‘Man on a Ledge’ is a lazy, hopelessly generic heist thriller that will be forgotten even before the final credits start to roll.
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The Oscar Nominations will be announced tomorrow. Here are some darker-than-dark horses Justin is crossing his fingers for, even if they have no chance whatsoever of getting nominated.
Stephen Daldry’s latest effort is jam-packed with emotion and sentimentality, but fails to turn it into compelling melodrama.
A.C.E. honors the best work done by editors in the year of 2011.
Stay tuned for live commentary and results throughout the night during the Golden Globes!
The only thing about ‘Sleepless in Seattle,’ our first movie in our Romantic Comedy Marathon, that is more disturbing than Meg Ryan’s behavior is the fact that it all sort of works.
Additional honorees included Pedro Almodovar, Janet McTeer and – for a very inspired reason – Justin Bieber.
‘The Artist’ accused of rape, new rules for nonfiction Oscar hopefuls, and a rare fluff interview from Jon Stewart.
‘The Darkest Hour’ is so besotted with terrible filmmaking that you will keel over either from sheer boredom or uncontrollable laughter.
All movies, even the not-so-great ones, deserve a second glance. Justin picks ten films he promises to give another shot.
It was hard whittling down this year’s Best of the Year list to twenty films, let alone ten.
A pre-emptive look at the people, movies, moments, and anything else unlikely to receive the credit (or derision) they deserve in 2011.
Asghar Farhadi’s ‘A Separation’ is a well acted, meticulously written, and stunningly orchestrated film that is at once beautifully subdued and emotionally potent.
‘We Bought a Zoo’ occasionally gets it right, but it’s still a far cry from much of Cameron Crowe’s older, defter work.
‘The Help’ and ‘Pariah’ are the most popular movies among BFCC members, as are Harry Belafonte and ‘Drive.’
The Women Film Critics Circle has its say on the best and the worst cinema had to offer women this year.
The Film Misery staff talks about its favorite films in the Hong Kong director’s distinguished filmography.
The Film Critics’ poll chose to honor not top Oscar contenders, but instead a slew of less-widely seen films sadly lacking a Weinstein-caliber Awards campaign.
Alexander Payne’s latest keeps up its Oscar momentum, and ‘The Help’ is declared the 2011 film that best embodies “the spirit of the South.”
What two new production stills say – and what they don’t say – about Baz Luhrmann’s widely scrutinized adaptation of a literary classic.