POLL: Which Unlikely Oscar Upset Would You Most…

There are very few certainties about this years Academy Awards, but there are a many scenarios that are almost guaranteed not to happen. Beasts of the Southern Wild was a surprise nominee for Best Director,…

POLL: Which December Movie Are You Most Anticipating?

December has been upon us for nearly two months, but has yet to unleash anything particularly memorable on the movie going public. Most new releases have underperformed while the Box Office has been dominated by…

Film Misery Podcast

POLL: What Would You Like to See Improved…

As I announced on the most recent episode of the Film Misery Podcast, I will be taking a short break from the podcast to focus on my personal life and some behind the scenes work…

POLL: How Would You Describe the Summer 2012…

For the first time in months the temperature outside actually feels a little like Fall. If you're like me you anticipate the arrival of the autumnal equinox with great enthusiasm. Fall means cooler temperatures, football…

Gangster Squad (2012) Movies Altered by Tragedy

POLL: Should Movies Self-Censor in the Wake of…

This weekend the movie The Watch hits theatres after much hesitation from 20th Century Fox. The film, which tells the story of a self-important group of amateur males who attempt to protect their community, had…

POLL: Which Ridley Scott Film is the Best…

On last week's podcast Phil and I discussed much of Ridley Scott's film Alien during our review of the British director's latest film Prometheus. We also dedicated a whole half of the show to a…

POLL: Would You Pay for HBO if it…

I regularly admit that I do not keep up with television shows, despite the fact that I know there are some great programs I am missing. However, the high cost of cable has never been…

POLL: What is the Best Movie in the…

Starting in 2008, Marvel Studios began producing feature films independently with their first two films Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk. Since that time they have now released six films, all revolving around the same…

Six Directors Who Should Replace Gary Ross for…

When the Harry Potter adaptations began production in the early 2000s, Warner Bros. Pictures chose Christopher Columbus, a very safe and family friendly director, to launch the franchise. Columbus would not dare to make any…

POLL: What is your favorite found footage movie?

During last week's podcast discussion of Project X and Chronicle, both Justin and I agreed that found footage movies are here to stay and that the style has now established numerous conventions to the point…

POLL: What is your favorite Christmas movie?

In this week's Q & A, members of the Film Misery staff discussed our annual Holiday traditions that have to do with movies. It seems there is always a favorite movie to visit this time…

POLL: What is your favorite Alexander Payne movie?

More than a few critics have called Alexander Payne's latest film The Descendants the best movie of the prolific director's career. That is high praise considering that seven years ago his film Sideways was on…