Finally, my “best of 2010” list has arrived.

Reviews for most of these films can be found on my blog but I didn’t bother inserting a clickable link for each title.  You can find the titles on the handy alphabetical list to the right or simply utilize the search feature on my blog.  Thanks! Top Ten Films of 2010: The Fighter Mesrine The … Continue reading

Review: The Kids Are All Right

If there is one thing that disappoints me about today’s movies is that they don’t possess the same sense of self-importance as the films of old.  But what they lack in the social commentary of films like Easy Rider or Network, they often make up for in their willingness to portray nontraditional families and relationships.  … Continue reading

Hidden Gems: Blindness

Blindness (Fernando Meirelles, 2008) With Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Alice Braga, Gael Garcia Bernal and Danny Glover. I would call this film a successful foray into crossing an art film with a more mainstream one (although its $3 million domestic box-office makes me lean more toward the former).  Let’s call it the Cyrus of apocalyptic storytelling. … Continue reading

7/13 DVD Rundown

Plenty of choices this week, but the best options are the ones you likely haven’t heard much about… The Greatest (Shauna Feste, 2009) With Pierce Brosnan, Carey Mulligan, Susan Sarandon, Aaron Johnson, Johnny Simmons and Michael Shannon. This movie got the ol’ Montreal Screwjob back in April when its distributer dumped it into 19 measly … Continue reading