One of my favorite critics, Jefferey Overstreet, has written a piece looking at the questions asked by this years ten best picture nominees. Anyone who wants to go further into the exploration of movies outside of just being entertained should check this out as well as Overstreet’s other articles. Check out the article here Look forward to a review of this year’s Jane Eyre coming soon! And maybe last year’s Monsters as well.
The Passion of Joan of Arc is Carl Dreyer’s silent film made in 1928, often considered his masterpiece. Many believe it to be one of the greatest films of all… Read more The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) →
Valentine’s Day is 2010’s mish mash of pop culture stars, focusing on the happenings of the most commercialized romantic day of the year: Valentine’s Day. The film’s narrative shifts constantly,… Read more Valentine’s Day (2010) →
Here it is, the finalized version of my final films of 2010. I wrote a Top 10 films piece earlier this year which you can check out here. I wait… Read more My Final Top Films of 2010 →
One day till the Oscars. Here are my predictions for who will win and who should win. A lot of these are just going to be a complete guess, but… Read more Predicting the 2011 Academy Awards →
This year the women absolutely dominated the men when it comes to acting performances. There were so many great tour-de-force acting jobs done by the women. Most have come from… Read more Top Ten Actresses of 2010 →
For this year’s top male actors you can pretty much look at the Oscar’s and they will give you a basic view of what’s out there (though I have not… Read more Top Actors of 2010 →
This year in animated cinema was no different than any other year. You had Pixar release a film that everyone loved. Dreamworks came out with a couple that people mostly liked. Disney released one that returned it to its “classic Disney” storytelling days. And there were a couple more artsy flicks that the population didn’t see, but critics adored. Despite the similarities with other years, it was an enjoyable year (hopefully next year will follow suit as Pixar is releasing Cars 2 a film I am not looking forward to).… Read more Top Animated Films of 2010 →