MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: September 2015

2015's been a fairly monumental year so far, as far as I'm concerned. Cinema is in good shape, and September only bolsters it with a wealth intriguing, distinct works, some of which have redemptive potential…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: July 2014

For those who have difficulty demarcating the dividing line between the front and back half of the year, I can't say July usually does much to emphasize its place in the year. The most promising…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: May 2014

Out of the quiet season and into the bustling metropolis of Summer. The blockbuster onslaught has already begun with Captain America: The Winter Soldier's domination of April, but prepare for them to be a nullifying…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: April 2014

Here we are in April, where the standard, or at least the ambition of output seems to decrease substantially. There are no Noah sized gambles, no Grand Budapest Hotel style formal delights, and nothing provocative…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHT: March 2014

March is the month we can finally live in this year, in more ways than one. The Oscars are over - so are the often barren wastes of January and February, this year livened up…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: February 2014

January was a vacuum, consuming time before our eyes before vanishing without much left behind except a bundle of Oscar nominations, a couple outstanding indies buried under mediocre studio fare, and so much homework to…

Movies to See in October 2013 - Dallas Buyers Club

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: November 2013

While October seemed to be overflowing with the most highly acclaimed and hotly anticipated films of the year, November is a lot less exciting. Most of the strong releases coming out this month won't come…