OSCAR HISTORY: Paul Thomas Anderson

The Weinstein Company has often had a stronghold over the Best Picture race, and this year is no different with three rather likely candidates. While Silver Linings Playbook and Django Unchained are waiting in the…

FMP Ep. 016 – ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’

In this week's podcast our conversation on Crazy, Stupid, Love somehow becomes the longest review we have ever done.  We discuss romantic comedy formulas and double standards as our opinions on the film differ somewhat.…

Of the Day – 04.28.11

Read of the Day: A pretty big spoiler was found in the new trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II. [Latest Breaking News] News of the Day: Milos Forman will be directing…

Of the Day – 03.21.11

Read of the Day: Kristin Thompson ponders how a movie buff responds to the inevitable question: "what's the greatest movie of all-time?" [Observations on Film Art] News of the Day: There is a movie based…

2010 in Review: The Performances

2010 has been dubbed in many quarters online as "Year of the Actress" because of the variety and abundance of fantastic female lead performances. I like to think of it as the year of the…

Of the Day – 09.24.10

Read of the Day: The Guardian has ranked the 100 most influential people in film in the UK. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Catherine Hardwicke's Haml3t, which would have starred Emile Hirsch as the…

Modern Classics – The Hours

The Hours is one of my favorite movies of all time. It does exactly what I think a great movie should; tell a story, tell it well and elicit a strong reaction from the viewer.…

REVIEW: ‘The Kids Are All Right’ (2010)

Grade: A If you ever need proof that comedy is not easy, just look at most mainstream comedies released in the past five years. The trend has been to dumb down the humor and present…

Of the Day – 07.09.10

Read of the Day: Nathaniel R. lets his inner fanboy out in his conversation with the great Julianne Moore. [The Film Experience] News of the Day: Barry Levinson will be returning to the big screen…