70th Golden Globe Awards a Woozy Emotional Affair

Given delirious emotional life the telecast usually takes on, I'm still surprised Silver Linings Playbook didn't win more prizes at last night's Golden Globe awards. The messy emotional atmosphere the night took on reminded me…

FMP Ep. 036 – ‘Carnage’ / 10 Most…

Alex was joined by two Film Misery contributors from different sides of the world this week. First Davin Lacksonen joined in to review Roman Polanski's new film Carnage. Later Vinny Tagle helped count down the…

REVIEW: ‘Carnage’ (2011)

Grade: B+ Roman Polanski does not bring anything new to the upper-middle-class-parents-behaving-like-children genre with his film Carnage, but with a taut 79-minute running time and four great film actors at the top of their respective…

The Unsung Heroes (and Villains) of 2011

Critics, bloggers and awards circles are already beginning to reveal their thoughts on the year’s best movies and performances. Indeed, even Film Misery will be working very hard next week to share with you our…

REVIEW: ‘The Beaver’ (2011)

Grade: B It’s nearly impossible to talk about Jodie Foster’s new film The Beaver without mentioning the enormous elephant in the room, namely Mel Gibson’s troubled personal life. I will save some time and say…

Monthly Highlights: May

I was excited when it was my turn to write this column for May. The start of the summer season, lots of great movies to be jazzed about… or so I thought. Turns out I’m…

Of the Day – 03.24.11

Read of the Day: The Cannes Film Festival line-up is three weeks away from being announced, but indieWIRE is already speculating on 40 films that could potentially be there. [indieWIRE] News of the Day: Speaking…