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Tuesday, January 11 2011

The Best Films of 2010

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.


Tuesday, January 4 2011

The Best Male Film Performances of 2010

Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.


Tuesday, August 31 2010

Part Three: November 2010

Things slow down considerably in the rush to Turkey Day, including the latest from Danny Boyle, the House of Mouse, and the always formidable Harry Potter.


Reviews

Tuesday, March 29 2011

In a Canyon Fissure, No One Can Hear You Scream: '127 Hours'

Lost in God’s Country: Danny Boyle gets trapped in the Utah Desert.


Friday, November 5 2010

'127 Hours': Heading Out

At the start of 127 Hours, Aron is headed out, a direction, he reveals in voiceover, he perceives as a moral and philosophical imperative.


Blogs

Tuesday, January 25 2011

Finally Getting It? The 2011 Oscar Nominations

The 2011 Oscar Nominations, with indications that, for once, the Academy might have figured out what truly was/is the Year's Best.


Tuesday, December 14 2010

G(OMG)lden Gl(OMG)bes: Thoughts on the 2011 Nominations

The 2011 Golden Globe Nominations have been announced and with them comes another bout of jaw dropping at the expense of The Hollywood Foreign Press Corps.


Monday, December 6 2010

Critical Confessions: Part 24 - Awards Season Workhorse

Coming up with a Top Ten is difficult enough...but because of such arguably unimportant factors as timing, publicity, legitimacy, and that always persnickety concept of being first out of the online gate, my fellow film writers are constantly pushing for earlier and earlier reveals.


Wednesday, November 24 2010

Survival of the Fittest: '127 Hours'

127 Hours is not a perfect film, but it's a death defying feat of motion picture magic to be sure.


News

Tuesday, November 2 2010

How do you keep the audience engaged when a movie plot is already well known?

How do movies based on real events wrestle with a preordained ending?


Monday, November 1 2010

Some viewers faint during '127 Hours', but is that a marketing nightmare or dream?

LOS ANGELES — Two at the Telluride Film Festival, three at the Toronto International Film Festival and one at the Mill Valley Film Festival. If that


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