This Film is Not Yet Watchable – November 2022

Things tend to get hectic this time of year. We're firmly into Awards Season, with the various studios all jockeying for position as they campaign to the Academy and outright bribe the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The International Feature entries start seeping into theatres, both independent and mainstream. As the holidays approach, there's an absolute … Continue reading This Film is Not Yet Watchable – November 2022

The Suckiest Bunch of Sucks That Ever Sucked – 41st Razzie Nominations!

Tomorrow, we begin the annual celebration of the best of the best (or at least the best FYC campaigns). But as is tradition, on the eve of the Oscars Spotlight, it's time to take a dubious moment to "honor" the absolute worst of the worst with the Golden Raspberry Awards. In a year where everything … Continue reading The Suckiest Bunch of Sucks That Ever Sucked – 41st Razzie Nominations!

It’s a Cat-Tastrophe – 40th Annual Golden Raspberry Nominees Announced!

Normally, the Razzie nominations come out the day before the Oscars do, and are awarded the night before the Academy hands out their hardware. However, because of the accelerated AMPAS schedule, the Razzies, which are more of a fun gag than anything else, decided not to go along with the crowd, instead holding off the … Continue reading It’s a Cat-Tastrophe – 40th Annual Golden Raspberry Nominees Announced!

A New York Noir with Modern Implications – Motherless Brooklyn

After the release of American History X, Edward Norton read Jonathan Lethem's novel, "Motherless Brooklyn," and immediately secured the movie rights. It took over 20 years, but the passion project has finally come to fruition. Starring, writing, and directing the film, Norton wears many hats (including a MacGuffin one) in this throwback to the classic film … Continue reading A New York Noir with Modern Implications – Motherless Brooklyn

Everything is Not Quite Awesome, But Still Pretty Fun – The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

The first Lego Movie was one of the most unique moments in modern cinema history. It was an absolutely shameless bit of corporate synergy that at the same time was a visual marvel filled with laughs, amazing animation, and an emotional gut punch of an ending that was surprisingly profound, taking us out of the animated … Continue reading Everything is Not Quite Awesome, But Still Pretty Fun – The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

I’m Campy, Thanks for Asking! – Glass

M. Night Shyamalan has come full circle over the last 20 years. He was an instant success with The Sixth Sense, a solid box office machine with Unbreakable and Signs, a Hollywood in-joke after The Village, then poison for a decade with horrible film after horrible film. Then he started to evolve and get his mojo back with The Visit, … Continue reading I’m Campy, Thanks for Asking! – Glass

It Certainly Does Suck! – 39th Razzie Nominees Announced!

It's the eve of the Oscar nominations, which can only mean one thing. The Oscars honor the best in cinema, but before that we have to recognize the worst Hollywood has to offer. Today sees the nominations for the 39th annual Razzie Awards! Now, for the last three years I've made it my personal mission … Continue reading It Certainly Does Suck! – 39th Razzie Nominees Announced!