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: Conviction

Conviction is precisely the type of Oscar-baiting true story studios like Fox Searchlight roll out every fall, starring Hilary Swank in the sort of role she latches onto each year in hopes of award show glory.  Director Tony Goldwyn (The Last Kiss) is handed the enviable task of bringing cohesion to Pamela Gray’s fragmented script, … Continue reading

Movie Review: Iron Man 2

I realize I’m in the minority when I say Iron Man was my favorite superhero movie from the summer of 2008.  No matter your preference, it’s hard to deny that Iron Man and The Dark Knight were near-perfect compliments to one another.  Whereas The Dark Knight was dark and brooding, Iron Man was an intelligent … 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