The Avengers (2012) Director Joss Whedon on set

2012: For Your Consideration

Well, it had to happen. Time relentlessly marches on, and now it is officially awards season again. The critics’ boards are making their choices, Top 10 lists are filling my Twitter feed, and we even have our first front-runner controversy. Of course, all of the awards are just appetizers for the Oscars (which will air…

Safety Not Guaranteed poster

“Safety Not Guaranteed” is Safer than it Appears

There is a certain type of romantic comedy about a character who is trying to live in two worlds at once. Usually, this plot involves a deception of some kind. You know the kind of movie I’m talking about. The lead character is trying to achieve some arbitrary goal, and they pretend to be someone…