Last but not least, here is the list of MY PICKS for the best films of 2013. The Oscars are soon, and only a few on my list are represented, though that should not stop YOU from appreciating them, too…
Every year I believe less and less that there’s such a thing as “The Best Film of The Year.” Award shows are fun, but they always seem to honor an excellent film that rubbed the fewest people the wrong way.
Here is the full list of Oscar nominations, and some quick thoughts from Sean and I. Spoiler: it was good, AND bad!
As per tradition, my top 10 list is almost always revealed the day before Oscar nominations are announced. Part of this is because I like having my final say before they do, but mostly it’s because it usually takes me this long just to catch up with all of a given year’s releases.
Two weeks into January, and I can finally unveil my Top 10. Better late than never, right?
Now out on DVD, the indie drama Short Term 12 is an understated but emotionally charged work of art.
Peter Berg’s Lone Survivor values brutal blood-soaked violence over character development or thematic substance.
What could be just an easy satire about our tech-obsessed culture becomes so much more, thanks to Spike Jonze’s clear and unflagging vision.
In which our resident prognosticators attempt to make sense of the nonsensical: the Golden Globes. Today, we take a look at the film nominees…
In spotlighting the best of cinema in 2013, one would be remiss not to discuss Cate Blanchett’s performance in Woody Allen’s masterful character study Blue Jasmine. Nominated for a Golden Globe amongst stiff competition, Blanchett has swept nearly every award thus far, and for good reason.