REVIEW: ‘Cinderella’ (2015)

Grade: B- Estranged reformulations of classic fairy tales have become an aggravating trend in Walt Disney Pictures' recent production cycle, placing more emphasis on spinning fresh money off of nostalgic properties than on putting passionate…

OSCAR REVIEW: ’12 Years a Slave’ and ‘Gravity’…

[caption id="attachment_23638" align="aligncenter" width="623"] Steve McQueen jumps for joy! Let the memes commence![/caption] Telecast Grade: B-/B Winners Grade: B+ It certainly felt like the night was going in Gravity's direction, nearly sweeping the technical awards,…

OSCAR COUNTDOWN: Lead Performance Races

I'm feeling conflicted about the state of the lead performance races today. On the one hand, I disapprove of how easily each category has coasted to a well-assured frontrunner, cutting off the competitive buzz 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…

Of the Day – 12.08.10

Read of the Day: Enjoy some Holiday nostalgia with an ode to A Charlie Brown Christmas. [Movieline] News of the Day: Cate Blanchett will be returning as Galadriel for The Hobbit. [Rope of Silicon] Review…

A Star is Born in Emma Stone

Warning: This post contains minor spoilers. Proceed carefully if you haven’t seen Easy A. I chose to see Easy A last weekend instead of The Town. The prospect of a comedy in the vein of…

REVIEW: ‘Robin Hood’

Grade: B+ The legend of Robin Hood has a lot of relevance in today’s economic society. With the continuing disparity between the richest and poorest members of society, we could use a noble-hearted bandit to…