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MOVIE LIST: The ‘Halloween’ Movies Ranked

With today’s release of David Gordon Green’s Halloween, I felt it was worth giving a rundown of one of the most influential horror franchises of all time. Until recently, the only Halloween installment I’d bothered…

REVIEW: Smallfoot (2018)

RATING: ★★ 1/2 Since its founding in 2013, the Warner Animation Group has found its niche in the ever-expanding world of animated children's movies as the zany, slapstick studio. While other newcomers seem eager to…

NYFF 2018, Part Six: ‘If Beale Street Could…

From now through October 15th, Film Misery will be covering the 56th New York Film Festival with regular dispatches on the films screened there. Only three films in, Barry Jenkins' career feels defined less by…

NYFF 2018, Part Five: ‘Cold War’, ‘Happy as…

From now through October, Film Misery will be covering the 56th New York Film Festival with regular dispatches on the films screened there. After starting his career with intimate, often claustrophobic relationship dramas, Polish filmmaker…

POLL: What is your favorite horror reboot?

Polls are offered once a week at Film Misery. Results will be posted the following week and announced on the Film Misery Podcast. We've got reboots on the mind around here at Film Misery -…

Introducing Film Misery 4.0!

Don't call it a comeback, we've been here for years. In December of 2008 I was a bored, recent college grad living in a quiet Minnesota town with a newly acquired Netflix subscription (4 discs…

NYFF 2018, Part Four: ‘Asako I & II’,…

From now through October, Film Misery will be covering the 56th New York Film Festival with regular dispatches on the films screened there. Fireworks spark, eyes meet and two strangers kiss. That's all it takes…

FMP ep. 164 – Zama, Tropical Malady, Better…

Original Record Date: August 19, 2018 For this episode, Justin and G Clark review Lucretia Martel’s Zama and Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Tropical Malady, and close with a recap of “Breathe,” the second episode of the new…

FMP ep. 163 – Blindspotting, BlacKkKlansman

Original Record Date: August 12, 2018 For this episode, Justin and G Clark review the summer indie darling Blindspotting, and G Clark shares some quick thoughts on Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, but not before they get…

FMP BONUS EPISODE: Better Call Saul ep. 4.01…

Original Record Date: August 12, 2018 For the next ten weeks, Justin and G Clark will be giving bonus episodes of the podcast recapping their favorite show currently on television, the AMC series Better Call…

FMP ep. 162 – WALL-E Deep Dive

Original Record Date: July 8, 2018 For this episode, Justin and G Clark celebrate the ten-year anniversary of Andrew Stanton’s masterpiece WALL-E by giving a deep-dive review of their favorite Pixar movie. Topics discussed include…

FMP ep. 161 – Incredibles 2, Sicario: Day…

  Original Record Date: July 1, 2018 For this episode, Justin and G Clark address their backlog of 2018 movies at the year’s halfway point, starting with Sicario: Day of the Soldado and Incredibles 2,…

FMP ep. 160 – Hereditary

Original Record Date: June 17, 2018 For this episode, Justin and G Clark review the A24’s latest horror hit Hereditary, and then play catch up with a slew of mini-reviews of releases from the past…