The Movie Club3-D now seems like an entertainment tax levied by Hollywood on moviegoers.
The Movie ClubIn defense of trash.
The Movie ClubI loved the moral murk of Zero Dark Thirty.
The Movie ClubThe complicated hugs of Ralph Fiennes.
The Movie ClubWar Horse wasn’t corny.
The Movie ClubSomehow, the best comic book movie of the year was about Marvel’s squarest hero.
The Movie ClubDid anyone else take delight in the placenta-splooge craziness of Twilight: Breaking Dawn-Part One?
The Movie ClubThere is no single movie this year that everyone is excited about.
The Movie ClubA defense of The Artist, offered without disclaimers or shame.
The Movie ClubCan you admire a movie without enjoying it?
The Movie ClubWhy I loved Melancholia, and why Tree of Life left me cold.
Till We Meet Again, in Some Screening Room in the Dark
Can't Wait Until James Cameron Nukes Japan
It Was Weird To Watch the Coen Brothers Eviscerate Jewish Faith and Culture
Inglourious Basterds Is the Best Tarantino Movie
The Movie ClubForget Life of Pi. The year’s best digital effects were in Rust and Bone.
The Movie ClubI’m a guilt-ridden white liberal and I thought Django Unchained was fun. Fun fun fun!
The Movie ClubMy grand unified theory of the cinema in 2012.
The Movie ClubYou want action and suspense? Watch the Formula One documentary Senna.
The Movie ClubLightning round! What were your five favorite cinematic moments of 2011?
The Movie ClubAre we drawn to the kinds of movies we watched at an impressionable age?
The Movie ClubTransformers 3 was the filmic equivalent of a very long Chuck E. Cheese birthday party.
The Movie ClubThey don’t make bad movies like they used to.
The Movie ClubBridesmaids proved a comedy could be big and brash and rude and still fully, proudly female.
The Movie ClubIf Hollywood made more movies like Bridesmaids, garbage like Sherlock Holmes might bother me less.
The Movie ClubWhat movies gave you the goosebumps this year? How about nausea?
Some People Hate Westerns. I Hate Navel-Gazers.
The Hurt Locker Is the Movie of the Year
Reason vs. Instinct, the Snooze Button vs. Lars von Trier
The Bigelow/Cameron Oscar Face-Off Is a Battle of Good vs. Evil