Film

Scenery Theory: On Depiction and Intent

Scenery Theory: On Depiction and Intent

Clint Eastwood’s latest war drama American Sniper is breaking box-office records in this early new year, nominated for several oscars including best picture and…

The Top 60 Movie Moments That Defined The 60’s: Part 2

We move on from Part 1 to Kubrick, Military Takeovers, Alienation,…

The Top 60 Movie Moments That Defined The 60’s: Part 1

There are very few consecutive modern decades that share as…

Do Movies Matter?

A recent struggle to get some articles posted in the…

Movie Reviews

Foxcatcher Review

Foxcatcher Review

There is the scene in the trailer for Bennet Miller’s unbearably tense olympic wrestling docu-drama where multi-millionaire John du Pont (Steve Carell)…

Selma Review

Now, here’s the way to make a truly resonating Bio-pic,…

Inherent Vice Review

The very best movies of this recent past year concerned…

Nightcrawler Review

Making it in America: for the ‘if it bleeds; it…

Top Tens/Best of...

My Awards for the Movies of the Year

My Awards for the Movies of the Year

With all the attention on all things movies tonight, I thought it would be fun to do my own roll call for…

Top 10 Documentaries of 2014

With all the things concerning fictional narrative films out of…

Top 10 Supporting Performances of 2014

Thursday was the leading characters, today it’s the supporting players…

Top 10 Lead Performances of 2014

An outstanding year for film usually means an outstanding one…