2012 IN REVIEW: Special Awards

A retrospective of the cinema of 2012 wouldn't be complete without snidely given awards for ridiculous categories. Think of it as Film Misery's Golden Globes. And please share your own goofs in the comments below.…

New on DVD and Bluray: October 9, 2012

Depending on your theatrical disposition back in June, this week could be just what you've been waiting for. The mainstream has a relevant enough place in the conversation, but so do some loved or less-than-loved…

Quick Takes – 09.24.12

Arbitrage (2012)  Grade: C- | 1st Viewing I have liked to think that, of the other writers at Film Misery, I tend to agree most with Justin's opinions. That still stands, though I must admit…

Quick Takes – 06.18.12

Snow White and the Huntsman Grade: C+ | 1st Viewing When it comes to judging the quality of most fantasy films, the first question I tend to ask is how the movie operates as an…

FMP Ep. 047 – ‘Prometheus’ / ‘Blade Runner’

Alex and Phil get into the details about Ridley Scott's Prometheus this week as they discuss the performance by Michael Fassbender, Ridley Scott's mistrust of technology, and other themes from the movie. They continue that…

'Prometheus' (2012) Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace

REVIEW: ‘Prometheus’ (2012)

Grade: B+ Lately it seems like mainstream summer movies play it safe by delivering a standard genre exercise with little in terms of innovation or below-the-surface thought. This is precisely why Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: June 2012

Ah, June, the official beginning of summer! Kids are wrapping up the school year. Families are getting ready for outdoor grilling and backyard bonfires. Sports fans are figuring out the best day to ditch work…

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.…

Summer Box Office 2012

Summer 2012 Box Office Predictions

A big deal is made of the Summer movie season every year with the assumption that the highest grossing blockbusters are set to be released. However, in 2012 the story might be different with The…