Monthly Highlights: May

I was excited when it was my turn to write this column for May. The start of the summer season, lots of great movies to be jazzed about… or so I thought. Turns out I’m…

FMP Ep. 003 – ‘The Conspirator’

In the third episode of the Film Misery Podcast Alex and Phil discuss Robert Redford's latest historical drama The Conspirator. Alex discusses the Q & A with film critic Kenneth Turan that he attended this…

2011 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Announced

After three years of speculation, Terence Malick's The Tree of Life will finally get a Cannes premier. The official lineup for the 64th Cannes Film Festival was announced early this morning (via Rope of Silicon)…

Of the Day – 04.13.11

Read of the Day: Get some nostalgia with a glimpse at 75 echoes of movie theatres past. [Sergio Leone and the Infield Fly Rule] News of the Day: The official Cannes Film Festival lineup will…

Of the Day – 03.29.11

Read of the Day: The faux-feminism of Sucker Punch. [Cinematical] News of the Day: Farley Granger, the actor best known for his performances in Alfred Hitchcock's Rope and Strangers on a Train has died at…

Of the Day – 03.24.11

Read of the Day: The Cannes Film Festival line-up is three weeks away from being announced, but indieWIRE is already speculating on 40 films that could potentially be there. [indieWIRE] News of the Day: Speaking…

Of the Day – 12.3.10

Read of the Day: Take a gander at the complete lineup of competition films for the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. [The Hollywood Reporter] News of the Day: The mystery of publicist Ronni Chasen's murder is…

Of the Day – 11.4.10

Read of the Day: James Cameron correctly criticizes any studio that tries to release a post-production 3D movie. [Screen Crave] News of the Day: Studios may delay Netflix/Redbox new releases even longer than 30 days.…

Of the Weekend – 04.16-18.10

Read of the Weekend: Vadim Rizov fights back against all of the "Death of Film Criticism" articles that have been cropping up. [The Independent Eye] News of the Weekend: Think you know the Box Office…

Of the Day – 01.05.10

Read of the Day: 2009 was a big year for movie mistakes. Which films had the most? [Screen Rant] News of the Day: Sam Mendes is slated to direct the next Bond film. I wonder…

No ‘Tree of Life’ for the 2009 Awards…

Unfortunately, although unsurprisingly, Terence Malick's Tree of Life will not be ready for release in 2009. Anne Thompson of indieWIRE reports that Apparition executive Bob Berner has announced that the film will not reach its…