The Films of 2016, in 100 Words or Less: Part VII

  I decided to break the final batch of capsule reviews into two: this contains all the remaining films which I ranked *** or less; the final batch, which you’ll get in the next day or two, will contain all the ***¬Ĺ and **** films. This list, however, does contain two Best Picture nominees and…

The Most Overrated Films of 2016

I’m the kind of guy who tends to go against the grain, so it gives me a kind of perverse delight to make the case for a film being worth rather less than it has generally been taken for. All the same, I still love cinema (if I didn’t, why would I spend so much…

ASC Award Nominees 2016

The American Society of Cinematographers announced their award nominees today. They usually don’t match up perfectly with the Oscars, but you can count on them for at least 4 out of the 5 nominees. Their nominees are: Arrival La La Land Lion Moonlight Silence

74th Golden Globes Wrap-Up

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2016 Rising: The Grand Finale and Predicting My Awards

Let’s talk about 2016. Though you may understandably be reluctant so to do. I don’t think many will disagree when I say this has been a bad year. They might take exception to the word “bad.” Which is fair. It might be better to say this year has been so crushingly weak. But do the…

2016 Rising, Actus Secundus: Most Anticipated Films

As I make my way through the remaining films of 2015, I must turn my attention to the new year and what it has to offer. If 2015 was a year where most of my top films were more or less in the mainstream, this looks to be more like 2014–a year where most of…