Congratulations! You have successfully installed your theme. However, it may look incomplete at this moment. Do NOT panic as you simply need to configure your Theme Options. Please go through the Theme Options completely and select an option for each setting. After that, you're site will be ready for the world!

Black Swan

Darren Aronofsky Movies

Darren Aronofsky Movies

A formerly regular column returns this week with some thoughts on the career and films of a personal favorite filmmaker. Darren Aronofsky’s absence from the cineplexes since the real social media boon means he isn’t mentioned as often among contemporaries like Wes Anderson, PT Anderson, Quentin Tarantino, and others, but anyone who’s paying attention knows […]

Ranking the 2011 Oscar Nominees

Ranking the 2011 Oscar Nominees

I’m totally stealing this idea from In Contention, but I thought it would be fun to look at the Oscar field as a whole this year. I’ve seen 29 of the nominated features. I’m missing: Another Year, The Wolfman, Barney’s Version, The Way Back, The Tempest, In a Better World, Incendies, Outside the Law, Dogtooth, […]

2011 OSCAR PREDICTIONS: Final Forecast

2011 OSCAR PREDICTIONS: Final Forecast

Nothing like waiting to the last minute, right? It’s finally here, and frankly, I can’t wait until it’s over. I’m very ready to move on to what will hopefully be a great crop of films in 2011. But here’s what I think will be taking home the prizes this year, as well as what could […]

Black Swan Review

Black Swan Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Black Swan represents the kind of ambitious, stylish filmmaking that’s easy to admire, tough to love, and impossible to forget. It’s a very visceral film that gets under your skin and stays there. Comparisons to director Darren Aronofsky’s last film—The Wrestler—are apt, though where that film was a quiet contemplation on a […]

2010 Fall Movie Preview

2010 Fall Movie Preview

This past week, EW released its Fall Movie Preview issue, and I’m not lying when I tell you this is one of the 10 most anticipated events of the year for me. And speaking of 10 anticipated events, I’ve poured over the issue from cover to cover and decided to give you the 10 films […]

2011 Oscar Predictions: Forecasting the Year Ahead

2011 Oscar Predictions: Forecasting the Year Ahead

The 2011 Oscars are far off (thank goodness), but it’s always fun to look at the year and guess what might be the best of the year. Of course, many of the films have yet to been seen (hell, some of them might not even be coming out this year), but that’s part of the […]