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Oscars 2014: Best Picture Prognostication for All 9 Nominees

By at March 2, 2014 | 7:58 pm | 2 Comments

Oscars 2014: Best Picture Prognostication for All 9 Nominees

If you're still perusing the Best Picture Oscar list and flipping coins to pick your selection — potentially winning a bet is what the Oscars are really good for — here's help, with ways to think about every one of the nine nominations. Nothing but educated guesses on my part. Are they more or less educated than yours? We'll see about 11:30 pm ET. Don't you more...

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Top 10 Favorite Films of 2013: Why to See Them, Where to See Them

By at December 26, 2013 | 12:56 pm | 3 Comments

Top 10 Favorite Films of 2013: Why to See Them, Where to See Them

You may have read this tidbit here before: Each December inevitably brings two things to the movie review world: 1) Top 10 lists that include limited-run or obscure films. 2) Readers complaining (sometimes, rightfully so) that the inclusion of such titles comes from reviewers who just want to seem smart, exclusive or both. There's no way I would highlight lesser-known more...

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