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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…

FMP Ep. 065 – ‘The Great Gatsby’ /…

Alex and Phil are joined by F. Scott Fitzgerald expert and Alex's lovely wife, Katie Carlson, to discuss Baz Luhrmann's bombastic film The Great Gatsby. Then they look back at Luhrmann's entire career and discuss…

FMP Ep. 064 – ‘Iron Man 3’ /…

Alex and Phil jump into the Summer movie season with a review of Iron Man 3 and since it is a Marvel franchise film, they naturally disagree. In the intermission, they discuss Leonardo DiCaprio's best…

REVIEW: ‘The Great Gatsby’ (2013)

Grade: C+ Why does Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby feel like two distinct movies, clashing with each other more often than complementing each other? Why is it that lengthy stretches of dialogue, despite being lifted…

2012 Golden Globe Awards Predictions

Just a few days after the Oscar nominations land, we're already thrust back into a radical contrast with the Golden Globe awards approaching fast. For once, however, they don't seem so entirely superfluous, in spite…