Welcome to another Not-Oscars, where I call out the year’s best craft and performances, including plenty of good work that was not nominated by the Academy. In many years, this list feels pressing to correct some of the Academy’s egregious blunders. This year, I’m pretty happy with the crop of nominees in every category.Read More Not-Oscars 2017
It was a very good year. (At the movies, anyway.)Read More The Tens: Best Of Film 2017
I hate to react too quickly to any movie, because opinions settle over time. I often see a movie and have a negative reaction, only to find that it sits better over time. Sometimes, I leave a film satisfied, but gradually find reasons to like it less. But it’s been less than an hour since […]Read More Dreadfully Distinct: Is ‘2049’ The Greatest Sequel Of All Time?
“I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time. Like tears in rain. Time to die.”Read More “Glitter In The Dark” (#25)