Maybe Guardians of the Galaxy isn’t your favorite movie of the year, or even in your top 10. You still have to admit that you smiled when Groot danced to “I Want You Back” by the Jackson 5. The scene isn’t just great because of the alien tree creature’s moves, though. It’s the combination of that and Drax all serious and polishing his… Continue reading The Best of 2014: What Is Your Favorite Movie Moment of the Year?
The Important News
The Critics Choice Awards nominations were announced. Meanwhile, President Obama named Boyhood as his favorite movie of 2014.
Morgan Freeman, Bill Nighy or Ken Watanabe will play the Ancient One in Doctor Strange.
Viola Davis joined the cast of Suicide Squad.
Tim Burton still plans to direct the Beetlejuice sequel and will bring Winona Ryder back. Meanwhile, Charlie Sheen is reprising his role from Ferris
Biopics are technically movies that depict full lives of famous people. We allow the term and genre to be loose these days, because we’re typically more interested in parts of those lives rather than the whole span from birth to death. Not every potential real-life movie subject deserves or requires such scope. So, not every biopic has to play out like Boyhood with… Continue reading The Best of 2014: What's Your Favorite Biopic?
Is it possible to see every horror film released in a given year? Aren’t there just thousands of them, of all budgets (or no budget) and with all kinds of distribution (or no distribution), making it difficult to be a total authority on the whole genre? And horror has so many subgenres — slasher, splatter, supernatural, psychological, sci-fi and of course comedy, to… Continue reading The Best of 2014: What's Your Favorite Horror Movie?
Action movies are an important part of cinema. Not only are they often the highest grossing release of any given year — such as 2014 domestic champs Guardians of the Galaxy, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier — but they’re also recognized honorably by film critics. Specifically, the Broadcast Film Critics Association gives one of its annual Critics’ Choice awards to… Continue reading The Best of 2014: What's Your Favorite Action Movie?