Summer Reading List for Movie Fans

Summer Reading List for Movie Fans 2013

For the fifth year in a row, Film Misery is celebrating the suddenly warm weather with our annual Summer reading list for movie fans (view past iterations: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012). The objective of this…

Of the Day – 01.09.12

Read of the Day: Roger Ebert explains why he thinks movie revenue was down in 2011. [RogerEbert.com] News of the Day: George Clooney is set to direct and star in the WWII set art heist…

2011 Golden Globe Nominations

View the Updated Precursor Charts In a quite scattered live announcement, the HFPA released their nominations today. There are some obvious winners: the biggest film that got a boost is The Ides of March, which…

REVIEW: ‘The Descendants’ (2011)

Grade: B+ The journey from self-absorption to self-awareness is one often taken by protagonists in Alexander Payne’s films. The dour leading men depicted in his previous films Election, About Schmidt and Sideways have to stop…

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…

INTERVIEW: ‘The Descendants’ Producer Jim Burke

The Descendants re-unites director Alexander Payne with producer Jim Burke for the first time since Payne's 1999 film Election. Burke and Payne along with Jim Taylor together formed a production company called Ad Hominem Enterprises…