REVIEW: ‘The Avengers’ (2012)

Grade: B Looking at all of the superhero movie franchises that have cropped up in the past decade, it seems like the Marvel Studios productions are the most disposable. The origin stories for Thor, Captain…

FMP Ep. 044 – ‘The Avengers’ / Top…

Alex was joined by Phil Kollar this week to rekindle the never ending conversation about super hero movies. The discussion includes which new cast member is the best addition and a theory about Nick Fury.…

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…

Quick Takes – 10.23.11

American Movie (1999) Grade: B | 1st Viewing I’m sure I’m not the only one who was very skeptical about the reality of this documentary during a first viewing. After some research, I will now…

Of the Day – 04.25.11

Read of the Day: Sebastian Junger, co-director of Restrepo, writes a moving and thoughtful piece in remembrance of his friend Tim Hetherington. [Vanity Fair] News of the Day: Jeremy Renner has been offered the lead…

Of the Day – 04.04.11

Read of the Day: Watch/read about the new Cars 2 viral that took place at WonderCon. [Coming Soon] News of the Day: Jeremy Renner has been offered the role of Jason Bourne in the upcoming…

Of the Day – 03.02.11

Read of the Day: A question that I have been asking for a long time: why don't Cannes films win Oscars? [Salon] News of the Day: Indian filmmakers are in the process of developing a…

Of the Day – 09.20.10

Read of the Day: In this interview, Never Let Me Go screenwriter Alex Garland talks about religion or lack there of in cinema. [Cinematical] News of the Day: One of the best sounding projects on…

REVIEW: ‘The Town’

Grade: B With a second solid narrative feature under his belt, Ben Affleck is shaping up to be a stronger force behind the camera than he ever was in front of it. The Boston born…