Lists

Distract yourself with fun, film-related top 10 lists timed with new theatrical releases, new DVD releases, and Oscar season news.

The Best Films of 2014

The Best Films of 2014

It seems you’re supposed to open your end-of-year favorite films list with an assessment of the…

10 Movies I Can Watch Any Time

10 Movies I Can Watch Any Time

My favorite movies are The Godfather, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Psycho. But I’m not always…

34 Things That Are Wrong in Draft Day

34 Things That Are Wrong in Draft Day

Ivan Reitman’s Draft Day—I’m not sure I’ve ever reacted to a movie the way I did…

The Best Movies of 2014 So Far

The Best Movies of 2014 So Far

We’re here, finally, on the cusp of an exciting fall movie season, and I’m looking back…

2014 TIFF Preview

2014 TIFF Preview

The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival is fast approach, and as I usually do, I’ve combed…

Top 10 Movies of the “Filmspotting Era”

Top 10 Movies of the “Filmspotting Era”

Webster’s Dictionary defines Filmspotting as “a force of good in the universe.” Or maybe that was…

10 Criterion Documentaries You Should Buy This Month

10 Criterion Documentaries You Should Buy This Month

My latest post for Sound on Sight (and first in a while) went up over the…

2014 Summer Movie Preview: Part 2

2014 Summer Movie Preview: Part 2

I can’t remember a summer—hell, I can’t remember any period of time—during which a crop of…

2014 Summer Movie Preview: Part 1

2014 Summer Movie Preview: Part 1

You can’t go anywhere—on the internet, your television, or in person—without being inundated with The Amazing…

5 Essential 30 for 30 Documentaries

5 Essential 30 for 30 Documentaries

Over at Sound on Sight, I wrote a piece on the best of ESPN’s incredible 30…

2014 Cannes Lineup Predictions

2014 Cannes Lineup Predictions

The recent (bizarre) series of announcements that led to Grace of Monaco being named the opening…

Best Quotes from Wes Anderson Movies

Best Quotes from Wes Anderson Movies

Bottle Rocket Dignan: “What a lemon! One minute it’s running like a top, and the next…

5 Best Performances in Wes Anderson Movies

5 Best Performances in Wes Anderson Movies

2014 has had its fair share of pleasures in its first month or so, but the…

Top 10 Philip Seymour Hoffman Performances

Top 10 Philip Seymour Hoffman Performances

It’s with a heavy, heavy heart I get around to finishing this post I’ve started and…

10 Documentaries to Watch From Sundance 2014

10 Documentaries to Watch From Sundance 2014

Over at Sound on Sight, I wrote about the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and ten of…

The 5 Best Leading Female Performances of 2013

The 5 Best Leading Female Performances of 2013

Click here to check out my 5 favorite leading male performances of 2013. On to the…