2012: For Your Consideration

The Avengers (2012) Director Joss Whedon on set

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. … Continue reading

“Cloud Atlas” is Why I Go to the Movies

Tom Hanks and Halle Berry

Thirteen years ago, The Matrix was released, and its themes of oppression and revolution connected deeply with critics and audiences alike. The filmmakers – siblings Andy and Lana Wachowski – were similarly oppressed by its success and have spent the … Continue reading