Tag Archives: Another Year

This week’s Movies to See Right Now

You can still see Oscar winners True Grit, The King’s Speech, Black Swan and The Fighter and Oscar nominee Another Year. They are on my Best Movies of 2010. 127 Hours and Biutiful are also good movies out now. The … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movies To See Right Now

There are more excellent movies in the theaters RIGHT NOW than any other time of the year.  Right now, you can see Another Year, True Grit, The King’s Speech, Black Swan, The Way Back, Somewhere, Biutiful, The Fighter, Rabbit Hole … Continue reading

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Another Year

Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies, Vera Drake) has brought us another brilliant observation of the human condition, and asks why some people find contentment and others just cannot.  The film observes a year in the life of a happily married … Continue reading

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The New Year’s Movies To See Right Now

Don’t miss the great movies released during the Holidays.  This is the time of year that I live for – lots of great choices in the theater, especially crowd pleasers like True Grit, The King’s Speech and Black Swan. True … Continue reading

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2010 in Movies: The Year’s Best Movies

Here’s my list of the best films of 2010: 1)  Winter’s Bone; 2) Toy Story 3;  3) The Social Network; 4) The Secrets in their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos); 5) Rabbit Hole; 6) Black Swan; 7) A Prophet … Continue reading

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Updated Movies To See Right Now

It’s the Holidays – this is your best chance to see a few excellent films.   I strongly recommend Rabbit Hole, an exquisite exploration of the grieving process with great performances by Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhardt, Diane Wiest, Sandra Oh and … Continue reading

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2010 in Movies: The Year of Adult Relationships

This was the most welcome trend of 2010 – movies that centered on relationships between mature adults.  Hollywood tends to avoid such movies because teen audiences prefer not to imagine that their parents’ peers have thoughts of love and lust … Continue reading

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Movies I’m Looking Forward To: Late December Edition

Now we’re at the time of year when the award-aspiring movies are released just in time for Oscar eligibility.  Trailers and descriptions are on my Movies I’m Looking Forward To page. We’ll start on December 22 with  Sofia Coppola’s (Lost … Continue reading

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The latest from Mike Leigh

This month, British filmmaker Mike Leigh delivers what could be one of the best films of the year, Another Year.  Leigh has been nominated for four screenwriting Oscars and two directing Oscars, and is best known in the US for … Continue reading

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Movies I’m Looking Forward To: Early December Edition

I’ve updated the Movies I’m Looking Forward To page to add trailers and descriptions of some key December releases. This weekend brings us Black Swan with Natalie Portman and I Love You, Phillip Morris with Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor. … Continue reading

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