The Movie Club

The Movie Club

Entry 16: If 12 Years wins Best Picture, it will be one of the strangest films to do so in a long time.

Jan. 17 2014 6:06 PMWhy Is 12 Years a Slave So Hard to Talk About?
Jan. 17 2014 11:06 AMThe Movie ClubEntry 13: My problem with 12 Years a Slave.
Jan. 16 2014 3:53 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 11: I don’t care about the Oscars. I don’t care about the Oscars. I don’t care about the Oscars.
Jan. 16 2014 12:01 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 9: Forrest Gump and the Sundance Kid snubbed by the Academy!
Jan. 15 2014 6:20 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 7: In praise of Tom Hanks. And Oprah!
Jan. 14 2014 9:44 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 5: The gratifyingly frank, unprurient, smokin’ hot middle-aged lesbian sex of Concussion.
Jan. 13 2014 11:45 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 3: Memo to modern men: Be less like Joaquin Phoenix in Her, more like Ethan Hawke in Before Midnight.
Jan. 12 2014 11:43 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 1: Was Wolf of Wall Street a critique of capitalist privilege or a feast on the goodies such privilege can buy?
Jan. 11 2013 5:40 PMThe Movie ClubA few words about Bradley Cooper.
Jan. 11 2013 11:46 AMThe Movie ClubMore rom-coms should be as idiosyncratic, sexy, and funny as Silver Linings Playbook.
Jan. 10 2013 12:08 PMThe Movie ClubI had enormous problems with Beasts of the Southern Wild.
Jan. 10 2013 10:38 AMThe Movie ClubOscar nominations: Bigelow and Tarantino snubbed, Affleck likely sad.
Jan. 9 2013 12:03 PMThe Movie ClubI used to hate Matthew McConaughey. Now I love him. I hate when that happens.
Jan. 8 2013 4:48 PMThe Movie ClubForget Life of Pi. The year’s best digital effects were in Rust and Bone.
Jan. 8 2013 11:15 AMThe Movie ClubI’m a guilt-ridden white liberal and I thought Django Unchained was fun. Fun fun fun!
Jan. 17 2014 5:54 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 14: All of Steve McQueen’s movies are about the human body as a commodity.
Jan. 16 2014 6:41 PMWhy Critics Love Inside Llewyn Davis: It’s About a Critic.
Jan. 16 2014 3:47 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 10: The worst Oscar snub: No nomination for Sarah Polley’s extraordinary Stories We Tell.
Jan. 15 2014 7:18 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 8: When male actors go big, we swoon. When women do it, we call it overacting.
Jan. 15 2014 12:09 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 6: This was the sexiest year in cinema in a long time.
Jan. 14 2014 9:54 AMThe Movie ClubEntry 4: Her isn’t an indictment of beta-male wussiness—it’s about men and women who’ve forgotten how to be intimate.
Jan. 13 2014 10:31 AMThe Movie ClubEntry 2: Movie critics have become more partisan than Congress.
Jan. 12 2013 1:52 PMThe Movie ClubWe need more star vehicles like Flight.
Jan. 11 2013 1:28 PMThe Movie ClubI love that Casa De Mi Padre exists. Hope Springs, too.
Jan. 10 2013 2:04 PMThe Movie ClubI have no legitimate complaints about Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone.
Jan. 10 2013 11:11 AMThe Movie ClubNo love for Paul Thomas Anderson? Or Wes Anderson?
Jan. 9 2013 10:50 PMThe Movie ClubChanning Tatum's great year, and Taylor Kitsch's terrible one.
Jan. 9 2013 8:45 AMThe Movie Club3-D now seems like an entertainment tax levied by Hollywood on moviegoers.
Jan. 8 2013 11:48 AMThe Movie ClubIn defense of trash.
Jan. 7 2013 8:30 AMThe Movie ClubI loved the moral murk of Zero Dark Thirty.

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