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The 10 Best Movies of 2010

29. December 2010

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The 10 Best Movies of 2010

Of the 10 finalists, there were some gems – if you haven’t seen any of these, I highly recommend them. Some are of a required taste, of course (depending on your tolerance for horror, gore, violence and subtitles)...

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“True Grit” (B+)

29. December 2010

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“True Grit” (B+)

Leave it to the Coens to once again help salvage a crappy movie year. Last year, it was the quirky A Serious Man. This year, it's True Grit, an adaptation of the 1968 novel and remake of the 1969 film that won John Wayne his only Oscar for the iconic role of Rooster Cogburn.

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“The Fighter” (B-)

29. December 2010

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“The Fighter” (B-)

I'll admit I'm a sucker for a good sports movie, and The Fighter fits that bill. But it aims higher than your typical sports movie, to the point where the sport is somewhat incidental to the characters - more like a Rocky than a Rudy. And these really are interesting characters.

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Under Deconstruction: 2010 in Review

17. December 2010

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Under Deconstruction: 2010 in Review

Well, here we are - a scant few days from the big ol' ball dropping. How to describe everything that happened in 2010? Let me explain. No, there is to much. Let me sum up...

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“The Tourist” (F)

17. December 2010

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“The Tourist” (F)

The highlight of The Tourist was when I had to go to the bathroom and “Bloodsport” was playing on the TV above the bar in the lobby. That say enough for you?

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The 10 Worst Films of 2010

17. December 2010

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The 10 Worst Films of 2010

Inspired by the craptacular 'Tourist' with Johnny Depp and Angelina Joile, I'm starting my '10 wrap-up listmania with the worst films of the year.

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“Black Swan” (B+)

9. December 2010

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“Black Swan” (B+)

Black Swan is like a mishmash of “Showgirls” and “The Wrestler” with some Sybil, Single White Female and Fight Club sprinkled in ... on acid.

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“127 Hours” (B)

9. December 2010

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“127 Hours” (B)

If you ever thought that being stuck between a rock and a hard place was an overused and limp metaphor, you should take a look at 127 Hours.

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“The King’s Speech” (B-)

9. December 2010

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“The King’s Speech” (B-)

The King's Speech is one of those For Oscar's Consideration actor's showcase movies... that said, it's still pretty good.

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Top 10 ‘Very Special Episodes’

24. November 2010

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Top 10 ‘Very Special Episodes’

This week, may I present to you: the best alcoholics, child abusers, rapists and speed freaks television has ever offered.

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