Alex and special guest Justin Jagoe share thoughts on two found footage films and review this year’s Oscar telecast.
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Friday, March 9, 2012 Alex Carlson
Friday, February 17, 2012 Alex Carlson
Almost a week away from the Oscar ceremony and we look at one of the categories that features the most newcomers this year.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Alex Carlson
Alex is joined by Film Misery contributor Justin Jagoe to talk about movies and manipulation on this week’s podcast.
Thursday, January 12, 2012 Alex Carlson
Stay tuned for live commentary and results throughout the night during the Critics Choice Awards.
Saturday, January 7, 2012 Alex Carlson
It is no surprise that one particular film swept the 3rd Annual Film Misery Awards. See my picks and share your own in the comments!
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Alex Carlson
These awards are starting to look very familiar.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Alex Carlson
‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ works better as a visual showcase for Fincher than a narrative film.
Sunday, December 11, 2011 Vincenzo Tagle
The L.A. Film Critics spark some life in the Oscar campaign of ‘The Descendants’, Malick and Fassbender
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Alex Carlson
Seasoned veterans and up and comers will clash in this year’s race.
Monday, September 19, 2011 Alex Carlson
TIFF movies need distribution, TIFF awards, artistic ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ photo, trailer for ‘The Swell Season’…
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Alex Carlson
Looking back at the films that will likely live beyond the Summer.
Sunday, July 10, 2011 Alex Carlson
‘Beginners’ is almost obnoxiously sweet, but also remarkably genuine.
Friday, July 8, 2011 Alex Carlson
Newcomers face off against veterans in this tough-to-predict category.
Friday, January 22, 2010 Alex Carlson
It seems a moot point to write a column about the Supporting Actor and Actress categories this Oscar season. The race on both fronts is pretty much set on both fronts, right? Christoph Waltz and Mo’Nique are on the fast track to Oscar glory with very little possibility of anything standing in their way. The [...]
Monday, January 4, 2010 Alex Carlson
When I name a film the “Worst of the Year,” I always have to point out that I am not a full-time film critic. What this means is that I don’t have to see every movie released in a certain year, nor do I make a point to pay for movies that I expect to [...]
Thursday, October 1, 2009 Alex Carlson
Apparently November 25 won’t be as crowded as once expected. The Oscar probable film Up in the Air has been pushed back to a December 4 release date, which means it won’t be competing with the Thanksgiving releases Nine, The Road, and The Fantastic Mr. Fox. It also means that George Clooney won’t be competing [...]
Friday, September 11, 2009 Alex Carlson
Grade: B- Shane Ackerâ€™s film 9 began as an Oscar nominated animated short in 2005 clocking in at only 11 minutes. For the theatrically released feature film, Acker stretched out the story to a still very short 79 minutes with the production assistance of director/producers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov. The result is a thrilling [...]
Thursday, July 23, 2009 Alex Carlson
Fascinating because after watching them, you still have no idea what the film is about. You literally can’t even narrow it down. However, there is some mighty fine CGI work afoot. The first clip contains Heath Ledger, actually sounding like the Heath that we all loved. He appears as Tony, an MC-type who is in [...]