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‘Kong: Skull Island’ is a disappointing Hollywood tentpole—devoid of wonder, suspense, characterisations, or anything else that makes movies enjoyable.
The big attraction this weekend is James Mangold’s ‘Logan,’ the new Marvel movie. You may as well see it—you’ll probably have a very good time!
Stereotyped and overlooked upon its release, Lena takes another look at Craig Brewer’s sweaty, sexy slab of southern swamp pulp, ‘Black Snake Moan’.
G Clark examines the beauty in Russian director Larisa Shepitko’s ‘The Ascent’—the best film directed by a woman and one of the greatest films of all time.
In the aftermath of a… surprising 2017 Oscar ceremony, we look at and rank every film honored just by being nominees.
The Official Film Misery Live Blog for the 89th Academy Awards. G Clark give you winners, predictions, and his inimitable wit and insight!
An overview of what the nominees for the 89th Academy Awards *should* have been if the Academy had a lick of sense about them.
MUBI reveals three documentaries about that most mysterious of extant countries: North Korea. G Clark examines each one in this mini movie marathon.
G Clark guides you through the twelve 2017 releases you should be drooling over in this personal list of his most anticipated upcoming films.
G Clark embarks upon his most ambitious project yet: a series of Blind Spot essays focusing on the famous Lone Wolf and Cub series of samurai flicks.
The second year of a new tradition: G Clark walks through who he would vote for, were he lucky enough to have an Academy Awards ballot. 2016 Edition!
A listing of all 2016 Academy Award nominations—with G Clark’s characteristic droll wit and insightful commentary as icing on the cake.
In a good-but-not-great year, G Clark cuts through the BS and highlights the films that are *really* worth your time and consideration—and some that aren’t.
Justin Jagoe’s 2016 in review: A summation of the best (and worst) of the past year’s cinema.
The 2016 BAFTA nominations were announced this morning; here is a full list with insightful and drolly witty commentary provided by G Clark.
Damien Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ is an uncomfortable marriage of old-school Hollywood musical and modern rom-com, though it certainly entertains.
‘Rogue One’ is exactly the movie you’d expect to get if you let a soulless corporation make a Star Wars film by committee.
Mel Gibson returns from exile with Hacksaw Ridge: a stirring masterpiece about how a man’s religious convictions helped him accomplish real-world miracles.
In a tumultuous and sobering year, Lena’s Top Ten films give voice to both the ecstatic highs and devastating lows the best cinema brings out in us.