FMP Ep. 015 – ‘Tabloid’

Phil was away this weekend at an event called "Comic-Convention" in San Diego or something like that where young people from around the country dressed funny and hung out together. His replacement this week was…

Quick Takes – 07.24.11

Night and Fog (1955) Grade: A | 1st Viewing I only had the chance to see one movie this week because I was excessively busy. However, I made sure the one film I saw would…

FMP Ep. 012 – ‘Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop’

This week we avoid the film-that-shall-not-be-named in order to see a film that actually looked somewhat interesting. Alex and Phil mostly agree on Conan O'Brien Can't Stop, but are on different pages on the Harry…

REVIEW: ‘Cave of Forgotten Dreams’ (2011)

Grade: B There has been much academic debate about which point during human evolution denotes the creation of the soul. There are many who argue that it is our use of tools that separates us…

REVIEW: ‘Client 9: The Rise and Fall of…

Grade: C A filmmaker takes a huge risk when they produce a film about a subject that is recently relevant and has been written, broadcast, and tweeted about ad infinitum. Such a risk was taken…

REVIEW: ‘Waiting for Superman’

Grade: A- Upon exiting the theatre after seeing Davis Guggenheim’s documentary Waiting for Superman about the education system in America, I had a very critical mindset. I noted how he occasionally failed to ask tough…

REVIEW: ‘South of the Border’

Grade: C+ The overarching theme in Oliver Stone’s documentary South of the Border seems to be a distrust of the U.S. and international media. Stone uses every opportunity to criticize what he claims to be…

Foreign and Documentary Predictions Updated

Just finished the third round of Oscar predictions in every category and the first round for the Best Documentary and Best Foreign Film categories. Summer seems to be the prime market time for documentary releases.…