My 5th Annual Film Awards: The Nominees

And so it begins. Apologies for not illustrating this post as elaborately as I might have, but it’s been a busy weekend. In fact, because of time pressures, I’ve decided the open voting will actually commence tomorrow–President’s Day. An appropriate day for voting, no? (A neat rationalization of my own procrastination…no?) Picture: Anomalisa The Big…

My Top 20 and Bottom 10 Films of 2015

A couple of caveats before I begin. First, I still haven’t seen all the films of 2015 I wanted to see. That happens. The films I see from here on out will be spoken of in due time, and I’ll publish a full ranking of all the year’s films once I announce the results of…

My Six-Month Film Awards: 2015

I decided to list the top 20 in each category, though most categories don’t have even half that many contenders. The top 5 in each category are my nominees, and as such are bolded. Picture: Mad Max: Fury Road Inside Out Love & Mercy Ex Machina Spy It Follows Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter Maps to…

LOVE & MERCY Review – ****½

So I’m back home and back reviewing movies, and I’ve got quite a bit of catching up to do. There are a number of reviews I’d like to get out in the next two weeks, and originally this was to be part of a triple review with Tomorrowland and The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and…