Call me crazy, but I think A Most Violent Year is the most underrated movie of 2014. That may sound absurd, given that it’s one of the most talked-about titles right now for Oscar buzz, has already received many nominations for Golden Globes, Independent Spirit Awards and more and was named best fllm of the year by the National Board of Review. But it has… Continue reading The Best of 2014: What's the Most Underrated Movie of the Year?
As we inch ever so closer to the end of 2014, our movie-lovin’ minds begin looking ahead at 2015. Many of next year’s critically acclaimed, awards worthy movies will debut at the Sundance Film Festival in January, and now that the festival has released their entire slate — including, most notably, their competition, midnight, and premieres lineups — we’re getting a nice eyeful… Continue reading 2015 Sundance Film Festival: See the Indie Movies Everyone Will Be Talking About Next Year
Today, the New York Film Critics Circle named Marion Cotillard as Best Actress of 2014. For what performance? Well, for two, actually. She was honored for both The Immigrant and Two Days, One Night, acknowledging that she had a great year and couldn’t just let one of the two movies represent that distinction.
That multiple-role/performance recognition is common with critics-group awards, and… Continue reading What Actor or Actress Had the Best Year in Multiple Movies in 2014?
Now that Halloween is in the rearview mirror, Thanksgiving is on the horizon – and the geekier side of Hollywood has provided quite the cornucopia of things to be thankful for this year.
Last year, I gave thanks for fresh zombie stories, overseas audiences and various other elements of the year’s cinematic slate that made 2013 a good time to be a… Continue reading The Geek Beat: 8 Geeky Things to Be Thankful for This Year
M. Night Shyamalan has gotten a bit of a bad reputation these days, mainly because he hasn’t exactly lived up to the reputation set after The Sixth Sense (though if you read our interview with him, he makes a fair point about how that was never really an accurate reputation to begin with). He went from small scale, intimate movies (Signs, The Village) to big… Continue reading M. Night Shyamalan's Secret Movie 'The Visit' Will Hit Theaters Next Year