REVIEW: ‘Begin Again’ (2013)

Grade: B+ Can a title kill a movie? Even assuming the answer to that question isn't already an obvious 'No', we can't know for sure as long as we're refused access to the alternate reality…

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.…

New on DVD and Blu-Ray: August 23, 2011

I have been traveling exhaustingly for a few weeks now, but have arrived at my destination with the intention of writing more timely posts. Last week, the most notable release was Cary Fukunaga's interpretation of…

3 Oscar Night Surprises I’d Like to See

One of my hoped for nominations surprises actually came through. Admittedly it was the one that was the most expected, but still. Here are three surprises I'm hoping for on Oscar night. And I promise…

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 Weekend – 08.06-08.10

Read of the Weekend: Scott Feinberg has attained a copy of the March 2009 script for The Kids Are All Right in which Mark Ruffalo's character is given some redemption. He also lists it among…

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…