OSCAR COUNTDOWN: Lead Performance Races

I'm feeling conflicted about the state of the lead performance races today. On the one hand, I disapprove of how easily each category has coasted to a well-assured frontrunner, cutting off the competitive buzz that…

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2013 IN REVIEW: G Clark’s Top Ten List

Unlike some of my colleagues, I didn’t find 2013 to be an embarrassment of riches cinema-wise.  Of course there were several dozen perfectly good films around—there always are.  But saying that there was a notable…

2014 Golden Globe Awards Predictions

This awards season is just whizzing by before we can catch a solid glimpse of it. Even last year felt like it was rolling slow enough for us to glimpse Argo as the frontrunner, but…

2013 IN REVIEW: Justin’s Top Ten

Let’s call this post a rough draft, shall we? Here's the thing: having formulated my Top Ten films of 2013, I don’t feel quite as invigorated now as I have in previous years writing for…

2013 IN REVIEW: Top 10 Original Films at…

In box office respects, I think we can agree 2013 felt like a pretty scarce blip on the radar, even though it was actually an improvement upon 2012. After four films entered the billion dollar…

Film Misery Writers Give Thanks in 2013

Thanksgiving is a day for eating excessive amounts of food, watching mindless television, and being close to friends and family. It is also a time to offer thanks for all of the things that make…