Quick Take - Skyfall

Quick Takes – 11.12.12

Ruby Sparks Grade C- | 1st Viewing How much of what we love about another person is actually the person, versus what we have in our minds of them?  We can’t be around our loved…

Quick Takes – 08.20.12

Citizen Kane Grade: A | 4th Viewing Two weeks ago, when Citizen Kane ceased to be “The Greatest Film of all Time,” I sent out a tweet (only somewhat in jest) expressing relief thanks to…

Faith Lost? 135 Shots That Will Restore Your…

Have the recent installment of Hollywood offers found you losing your faith in the film industry? Well, a Vimeo user named Flavorwire (via The Playlist) seeks to restore your belief with a new montage called…

New on DVD and Blu-Ray: Jan. 3, 2012

With our top tens rolling and the end of the year review rolling out, this marks the first DVD post of 2012. To be perfectly honest, it kind of sucks. Instead of serving as a…

Of the Day – 10.24.11

Read of the Day: A detailed look into the viral campaign being put on by the marketing team behind The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. [/Film] News of the Day: Joss Whedon has apparently filmed…

Q & A: What is Your Example of…

With the new staff on board at Film Misery we have decided to add a new feature simply called Q & A. Every week a question is posed to the entire staff and we each…

Of the Day – 09.26.11

Read of the Day: Netflix would like to apologize to all of humankind for the inadvertent apocalypse. [McWseeney's] News of the Day: This is news from last week, but it has been announced that Steven…

Of the Day – 08.09.11

Read of the Day: A great essay from David Bordwell noting how Battle: Los Angeles and Limitless use tropes from 1940s films. [Observations on Film Art] News of the Day: It sounds like Brit Marling…

Happy 100th Birthday, Bernard Herrmann!

It is appropriate that the premiere of our new Daily Trivia Contest: Name That Score coincides with the 100th Birthday of Bernard Herrmann, arguably the greatest film composer of all-time. Starting his career with the…

Of the Day – 04.28.11

Read of the Day: A pretty big spoiler was found in the new trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II. [Latest Breaking News] News of the Day: Milos Forman will be directing…

Of the Weekend – 07.03-06.10

Read of the Weekend: The New York Times profiles Inception director Christopher Nolan. [The New York Times] News of the Weekend: The Hobbit delays and troubles may cause the production to lose Ian McKellen as…

Of the Day – 06.10.10

Read of the Day: Sasha Stone writes up a nice piece about the 20 Actors/Actresses that are the most overdue for an Oscar. I completely agree with Peter O'Toole at number one. [Awards Daily] News…

Reader Top 5 Hitchcock Films

The poll results are in and here are the top 5 Hitchcock film based on your votes: 5 and 4) North by Northwest and The Birds (tie) 3) Rear Window 2) Psycho 1) Vertigo All…