The best music documentaries aren’t the ones covering the most popular bands, they are the ones that delve into the psyche of the artists portrayed.
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After another memorable year in film, we’ve prepared our 5 best movies 2013 Edition. These are movies should stick around for a long time to come. 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave is the type of movie that only comes along once in a generation. Steve McQueen’s depiction of North American slavery is… Read more »
Michael Margetis sits down for another movie review with Alexander Payne’s Nebraska… No one understands the plight of the aged American male quite like Alexander Payne. Easily one of the best filmmakers working today, he’s already given us three masterpieces (About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants) exploring the overwhelming feeling of inadequacy many men experience once… Read more »
Every so often a big Hollywood blockbuster completely knocks me off my ass by surprise, and ends up being fantastic. Having found the first Hunger Games film to be merely “all right”, I was skeptical going into “Catching Fire”, the latest installment. I expected a bunch of cheese, over-the-top performances and a pervading sense of… Read more »
Dallas Buyer’s Club is a good movie built around an amazing performance.
Fresh off its Palme D’or win at Cannes Film Festival, Blue is the Warmest Color has made its way to Arizona and I’m pretty underwhelmed by all the controversy it has caused. The 3-Hour NC-17 rated lesbian romance-drama that caused a heated internal feud between the two lead actress and the filmmaker, is now showing… Read more »
12 Years a Slave makes the uncomfortably honest point that human beings will go along with anything, as long as it’s the status quo.