Q & A: Which 5 Movies Do You…

On the Film Misery Podcast we have begun playing a game of catch-up where we go back and look at early 2011 movies that we had missed. We decided to continue this idea with this…

BOX OFFICE: ‘Contagion’ on Top in Lowest Box…

Steven Soderbergh's pandemic horror/thriller Contagion nearly tripled the next highest competitor at this week's Box Office, which has proven to be the lowest weekend of the entire year. The top 12 films at this weekend's…

POLL: What is your favorite Box Office hit…

August is halfway over, State fairs are beginning, and local department stores are packed with parents doing their back-to-school shopping - Summer is almost over. In movie theatres across the country I would assess this…

FMP Ep. 018 – ’30 Minutes or Less’

Phil Kollar is in Germany so for the next two weeks we will be joined by Film Misery contributor Davin Lacksonen. Davin and I talk about improvisation and how it diminished 30 Minutes or Less,…

POLL: Should Andy Serkis Be Nominated for an…

With the positive critical reception to Rise of the Planet of the Apes there has been much speculation about whether or not Andy Serkis deserves a Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his motion capture performance…

FMP Ep. 017 – ‘Rise of the Planet…

This week we discuss Rise of the Planet of the Apes and in our conversation we talk about what a movie has to do to earn "mindlessness" and the Oscar chances of Andy Serkis. We…

Of the Day – 08.08.11

Read of the Day: Jeff Wells does his best to simplify the new Oscar voting process with some help from Steve Pond. [Hollywood Elsewhere] News of the Day: After her breakthrough in Another Earth the…

Of the Day – 08.01.11

Read of the Day: An excellent interview with one of the most dynamic actresses working today - Juliette Binoche. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Roman Polanski's Carnage will open this year's New York Film…

Of the Day – 04.21.11

Read of the Day: Martin Robbins posts an amusing rant about the misleading "monkey" headlines relating to Rise of the Planet of the Apes. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Mark Cuban has put the…