Of the Day – 10.12.11

Read of the Day: Eastwood's J. Edgar stirs up controversy over rumored insinuations of Hoover's sexuality. [Rope of Silicon] News of the Day: Steve Jobs had asked Aaron Sorkin to write a Pixar movie. That…

Of the Day – 09.06.11

Read of the Day: An interesting interview with Seth Rogen and Will Reiser about their true story behind 50/50. [Movieline] News of the Day: Producer Brian Reilly who was behind the Santa Clause films passed…

Of the Day – 07.06.11

Read of the Day: A Pixar animator writes a letter of inspiration to fellow artists. [Movieline] News of the Day: Captain America will not be "Captain America" in every country. Some are changing it in…

FMP Ep. 012 – ‘Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop’

This week we avoid the film-that-shall-not-be-named in order to see a film that actually looked somewhat interesting. Alex and Phil mostly agree on Conan O'Brien Can't Stop, but are on different pages on the Harry…

Of the Day – 06.30.11

Read of the Day: The Top 50 Pixar Characters. I'm glad that Wheezy is up so high. Do you agree with #1? [Obsessed With Film] News of the Day: MoviePass brings the Netflix model to…

POLL: What is Your Favorite Pixar Movie?

As of this weekend the animation giant Pixar has released 12 feature length films which have ranged from transcendent and inspiring to Cars 2. Everybody has their favorite Pixar movie and many debates have occurred…

FMP Ep. 011 – ‘Cars 2’

The Film Misery Podcast is back after a one week hiatus. Alex and Phil catch up by reviewing the newest (and most unfortunate) addition to the Pixar canon and we are joined by special guest…

Of the Day – 06.07.11

Read of the Day: I almost always defend "boring" movies and this NY Times article has got my back. [The New York Times] News of the Day: Jon Stewart has announced he intends to produce…

Of the Day – 03.01.11

Read of the Day: Peter Bradshaw speculates on what may be next for the British film industry now that The King's Speech has taken the Oscar. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Quentin Tarantino's next…

The 5 Easiest to Predict Oscar Races

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards are a mere four days away and Oscar pundits the internet over are compiling lists where every single individual race is over-analyzed. I thought I would add to the noise…

Quick Takes – 01.10.11

Toy Story 3 (2010) Grade: A | 3rd Viewing For the third consecutive time Toy Story 3 has reduced me to a blubbering baby with its emotional and cathartic ending. Upon third viewing I’ve had…

Of the Day – 11.23.10

Read of the Day: The 50 Greatest Movie Franchises of All-Time including Box Office and Critics ranks. [The Atlantic] News of the Day: Lesbian groups are adamantly opposed to The Kids Are All Right. [The…

Of the Day – 10.20.10

Read of the Day: The Guardian continues their greatest films of all-time broken down by genre with action and drama/arthouse. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Pixar will not be having its first woman director…