REVIEW: ‘Dredd 3D’ (2012)

Grade: B+ "America is an irradiated wasteland." The opening line of Dredd 3D may be the grounds for establishing the setting of the film, but one would be mistaken to think the title characters is…

REVIEW: Premium Rush (2012)

Grade: C+ I hate “non-stop action” movies. Movies are usually given this descriptor when a tone deaf director or editor thinks that the only way to keep excitement going is to have the entire movie…

REVIEW: ‘This Means War’ (2012)

Grade: D+ Writing a review for director McG’s glib attempt at a romantic action comedy, This Means War, is not a particularly difficult task. The film’s flaws are laid bare from the opening moments of…

FMP Ep. 038 – ‘Haywire’ / ‘Traffic’

Alex was joined by film critic Tim Kelly of CHUD.com for a double dose of Steven Soderbergh. First we review the director's latest ensemble action film Haywire, which is in theatres now. We follow that…

FMP Ep. 028 – ‘The Skin I Live…

Alex and Phil rise early to record at 6:30am on Friday. We both share our admiration for Pedro Almodovar as we review his latest film The Skin I Live In and we talk about the…

FMP Ep. 023 – ‘Drive’ / Interview with…

This week Phil and I revved our engines to discuss the fantastic new movie Drive from one of Film Misery's favorite directors Nicholas Winding Refn. Among the topics of conversation are the uses for the…

REVIEW: ‘Warrior’ (2011)

Grade: B You may recognize the story presented in Gavin O’Connor’s Mixed Martial Arts film Warrior, but you probably won’t recognize the way it is told. Everything is heightened in the film to fight against…

Quick Takes – 09.04.11

Mad Max (1979) Grade: A- | 1st Viewing I had never seen this cult classic and thought I needed to before interviewing Evan Glodell since his film Bellflower was so clearly influenced by Mad Max.…

FMP Ep. 017 – ‘Rise of the Planet…

This week we discuss Rise of the Planet of the Apes and in our conversation we talk about what a movie has to do to earn "mindlessness" and the Oscar chances of Andy Serkis. We…

REVIEW: ‘The Adjustment Bureau’

Grade: C In 1954 legendary science fiction writer Philip K. Dick released a 20-page short story titled “The Adjustment Team” wherein a group of omnipotent humans changes the natural process of humanity in order to…