NSFC and Friends: Hordes of Awards

I always love it when an awards group does something crazy-awesome. And the National Society of Film Critics did something crazy awesome. Crazy, crazy awesome.

European Film Awards Nominations

The European Film Awards recently announced their nominations. You can argue their relative prestige, but analyzing lists of nominees is so much fun that I don’t really care. European Film: Force Majeure Ida Leviathan Nymphomaniac – Director’s Cut Winter Sleep

THE IMMIGRANT Review – ***

The Immigrant looks the part of a period melodrama; the sets and costumes are spot-on, and Darius Khondji’s cinematography boasts many beautiful compositions. But when it comes to the drama, it never catches fire, in large part due to the weak script by director James Gray and the late Ric Menello. The film does have compensations,…

2014: Most Anticipated Films

So here, for your reading pleasure, is a list of 210 films I’m looking forward to this year. The first 3 blocks are mostly the really big stuff, the stuff everyone (or at least most film buffs) will know about. Beyond that…I’m digging into the little movies, stuff I might never even see, but which,…