FMP ep. 147 – The Shape of Water,…

Original Record Date: December 17, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark review The Shape of Water before having their first discussion of how the Oscar race has been shaping up in light of…

live blog

89th Academy Awards: LIVE BLOG

Welcome to the Film Misery Live Blog for the 89th Academy Awards!  Winners, predictions, generally insightful and amusing thoughts—it's all here! All times listed are United States Eastern Standard (UTC - 5:00).  Full list of…

nominees

AND THE NOMINEES SHOULD HAVE BEEN…

Well, the Oscars are this evening.  This is it: The Big Kahuna, The Final Showdown!  My excitement is somewhat muted this year, because I don’t really have many dogs in these races.  In case you…

2016 Academy Award Nominations

2016 Academy Award Nominations Announced

Okay, I may have been just a skosh hyperbolic in my writeup on the BAFTA nominations.  You remember, when I said I was a bit more excited to hear the BAFTA nominations than the Academy…

BAFTA

2016 BAFTA Nominations Announced

I’ll be honest, which is always a dangerous thing.  I find myself a bit more excited to hear the BAFTA nominations than I do to hear the Oscar noms.  Part of it is because the…

FMP ep. 076a – The Oscar Nominations Part…

For this episode, just in time for the telecast on Sunday, G Clark and Justin discuss their picks for who will win, who should win, and who was snubbed for this year's Oscar Telecast. Justin and…

Quick Takes - Amour

Quick Takes – 12.20.12

AMOUR (2012) Grade: A- ‖ 1st Viewing One of my favorite scenes in all of cinema occurs in Bob Fosse’s Lenny. Lenny Bruce (played by Dustin Hoffman in one of cinema’s all-time great performances) walks…

Pietà

FOREIGN FILM OSCAR REVIEW: ‘Pietà’ (South Korea)

Grade: C+ It seems to me that Kim Ki-duk generally makes two kinds of films. He directs low-key, spiritually powerful, richly symbolic masterpieces like 3-Iron, The Bow, and especially Spring, Summer Fall, Winter…and Spring, which…

New on DVD and Blu-Ray: November 20, 2012

Many great DVD and Blu-Ray ideas to watch while lounging about this holiday week (in America anyway...) The top releases this week: Warner Home Video Signature Collections Warner Home Video is releasing no fewer than…