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REVIEW: ‘Sully’ (2016)

I was fairly surprised to discover that Sully, the new film from Clint Eastwood, is only 95 minutes long.  Since I don’t like reading or hearing anything about movies before I go see them, I…

REVIEW: ‘Cloud Atlas’ (2012)

Grades (Tykwer): B | (Wachowski): D- "It's two movies," I overheard a member of the press saying as I exited Tabu a month ago. American audiences won't get around to arguing the bifurcated structure of…

FMP Ep. 039 – ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly…

Alex was joined by Film Misery contributor and podcast master in his own right, Justin Jagoe. Together they discuss the movies Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and The Woman in Black. The conversation expands to…

Quick Takes – 12.18.11

The Adventures of Tintin (2011) Grade: B+ | 1st Viewing I’m not going to be reviewing this film in full because Vinny has already done that, but I will say that this is definitely the…

Of the Day – 06.30.11

Read of the Day: The Top 50 Pixar Characters. I'm glad that Wheezy is up so high. Do you agree with #1? [Obsessed With Film] News of the Day: MoviePass brings the Netflix model to…

Of the Day – 03.01.11

Read of the Day: Peter Bradshaw speculates on what may be next for the British film industry now that The King's Speech has taken the Oscar. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Quentin Tarantino's next…

Of the Day – 12.1.10

Read of the Day: 10 surprises from yesterday's Independent Spirit Award nominations. [indieWIRE] News of the Day: Tom Hanks will be the star of the next Kathryn Bigelow film Triple Frontier, a political thriller set…

Of the Day – 08.24.10

Read of the Day: The 7 most deadly inanimate objects in movies. [Topless Robot] News of the Day: The 2012 Oscar race may have found an early frontrunner with the announcement of the Tom Hanks…

REVIEW: ‘Toy Story 3’

Grade: A- Despite the technical innovations, Pixar’s Toy Story franchise has always been based on nostalgia. The characterization of recognizable toys that span several decades has always been able to take the viewer back to…

REVIEW: ‘Angels & Demons’

Grade: D+ After seeing Ron Howard’s latest Dan Brown adaptation, Angels & Demons, I’m not sure what was more dizzying – the constantly rotating camera or the random facts spewing from the mouth of Tom…

‘The Great Buck Howard’ – The Great John…

Review: C+ Buck Howard really is “great” in the semi-autobiographical film from director Sean McGinly. The Great Buck Howard stars John Malkovich in the title role as a has-been celebrity mentalist who lights up the…