MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: July 2013

There are a lot of movies coming out in July that studios have built large marketing campaigns around hoping that they will make a lot of money. And not one of those movies looks particularly…

REVIEW: ‘Sleepwalk with Me’ (2012)

Grade: B- Mike Birbiglia follows in the footsteps of comedians like Woody Allen, Larry David, and Louis C.K. who use semi-autobiographical films or television shows as a vehicle for their jokes. Birbiglia’s first directorial effort…

Faith Lost? 135 Shots That Will Restore Your…

Have the recent installment of Hollywood offers found you losing your faith in the film industry? Well, a Vimeo user named Flavorwire (via The Playlist) seeks to restore your belief with a new montage called…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: June 2012

Ah, June, the official beginning of summer! Kids are wrapping up the school year. Families are getting ready for outdoor grilling and backyard bonfires. Sports fans are figuring out the best day to ditch work…

Quick Takes – 04.16.12

Inglourious Basterds (2009) Grade: A | 2nd Viewing The more time I spend ruminating on the films of Quentin Tarantino, the more I realize how much of a flat-out genius the man is. Not only…

Quick Takes – 01.01.12

Margin Call (2011) Grade: B+ | 1st Viewing Rarely has a film been so simultaneously enthralling and infuriating as J.C. Chandor’s directorial debut Margin Call. The star studded cast and tight script do an excellent…

Of the Day – 12.21.11

Read of the Day: Woody Allen reveals the five actresses he would love to travel back and time to work with. [Entertainment Weekly] News of the Day: The list of all 284 movies that are…

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…