One of my many procrastination-friendly pastimes is perusing the Google searches that lead people to this very website. Sometimes people seem to come here and find exactly what they’re looking for — a music video, perhaps, or my insights on the latest Terrence Malick movie. More often, they are looking for naked pictures of somebody.Read More Hard In The City’s “Best Of Google” Volume 2
It’s that time of year again, folks! What I like to call “movie Christmas.” And like an actual holiday, the Academy Awards often end up as more of a disappointment than anything else — any Oscars handed out to not-so-great nominated films like Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and The Iron Lady can be chalked […]Read More The Not-Oscars 2011
And you thought it was all about the Oscars, didn’t you? Nope. The Academy Awards are basically the last group to have their say about which films are the year’s most esteemed, and their picks don’t necessarily (or even often) reflect the feelings of the critical community, which is why you’ll see a lot more […]Read More Gold Rush: National Society Of Film Critics Winners 2012
BEST FEATURE (Award given to the Producer) § 50/50 § Beginners § Drive § Take Shelter § The Artist § The DescendantsRead More Gold Rush: Independent Spirit Awards Nominees 2011
(Films discussed in this post: Melancholia, Another Earth.) Believe it or not, Melancholia is the second 2011 drama about a young, hot woman preoccupied with a fictional planet. And no. Neither of them is Pluto.Read More ‘Melancholia’ Is Depressing. Surprise!