Lists

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

The 5 Best Leading Male Performances of 2013

The 5 Best Leading Male Performances of 2013

I have way too many fragments of a Best Performances of 2013 list to not write…

14 Films for 2014

14 Films for 2014

A yearly tradition continues. I don’t much enjoy these early-year looking-ahead lists; I’ll still be in…

The Best Movies of 2013

The Best Movies of 2013

Outstanding. That’s the simplest but most appropriate way to sum up the year in movies that…

10 Things I Like About 10 Bad 2013 Movies

10 Things I Like About 10 Bad 2013 Movies

I’m not a fan of “bottom ten” or “ten worst” lists. I don’t enjoy reading them…

The Best Documentaries of 2013

The Best Documentaries of 2013

It’s been said plenty—by myself and more than a few others—but 2013 has to be one…

2013 Movies You Should Watch Right Now

2013 Movies You Should Watch Right Now

December is top-10 list month, which means most bloggers and journos will be spending the next…

Gifts for Movie Lovers

Gifts for Movie Lovers

The holidays—Black Friday and Cyber Monday, that is—are fast approaching, and if you’ve got a cinephile…

2013 Fall Movie Preview

2013 Fall Movie Preview

Want to know how good a movie season I think fall 2013 will be? Check out…

The Best Movies of 2013 So Far

The Best Movies of 2013 So Far

It’s been an OK movie year so far. I’ve given a number of titles 3.5 stars;…

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #10-#1

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #10-#1

My TIFF preview concludes today with some of festival’s heaviest hitters. I hope you enjoyed this…

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #20-#11

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #20-#11

Today’s TIFF preview (the penultimate!) features films directed by the likes of Nicole Holofcener, Hirokazu Kore-Eda,…

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #30-#21

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #30-#21

Continuing my TIFF preview today with lots of big-name acting talent: Streep, Roberts, McGregor, Witherspoon, Firth,…

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #40-#31

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #40-#31

Previewing TIFF continues today with the directorial debut of a young superstar actor and the live-action…

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #50-#41

2013 TIFF Movies to Watch: #50-#41

The Toronto International Film Festival is rapidly approaching, and I’ve identified the 50 most promising films…

TIFF 2013: Top 10 Intriguing Performances

TIFF 2013: Top 10 Intriguing Performances

We’ve still got plenty of time to dissect the 2013 TIFF lineup and its films’s Oscar…

Ranking the 2015 Blockbuster Movies

Ranking the 2015 Blockbuster Movies

As if we didn’t need another reason to totally flip about the big movies of 2015,…