Final voting for the 2014 Oscars has begun. We make our Best Picture pleas to Academy members, starting with Duncan’s case for ‘Gravity’.
After news of his death, we take the time to remember Philip Seymour Hoffman’s most memorable, personal moments and wish him an aching farewell.
Halloween is the perfect time for scary movies, but maybe not this morbidly depressing. Duncan explains why ‘Testament’ is the scariest movie ever made.
If it’s not too late to heap further praise and analysis unto Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity’, we delve into the film’s tricky balance of dance and spirit.
’12 Years a Slave’ certainly lives up to the hype, but does Oscar talk live up to the film? Duncan discusses the obscenity of Oscar speculation.
Duncan offers thoughts on the coming Oscar season, but expresses caution against getting too attached to the Academy Awards.
When discussing movies in the same conversation as real world tragedies, at what point do the comparisons risk being insensitive?
We assess and review the cinematic power of such documentaries as ’20 Feet From Stardom’, ‘Call Me Kuchu’, ‘We Steal Secrets’ & ‘Leviathan’.
2013’s animated films are fair and enjoyable, but are they playing too strictly to the kiddie crowd and neglecting richer storytelling?
Try as ‘Man of Steel’ does to do something different with Superman, it still exemplifies the most fatal flaws of the superhero genre.
After Neil Patrick Harris’ delightful hosting duties, could the Tony Awards be the perfect model for the Oscars to take notes from?
‘The Great Gatsby’ may be Baz Luhrmann’s most audacious defense of his most inextinguishable of beliefs: Love.
Just as ‘Something in the Air’ focuses on a generation of cultural unrest, we look at how ‘Iron Man 3’ paints its geek-centric society.
Roger Ebert affected many of us, for numerous reasons. As an aspiring film writer, here’s how he affected Justin.
As the Oscar season heads into its final stretch, are spectators losing sight of how brave the Academy’s selections have been this year?
Actors like Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Kristen Stewart, and Shia Labeouf are desperately seeking to break from their franchise origins.
Duncan discusses how ‘Argo’ attempts an unbiased representation of a politically distressing situation.
Duncan attempts to strip away the presumptuous cynicism to explore inspiring political messages in films not remotely political.
G Clark Finfrock briefly surveys the theme of religion in cinema.
From G Clark Finfrock, a fan, to Mr Terrence Malick, filmmaker.