdays, let’s take a look back at their lives and careers.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

20 Reasons Why Halloween is My Favorite Horror Film

Happy Halloween! Here's a special list (in no particular order) on John Carpenter's 1978 classic. (SPOILERS)

Monday, October 28, 2013

Blind Spot: Come and See (1985)

Directed by Elem Klimov
Produced by Elem Klimov
Written by Ales Adamovich and Elem Klimov
Starring Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova and Liubomiras Lauciavicius

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Review: Carrie (2013)

Directed by Kimberly Peirce
Produced by Kevin Misher
Written by Lawrence D. Cohen & Roberto Aguirre-Sacasta (screenplay); Stephen King (novel)
Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer, Portia Doubleday and Julianne Moore

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Top 100 List Updated

My list has changed a lot since I last updated it six months ago. I've removed twenty films and added some new ones, along with a few titles that've spent some time on my list in the past. Also, I have a new film at #1, but it shouldn't be a surprising choice.

Can The Wolf of Wall Street Benefit from The Monuments Men's Move to 2014?

"Another one bites the dust!"

Monday, October 21, 2013

Thursday, October 17, 2013

10 Acting Contenders We Might Be Overlooking for Oscar

How will actors respond to The Book Thief?

Will any of the following fringe contenders be nominated? Probably not, but they could make some noise in the precursor awards.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Review: Captain Phillips (2013)

Hanks gives an Oscar-worthy performance.

Directed by Paul Greengrass
Produced by Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Scott Rudin
Written by Billy Ray (screenplay); Richard Phillips/Stephan Talty (book)
Starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi and Catherine Keener