Friday, December 13, 2019

My opinion on 2009 kids’ films in Film Comment

In their most recent on-line issue out now, Film Comment has picked out two capsule reviews of films that I wrote in my posting...

8 out of 10 Oscar predictions come true

Indeed, it was time for a woman to win not only Best Director but Best Picture at the Oscars® last night (the usual trend...

The Oscar show picks, part 2

If there’s any chance that Inglorious Basterds, my favorite film in Oscar® contention has a possibility of winning (see yesterday’s post), it lies in...

The Academy Awards popularity show, Part 1

Since I have been asked, I shall use this blog entry offer my Oscar® picks and predictions. Though I have hardly ever given them...

Brian Eno and the Lovely Bones

I had no idea Brian Eno composed the soundtrack to the Lovely Bones when I bought my ticket to see the movie last week....

My favorite films of the past decade

So Film Comment is collecting reader numbers on what their audience thinks are the best films of the past decade. The deadline is coming...

J.D. Salinger dies; should we get a Catcher movie?

Today J.D. Salinger passed away. The author of the Catcher in the Rye was 91. The Associated Press released the obituary for the author...

Eric Rohmer passes away

I loved the work of this pioneer of the French New Wave. So sad to hear filmmaker Eric Rohmer has died at the age...

2009 top 23 films

Since the end of the year is upon on us, and the lists are starting to pop up in all sorts of media, here is...

Morbidly ironic Brittany Murphy cover art recalled

Here comes one of the more morbid collectibles in DVD release history. First Look Pictures has quietly recalled the cover art for the Brittany...