The Best 30 Films of 2009 | 7 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM
In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.
The Best Female Film Performances of 2009 | 5 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM
Some in the media would have you think it was a sparse year for women on the silver screen. One peak at this amazing list of 20 girl power performances will have you giving said sentiments a specious second look.
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire | 6 Nov 2009 // 12:07 AM
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire is concerned with lasting effects -- on individuals and especially, on communities.
All Pain, No Gain: 'Precious' vs. 'The Road' | 23 Nov 2009 // 1:00 PM
Warning: Massive Spoilers Ahead
Is 'Precious' the Next 'Monster's Ball'? | 21 Nov 2009 // 1:00 AM
When it comes to Hollywood and representation of African-American women, I propose that the present decade might be viewed as beginning with Monster’s Ball (2001)