The Most Overrated/Underrated Films of 2015

This was a tough pair of lists to compile. Some years, the choices are ample. This year, though, there weren’t many films I found significantly overrated (though there are always a few), and fewer which I found truly underrated. But, by dint of effort and with a little (which is to say a lot) of stretching,…

THE WALK Review – ****

Of the two 3D spectacles which have recently bowed in theaters–both initially given exclusive runs in 3D theaters–I may be alone in saying Everest is the superior film; The Walk has the benefit of better reviews, though it has oddly proven less lucrative at the box-office. Given the great success of the documentary Man on Wire seven years ago, some have…

Most Anticipated Films of 2015 – October 1 Onwards

Looking forward to the rest of the year (and the six weeks or so of the new year during which I’ll focus on catching up), I see a few very promising contenders, a few more films with solid potential, and a number of films which could be excellent but could just as easily be forgettable….

TRAILER SALAD IX – THE MEGAPACK: MACBETH, EVEREST, THE WALK, FELT (NSFW), THE TRIBE (NSFW?), Z FOR ZACHARIAH, MISTRESS AMERICA, ARABIAN NIGHTS, KAHLIL GIBRAN’S THE PROPHET, CRIMSON PEAK, SUFFRAGETTE, PAWN SACRIFICE, IRRATIONAL MAN, EDEN, I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS, 99 HOMES, LILA & EVE, UNEXPECTED, WELCOME TO HAPPINESS, A WALK IN THE WOODS

Oh, hell yes. The reviews for this out of Cannes were pretty damn good. And I can see why. I’m predicting nominations from me for Actor, Actress, Cinematography, Makeup, Original Score, and Sound Mixing, with Picture and Director distinct possibilities. This is also just a damned well-cut trailer. Anyway, I’ve got 19 more trailers for you,…