Defeating Cynicism in Oscar’s Ending Daze

Since when has awards season become anything but a polite recognition of talent amongst peers? It's an honest question that hasn't been answered too honestly as of late. This is one of the few awards…

OSCAR COUNTDOWN: Best Supporting Actor and Actress

Throughout Oscar season, Film Misery will be offering almost daily breakdowns of the categories in the Oscar race. Today we continue with the Best Supporting Actor and Actress categories. Best Supporting Actor The Nominees: Alan…

OSCAR COUNTDOWN: Best Production Design

Throughout Oscar season, Film Misery will be offering almost daily breakdowns of the categories in the Oscar race. Today we continue with the Best Production Design category. The Nominees: Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer, Anna…

2012 IN REVIEW: The Worst Movies of 2012

QUESTION: What are the worst movies of 2012? Justin Jagoe My disdain for the disastrous summer schlock orgy more commonly known as Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter has since been mired by a strangely contradictory emotion:…

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…

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…

FMP Ep. 058 – Oscar Predictions / Drew…

Alex was a slacker and never got around to seeing Holy Motors, so in lieu of a review this week he was joined by Film Misery's own Duncan Houst to discuss this year's Oscar race.…