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REVIEW: ‘Sully’ (2016)

I was fairly surprised to discover that Sully, the new film from Clint Eastwood, is only 95 minutes long.  Since I don’t like reading or hearing anything about movies before I go see them, I…

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BLIND SPOT: The Good, the Bad, and the…

Quentin Tarantino has been described as a director that’s “all style and no substance,” by dozens of critics in reviews of almost all of his films, and by thousands of people in the depressing intellectual…

REVIEW: ‘Trouble With the Curve’ (2012)

Grade: C When a movie centers itself on two major performances, be it a romance, a buddy movie or a parent/child film, much hoopla is made over the “chemistry” shared between them. It’s a terribly…

FMP Ep. 031 – ‘The Descendants’ / ‘Page…

With stomachs full of Thanksgiving feast, Alex and Phil sit down to talk about another type of family gathering - the type assembled in Alexander Payne's film The Descendants. We also discuss last week's poll…

REVIEW: ‘J. Edgar’ (2011)

Grade: C It may be unfair to criticize a biographical film for being too predictable. After all we live in an age where anybody with 20 minutes and an internet connection can learn all of…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: November 2011

Sure, October saw the release of several heavy-hitters, but this is the month where the serious Oscar contenders really start to come out of the woodwork. As the holiday season creeps up as well, a…

Of the Day – 10.14.10

Read of the Day: Peter Knegt highlights 10 underdog actors in the 2011 Oscar race. [indieWIRE] News of the Day: Tom Hardy will be playing "a lead role" in the next Christopher Nolan Batman film.…

Of the Day – 09.22.10

Read of the Day: IGN had their readers come up with the greatest Sci-Fi films of all-time and here are the results. [IGN] News of the Day: Since it's been revealed that I'm Still Here…

REVIEW ROUND UP: ‘Hereafter’ at TIFF

Clint Eastwood's most recent films have divided audiences rather distinctively with older critics seeming to embrace them and younger online critics rejecting them. The most recent example is his film Gran Torino, which I thought…

Of the Day – 08.13.10

Read of the Day: Fifteen things that Eat, Pray, Love and The Expendables have in common. [Vulture] News of the Day: Apparently Universal Studios is considering opening a Lord of the Rings Theme Park after…

2011 Oscar Predictions for Best Director

Just this past year The Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow made history as she became the first woman director to win the Oscar. In a field overwhelmingly dominated by men, the presence of women has…

Early ‘Invictus’ Reviews Trickle In

There are very few films yet to be released in 2009 that don't have a critical consensus already brewing. Of the films that have not screened at film festivals or early previews, one that has…