Featuring powerful performances from Tilda Swinton and Ezra Miller, We Need to Talk About Kevin is a mesmerizing, horrific family drama.
Although ‘My Blueberry Nights’ is a love story, much of the film is devoted to the pain of failed relationships, which creates a powerful depiction of earnestness of a potentially working one.
A Dangerous Method is a cerebral, sexy and riveting movie that is probably going to be the most intellectually stimulating movie you’ll see this year.
Life in a Day is a fascinating and emotionally rich documentary, but it is not as profound as it could have been.
In the penultimate post for my Cinemanila coverage, I give two short reviews of Jafar Panahi’s This is Not a Film and Benito Bautista’s Boundary
Casey Malone shares his favorite horror movies that haven’t left him huddled in a corner, gently rocking back and forth!
Revisit some classic episodes of the Film Misery Podcast in lieu of a new episode this week.
A direct-to-DVD adaptation of a classic Batman story forces Casey to ask what the standard for reviewing adaptations should be, and with the Christopher Nolan’s outstanding films borrowing so heavily from the source material already, why does this even exist?
Tilda Swinton’s performance in We Need To Talk About Kevin is worth double your admission price. Although not perfect, it is a chilling modern day horror show.
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‘Submarine’ is one of the most daring films of the year. And it does so without flaunting inorganically.
With a new design also comes four new staff members. Join me in welcoming them to the Film Misery team.
Although I am very much excited to see how the Occupy Wall Street stirrings will effect the box office of a politically minded thriller. It should be interesting; but honestly nothing peaks my interest as much as these top five films.
‘Thor’ is still a hell of a lot of fun and alarmingly sane for such a cheesy, otherwordly story.
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It looks like this is the end of the early year releases and the beginning of summer films finding their way to DVD.
The film works on many levels as a sports film, a family film, and an all-around American drama. And the script is the driving force.
Celebrating 300 “Likes” on our Facebook page. We can stop bugging you now….
After some brief time off it is time to gear things up for Oscar season at Film Misery!
This week–and the past few weeks for that matter, have more or less consisted of what I label the “shit season” making its way to small screens of primarily American homes.