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…

REVIEW: ‘Young Adult’ (2011)

Grade: A- Ever since Thank You For Smoking introduced us to the talent that is Jason Reitman (the son of '80s comedy legend, Ivan Reitman), I've found myself more intrigued with his skill as a…

FMP Ep. 034 – ‘Young Adult’ / Top…

Alex and Phil are feeling a little homey this week as they discuss the top 5 movies set in their home state of Minnesota. They also review Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody's new film Young…

Of the Day – 11.10.11

Read of the Day: In a recent portrait of David Fincher, we get to see what he would have said if he were the Oscar winner last year. [Vanity Fair] News of the Day: The…

Of the Day – 09.07.11

Read of the Day: 11 films that will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival that could move on to glory. [Twitch] News of the Day: A little over a week before it opens in…

Of the Day – 01.11.10

Read of the Day: One year ago today, Kate Winslet took home two Golden Globe Awards. Nathaniel Rogers now celebrates "Kate Winslet Day" with a miniature blog-a-thon. [The Film Experience] News of the Day: More…

DGA 2009 Nominees Are Announced

Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker James Cameron Avatar Lee Daniels Precious Jason Reitman Up in the Air Quentin Tarantino Inglourious Basterds The Directors Guild of America nominations have been announced and the five nominees nearly…

Of the Day – 01.04.10

First "Of the Day" of the New Year! Read of the Day: Tired of all the "Best of 2009" pieces? Here's a worst of 2009 piece in Haiku format! [Cinematical] News of the Day: There…

Jason Reitman Lied to Non-Actors to Get Truthful…

During the narrative of the newly released film Up in the Air, director Jason Reitman included interview style responses from characters about their experiences getting fired. When the film was first released it was unclear…

THE STATE OF THE RACE: Best Director

During this time of year as the buzz builds around Oscar possible films, actors, actresses, and writers, one of the big categories that consistently is ignored is Best Director. The Gurus of Gold and other…

Gorgeous New Trailer for ‘Up in the Air’

/Film has the exclusive teaser trailer for the much talked about and anticipated film 'Up in the Air'. According to Twitter, the film's director Jason Reitman edited the trailer himself. View the trailer below and…