REVIEW: ‘Knight of Cups’ (2016)

[caption id="attachment_26216" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Knight of Cups[/caption] ‘It's good of you to invite me out here; show me what it's like to live the… the normal life.’ —Wes Bentley, Knight of Cups Well, maybe Terrence…

Q & A: What are the Greatest Sophomore…

Just two weeks back Elysium was landing in a heat of anticipation, but that fervor for Neill Blomkamp's District 9 follow-up quickly died upon its release. Some viewers, myself included, felt the film was too…

Religious Movies - Simon of the Desert 2

Religion and Cinema

People are often surprised when I tell them I studied religion at school.  It doesn’t really seem to fit my personality.  The common question is “Why would you study religion?  Did you want to be…

Malick to the Wonder

A Letter to Terrence Malick

Dear Mr Malick, You don’t know me.  There’s no reason you should, especially since I’m not sending this letter to you, but instead posting it on the internet for a bunch of people I don’t…

New on DVD and Blu-Ray: June 5, 2012

So I've got some catching up to do around these parts, but I aim to do it. While the DVDs at this time of the year will almost certainly leave you cinematically fulfilled, there is…

San Francisco Film Critics Circle Go With ‘Tree…

View Updated Precursor Charts Just when you thought that today's craziness was over, the San Francisco Film Critics Circle (SFFCC) has just announced their winners, a list that includes a couple of unexpected surprises. First…

FYC – 3 Not To Forget Come Oscar…

Every year come Oscar time I am always very angry that some of my favorite performances have been overlooked.  So, as my return post back to Film Misery after computer meltdowns and a vacation, here…

DVD REVIEW: ‘The Tree of Life’

Grade: B First we see a small extraction from the book of Job about the creation of the universe and the power held within that, which the individual lacks. Then there i a soft and…