51 Movies to See Before the 2012 Oscar…

Launch the Full List of Movies to See If you are keeping track, there are currently 116 days until the 84th Academy Awards, which will debut on Sunday, February 26, 2012. That gives you plenty…

Quick Takes – 10.23.11

American Movie (1999) Grade: B | 1st Viewing I’m sure I’m not the only one who was very skeptical about the reality of this documentary during a first viewing. After some research, I will now…

Of the Day – 10.10.11

Read of the Day: With movies like The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and War Horse slated for December, here are five reasons why they may have it right. [The Hollywood Reporter] News of the…

Quick Takes – 10.02.11

Moneyball (2011) Grade: A- | 2nd Viewing During our podcast review of Moneyball we talked about Brad Pitt’s performance as being more internalized than we are used to seeing from the actor. On second viewing,…

POLL: Should Brad Pitt Win an Oscar for…

In my column about the Best Actor race yesterday, I posted that the race was a tight one and that many predict Brad Pitt might be the frontrunner of the films that have been seen…

Of the Day – 09.26.11

Read of the Day: Netflix would like to apologize to all of humankind for the inadvertent apocalypse. [McWseeney's] News of the Day: This is news from last week, but it has been announced that Steven…

REVIEW: ‘Moneyball’ (2011)

Grade: A- ”How can you not be romantic about baseball?”suggests Brad Pitt’s character Billy Beane in the new film Moneyball from director Bennett Miller. It’s a question directed more at the audience than the characters…

Of the Day – 09.20.11

Read of the Day: Are the roots of the Arab Spring in cinema? [The Guardian] News of the Day: Sigourney Weaver confirms a relationship between Ridley Scott's upcoming Prometheus and his original Alien. [blastr] Review…

FMP Ep. 020 – ‘Our Idiot Brother’ /…

Phil Kollar makes his triumphant return this week as we agree on the new film Our Idiot Brother and we both found it incredibly difficult to narrow our most anticipated films from the rest of…