The Best and Worst Films of 2017

2017 was such a good film year that it originally made me question my senses.  Was I becoming more lenient with age? Was my inherent cynicism dissipating by way of too many giddy nights at happy hour?   I am happy to report that this time, it wasn’t about me. Hollywood produced its best film year in decades.  There were so many films about the human … Continue reading The Best and Worst Films of 2017

Best and Worst Films of 2016

Best Picture Moonlight, Barry Jenkins Rounding out the ten best films of 2016: Jackie, Pablo Larrain Toni Erdmann, Maren Ade I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck Elle, Paul Verhoeven I, Daniel Blake, Ken Loach Hell or High Water, David MacKenzie The Witch, Robert Eggers The last 10 minutes of La La Land, Damien Chazelle American Honey, Andrea Arnold Honorable Mention The Love Witch, Anna … Continue reading Best and Worst Films of 2016

Best and Worst Films of 2015

Best Picture Hard to Be a God, Aleksei German Rounding out the Ten Best Films of 2015 Carol Mad Max: Fury Road Cemetery of Splendor The Duke of Burgundy The lobster Brooklyn Anomilisa Listen to Me Marlon Hateful 8 Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, THE REVENANT CONSIDERED: Tom Hardy, Legend Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl Geza Rohrig, Son of Saul Paul Dano, Love and Mercy Michael Fassbender, … Continue reading Best and Worst Films of 2015