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

Black Swan

“I know it’s been done to death… but not like this.”  That’s what director Thomas Leroy (the intoxicating Vincent Cassel) tells his ballet company when he announces they’re beginning the season with a new production of Swan Lake, explaining it will be “stripped-down” and “visceral.”  He might as well have been talking about Black Swan … Continue reading

Weekly Seven: 2010 Oscar Snubs

Each year, everyone has their complaints about the Oscar nominations.  The Academy thought they would quiet the rumblings by expanding the “Best Picture” category to ten nominees, but it really hasn’t helped much since the biggest shock (and backlash) has come with the nomination of The Blind Side for the award.  I looked elsewhere for … Continue reading