Mudbound

REVIEW: ‘Mudbound’ (2017)

Mudbound tells the story of two families—one black, one white—living on the same parcel of land in 1930s Mississippi.  One son from each family goes off to fight in WWII; when they return, both experience…

FMP ep. 140 – Mindhunter, The Ornithologist

Original Record Date: October 22, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark log into their Netflix accounts to review the new TV series Mindhunterand the pseudo-queer/pseudo-religious Portuguese thriller The Ornithologist. Show Schedule: 0:00 –…

FMP ep. 128 – I Don’t Feel at…

Original Record Date: April 23, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark review Macon Blair’s festival sensation I Don't Feel at Home in this World Anymore and, still salty about such a gem getting…

Film Misery Writers Give Thanks in 2013

Thanksgiving is a day for eating excessive amounts of food, watching mindless television, and being close to friends and family. It is also a time to offer thanks for all of the things that make…

Ways to Improve Netflix

MOVIE LIST: 3 Ways to Improve Netflix Streaming

While it will always have its critics, Netflix's instant streaming has become something of an essential service for movie buffs. Their ever-expanding library includes everything from classic silent films to modern independents with many award…

New on DVD/Blu-Ray: April 2, 2013

This is not a very strong week for new DVD/Blu-Ray releases. There are no Criterion Collection releases, very few mainstream films, and the few independents that are hitting shelves did not receive very positive word…

Film Misery Writers Give Thanks in 2012

Thanksgiving is a day for eating excessive amounts of food, watching mindless television, and being close to friends and family. It is also a time to offer thanks for all of the things that make…

Q & A: What is Your Example of…

With the new staff on board at Film Misery we have decided to add a new feature simply called Q & A. Every week a question is posed to the entire staff and we each…

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…

Of the Day – 06.03.11

Read of the Day: Breaking down the opening shot of Badlands, my personal favorite Terence Malick movie. [scanners] News of the Day: Tennessee has passed a law making it illegal to share Netflix passwords. Will…

Of the Weekend – 01.03.10

Read of the Weekend: Check out a humorous breakdown of the 2010 end of the year bad movies. [Antagony & Ecstasy] News of the Weekend: Oscar-nominated actor Pete Postlethwait has died at the age of…

Cinematic Thanksgiving 2010

[caption id="attachment_5217" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="How I feel after the feast."][/caption] As Thanksgiving winds down and I take time to appreciate all of the wonderful blessings in my life, I always have to consider my favorite…

Of the Weekend – 11.19-21.10

Read of the Day: 10 potential slogans for Blockbuster's new advertising campaign. [Movieline] News of the Day: Daniel Day-Lewis will be playing Abraham Lincoln for Steven Spielberg in the upcoming biopic. It has been stirring…

Of the Day – 11.4.10

Read of the Day: James Cameron correctly criticizes any studio that tries to release a post-production 3D movie. [Screen Crave] News of the Day: Studios may delay Netflix/Redbox new releases even longer than 30 days.…