Of the Day – 12.05.11

Read of the Day: An insider's rundown of last week's New York Film Critics Circle Awards shows us there were more contenders in the running than we knew about. [Hollywood Elsewhere] News of the Day:…

FYC – 3 Not To Forget Come Oscar…

Every year come Oscar time I am always very angry that some of my favorite performances have been overlooked.  So, as my return post back to Film Misery after computer meltdowns and a vacation, here…

2011 Golden Satellite Award Nominations Favor…Everybody

View the Updated Precursor Charts The precursor awards continue to roll in with the latest announcement coming from the International Press Association with their 16th annual Golden Satellite Award nominations. These awards have been particularly…

2011 New York Film Critics Circle Awards Go…

View the Updated Precursor Charts In a move that angered many, the New York Film Critics Circle moved up there awards date almost two weeks earlier than previous years to announce their winners today. Their…

Of the Day – 11.21.11

Read of the Day: An interesting take on The Iron Lady from a woman who experienced Margaret Thatcher's tenure first hand. [The Guardian] News of the Day: The case surrounding Natalie Wood's death is being…

Of the Day – 10.17.11

Read of the Day: A new book about legendary film critic Pauline Kael is coming out so A.O. Scott and Manhola Dargis have a conversation about her. [New York Times] News of the Day: In…

Of the Day – 10.11.11

Read of the Day: Anne Thompson has a complete rundown of the films she say at the New York Film Festival with an eye towards the Oscar race. [Thompson on Hollywood] News of the Day:…

Of the Day – 09.28.11

Read of the Day: Lee Unkrich will be starting a new Pixar film and blogging about it on his Tumblr. [@LeeUnkrich] News of the Day: Jame McAvoy is rumored for Rocketman, the Elton John biopic.…

FMP Ep. 023 – ‘Drive’ / Interview with…

This week Phil and I revved our engines to discuss the fantastic new movie Drive from one of Film Misery's favorite directors Nicholas Winding Refn. Among the topics of conversation are the uses for the…

REVIEW: ‘Drive’ (2011)

Grade: A In a recent interview with Rotten Tomatoes, Ryan Gosling called Drive his “superhero movie.” After seeing the film, I understand his statement because his character does appear to be super-human. We never see…