The Film Misery staff talks about its favorite films in the Hong Kong director’s distinguished filmography.
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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.
There are plenty of reasons to avoid The Sitter like the plague, but a select few may nonetheless find something to enjoy in David Gordon Green’s dumb and formulaic comedy.
As our Wong Kar Wai Marathon nears its end, we attempt to find meaning in what is called the Hong Kong auteur’s “Informal Trilogy” – ‘Days of Being Wild,’ ‘In the Mood for Love,’ and ‘2046.’
‘Tinker Tailor,’ The Golden Globes, and a brand spanking new Lisbeth Salander. Oh, my…
With Muppet Fever running rampant this fall, the delightful Being Elmo is yet another film worthy of your time.
Wong Kar Wai breaks very little new ground with Fallen Angels, but the old ground he retreads is nearly perfected.
Werner Herzog’s trademark style as a nonfiction filmmaker is still intact, albeit with relative restraint. The resulting film is one of his more effective projects in recent memory.
Movies from Alexander Payne and David Cronenberg as well as what to look forward to at Film Misery in November.
Wong Kar-Wai’s first film makes for a promising, if slightly imperfect, debut to our November Marathon.
Justin breaks the first rule of ‘Fight Club’ to talk about one of his biggest cinematic blind spots.
A few short words on Film Misery’s next Movie Marathon.
Maintaining an eye for details big and small, ‘Weekend’ is a deeply felt and refreshingly truthful romance with great performances and a beautiful script.
An Almodovar retrospective, yet another ‘Hangover Part II’ lawsuit, the return of Armond White…
A detailed look at one of the most iconic moments in one of the greatest film trilogies of all-time.