FMP ep. 129 – AI Artificial Intelligence Deep…

Original Record Date: April 30, 2017 For this episode, Justin and G Clark partake in a deep analysis of Steven Spielberg’s misunderstood masterpiece AI Artificial Intelligence. How does it work as a science fiction film,…

MASTER MOMENT: “I Pardon You”

Only a select few would ever venture a thesis arguing against the cinematographic talents of Steven Spielberg, the popular filmmaker responsible for such iconic experiences of cinema like the storming of Normandy Beach, a killer…

Kidman, Ramsay, and Ang Lee Assemble for 2013…

[caption id="attachment_19264" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Kidman at last year's festival for 'The Paperboy'.[/caption] Cannes artistic leader Thierry Fremaux just keeps making all the right decisions, or at least very few that would seem wrong. Following last…

MOVIE LISTS: Top 10 Films of 1993

Back in 1993, I had absolutely no interest in movies. Of course, how could I? I was barely 8 months old. I was preoccupied with topics of more crucial importance, like eating, sleeping, and learning…

OSCAR COUNTDOWN: Best Director

Throughout Oscar season, Film Misery will be offering almost daily breakdowns of the categories in the Oscar race. Today we continue with the Best Actress category.  The Nominees:Michael Haneke, Amour Steven Spielberg, Lincoln Ang Lee,…

Defeating Cynicism in Oscar’s Ending Daze

Since when has awards season become anything but a polite recognition of talent amongst peers? It's an honest question that hasn't been answered too honestly as of late. This is one of the few awards…

Top 10 Movies of 2012, The Deep Blue Sea

2012 IN REVIEW: Alex’s Top Ten

I will always remember 2012 as the year that my movie-going habits changed. Up until August of this year I was going to the movie theatre at least once a week and sometimes lining up…

Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) Oscar Poll 2013

2012 IN REVIEW: Justin’s Top Ten

Until I finally settled on ten picks for my 2012 in Review submission, I actually was not so sure it was a great year for movies. Particularly in comparison to 2011, a year where movies…

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…

REVIEW: ‘Lincoln’ (2012)

Grade: B+ Lincoln has the potential of going down as one of the great anomalies in Steven Spielberg's career. While the marketing surrounding this abbreviated adaptation of Doris Kearn Goodwin’s Team of Rivals would have…