Posts tagged "Film"

Best Movies of 2016

Best Movies of 2016
This was an extremely hard year to pick my favorite movies of the year. Not only were there too many movies I loved, even this late into the new year there are many 2016 movies I still want to see. But, I feel like I’ve seen enough (46, to be exact) to confidently say there... Read more »

2017 Golden Globe Predictions

2017 Golden Globe Predictions
Awards season is here and first up, that are televised anyway, are the Golden Globes. The largely inconsequential Golden Globes. But, while these awards have very little to do with the rest of awards season, they do tend to be a lot of fun thanks to the colliding worlds of TV and film and the... Read more »

A Couple of Critics Podcast: What We've Been Watching

A Couple of Critics Podcast: What We've Been Watching
We’re back! And we’ve been away for far too long so we have a lot of catching up to do. To get back into the swing of this podcasting thing we spent the entire episode going over all the great (and not so great) things we’ve been watching since our last podcast. And we’ve watched... Read more »
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A Couple of Critics Podcast: Midseason Shows and Oscar Picks

A Couple of Critics Podcast: Midseason Shows and Oscar Picks
After a slightly extended hiatus the critics are back to talk about all things pop culture. This week we’re looking at what midseason shows have to offer and then we’re diving right into the fray and naming our picks for the Oscars. Get your pencils ready to take copious notes. We’re real good at predicting... Read more »

The Top 10 Movies of 2015

The Top 10 Movies of 2015
Well, another year has passed and another year’s worth of movies have been consumed by yours truly. And, after all those hours spent in front of the big screen I have complied my complete list of best films of 2015. Please note, these films are not ranked as narrowing it down to 10 was about... Read more »

Birdman Winning the Oscar Proves Hollywood is Out of Touch

Birdman Winning the Oscar Proves Hollywood is Out of Touch
When Birdman took home the Oscar for best picture Sunday, I was stunned. Sure, I knew it had a lot of buzz and had been gaining momentum throughout awards season, but the idea that it would actually triumph at the finish line seemed too absurd to consider. Before we really get into this, let me... Read more »
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Top Ten Films of 2014

Top Ten Films of 2014
Like any year, many of these films will stand the test of time, but others will surely fade.  Lists like these are vital to document the importance of cinema for the designated year and highlight the great works we had the pleasure to experience on the big screen.  In alphabetical order, these are my top... Read more »

2015 Golden Globe Predictions: Film

2015 Golden Globe Predictions: Film
Guess what time it is, boys and girls! Its awards season! Gather ‘round as we kick off the months long conversation about what’s more impressive: a 12 year chronicle of adolescence or Micheal Keaton in his tighty whities. We ask the tough questions here at A Couple of Critics. Joining me in my opinionating is... Read more »

Review: Happy Christmas

Review: Happy Christmas
Well, the season has finally changed and of course we know what that means – another Joe Swanberg film is due. One of the hardest working filmmakers in the indie scene, Swanberg has been delivering quality films since his debut, Kissing on the Mouth, in 2005. But it was last year, with the acclaimed Drinking... Read more »
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Review: Transcendence

Review: Transcendence
Working as the cinematographer for Christopher Nolan on all his major films, Wally Pfister has managed to assemble quite the resume. Together, they have developed a certain cinematic style and built up reputations for themselves with audiences and the box office. So it is no wonder that all this success has lead to Pfister securing... Read more »